Google today released a version of their toolbar for the enterprise. It enables administrators to give employees the productivity enhancing features of the new Google Toolbar 4.
Christopher Dawson explores the mystery behind the hottest and fastest growing tech company in the world. Google spoilers inside.
Chris Dawson is a freelance writer, consultant, and policy advocate with 20 years of experience in education, technology, and the intersection of the two.
Google is about to release a new version of their toolbar which adds a few new features that some people might find useful. The new features can be found on their version information page.
In it's quest to ensure the privacy of users is maintained, Google often finds itself in the sights of SpamCop. Several of the servers used for outgoing GMail have been placed on SpamCop's blacklist -- making it impossible to send mail from GMail to some servers who use this service as a way to filter out spam.
Google has just released Picasa 2.2 -- the newest version of their software that lets you organise your photos.
An official statement from Google on the China censorship topic has surfaced on the official Google blog. Google explains that providing a reliable censored service to China is better than providing one that cannot be used.
I posted an article about "Google Music Player" recently, and it looks like I might not be far off according to this prediction being made by Forbes.The stars are in line for a music offering like as iTunes from Google -- however it is still very speculative and there is no solid evidence to suggest something being developed.
I would really like to know what you think. As most of you know, Google prides itself in the motto "Do no evil", but how well have they been sticking to their guns?
Google Video Store has given us a the ability search, view, download and purchase video. I have been thinking about the possibility of a similar service which would help us do the same with audio or music.
Google is now providing a self censored version of their search engine to China. They are basically removing any services that contain user interaction, and blocking certain keywords that the Chinese government would oppose such as Falun Gong.
Google is known for their "beta" services, but every now and then they remove the label to signify that one has grown up. Today, Google removed the beta status from Google News.