Google Helpouts

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

What’s intriguing about Google’s new Helpouts is that it could encroach on a TON of startups, everything from Verbling (peer-to-peer language learning through video chat) to Skillshare (platform for hosting real life classes on anything) to 7 Cups of Tea (YC startup for getting emotional help online). Google had been using my college campus to […]

My life in Google searches

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

  Since it’s the end of a month, I thought it’d be convenient to look through my Google search stats. The graphs here are for my past 365 days of Googling, so March 2010-11. With monthly search activity, it’s not surprising that May and Aug came out as top months since those are transition months […]

Race to Cloud Media

Friday, March 25th, 2011

  So apparently Google, Apple, and now Amazon are all planning the same service. And Amazon’s may actually launch first! -MG Siegler I honestly don’t have much faith in Amazon’s interpretation. Apple will probably offer the best user experience and the convenience of iTunes integration. Google will likely try to best Apple on value and […]

Day 7 in Egypt: Hope and havoc

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Hopefully, you’ve been keeping up with the turmoil in Egypt. It is now the 7th day of protests, and there is some serious shit going down. Also today, the last-standing internet service provider in Egypt was shut down. The people of Egypt are now under a communications black-out as cell phone service has already been cut […]

Google Instant creates more revenue?

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

There’s been quite a bit of buzz around the web today regarding Google’s new Instant feature. And quite the reason for buzz too as Google also announced that they are serving 1 billion users a week, making it one of the most-used web services ever. There was also quite a bit of clamor over the […]

April Google redesign?

Friday, April 16th, 2010

I have really lagged in keeping up with the social media news in recent weeks, but I just noticed an awesome Google redesign. Was going about my business browsing in Chrome when I opened up an Incognito Window (for no suspicious reason) to Google something. Voila! Fresh, new everything! They even redid the big ol’ […]

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