Wednesday, 11 July, 2007

A Security Company Postini Acquired by Google for $625 Million

To improve on the Google Apps suite, Google has just acquired Postini, as we learn in a press release.

Google has announced the acquisition of communications security and compliance company Postini for $625million.



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New updates in Google Code Search

Google has updated its Google Code Search site for finding publicly available source code, adding greater coverage and improvements in ranking and access.

Google Code Search a tool for locating publicly available source code.

Some of the updates are:
  • Indexes individual files and code snippets from all over the Web; previously, only complete archives (.zip, .tar, etc) and repositories (CVS and Subversion) were indexed
  • Class and function definitions are now closer to the top of searches for improved ranking,.
  • Code Search allows users can now access Google Code Search through several international domains, including Poland, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain and some more.

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FeedBurner was acquired by google

FeedBurner was a pay services previously, now it will be free:

FeedBurner PRO
FeedBurner is a Chicago-based company, a News feed management provider launched in 2004. Its Web-based tools, provides custom RSS feeds and management tools to blog advertising network, web-based content publishers, podcaster to help promote, deliver, and monetize their content on the Web and make feed-based content more accessible and manageable for its end users.

Google Analytics taken FeedBurner PRO for its next level. You will now have access to view the number of people who have viewed or clicked individual content items in your feed and “Reach,” which estimates the daily number of subscribers who interacted with your feed content. You can turn this on by signing in to your account, navigating to the Analyze tab and heading to the FeedBurner Stats PRO section. Click the “Item Views” checkbox to activate these PRO features.

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Friday, 6 July, 2007

Try Google Doc's new interface

A Google Groups launched a new interface for Google Docs which happens to be miles better than the older interface. The Google Docs and Spreadsheets blog also covers the launch and redesign.

What is new?
  • There's a great new look with new icons, more content, and better organizational controls.
  • Explorer view with Folders and files for easy organization.
  • New improved search function
  • You can see documents sory by edited "today," "yesterday," "earlier this month," or "earlier this year."

    New looks of Google Docs:




    as per my opinion, it looks cool. Its nice to see Google Doc's try to keeping the neat, clean and sober interface that helps make Google Doc's an important office tool that anyone can use.

    just thought I would like to share my discovery!

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Try Google's new interface

Google is testing new interface design for their homepage (Classic page). I think they gave it a bit of a web 2.0 looks with a white gradient in the background. (Decide for yourself.)

Pics below (click on the thumbnails to view fullsize):



They’ve also added a dropdown. I know that will save a whole load of time.



as per my opinion, it looks cool. Its nice to see Google try to keeping the neat, clean and sober interface that helps make Google an important search tool that anyone can use.

just thought I would like to share my discovery!


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