Google's unveiling of a new browser is not really about trying to outmuscle the other top browsers; rather, it's a key weapon in the company's effort to kill Windows, according to industry observers.
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Amazon.com has agreed to acquire Shelfari, a social network for book lovers, for an undisclosed sum.
GraphOn, a developer of server-based application publishing and web-enabling software, has filed a lawsuit alleging that Google's Base, AdWords, Sites and YouTube services infringe on four GraphOn patents.
With the eyes of the world turned to Beijing, human rights protesters and even bloggers detained by the Chinese government regime have been using various Web 2.0 tools to evade the country's notorious censors and shed some shed light on the darker side of the Games.
Google yesterday rolled out a new tool that it said can help marketing and advertising users better analyze Internet search patterns, while also adding new tools such as a heat map for graphically displaying search volumes and other data.
Bill Baker, Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and general manager of business intelligence applications for the Microsoft Office Business Platform team, is leaving the company, Microsoft announced Tuesday.
Ten months after launching a preview version of its overhaul, social bookmarking tool, Delicious dropped the dots from its former del.icio.us moniker and released a faster and easier to learn version 2.0.
IBM's Rational Software unit today unveiled a development tool that can scan and check code as it's written to uncover errors before they make their way further into the development life cycle where fixes are far more costly.
Yahoo's Flickr unit reported recently that the latest update to the photo sharing website went live just before 5pm with nine changes made by three of its developers. The "deployment" was the 36th new release in a week where 627 changes were made by 21 developers.
Seven months after <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Google+Inc.">Google Inc.</a> <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9053099">announced plans</a> to launch its own <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Wikimedia+Foundation+Inc.">Wikipedia</a>-type project, authors on Wednesday were invited to submit content to <a href="http://knol.google.com">the new site</a>, called Knol (which means a unit of knowledge).
Google on Friday launched a new tool that measures and compares public Web site traffic across geographies and related Web sites and searches. The new Google Trend for Websites tool was quickly browbeaten by some early reviewers because it doesn't allow traffic on many of the company's own properties, including Google.com, YouTube, Blogger and Picasa, to be measured.
It's a dilemma that commonly plagues business travelers: what to do with the sometimes hundreds of business cards collected during a trade show.
It's becoming increasingly dangerous to post blogs in some parts of the world. Various governments continue to step up efforts to crack down on bloggers who expose public corruption and human right violations, according to a research study released earlier this month.
"The parachute is open!!"
Yahoo announced the public release Wednesday of a new Address Book application programming interface (API) that enables developers to build new applications by using the address books behind Yahoo Messenger, Go, Mail and others.