An unofficial weblog that watches Google’s attempts to maneuver your operating system on-line since 2005. I have been utilizing your A number of Stock Quote Downloader and like it. Before this I used a program referred to as GetQuote” which had a GetHistory” feature the place I may take a column of dates and a column of stock symbols, and it could give me the open, high, low, volume, and adjusted closing prices for each of the stocks for it’s specified date.
This is fairly scary to me, not because of the info stream (which isn’t current – aka Google will not be receiving my voice, and so on…) – however as a result of I (mistakenly!) thought that I could belief Chromium and who maintains the code, as should be an obligation of all the Open Source neighborhood (in that specific case: who handles the OS updates, and the WHOLE Chromium team) to examine that the code downloaded it’s truly downloaded as source code and compiled directly on the host machine.
Google Video nonetheless does exist to host video that was uploaded through January 2009, when uploads had been turned off (see Google Ends Google Video Uploads, Shutters Notebook, Catalog Search, Dodgeball & Jaiku ) — the efficient final nail in Google Video’s coffin.
I believe an vital step for all people to take is to develop into educated about privacy settings in places like Google (and the opposite mega-web site, Fb), and in addition to take the time to discover competitor choices like WordPress vs. Blogger, Flickr and Photobucket vs. Picassa, and so forth.
Drawing on the terabytes of behavioral information it collects by means of its search engine and different sites, it carries out hundreds of experiments a day, according to the Harvard Business Evaluate, and it makes use of the results to refine the algorithms that more and more management how folks discover info and extract meaning from it. What Taylor did for the work of the hand, Google is doing for the work of the thoughts.