Internet – Down the Memory Lane

Here is a chance to take a walk down the Internet memory lane and watch the evolution of webpages/sites /technology. The ‘Internet Archive‘ has archived billions of web pages since…

Wowed by Google Talk!

There are 3 categories of contacts/friends one has: 1. Whom you always want to be in your IM list 2. whom you never want to be in your IM list…

eBay Chucks out Google’s Checkout

Call it Fear of competition or a a self-destruction move, eBay is banning sellers who are requesting payment through Google Checkout. eBay’s updated payment policy (updated after the launch of…

Google – Noun or a Verb?

Filed Under: trademark issue,Google Verb;goog tm A mistaken name (Googool to Google). A successful company. And now a verb. Google Yes. officially. Oxford English Dictionary(OED), in its latest update (June…

Come one.Come All. Lets Shop!

Filed under: teambuy,chinese,shopping 2.0, Talk of volume discounts? Well, Chinese consumers are talking about Discount Volumes. Chinese sites like 51tuangou.com / teambuy.com.cn, enable consumers to discuss their shopping list online,…

Paypal’s new Pal?- Checkout

Filed under:: Checkout,online payment,competition for paypal With the launch of its online payment system – Checkout, Google is surely going to change the way consumers manage their e-wallet. First things…

Blogging Tool Comparison Continued..

Continuing from my earlier post on wordpress vs blogger comparison — Few of the features that need mention are: Import/Export:: Well, if you are in Blogger and want to switch…

Google – The Road Ahead

Filed under: jellyfish,french map,google. Google has got 2 new competitor – 1. French government, and 2. jellyfish In the past, few governments have expressed concerns over Google’s satellite imagery (Google…

Microsoft finds Google Girlish

Filed Under: adcenter,girlish google,microsoft Newly launched Microsoft’s adcenter’s Demographics Prediction tool (MS’s answer to google’s Adsense) enables (or claims to) an advertiser to predict their customer’s age/gender/demographic details. Enter www.google.com…

Businesweek’s Top 100 Global Companies

Businessweek has compiled the list of top 100 Global companies. Data from S&P, was used to compile the list. Few of the criteria for filtering the list were: 1. Companies…

Desktop search – Google vs. Microsoft

The internet community had felt the need for a desktop search, but the need was never really addressed properly. Until Google came. While google didn’t had the first mover advantage…

(By) Products of all time

  Here is the list of top 25 Worst tech Products of all time (compiled by pcworld). Ironically, Apple and IBM are featured twice and Microsoft makes it appearance thrice!…