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I mean at first they were in love with, Technorati, but then a light bulb obviously went off somewhere and now Technorati is less at least one engineer, Kevin Marks and recently without a CEO. Well if you’ve searched Google recently, no doubt whatever you searched for, a damn Wikipedia result is somewhere. More often than not, a Wikipedia page is in the top ten results.
Yahoo opens up its oneSearch mobile search to all mobile phones with web access. They even go so far as to dare you to compare it to Google with a 21 page pdf. I think it’s a great idea, but with all the traction Google has been getting in mobile, even if it’s better, this may be too little too late.
In case you happen to be one of those people who never received a GMail invite and always wanted one, according to C|Net the wait is over. Google’s email service, GMail is now out of Beta and open to all.
Previously available only by invitation from a current GMail user and then later through invitation via mobile phone text message, the Google email service has been quite elusive for many hopeful users.
Google will begin selling adspace on eBay in the form with a new service called “click-to-call”. The collaborative effort is being touted as a means to provide eBayers another option to find the items that they are looking for. Essentially, buyers will be able to click a link and call up a seller. Chief Executive Meg Whitman had this to say about the project.
“We have a chance to create a whole new way for buyers and sellers to connect online and to create what we hope will be a significant revenue stream for both eBay and Google,”
Mountain View, CA is currently the envy of the tech world. Google is taking the time to ramp up the WiFi service it plans to offer and is looking to the diligence and skill of hand picked beta testers to scope the up and coming network for any possible bugs before public release. Approximately 370 transmitters are scattered through the city, to give ample testing area. Hopefully the results of this test will provide an indication of how soon San Francisco will get Google-Fi. For more information on Google WiFi of course visit Google.