Google is extremely serious about cutting costs in times of recession. They have reduced the hours of its free cafeteria service of employees, scaled back their holiday celebrations and also cancelled the annual Christmas gifts for AdSense publishers.
Go to Google Suggest or Yahoo! Answers and you'll find tons of people asking queries like 'how to say [insert word here] in multiple languages.' People want to know how to say Sorry, Hello, Love, Grandma and even the color Green in different languages.
Lawrence Lessig, founder of Creative Commons and professor at Stanford Law School, saw his site completely disappear from Google after some spammers managed to hack into his site.
Google Image Search displays thumbnails as results, with the original image another 2 clicks away. “Google Image Ripper” lets you get “straight to the good stuff” by linking directly to the original images.
The online dictionary service from Google supports definitions, audio pronunciation guides and translation into multiple languages. A bilingual dictionary can be very useful because it gives you translations for the many possible meanings a word might have.
All In One Search Engines like Dogpile, Mamma or Scour fetch results from multiple search engines and display them on a single page.
Microsoft Oxite is an open source, standards compliant, and highly extensible content management platform that can run anything from blogs to big web sites.
Google now offers you a simple way to track your task list with an always visible window right inside Gmail.
The blogging guide written by Arianna Huffington provides tips on getting started with blog. Arianna founded The Huffington Post, the most influential Web sites on the web.
Aeropolowoman, a journalist who was live tweeting the Mumbai terror attacks from her home in Florida, says that Twitter disabled her direct messaging and @reply facility for an hour citing excessive use.
Following is a list of 40 most popular subdomains on google.com in terms of unique visitors. If traffic is any measure of popularity, this chart provides a good hint about the relative popularity of various Google Services.
.cn, the country code top level domain for China, is now the most popular Top Level Domain on the Internet after .com but ahead of .de (Germany) and .uk (United Kingdom).
Google Friend Connect is a service that helps site owners easily provide social features for their visitors. Users gain the ability to sign in to, make friends on, and interact with your site, making it more social and more dynamic.
When youâ€™re on the Live Search contest page, for every search you do, a pair or Dice will roll and if you get a double â€˜6â€™ within a 10 minute interval, you win.
Google has just added some new options in YouTube that makes it easy for you to embed YouTube videos that are available in Widescreen 16:9 format.
If you are in an industry that has a successful professional association, working with that association is a fantastic way to get high-authority links.
Hide Text will convert text into images that will not get indexed by search engines.
Techmeme, the popular technology news aggregator, has indicated that completely automated news may not be working as fast as expected, making manual intervention necessary.