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Will Europe Let Google Out of the Penalty Box?

Saul Hansell of the New York Times feels that Google’s year in the penalty box may be over. Reuters and Bloomberg report that the European Union is preparing to approve Google’s pending acquisition of DoubleClick, the advertising technology firm. The deal, which was announced last April, has been delayed mainly because of protests by Microsoft  More

Google’s JotSpot Wiki Reborn As Google Sites

Google Sites offers simple tools for collaborative Web site creation. Thomas Claburn of InformationWeek writes about Google’s plans for Google Sites – an outgrowth of the Google Apps suite. Users get simple, intuitive tools for collaborative Web site creation. It’s based on the wiki technology developed by JotSpot, which Google acquired in October, 2006.

Google's JotSpot Wiki Reborn As Google Sites

Google Sites offers simple tools for collaborative Web site creation. Thomas Claburn of InformationWeek writes about Google’s plans for Google Sites – an outgrowth of the Google Apps suite. Users get simple, intuitive tools for collaborative Web site creation. It’s based on the wiki technology developed by JotSpot, which Google acquired in October, 2006.

The Man Behind Google’s Open Handset Alliance

If there’s one thing users want, it’s open use of the technology they buy. Hacked iPhones bear testimony to the desire for open cellphone use that is free of carrier restrictions.
Google’s November 5th announcement of their mobile phone software…

The Man Behind Google's Open Handset Alliance

If there’s one thing users want, it’s open use of the technology they buy. Hacked iPhones bear testimony to the desire for open cellphone use that is free of carrier restrictions.
Google’s November 5th announcement of their mobile phone software…

SaaS vs. Web Applications

Last year I wrote about the communication gap between the saas (software as a service) and web application communities. The quick summary of the gap is that they’re both dealing with the same technologies — hosting an application on a server and accessing it over the Internet — but from completely different perspectives and even  More