Google announced their acqiusition of GrandCentral Communications, a company that provides services for managing your voice communications. Users can expect an innovative service that lets them integrate all of their existing phone numbers and voice mailboxes into one account, which can be accessed from the web.
Google Maps met the down really boosted in functionality. Google added drag and zoom with double-click feature to their maps.
Google just released a new desktop for Linux. Google Desktop makes searching your own email, files, music, photos, and more as easy as searching the web with Google. You can search trough files on the web as well as your desktop.
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.
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