Apparently, Google release a service called Google Video in January. Users can enter a search term and Google Video will return video stills from TV shows where the search term occurred. Click on the TV show and you will receive excerpts from the show’s transcript and timestamps for all the times the search term occurred […]
It just keeps getting better. First Yahoo! Maps offers cross streets and inline establishment indicators. Now Google offers Ride Finder. Just select one of the major US cities listed and you can see all the locations for shuttles and taxis in the area. A commuter’s dream come true. Somehow, I don’t think this will catch […]
If the search engine wars weren’t bad enough, Yahoo! recently upped their webmail storage amount for individual accounts to match Google’s 1GB limit. Today, a year after GMail was announced, Google has announced an increase for their limit to two gigabytes.
While I was reading the paper this morning, I came across these two cartoons. Either there is some conspiracy going on here or someone leaked trade secrets.
I am working on a project where I have to add several new job postings each day into a data base through a simple web form. Often, the job duration, application due date, city, or company are the same as previous ones. As a shortcut, I simply type in the first two or three characters […]
ZDNet has an article that states Google now pre-loads websites for the top results of searches made using Mozilla browsers. Reza Behforooz, a software engineer at Google, announced on Wednesday that the search engine now pre-loads the top search result into the cache of Mozilla browsers. “Now Google’s faster than ever on Firefox and Mozilla […]
Mary dropped off my dry cleaning today. They charge 4.50$ for each tie and six-something for suit coats. I’m having two ties and a coat cleaned and it cost more to clean two ties than it did to clean an entire suit coat. Seems a bit backwards to me.
Google is really on a roll. First it was their Google Maps that took the Internet by storm. Now they’ve released weather and movie services.
Someone here at the Faculty of Management just bought an IBM ThinkPad T42. It’s hard to find anythign cool about laptops nowadays, but this one manages to implement something.