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Friday, June 30, 2006

Google Links for the Day


Google tops The Wired 40—a list of companies with vision, reach, technology, ideas and the impatience to put them in practice.

Talking of new product launches, see Google's latest offering—Google Checkout, that tracks shopping items bought from different Web sites. Buy from different Web sites, proceed to Checkout through Google and see items bought from different Web sites on a Google Checkout page. Read the benefits of Google Checkout. Try it.

See pictures of Google buildings under construction in The Dalles, Oregon, MI.

Did you know? Larry Page was born in Lansing, MI; graduated from East Lansing High School, and holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Find Google in The Oxford English Dictionary. The OED adds Google* as a verb in its latest revision dated June 15, 2006. * Use Ctrl+F to find Google on the Web page.

To google for something is to find information about it by using the Google search engine.

GOOG is trading at $417.81 on NASDAQ.

The military government of Myanmar (Burma) bans Google and Gmail to restrict the flow of information in and out of the country.

BusinessWeek articles: Google's product process and why its non-search products aren't as popular as its Web search.