Google is so ubiquitous, so pervasive in our online lives, Internet structure, news, business, psychology, even vocabulary — we don’t “search” anymore, we “google” — that we may take no more conscious notice of it than air. It just now dawned on me that Google — the search engine, the advertising broker, the innovator, the aggregator, the conduit, the corporate entity, for many the very Animating Spirit of the Internet — is among our most vital and consistently recurring topics.
So here then is our Google coverage for ’06 in its many and various forms – air made visible, so to speak:
Google Flies Too Close to Sun Microsystems
As Google aspires to see its stock fly to higher valuations, it burns cash and gets little in return.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Greg on March 20, 2006 11:51 AM
Lawsuit Searches Google Pagerank Secrets
Kinderstart, caught in Google’s penalty system, sues.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Justene Adamec on March 19, 2006 12:41 PM
Judge to Google: No More Secrets
Judge orders Google to turn over information to the Feds. It’s time we took responsibility for our secrets and liberty
Posted to Politics by Just Chris on March 19, 2006 04:53 AM
Book Review: Google Advertising Tools by Harold Davis
Davis takes what can be a dizzying world of online advertising with Google and makes it simple.
Posted to Books by John Bambenek on March 18, 2006 10:30 PM
It Looks Like Google’s Buying Sun After All
An analyst, an anonymous corporate financier and the New York Times point to Google Sun buyout.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Daniel M. Harrison on March 16, 2006 03:29 AM
Windows to Offer Parental Controls and The Daily Music and Tech News
Microsoft’s new parental controls, Google seeks to say no to subpoena and Four Day Hombre in today’s update.
Posted to Music by Katharine Donelson on March 14, 2006 04:58 PM
Google’s A-Go-Go Is Gone
Google’s go-go power peters out as it tries to be too many things at once.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Greg on March 11, 2006 08:59 AM
Does Personal E-Mail From Sun Exec Reveal Google Is Buying Sun?
A recent e-mail from a Sun employee states “Possibly True” over Google buyout of Sun.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Daniel M. Harrison on March 9, 2006 05:47 PM
New Service to Allow CD Swapping and The Daily Music and Tech News
New CD swapping service, Google’s GDrive outed, and Microsoft denies helping the Chinese government in today’s update.
Posted to Music by Katharine Donelson on March 7, 2006 05:15 PM
Google Looks Sunny
Storage leaked report: Google to develop online storage.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Daniel M. Harrison on March 7, 2006 11:06 AM
Biz/Tech Watch: McNealy Resigns, Google Buys Sun Microsystems?
Google is getting closer to laying down hard cash from its swelling cash surplus and instating Schmidt as CEO of the combined technology monolith.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Daniel M. Harrison on March 7, 2006 04:29 AM
Google Growth Now Just “Organic”
Stock drops as much as 15% on growth news before steadying.
Posted to Culture by Eric Olsen on February 28, 2006 05:18 PM
Is Google About To Buy Sun Microsystems?
Given my previous success at predicting Google’s fortunes, I’m going to make another unique prediction here.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Daniel M. Harrison on February 26, 2006 12:33 PM
An Open Letter to Google
Here is a copy of an email I received from the Google folks today that I thought deserved a response.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Deano on February 23, 2006 09:37 PM
Irrational Exuberance Explains Google Jitters
It seems the whole stock market is besieged by nervous anxiety – ready to pounce upon companies showing any sign of weakness.
Posted to Culture by Gaurav sood on February 16, 2006 06:03 AM
Internet Search Usage Takes Huge Leap
Google widens its lead.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Eric Olsen on February 10, 2006 11:04 AM
Bizarre Discrepancies in Google Searches
Google behaving badly… again.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Bryan McKay on January 31, 2006 10:47 PM
Google: Don’t Be Evil
The reality vs. the hypocrisy of Google’s latest move.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Vijay Sappani on January 30, 2006 09:33 PM
Moving Toward the Google Collective Unconscious
GoogleTunes, Google VOIP, and other applications may be on the horizon.
Posted to Sci/Tech by Matt Largo on January 27, 2006 04:48 PM
Google Does Evil
Google has become a political tool in the hands of the Chinese overlords. It is playing political footsie, breaking its motto, “Don’t do evil.”
Posted to Politics by Adam Ash on January 26, 2006 12:24 AM
How Private Are Our Lives?
Is there any cause for paranoia if the government gets its hands on Google’s records?
Posted to Politics by Ray Wong on January 24, 2006 11:07 AM
More Google Videos
The Halo 2 Sex Scandal, Bikini Lovers and Hot weenies
Posted to Video by swingingpuss on January 21, 2006 09:39 AM
Google to Buy dMarc and The Daily Music and Tech News
Google buys dMarc, Ingrid Fliter wins the Gilmore Artist Award, and U2 tickets sell out in Brazil.
Posted to Music by Katharine Donelson on January 17, 2006 05:35 PM
Google Grows Into Music Searches
News analysis on Google music search
Posted to Music by Scott Butki on January 16, 2006 08:57 AM
I Love Google Video
Why Google video is better than iTunes.
Posted to Sci/Tech by swingingpuss on January 13, 2006 10:40 AM
Lawrence Is The Center Of Everything
Lawrence is the center of the earth, or at least the Google Earth…So apparently Google is feeding the ego of those from the small college town on the Kaw.
Posted to Culture by Kevin Surbaugh on January 3, 2006 02:40 PM