- Google Buzz Not Getting Much Love
- Google acquires social search engine Aardvark
- Why Google Buzz Isn't Buzzworthy
- Buzz off: Disabling Google Buzz
- Why can’t I send myself an e-mail on Gmail?
- Iran to shut down Google email service: report
- A quick privacy note on Chromium
- Google Goes With Gentoo Portage for ChromeOS Build
- Think big with a gig: Google experimental fiber network
- One month later, Google still censors China search
- Is a code of silence evil?
- Google Superbowl Ad Explains The Need for Search Privacy
- Google, don’t be evil
- Google Gmail Getting Social Features
- Google warns Chinese knock-off to stop using logo
- Android versus Linux?
I’m not Android-bashing here by any means. I regularly use Google Wave and have a Gmail account. But I’m hesitant to turn over all of my personal data — specifically my address book and appointments — to Google.
Why? I'll tell you why...
pcmag.com: Google Chrome finally has an answer to Firefox's add-ons; we recommend eleven of our favorite Google Chrome extensions.
news.cnet.com: As arguably the world's largest open-source company, Google has a big stake in maintaining its place at the heart of the open-source ecosystem. Recent events, however, suggest that Google can't rest on its laurels if it wants to secure the hearts and minds of open-source developers.
- Google's Creepy Club of Chrome
- How To Hide From Google
- Why Firefox Will Flame Out
reuters.com: Internet search engine Google Inc is becoming a "giant monopoly" like Microsoft and could face legal action if it does not become more transparent, Germany's justice minister said.
theregister.co.uk: Google open source guru Chris DiBona has acknowledged that the company's freewheeling approach to building a mobile operating system can cause a few headaches for developers, with unfamiliar versions of its Android OS appearing on new phones with little warning.
- Is Nexus One "bad" for Linux?
- HD media hub design runs Android, Linux
- Turn Your Android Phone Into A Real Star Trek Tricorder
- The Google Phone (Nexus One) is Finally Here
- How the Google Nexus One and Motorola Droid compare
- Google Nexus One v Apple iPhone
- TCO: Nexus One vs iPhone, Droid & Palm Pre
- Google Nexus One early termination fee could reach $550
eweek.com: Google's Chrome OS might be exciting to some, but so far, Google has made some major missteps that could cost the company serious revenue when the operating system is released.
cnet.com: Open source has long been an important development methodology. The biggest surprise of 2009, however, was just how quickly it took center stage as a business strategy in the larger software economy.
- Google's Meaning of Open: Is It Yours?
- What Google Really Means By The Meaning of Open
tieguy.org/blog: I’ve often defended Google’s thirst to know things about people with a butler analogy. Good software should, like a butler, try hard to understand your preferences and act on them for you without you even realizing they are there. The problem, of course, is that your butler has a lot of incentives to keep your private information private.
- Asa Dotzler: privacy context and other concerns
- No Honor Among Thieves?
- Mozilla's Firefox - the big challenger in the browser wars
- Google green-lights extension which clearly violates its own policies
chromeosgeek.com: Despite Google’s move into the operating system (OS) space, the idea of a primarily cloud-centric OS is nothing revolutionary. Some current offerings present welcome alternatives to mainstream operating systems, packing in useful features and making it easier to access your online content.
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igneousquill.net: If I said Google's been getting a lot of press lately, that wouldn't mean much. Google always seems to get a lot of press. It could be my imagination, of course, but it really feels like there's been an uptick of chatter about Google these days.
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- Google Chrome OS Previewed
- 11 Chrome Extensions, For Starters