Monthly Archives: December 2011

Google: The New Vampire Squid – Forbes

Forbes Google: The New Vampire SquidForbesGoogle is lining up to end 2011 with a bang. Its tentacles have spread far and wide and, beyond completely dominating search advertising, are already tightening their grasp on display and mobile, positioning it to … Continue reading

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Google Reveals 2012 New Year’s Doodle – Mashable

Hindustan Times Google Reveals 2012 New Year's DoodleMashableFans of Google Doodles — the charming illustrations and re-imaginations of “Google” that appear on the site's main page — can get an early look at the company's New Year's doodle with a … Continue reading

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Google Hotel Finder revisited – Hotel News Now

Google Hotel Finder revisitedHotel News NowBy Jason Q. Freed Google in April closed a deal to acquire ITA Software, a company that specializes in organizing airline data. Google's Hotel Finder experiment went live in late July. In September, Google rolled … Continue reading

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Google Android platform reaches 47% of mobile market – VatorNews

Bloomberg Google Android platform reaches 47% of mobile marketVatorNewsGoogle Android ranked as the top smartphone platform with 46.9% market share, up 3.1 percentage points from the prior three-month period. Apple maintained is holding strong in the second spot, growing 1.4 … Continue reading

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Google plans Android tablet to rival iPad, reveals Eric Schmidt, Google Chairman – Economic Times

myce.com Google plans Android tablet to rival iPad, reveals Eric Schmidt, Google ChairmanEconomic TimesLONDON: Google Chairman Eric Schmidt has revealed that the company is planning to bring its flagship Android tablet to the market in the next six months to … Continue reading

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Five must-have Google TV Apps – Geek

World Internet TV on PC (blog) Five must-have Google TV AppsGeekIt has been a long and somewhat painful road for Google TV users, but the search engine-powered television enhancer is finally on the right path. Now that the set top … Continue reading

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Versus ready for new name, bigger-time approach – STLtoday.com

Versus ready for new name, bigger-time approachSTLtoday.comThat will be followed by NHL pregame programming leading into the telecast of the San Jose—Vancouver game at 7 pm as NBC Sports Network will be in full swing. "I'm in my 34th year … Continue reading

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With No Day Job To Quit, Specter Turns To Standup – NPR

With No Day Job To Quit, Specter Turns To StandupNPRFormer Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter has a new career. The Republican who switched to the Democrats and still lost his job in 2010 performed at a comedy club. He said he's … Continue reading

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Winfrey: Dedicated to OWN despite rocky first year – The Associated Press

The Associated Press Winfrey: Dedicated to OWN despite rocky first yearThe Associated PressViewers snubbed the lineup that skimped on programming and, surprisingly, what should have been OWN's unique weapon of choice: Winfrey herself, whose limited on-air presence will be boosted … Continue reading

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Social robotics: Beyond the uncanny valley – PhysOrg.com

PhysOrg.com Social robotics: Beyond the uncanny valleyPhysOrg.com(PhysOrg.com) — From science fiction and academia through assembly lines and telemedicine, robots have become both physically and conceptually ubiquitous. Technologically, of course, robots have advanced dramatically since their namesake introduction … and more »

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