Daily SearchCast, Aug. 23, 2005: Google Sidebar Puts Photos, Feeds & More On Your Desktop, Google IM Coming?, Search Popularity Stats And More

Today’s search podcast covers the new Google Desktop Search with Google Sidebar feature to show web feeds, photos, headlines and other things, an expected launch of a
Google instant messaging client, new stats on the most popular search engines and traffic they send and receive, getting more "smart answers" on Ask Jeeves, job search via
Google Maps and more.

Tune-in by listening to this MP3 file, listening via
WebmasterRadio at 11:30am Eastern and repeated at 2pm Eastern, via our Odeo channel or
through iTunes as explained here. Below are links with more information about the stories that were
discussed.

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