Google’s Decision To Drop H.264 Support Brilliantly Slamed by Microsoft Evangelist

Link: Google’s Decision To Drop H.264 Support Brilliantly Slamed by Microsoft Evangelist “A lot has been written about Google’s decision to no longer support H.264 HTML5 video playback in Chrome … Make sure you read this one from Tim Sneath, director of the Windows and Silverlight technical evangelism team. It’s a hilarious must-read.” “In a…

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GQueues – Organization add on for Google/Google Apps

Link: GQueues – Organization add on for Google/Google Apps GQueues is: Lists. Prioritized. Simple. A full-featured task manager for your Google Account™ and Google Apps™ account. h/t @JasonFalls for pointing it out

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Google and the Rise of Facebook

Link: Google and the Rise of Facebook An excellent roundup of emerging events, trends and predictions as things are heating up, often in the background, between Google and its capabilities and Facebook and its growing list of new capabilities, but each giant is in its own context, its own world, and they are very different….

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Google Calendar Goes Down (and is still down)

Link: Google Calendar Goes Down (and is still down) “If you just finished sleeping off the weekend and are in the process of missing your first appointments of the day, we have a convenient excuse for you: Google Calendar is down.” If you use Google Calendar: Do you know where you are supposed to be…

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Google Bars Data From Facebook as Rivalry Heats Up

Link: Google Bars Data From Facebook as Rivalry Heats Up “Google will no longer let other services automatically import its users’ email contact data for their own purposes, unless the information flows both ways. It accused Facebook in particular of siphoning up Google contact data …” by Alexei Oreskovic on Reuters, h/t @JayBaer

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The Implications Of Consumers Spending More Time With Facebook Than Google

Link: The Implications Of Consumers Spending More Time With Facebook Than Google “Any informed person knew the trends and expected this to happen, so whether Google or Facebook is No. 1 is less interesting than what the trend really means.  This week’s news is not as immediately dire for Google nor as immediately beneficial for…

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Gmail Priority Inbox: What Every Blogger & Email Mktr Needs to Know

Link: Gmail Priority Inbox: What Every Blogger & Email Mktr Needs to Know Google just launched “Priority Inbox” for Gmail and Google Apps. It has a number of possibly negative implications for Bloggers and others that use Email Marketing. This post talks about these implications and provides suggestions to counteract or take advantage of these…

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Google Launches Blog Finder for Any Topic

Link: Google Launches Blog Finder for Any Topic “Google has quietly launched a new feature: search for blogs on any topic.” “This has the potential to be a wildly useful service. How many of you have had professional or personal reasons to seek a list of the top blogs on a new topic? I know…

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Google Wave Still Dead, But Funeral Won’t Be Until 2011. And Data Export Coming.

Link: Google Wave Still Dead, But Funeral Won’t Be Until 2011. And Data Export Coming. Google posted more information today about the upcoming demise of Google Wave. They mentioned timing and data export, etc. See this post for a list of the highlights, and a link to Google’s post. (poor Google Wave…) by MG Siegler,…

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Google CEO Suggests You Change Your Name to Escape His Permanent Record

Link: Google CEO Suggests You Change Your Name to Escape His Permanent Record “Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a great way of making public statements that are at once frank, unorthodox, thought provoking – and a little frightening. This weekend the Wall St. Journal ran an interview  with Schmidt that offered tidbits like that on…

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