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Content by Thomas Claburn
Thomas Claburn
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posted in October 2005

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Stealing From Google
Commentary  |  10/31/2005
I have a confession to make: I've been stealing from Google. With $1.578 billion in revenue last quarter, the company is unlikely to miss the pennies I've denied it. Still, I feel I owe an explanation: I'm "adnorant," which is to say I ignore online ads.
Fast's Desktop Search Platform Comes Gunning For Google
News  |  10/24/2005
Proliferation of desktop search software also is raising security concerns.
Still A Close Race
News  |  10/24/2005
Nizam Ishmael Jr., Master Inventor at IBM
Features  |  10/21/2005
At 31, Ishmael is the youngest person to hold the title Master Inventor in IBM's history. He has filed more than 50 patents in six years, with 10 issued in his name.
Google Revenue Doubles
News  |  10/20/2005
Third-quarter revenue was $1.578 billion, up 96% year-over-year, driven by growing online advertising and Google's growing share of the Internet search market.
APIs Make Money For Amazon
News  |  10/18/2005
About 120,000 developers use the Amazon Web Services program, which gives access to the company's technology platform and product data.
Google Is Hiring
Commentary  |  10/17/2005
In a report issued last week, Susquehanna Financial Group said that Google's rapidly growing head-count could moderate its third-quarter earnings. Google's site currently advertises 587 types of job openings. SFG estimates that Google is hiring more than 10 new employees per day and notes that Google confirmed at the Web 2.0 conference two weeks ago that it had accelerated its hiring.
Microsoft Wins Tentative Ruling Against Google and Kai-Fu Lee
News  |  10/14/2005
A federal judge made a tentative decision to let the lawsuit proceed in Washington state, where the law favors Microsoft.
Opinion: Apple Rides Online Video Boom
News  |  10/13/2005
The new video iPod comes as consumer interest in downloadable video is taking off. But it'll need better content to succeed
Apple Introduces Video IPod
News  |  10/12/2005
Attempting to dominate a market that doesn't really exist yet, Apple also introduced a new desktop that includes built-in video camera and remote control, as well as a new version of iTunes.
Personal Video Channel
News  |  10/10/2005
Google Introduces Feed Reader
Commentary  |  10/7/2005
Refusing to let a day go by without making a play for headlines, Google today began offering Google Reader, an online RSS feed reader.
Google Plays Politics
Commentary  |  10/6/2005
Beset by lawsuits and recognizing how our fee-for-service government works, Google has hired its first lobbyist, Alan Davidson, formerly an associate director at the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Google And Sun Reveal Strategic Alliance
News  |  10/4/2005
Sun will provide Google's browser-based search software as an option with its Java Runtime Environment, while Google endorses Sun's OpenOffice productivity suite.
Blinkx TV Gets Personal
News  |  10/3/2005 weds the startup's well-regarded video search engine with user personalization and participation features. It's just one example of the growth of IPTV, which is drawing the attention of companies like Google, Verizon and Microsoft.

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