Google confirms problems with reaching its services.

company news, internet, advertising and e-commerce, silicon valley, google
May 16 , 2009

Sources from Google have confirmed that there was disruption of access to some of its services on Thursday morning. The trouble was brought to notice after reports started coming in, that users had difficulty in accessing Google News, Gmail, Google ...

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Appeal to make online maps blurred

internet, technology and society, google earth, policy and law, Google Maps
March 04 , 2009

This comes from a law maker of California. He wants Google Earth and similar services to blur images of the “soft targets” like schools, hospitals, churches and government buildings so that they remain protected from terrorists. Joel Anderson, a Repu...

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Atlantis spotted

internet, atlantis, google earth
February 23 , 2009

The launch of Google’s much celebrated globetrotting software, Google Earth, followed the discovery of a treasure trove of odd findings, which include unique images of anthropomorphic landmasses and giant pink bunnies.But does that include the mythic...

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Twitter’s Twestival

internet, technology and society, social media, tipjoy, twestival, twitter
February 17 , 2009

Twitter, the San Francisco based social networking service, has started allowing people to post updates, or “tweets,” up to 140 characters in length. This is being adopted to organize a global fund-raising event called Twestival. The site has been co...

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