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Will Browsers’ New Privacy Modes Burn Cookies?

A big focus of new web browsers coming out is increased privacy settings for consumers. Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8, still in beta but widely available, offers an InPrivate Browsing option where the browser doesn’t store any cookies, temporary files, or user information. Google offers a similar Incognito setting in its new Chrome browser. There are […]

Google’s Heavy Mettle With Chrome And Picasa

Tuesday was a fun day for mixing business with pleasure. Google’s debut of the Chrome browser and Picasa Web’s facial recognition were not only good fodder for the trades and blogs, but everyone could use these products and I could talk about them with friends and family members. It’s like touring a winery and going […]

Heavy Mettle: Google Enters Browser Wars with Chrome

Since Firefox emerged as a viable competitor to Internet Explorer and Apple’s Safari, there have been a number of new browser competitors, such as Flock and AT&T’s Pogo, but none that have been real game changers yet. Google changed that instantly just by showing up, launching the Chrome browser. Much of the differences are technical […]

Google Issues New AdWords Updates

This week, Google is rolling out new AdWords updates for advertisers. The changes are fourfold: Google is changing how it calculates quality scores. There will no longer be minimum bid requirements. Recommended first page bids replace minimum bids. Google will provide more transparency into quality scores. These are largely positive developments, though they may create […]

Pinning the Tail On The Googoliath Killer

What might a Google killer look like? Last week a lot of people were musing whether it would have search results in three columns with tabbed pages and irrelevant thumbnail images, with a black homepage background instead of a white one. That so-called killer,  in the form of Cuil, wound up not being a case […]