So finally, Google-Groupon comes to town !!
After the desolate and failed bid to acquire Groupon, Google was widely rumored to be working on its own Groupon with the Google branding. Well, the cat is out of the bag now. Google has launched “Google Offers” as a straight, head-on competition to the daily coupons, and daily discount sites like Groupon, Livingsocial, sosasta, dailydeals, snapdeal, and many similar clones which most got going after the phenomenal success of Groupon.com.
Great news!! Google has always been at the forefront of technology. It has many a times defined the things to come. Now, Google has done it again.
Google homepage is probably the most important property on the Internet today. God, if they opened it up for external advertisements, I am just wondering what the winning bid in the auction would be!
Is the Bing competition really heating up enough to give Google the jitters? That is the question that you may ask on the basis of Bing’s rising popularity, and Bing fast becoming the engine of choice for many.
Yet, this seems premature since at least one of the reports has shown Google Search still occupying the apex position with more than 72% of Search Market share. Search has been one of the biggest cash cows for Google, which it continues to milk. Whether it is happening today or not, Google probably cannot risk it.
Somebody has said, “The best mode of Defence, is Offence”.
Now that Internet is beginning to threaten so many Traditional Trades and territories, things just keep coming with a greater force. Twitter, TV Channels, and other social media have defined the doom of the Newspapers as we know them today. There have been several reports, where people prefer using some of the online media for getting information faster rather than waiting for the newspaper to arrive at the doors the next day.
Hi all, it’s such a nice feeling to be back.
All of us must have observed the Advanced Query feature recently enabled on the Google Search Engine. Whenever you start typing in a query, Google automatically shows the top queries related to your search. There is an option to enable/disable this feature though, in the Google Preferences in case you don’t like it.
Every big company seems on be in an acquisition mode. Recession seems to have offered the best chance to the industry to consolidate.
Google and On2, today, jointly made the announcement of Google acquiring On2. On2′s product portfolio includes Advanced Video Compression, Video Encoding & Publishing and Embedded solutions for Chips and Devices. Please click here to view On2′s complete Product Portfolio.
“Unfortunately, as Google enters more of Apple’s core businesses, with Android and now Chrome OS, Eric’s effectiveness as an Apple Board member will be significantly diminished, since he will have to recuse himself from even larger portions of our meetings due to potential conflicts of interest. Therefore, we have mutually decided that now is the right time for Eric to resign his position on Apple’s Board” said Apple’s Steve Jobs.
We had reported yesterday that Google has announced its own Operating System, the Google Chrome OS. And, all of us wondered at the timing, especially considering that they don’t even have a prototype or a clear path on as to how they are going to build it! Well, we believe we just found the answer.
As per the reports reaching us at GeeksBlogging@dotCOM, it is said that Microsoft is about to announce something BIG this Monday. If the rounds over the Internet are to be believed, it seems Microsoft may be launching “Microsoft Office in the Cloud”. All of us believe that MS Office is Microsoft’s second best selling software after MS Windows.
Two brands, two giants. However, despite being so similar, are so different owing to the fields they work in.
Purely in the order of the companies’ registration date, Microsoft, revolutionary#1, the one which redefined Personal Computing with the Windows Operating System. Today, just one look at the Software Stack provided and supported by MS makes one gasp. Some of the most popular ones I can recall straight away being