Tag Archive | "Google"

YouTube: Choose Your Own Ad!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


YouTube is currently predicted to lose about $500m this financial year (bandwidth!) and is desperately seeking the right ad model to turn a profit of any degree. So after various attempts, YouTube is now trialing a new model called “Choose Your Ad” where a “very small” number of “random videos” give users a prompt at the [...]

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Google Goats: A Low Carbon Option!

Monday, May 4, 2009


I didn’t know if I should have been laughing when I read a great article on TechCrunch about Google Goats replacing lawnmowers at their Mountain View Campus in California, but I did – for a while! So the story goes that Google has made moves to help lower its carbon by swapping the lawnmowers for Goats courtesy [...]

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Google Chrome Experiments

Friday, March 27, 2009


Google has launched a website dedicated to Google Chrome Experiments - and, it’s not even in their usual style! However, the site is amazing, with videos of some very fancy technology that is activated with javascript and the Google Chrome Web Browser. Check it out here. If you’re a Google Addict, you can develop and [...]

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Google Voice To Finally Launch!

Thursday, March 12, 2009


Google Voice, what the hell is that you say? In one of Google’s rather low-key acquisitions, they purchased a phone start-up called GrandCentral (founded in 2006) for about $50 million in cash mid 2007, GrandCentral offered a seriously valuable product; “one phone number for all your phones, for life“. Can you imagine how many contacts [...]

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