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Google expands analytics toolset with Tag Manager

Google is expanding its digital marketing capabilities with the introduction of the Google Tag Manager. Supporting both Google and non-Google website tags, the Tag Manager consolidates tags through a snippet of code. This can be managed through web interface where users can add and manage…

Google Fiber. The Takeover.

How many folks want fiber in their homes? [ everyone raises their hands ] Keep your hands up if you’ve looked into getting fiber. [ everyone’s hands remain up ] Keep your hands up if you have fiber at home today? [ 96%…

Google Drive is not Ready for Primetime

The dust on the Drive has settled — Google Drive, that is — and users finally have the chance to play around with the company’s new cloud storage system, one that’s designed to, “work seamlessly with your overall Google experience.” Seamless, perhaps. But…

The Mobile Paradox

Google’s stock declined by over 4% yesterday. Many have put this down to the company’s decision to create a non-voting class of stock as part of a control-retention exercise as the founders sell shares. But more is going on here. In the same…

Look and Feel of Google Android Comes Together

10 Epic Android Apps (click image for larger view and for slideshow) Google has a new dress code for Android. The semi-open nature of Android has ensured that makers of Android handsets and developers of Android apps have considerable freedom to alter the…

Using Gmail, Docs, Calendar without internet !

The great thing about web apps is that you can access all of your information on the go, and we’ve introduced ways to use Google Apps on a variety of devices like mobile phones and tablets. But it’s inevitable that you’ll occasionally find…

Google+ hits 20 million users

Google+ continues to go from strength to strength, with 20 million people visiting the site in less than a month – and all this despite it currently being an invite-only service. Google+ may still have some way to go to equal Facebook’s 700…

The Web Is Shrinking. Now What?

We all read the statistics every week documenting the meteoric new growth areas of the Internet, and they are impressive: Online video is exploding, with annual user growth of more than 45 percent. Mobile-device time spent increased 28 percent last year — with…

Lookout Skype! Here comes Google.

Heads up, Skype. Shortly after releasing software for audio and video chat as an open-source project called WebRTC as open-source software, Google is beginning to build it into its Chrome browser. The real-time chat software originated from Google’s 2010 acquisition of Global IP Solutions (GIPS),…

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