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Google Saw Your Social Networking Profile

The challenge of finding quality job recruits has even hit Google, long a highly coveted destination for technology graduates. Google is even having to do some legwork these days.

Will Google Speak Up On VoIP?

The search advertising company has laid a lot of groundwork for what could be a dramatic entry into enabling voice over Internet telephony communications, but will they pull the trigger?

Google Talk and AIM to Work Together?

Over a year ago, Google paid a billion dollars for a chunk of AOL, and probably the most exciting part of the deal was the announcement that Google Talk and AOL Instant Messenger would probable eventually connect to each other.

Google Custom Search: My search, My results

Wouldn’t it be great to use a search engine that shows results tailored to what you want and what you need?

How Times Have Changed for Flash Video

I’ve been digging around on a few technology websites and came across a few interesting articles, some from way back (who remembers CNET’s Talk to us live series, courtesy of FCS? This was cutting edge back then. Check out the christmas countdown: -726 days left LOL).

TWiT talking about Windows Vista

Heheh, I’m glad I’m not the only one (thanks Parand Tony Darugar) who has gotten addicted to using the “J” and “K” keys, thanks to Google Readers.

Google Offers To Educate Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education is getting a helping hand, courtesy of Google. The search engine giant is going to provide the ministry with Google Apps for Education, which will allow it to access “innovative email, instant messaging, and calendaring, with accounts on your school’s domain, all for free.”

Success of Fast Loading Websites

I covered Marissa Mayer’s talk at the Web 2.0 Summit that focused on how Google has really learned the value of speed in their web applications. It seems as if there was much more said about this topic years back when everyone was on dialup modems.

Talk About Google OS!

The tech blogosphere was getting boring for the past few minutes so Emre Sokullu and Richard MacManus saves us from the hell of boredom by talking about the Google OS.

Amanda Booms On To HBO and ABC

As many people predicted when Rocketboom host Amanda Congdon split up so acrimoniously with her former partner Andrew Baron (which I wrote about here), it didn’t take long for someone to see the potential benefit of having an attractive video-blogger with a built-in following on their payroll.

Talk About Web 2.0

Just a quick reminder of the mesh meetup we’re having at the Irish Embassy on November 15th in Toronto (that’s a bar, not the real Irish Embassy, for anyone who thinks the bright green country filled with leprechauns might have seceded when they weren’t looking).

Talk Of Town: Googles New Search Engine

Everyone’s talking about Google’s new personalized search engine.

How to get back Flickr Login

Or how to un-merge your Flickr ID from your Yahoo ID?

Google Talk: Now For Everyone

Perhaps realizing that limiting to just the audience of Gmail created an unnecessary barrier, Google now allows absolutely anyone to create an account for use with Google Talk. Good call!

Google Talk Opens Up For All

No more Gmail account requirement – that was the biggest change to the Google Talk registration process, as Google now feels confident enough to open the service to anyone with a Google Account.

No Pirate Day For Google

Google’s only interest in pirates is keeping them out of Google Video, as it has opted out of Talk Like A Pirate Day, which comes every year on September 19.

In Log-Based Analytics, Money Does Talk In Log-Based Analytics, Money Does Talk

Open source log-based web analytics software makes it easier to make sense of web server logs, but proprietary log-based web analytics software typically takes analytics to another level.

Can Textic Talk Help With Web Usability?

Usability diva, Kim Krause Berg, briefly mentions a new tool that reads the content on a web page – yes, it talks to you.

Touchscreen Media Center

Inteset has designed a 17-inch widescreen touchscreen that is designed to let you run all of Windows Media Center with just your fingers.

A Google vs. Microsoft Double Standard?

I was just looking at all the blog writing about Google’s new announcement. Hey, what an awesome PR machine Google has. They don’t talk to a single blogger and we all talk about them anyway. I think bloggers like the abuse!

Hacking Google Talk’s Voicemail to Play MP3

Amit Agarwal has discovered that Google Talk’s new voicemail feature utilizes the Google Video player and can be hacked to play any MP3 of your choice.