Archive for the ‘Google’ Category

October 16th, 2006

Google Philippines

Marc Macalua recently wrote about Google Setting Up Shop in the Philippines. Like everyone else, I'm excited! This is major. I actually know about this already, thanks to Marc and a certain telling post at the SEO Philippines discussion group (hehe).

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October 11th, 2006

Google Buys YouTube

Back at Techcrunch, Michael Arrington confirms that Google has acquired YouTube. My thoughts: There was word that although YouTube has dominated the online video sharing market, its founders Chad Hurley and Steven Chen aren't making serious money out of it and are actually living on credit. YouTube's only future is to ...

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September 29th, 2006

Pagerank Boost

Cool! Alleba Blog now has a PR 5! Up from a 4. Other pages on this site also enjoyed a boost. Again, I ask... how did your sites do?

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September 28th, 2006

Google Adsense Updates

Google Adsense emailed its publishers with a ton of cool improvements to its service. Most notably: AdSense for search results on your site Search results are now served on your site via IFRAME. This means your visitors don't have to veer away from your page every time they search.

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August 16th, 2006

A Party at Google

My friend gets invited to these absolutely cool parties at the Googleplex. Here are some pics. I hope she doesn't mind. Heh. My friend Tizza's the one inside the small 'g'. More pics after the jump.

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August 9th, 2006

Google does a MySpace

Google won over MySpace with a hefty $900 million revenue-sharing deal that will allow the search engine to provide its search and advertising services to the latter's 70 million-plus users. That also means MySpace dumping its current ad provider Yahoo! who also made a bid but fell short to ...

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August 1st, 2006

Google Maps for Mobile

Google Maps for Mobile now has Real-time traffic reporting! How cool is that.

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July 29th, 2006

Google Talk Tries to be Spiffy

Google announced three new features to its instant messaging software, Google Talk: File Transfer 'Bout time. Its absence may have been the reason why many have stayed away from it. It's reported that only 44,000 were using Google Talk, or 1% of total market share -- way behind MSN Messenger ...

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July 25th, 2006

Yahoo Mail Beta Review

I fell too much in love with my customized Alleba email courtesy of Gmail for domains that I completely neglected to do my piece on Yahoo!'s new beta mail interface. What better time to do it when I've slightly gotten over the whole Gmail affair. I have been using Yahoo! ...

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