Google Blogoscoped

Search

Looking Back at Google in 2009  (2009-12-23)
Google is perhaps our decade's Xerox PARC with a commercial edge, and the speed at which they released products in 2009 was quite immense. This shows they do tw ...

Google Tracks & Personalizes Even When You're Signed-Out  (2009-12-07)
Google say they now start to track your search, using a cookie, even when you're signed out. This allows them to deliver personalized results based on your ...

Mozilla vs Google Chrome Frame  (2009-09-30)
Mitchell Baker, chair of the Firefox-making Mozilla foundation, argues against approaches like Google Chrome Frame (Google's plugin for Internet Explorer th ...

The Ideal Amazon Site Would Not Show a Search Box...  (2009-05-28)
Greg Linden writes: Long ago, when I was at Amazon working on personalization, we used to joke that the ideal Amazon site would not show a search box, na ...

Google Maps and Personalization  (2009-04-07)
An example of personalized search gone unintended: I was visiting Google Maps Germany and searched for "Tokio", hoping to be taken to the city in Japan (it' ...

Google Lively FAQ  (2008-07-10)
Here's a list of questions with tips and tricks for Google's 3D chat world, Lively. If you have a question that's not answered here please ask in the comments, ...

When Copies Are Abundant, Sell Uncopyable Things  (2008-02-06)
The internet is based on copying; every time something is transmitted, copies are made*. When copies are so abundant that they become worthless in themselve ...

New Google Moon  (2007-09-13)
Google has revamped their Google Moon maps site. It's not loading too well here, but maybe you're more lucky. You can now see little astronaut icons with in ...

Google Targeting Ads Based on Previous Queries  (2007-08-01)
Reuters reports from a briefing for journalists at the Googleplex, where Google's Susan Wojcicki (pictured) talked about how Google is a bit wary to use beh ...

Paul Buchheit on Gmail, AdSense and More  (2007-07-16)
Paul Buchheit used to work at Google as employee number 23. He was the lead developer of Google's web-based email client Gmail, created the first AdSense ...

Google Press Day 2007  (2007-06-19)
Today (from 10:00 - 16.20 CET) Google is holding their press day event in Paris. Marissa Mayer, Eric Schmidt, Urs Hölzle as well as the YouTube founders wi ...

Unofficial Google Depersonalizer  (2007-06-12)
If you don't want to see personalized search results in Google (and yet maintain logged-in to your Google Account), you can go to the Depersonalizer search ...

Automatic personalization and recommended sections in Google News  (2011-04-22)
See http://googlenewsblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/automatic-personalization-and.html

How bad is the new Google News for you?  (2010-08-06)
All the current headlines in the local news section for Île-de-France - the name of Paris metropolitan area - are totally irrelevant. There are 2 stories f ...

Should Google Offer Ad Opt-Out Based on Categories or Companies?  (2010-06-24)
You can optout of personalization at http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx

 

Time to serve this thread: 1.211928

Advertisement

 
Blog  |  Forum     more >> Archive | Feed | Google's blogs | About
Advertisement

 

This site unofficially covers Google™ and more with some rights reserved. Join our forum!