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Vic Gundotra Leaving Google, What's It Mean for Google+?

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Vic Gundotra, the driving force behind the Google+ platform, has announced he is leaving Google, which has many people pondering the future of Google+. Gundotra, who has been with Google for eight years, is leaving the company effective immediately. Vic Gundotra, the driving force behind the Google+ platform, has announced he is leaving Google, which has many people pondering the future of Google+. Gundotra, who has been with Google for eight years, is leaving the company effective immediately. 0 Comments

Google+ for iPad Arrives in App Store

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Google has rolled out an update for the iPad version of its Google+ client software. The company said that the update would allow iOS users to see the improvements to the social network which Google introduced on Android last month. Google has rolled out an update for the iPad version of its Google+ client software. The company said that the update would allow iOS users to see the improvements to the social network which Google introduced on Android last month. 0 Comments

Don't Be Evil Tool: Focus on the User Builds a 'More Relevant Google'

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Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social media networks have created a Chrome bookmarklet and website to reveal the bias in Google’s personalized search results. Their Focus on the User campaign was a bold move, but who is it hurting? Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and other social media networks have created a Chrome bookmarklet and website to reveal the bias in Google’s personalized search results. Their Focus on the User campaign was a bold move, but who is it hurting? 0 Comments

Google+ vs. Facebook: More Passive Aggression & Creepiness in Tech Soap Opera

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Like the spurned soap opera wife, Google’s Bradley Horowitz shot back at Mark Zuckerberg for claiming they are “creating their own little version of Facebook.” Zuckerberg spoke out again against every company but his for violating user privacy. Like the spurned soap opera wife, Google’s Bradley Horowitz shot back at Mark Zuckerberg for claiming they are “creating their own little version of Facebook.” Zuckerberg spoke out again against every company but his for violating user privacy. 0 Comments

Google Shutting Down Buzz and 4 Other Services

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Google announced that several products will be shut down by early 2012. This includes Google Buzz, Code Search, the University Research Program for Google Search, iGoogle social features, Jaiku, and several APIs associated with these services. Google announced that several products will be shut down by early 2012. This includes Google Buzz, Code Search, the University Research Program for Google Search, iGoogle social features, Jaiku, and several APIs associated with these services. 0 Comments

Google+ Is Google Itself, Says Google VP

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Google+ is the overriding connection between all Google services, according to Google's Bradley Horowitz. Horowitz also discusses the social network's strength in “mass media” sharing and touches on when Google plans to add advertising to Plus. Google+ is the overriding connection between all Google services, according to Google's Bradley Horowitz. Horowitz also discusses the social network's strength in “mass media” sharing and touches on when Google plans to add advertising to Plus. 0 Comments

Google VP Explains the Google+ "Real Name" Policy

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Vic Gundotra, Google's VP of Social, discussed the company's decision on enforcing real names for users. While Google accepts pseudonyms, it's pushing for the use of actual names rather than complex or offensive "fake" names. Vic Gundotra, Google's VP of Social, discussed the company's decision on enforcing real names for users. While Google accepts pseudonyms, it's pushing for the use of actual names rather than complex or offensive "fake" names. 0 Comments

Behind the Scenes in the Search Engine Labs

Most of the major search engines have research units and live testing grounds for new products and features. What kinds of projects are they currently working on? Most of the major search engines have research units and live testing grounds for new products and features. What kinds of projects are they currently working on? 0 Comments

Video and Podcast Search Engines

Video streams and podcasts have exploded in popularity on the web, but how do you search to find this type of content? And if you're a content owner, how do you make sure your multimedia files can be found? Video streams and podcasts have exploded in popularity on the web, but how do you search to find this type of content? And if you're a content owner, how do you make sure your multimedia files can be found? 0 Comments