Google now searches patents, too Got an idea for a better mousetrap? Head to Google’s new Patent Search to make sure someone didn’t beat you to it. The new site not only culls through seven million patents, it also presents … Continue reading
Searchmash Google interface experiment New web search interface Searchmash (which is apparently run by Google) offers web, images, video, blog and Wikipedia search results all on one dynamic page with modules that expand and collapse. At first Searchmash doesn’t seem … Continue reading
News Roundup: Bahrain, Gaia, Liverpool Three stories have been in the news or blogosphere over the Thanksgiving weekend. Here’s a summary of each: Bahrain – The Financial Times reports that Google Earth has been the catalyst for a push for … Continue reading
Old world meets new on Google Earth Posted by David Rumsey, Founder, David Rumsey Map Collection This morning was incredibly exciting for me: when I opened up Google Earth, there were 16 of my historic map treasures floating serenely on … Continue reading
Bush: Give me the Google First it was ‘the internets’. Now George Bush admitted he likes ‘the Google’, too.
An entry in Google’s Enterprise Blog announces that Google Earth Enterprise is increasingly being used by those in the Energy Industry. The entry says: “With huge amounts of exploration imagery and the need to manage oil rigs, pipelines, equipment etc. … Continue reading
Google Reader has gotten a new look, new features, and some new functionality. The most useful features include folder-based navigation, exanded view, and my favorite – an easier way to share items of interest with friends and family. Google Reader … Continue reading