- Google offers up to a 40% discount on all JPEGs -- with new WebP format!
- Using Google’s WebP image convertor in Ubuntu
- Google JPEG alternative speeds up web
- With WebP, Google Aims To Replace Yet Another Elemental Web Format
muktware.com: Google recently terminated Wave, but instead of purging the code the company will be releasing the source code of the project.
linuxjournal.com: Five days after the announcement of Voice and Video Chat service in Gmail for Debian-based Linux distributions, Google unveiled a Gmail phone call service for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Also: Installing Google Voice And Video Chat in openSUSE
washingtonpost.com: Google's Gmail isn't just a mailbox -- it now doubles as a phone. Users of Google's Web e-mail service can now call any phone in the U.S. or Canada for free from within their browser.
opensource.com: We've been together a long time. Had a lot of good times together. There are so many things about you I love. But I'm starting to think you might be losing sight of your best feature--that whole "don't be evil" thing.
computerworld.com: Oracle has filed a lawsuit against Google, charging that its Android phone software infringes Oracle patents and copyrights related to Java, Oracle said on Thursday.
blogs.computerworlduk: So far, so conventional. But there is a joker in the pack in this game: Google. It's striking that the bigger the company gets, the more it moves away from its natural geek roots, and its reflexive defence of everything that is important to hackers.
googleblog.blogspot: Today, we're announcing the completion of a new web indexing system called Caffeine. Caffeine provides 50 percent fresher results for web searches than our last index, and it's the largest collection of web content we've offered.
earthweb.com: Everybody knows that Google offers lots of free services. Many are ad-supported. Others aren't. They're just free products that we can all use as a kind of publicly provisioned resource. That's how most of us see Google. But guess what? That's how Google sees you, too.
- So, Why Do We Trust Google with Our Data?
- The smart paranoid's guide to using Google
eff.org: Google has just announced that it is rolling out an encrypted version of its web search service. Several important points about encrypted Google search:
- Google opens sources $124.6m video codec
- VP8 Video Codec Freed. Now What?
- Google pounds the open standards drum during I/O keynote
- The first in-depth technical analysis of VP8
- Mozilla and company announce WebM, VP8-based open video format project
lunduke.com: I am angry at Google. Nay. I am furious.
computerworld.com: A computer security researcher has launched a project designed to provide people greater privacy when using Google, as the company expands the scope of data its collects about its users.
shermann.name: Some secret source inside Google Inc. reported to us, that Google is going to acquire Novell, the Company who brought you Novell Netware.
Also: A different kind of company name
blogs.pcworld.co.nz: Following a spate of recent acquisitions Google's CEO Eric Schmidt announced this morning that the Mountain View-based company had bought Microsoft Corporation.
- Microsoft teams with Google in name of privacy
- Flash Player To Come Bundled With Google Chrome
- Google's plan to end Android fragmentation
- The State of the Internet Operating System
- What if all software was open source?
itwriting.com/blog: Google is campaigning to reassure us that its Chrome browser is, well, no worse at recording your every move on the web than any other browser. However,
blogs.techrepublic.com: Despite the fact that I really like the Google Chrome Web browser, I gave up using it last month around the same I gave up Coke Zero. I gave up Coke Zero simply because of the caffeine. My reason for giving up Chrome was a little more complicated.
news.cnet.com: Tim Bray--co-inventor of XML, notable tech blogger, and until recently a Sun Microsystems employee--has joined Google's Android team in part to show the world what he thinks is wrong with Apple's iPhone.