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July 17, 2009  12:22 PM

Clouds against blue skies

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Cloud Computing, Google

Cloud computing is over head. No longer just on the horizon, exciting analysts and marketing people, but a looming presence.

This can be read as a Microsoft versus Google showdown. We care little for that. It is good that Google, with its cloud-based applications, its browser, and its...

May 6, 2009  9:30 AM

Bill Gates and Warren Buffet talk Google and search on Fox Business

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Bill Gates, Google, Microsoft

Interesting video on Fox Business about the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which Warren Buffet has pledged a huge amount of support to.

After about six minutes they get onto technology and particularly Google and search.

Bill Gates says that Microsoft will continue to...

April 3, 2009  7:40 AM

Google in late stage talks to buy Twitter

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Google, Microsoft, Techcrunch, twitter

TechCrunch is reporting that Google is in the late stages of negotiations to buy Twitter for well north of its $250m valuation.

Wow, it seems anything that's successful on the web is a...

October 8, 2008  10:53 AM

Mail Goggles – such a cool idea

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Google has just come up with a solution to a technology phenomenon - namely sending inappropriate emails and texts when you are too drunk to do so.

Have you ever sent a text or an email when you are worse for wear, having imbibed one over the eight?

Picture the situation....

October 3, 2008  4:00 PM

Microsoft isn’t happy to play second fiddle to Google in search battle

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Ballmer, Google, Microsoft, Search

I agree with my fellow blogger Ian White that it was interesting to hear Steve Ballmer thoughts and expressions of ambition for the software giant this week.

September 23, 2008  4:55 PM

Gphone or iPhone – place your bets now!

rfroley Profile: rfroley
Google, gphone, Mobile Computing

Details of the T-Mobile G1 - the rumoured gphone / Google phone - have been released today. Check out our new news blog to find out the key features of the

September 18, 2008  5:55 PM

Rumour has it that Google will launch GooglePhone next week

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Google, googlephone, gphone, iPhone

Rumour has it that the GooglePhone will hit the streets of the US next week costing punters about £109. Like the iPhone it is expected to be tied to one operator T-Mobile.


August 6, 2008  9:27 AM

What’s your office like?

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computerweekly, Google, Offices, rbi

Check Google's offices out in this blog post. They do look pretty cool.

Do you think the style of an office says a lot about a company?

Well if you check out our offices at RBI in...

February 5, 2008  6:18 PM

It’s all in the name – “Microhoo”

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Google, microhoo, Microsoft

What I love about these really hot stories is that a new name soon develops. In the case of Microsoft and Yahoo becoming part of the same family, the blogosphere has been going mad, and not surprisingly some genius concocted the unimaginative, but nevertheless logical "Microhoo". Well whatever you...

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