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Faceook may just have forced Google’s hand. PeopleRank, anyone?

They say we are judged by the quality of our enemies. Maybe so. But given the gauntlet thrown down by Facebook at their F8 conference yesterday, if Google pick up where they left off, we’ll be judged by the quality of everyone else in our social graph…

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Communication Google Internet Social Media & Social Networking Software & Hardware Technology

Google looking to Wave power for a better Buzz?

All of the buzz about Google Wave has turned to a ripple since Google Buzz made a big splash in the same social pool. What gives? An internal strategy of innovation that looks for all the world like endemic mismanagement…

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Google Internet Society & Culture Technology

Google’s Street View gives Canadian’s a virtual reality check

Town authorities in the Ontario city of Windsor, Canada recently successfully petitioned Google to re-shoot parts of their city because they didn’t like what people were seeing. Do the Windsor authorities have a point, or are they in for a virtual reality check? Either way, if you’re in PR, the whole remit of your profession just widened by the width, depth and breadth of the world wide web…

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Wising up to “Smart Grid” energy technology

Big industry is wising up to “Smart Grid” energy technologies, to help cut costs and energy waste. But can those same technologies be useful to home owners around the world?

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Facebook not on same Page as their users

Google have stiff competition in Facebook. But not for the reasons you might think — neither quite understand the power of social media in the way you’d think they would…