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Google

So Microsoft seems to have finally woken up and decided to get serious about the Web -- or at least semi-serious -- by rolling out a cloud-computing platform called Azure and announcing the imminent arrival of Web-ized versions of its Office applications (my favourite response to these announcements came in a Twitter message from Sarah…

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I just got an email from Google PR, saying the company has settled its long-running legal battle with publishers and authors over its ambitious book-scanning project, a settlement that was rumoured to be in the works for the past month or so. The project has been under a cloud since 2005, when the Association of…

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I came back from a weekend away to find that Nick Carr had picked a fight with Tim O'Reilly about Google, and whether the company's size and market power has been a result of network effects. This argument was a sort of spin-off of an issue that came up earlier in the week, when Hugh…

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Nick Carr has a post on his Rough Type blog in which he whips up a typical sort of doomsday scenario about Google's use of a policy called "First Click Free." In a nutshell, this allows publishers to serve up different content to people who arrive through a Google search than they would get if…

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There are lots of reviews of the Google phone from HTC and T-Mobile flying around, including one from Walt Mossberg of the Journal that calls the G1 a "worthy competitor" for Apple's iPhone, and one from David Pogue at the New York Times, who correctly points out that it isn't really *the* Google phone. It's…

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