Today Google officially aquired JotSpot, a Online Spreadsheets application, Its been a very popular Ajax based web 2.0 application. Perhaps Google has started a sort of trend to acquire a new web 2.0 application every month ;) , in fact its not even a month since it got hold of youtube
Google shares JotSpot’s vision for helping people collaborate, share and work together online. JotSpot’s team and technology are a strong fit with existing Google products like Google Docs & Spreadsheets, Google Apps for Your Domain and Google Groups.
Google today released a new service for webmasters and bloggers where you can create your own search engine powered by Google, called Google Co-op.
But personally I feel the only thing that makes this different from adsense custom search is that adsense custom search does not allow more than four websites to search, but on the other side in adsense we can choose atleast the colors. Have a look at a custom search engine I have made.
Build and customize your own search engine
- Specify the sites you want to include in searches.
- Place a search box and search results on your website.
- Customize the look and feel to match your website.
- Invite your community to contribute to the search engine.
- Make money from relevant ads in your search results.
Ever wanted to know something from a encyclopedia but couldn’t as your too lazy to carry one ? Cellphedia is interesting application for mobile/cell phone users to get the answers to the questions they need.
Cellphedia is a Mobile Social Software (MoSoSo) that promotes the sharing of knowledge. It allows users to send and receive encyclopedia-type inquiries between specific, pre-defined groups of users, through Text messaging. Users can register on this site and start building the quick-reference Cellphedia-type entries. Any user can ask questions or answer ones wherever cell phone service is available.
Flapjax is a new programming language designed around the demands of modern, client-based Web applications. Its principal features include Templating syntax, Event-driven, reactive evaluation, Access-control for shared data, Convenient data sharing and Interfaces to external Web services.
After so much buzz around Google finally announced (Oct 09 / ’06) that it has agreed to acquire YouTube, the consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos through a Web experience, for $1.65 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction.
The acquisition combines one of the largest and fastest growing online video entertainment communities with Google’s expertise in organizing information and creating new models for advertising on the Internet. The combined companies will focus on providing a better, more comprehensive experience for users interested in uploading, watching and sharing videos, and will offer new opportunities for professional content owners to distribute their work to reach a vast new audience.
Six months after the last Google pagerank update, google has started to update its datacenters. The best part is www.sr-ultimate.com is Pagerank 6 now :) .
I have collected a few tools to check pagerank in various ways, various data centers. Please do note that different tools listed use different datacenters so the result may vary and I suggest you check once in google toolbar . It is normal that it shows different pagerank in different datacenters, In the past itâ€™s usually lasted a few days and then they all gave out the same PR.
All-in-One PageRank Checker (AJAX based Alexa+Google,Yahoo backlinks+DMOZ lookup)
Searchmach is the latest lil buzz around, its new search from Google, though does not state anywhere that it is a part of Google. A quick whois lookup shows the search engine on Google’s server. searchmash basically has few differences compared to normal google search.
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