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January 7, 2008  2:02 PM

Overheard: What do aliens see when they look at planet Earth?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Google Earth, Technology

firefox.jpg Without a doubt, the best thing that ever happened to crop circles is Google Earth. PC...

January 7, 2008  2:10 AM

Overheard: Google Earth videos

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Video

There are quite a few videos on YouTube where people have strung geoglyphs together to make a video, complete with soundtrack. In this case it's Gustav Holst's The Planets and you may want to turn your sound down if you're not into drama. The cool factor for Google Earth has moved way beyond...

December 17, 2007  3:53 PM

Overheard: Googlepedia

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, wikipedia

michael_arrington.jpg "Anyone writing for Knol is likely to at least peruse Wikipedia content...

November 29, 2007  1:44 AM

Overheard: Need more electricity to power your datacenters? Make it yourself!

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data Center, Google, green, Technology

larry_page.gif "Our goal is to produce one gigawatt of renewable energy capacity that is cheaper than...

November 29, 2007  1:32 AM

Overheard: Google’s Larry Page is modern day Andrew Carnegie

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Data Center, Google, green, Technology

martin_varsavsky.jpg But when I saw the icons I remembered a dinner with Larry Page at the...

November 27, 2007  5:14 PM

Overheard: The network is the computer

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud, Google, Sun, Technology

eric_schmidt.jpg When the network becomes as fast as the processor, the computer hollows out and...

November 27, 2007  12:54 PM

Overheard: Mobile business model about to change

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Android, Google, Mobile, Telecom

google.jpg Google is going to put serious pressure on the wireless communications industry to change...

November 17, 2007  1:23 PM

Overheard: What’s inside IBM’s Blue Cloud

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, Google, Hadoop, IBM, MapReduce

erick-schonfeld.jpg "Blue Cloud is based on an open-source project called

November 13, 2007  2:04 AM

Overheard: Leaving Microsoft for Google? No cake for you!

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Microsoft Windows, Technology

tim_faulkner.jpg "Anyone leaving Redmond for Google is a threat. Not because they'll scurry around collecting company...

November 8, 2007  4:00 AM

Overheard: The Android has no clothes

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Android, Google, Mobile, Technology, Telecom

mitch-wagner.gif "Google's announcement of the new, "Android" smartphone platform had less substance than a fashion show at...

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