Google Translate has been upgraded to improve the translation of loose verbs. Right now the service can only translate English to French, German, Italian, Korean and Spanish and vice versa.
Google added a new feature to Gmail that allows users to view Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations in their web browser.
Google Gears (BETA) is an open source browser extension that enables you to:
|Store and serve application resources locally|
|Store data locally in a fully-searchable relational database|
Google has added a feature called “Street View” and developer-created gadgets called “Mapplets” to Google Maps.
Earlier rumours that stated that Google wanted to acquire Feedburner in order to get a grip on the rapidly evolving RSS Ad market turn out to be correct. The deal is in the closing stages of being acquired by Google for around $100 million.
Simply Google is a roundup of every Google search and service out there on one convenient page. For those people who don't have time to learn the shortcuts or creating smart keywords, this page puts everything Google has to offer on one page.
Google has big plans for offering services to corporations according to Stephen Arnold, author of The Google Legacy and a Google patent scrutinizer. Arnold figures out possible tech company strategies by analyzing their patents.
The new version of Google Analytics was unveiled at the Emetrics Summit event in San Francisco. The software is used by businesses and website owners for finding and sharing data they need to make informed decisions.
With the release of iGoogle, the company switched to second gear in its quest to allow its users to personalize how they search the Web.
Google, a long time user of the open-source MySQL database, enhanced the solution in terms of availability and manageability. High availability refers to the idea of keeping computing services working even if the server they're running on fails. Switching a service to a backup machine is called failover, and although the technology is decades old, it's difficult to implement.