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Google

Jeff Jarvis doesn't come right out and say it, but it's pretty obvious why the former media executive, blogger and journalism professor chose to call his recent book What Would Google Do? It's safe to say that Google isn't just the flavour of the month, it's the flavour of the decade, and possibly even the…

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Inside Google’s Canadian HQ

by Mathew on December 9, 2008 · 5 comments

I noticed that Andrew Noyes of Tech Daily Dose wrote about the opening of a Google office in Reston, Va. and provided some pics, so I thought I might do the same and write a post about my recent trip to Google's Canadian HQ in Toronto. The search giant has had a small office in…

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I didn't get a chance to write about this when it first hit my inbox, but I just can't resist saying something about the ridiculous "study" that a consulting firm called Precursor did of the bandwidth that Google supposedly uses but doesn't pay for. The headline on the email I got -- which I assume…

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It's like a war, except with programmers and social networks instead of soldiers and anti-aircraft artillery. First Google opened up its distributed social net, Google Friend Connect -- which I have installed in my sidebar and also embedded below -- and then Facebook threw open the doors on its version, imaginatively called (what else) Facebook…

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It's not exactly a huge surprise, given the anti-trust brouhaha that the proposal caused in Washington, but Google formally announced that its search deal with Yahoo is over, kaput, deceased, pushing up the daisies -- it is an ex-agreement. It wasn't just the anti-trust concerns either; some advertisers were apparently worried about a lack of…

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