The Salesforce.com rendezvous with Google destiny is set: Tuesday, June 5.
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Another day, another way for Google to control more of the confidential data of the Web's businesses:Google is now the proud owner of Feedburner, a "leading provider of Web feed distribution and management tools," at a rumored acquisition price of $100 million.Worried yet about Google Big Brother peering into your online business?
Will Google CEO Schmidt's "wait for the tools" banter on media giant Viacom's $1 billion copyright infringement legal claim at the Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital conference this week be his famous last words?SEE: Google CEO tows Google line at D5Think Schmidts' recent "Big Brother" musings reflect a Google disregard for the privacy of others?
Beware: Google's Big Bad Privacy Risks
Google Office vs. Microsoft? Maybe I indicated today, underscoring that Google finally, apparently, has the guts to let Google Apps compete in the big boys market, a for pay one.
Craig Newmark on eBay and Craigslist "Exit Strategy"
Is Google Gears really the ace in the Google Office hole? Is the Google-centric initiative the one missing piece in Google Apps vs.
Google CEO Tows the Goolge Line at D5
The Google Engineering team does not seem to have synched its news cycle.At the same time that Google Engineering gives us Developer Day with show-stopper Google Gears, Google Checkout engineers give us "Look, Ma-no wires," to proclaim Google Checkout is now available by mobile phone, sometimes.
AP to Copyright Infringers: Pay Up, For News
Google vs. Symantec, McAfee? Not exactly was my immediate reaction to the public reaction to Google's "acquisition" of GreenBorder Technologies desktop security play.
"Because the Web is Google's platform, we are interested in improving it as much as we can," so intones Bret Taylor, the evangelist for Google's strategic developer initiatives.Google "owns" the Web experience, but to"improve" it, Google must go through the Microsoft-owned desktop, as I analyze in Google’s love hate relationship with the desktop.
Is Google Gears the missing "kick-ass" Google Apps link that will enable Google to kick Microsoft Office's "ass"?Is there really such a thing as a magic bullet?
Google Gears is not a defacto anything. Will it be though?
Google CEO Eric Schmidt takes every opportunity to rally "Who needs the PC or a laptop for storage!" in his never ending quest to gather all the world's information "safely" in the Google worldwide cloud.