Google Alerts Diamond in the Rough coming to Google+ to deliver Technology News

Yes, I can now stop parsing CNET, Digital Trends, Forbes, GigaOM on Twitter for the latest Technology News. I’ve just rediscovered Google Alerts, a apparently long forgotten Internet tool that allows you to track your favourite thing as its published online. Look on it as the equivalent of signing up for RSS Feeds in Mozilla […]

Change the Default Search Engine of any Browser when Malware is on your Computer

And the Crowd goes wild for my article How to reset the Default Search Engine in Mozilla Firefox on changing the Default Search Engine in Mozilla.  Apparently an awful lot of people seem to have the very common problem, as it’s really irritating when your Browser seems to change all by itself to another Search […]

Facebook to introduce #Hashtags with emoticons, monetizing FB and making Open Graph Search Practical

“Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. We do this by giving people the power to share whatever they want and be connected to whoever they want, no matter where they are” Quote from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2012 speech at the TC Disrupt Conference Despite facing certain extinction from […]

How to reset the default Search Engine in Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox’s become my fave Web Browser ever since I’ve bespoken of the coming demise of the Computer and Laptop at the hands of Tablets in the article How the Apple iPad killed Ultrabooks, Printing and the Mouse as the World Rediscovers Tablets. This as despite PC’s and Laptop’s coming demise, for the many who […]

Google Zeitgeist 2012: Year In Review

We studied an aggregation of over one trillion searches (or queries) that people typed into Google Search this year. We used data from multiple sources, including Google Trends and internal data tools. We filtered out spam and repeat queries to build lists that best reflect the spirit of 2012.   Google Zeitgeist 2012  

Google refreshes Search Interface

Google at this time is rolling out a new design and layout of it’s search homepage and results. A focus on navigation in the left sidebar complete with new icons representing the different categories of results such as news, images, news, videos, maps, blogs, books etc and search search tools to further refine search queries.

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Google Blog Excerpt

The new design refreshes and streamlines the look, feel and functionality of Google, making it easier to pinpoint what you’re looking for. It’s powerful, yet simple. Today’s changes are the latest in our continuing efforts to evolve and improve Google. We’ve been testing these changes with users over the past few months, and what we’re launching today reflects the feedback we’ve received.. We want to ensure that the Google you use today is better than the one you used yesterday, and these latest changes open up many possibilities for future features and enhancements. Read more about Google refreshes Search Interface

Google Facts and Figures Infographic

Google has has come a far way since it’s incorporation in 1998. With it’s mission statement “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” Google has blazed a path that results in its name being a household name and instantly identifiable with the internet.

The guys over at Pingdom has created an awesomely detailed infographic that some interesting facts and figures about the internet powerhouse Google. It’s presented in a such an accessible and easy to understand way I thought I’d share it. Beware, it’s one huge chart! Read more about Google Facts and Figures Infographic