As expected, The Wall Street Journal website sports a new look today. They have switched to a centered layout with a dark color scheme.
Google has slightly enhanced their email alerts system and the messages now include images next to stories that are either sourced from Google News or YouTube Videos (see screenshots).
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who is also India's best known blogger, recently revealed some details about traffic flowing through his blog at bigb.bigadda.com.
Google Audio Indexing uses speech technology to transform spoken words into text and leverages the Google indexing technology to return the best results to the user. The returned videos are ranked based -- among other things -- on the spoken content, the metadata, the freshness.
Mloovi translates RSS feeds written in foreign languages using Google Translate. It will translate the feed from one language to another and people can automatically subscribe to the translated feed.
Most web hosting providers do not allow customers to use server space for storing file backups and there have been instances where personal files were deleted from the server without any warnings.
Onion Map has a great collection of interactive 3D maps of some of the most world’s popular cities.
Google Page Creator is awesome – anyone can build a good looking website in minutes using the built-in templates or they can write pages externally (say in Dreamweaver) and upload them to Creator.
If you want to run Windows 7 on your computer without disturbing the existing setup, the best option for you is to download a free copy of Virtual PC and install the associated Vista virtual image*.
List of most popular social networking sites that are free to join and enable you to connect online with members of your interest.
BlackBerry Device Software v4.5 will be available later this month for BlackBerry 8700, BlackBerry Pearl 8100 Series, BlackBerry Curve 8300 Series, and BlackBerry 8800 Series.
AdSense publishers will soon have access to extremely detailed stats about ads via Google Analytics reports. You will know about web pages that get more clicks, revenue generated per page, CPM rates, top referring sites, etc.
Office Compression tools come handy in situations when you have to email documents or presentation that are too large for your email program. These tools can reduce file size by optimizing the embedded graphics without affecting quality.
The digital pens made by Livescribe and Adapx look like regular ballpoint pens but are very smart. They capture everything you write in ink, including handwritten notes and sketches made on paper, and this data can be uploaded on to the computer via USB.
Google just announced that they are scanning millions of pages of old newspapers and will make that content available through Google News Archives.
This is hilarious though am not sure if it fits into the Google Easter eggs category: Sorry, Google does not serve more than 1000 results for any query.
Microsoft is preparing to release new versions of their Windows Live family of products including Windows Live Writer, Windows Live Messenger, Photo Gallery, Windows Live Mail and so on.
Yahoo! is working on a new layout of their Yahoo! News portal that is easier on the eyes and also packs more content per page including a new section on "most blogged stories".