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Google trading quality and security for market share?

Google are experiencing something of a downer this past several days, much of which leaves a huge question mark hanging over their qualitative approach to Android.

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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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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’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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Errant ego spammers endanger Engadget solidarity

“Comment and be known”. Sparking a conversation with your readers is the most important thing a writer / blogger can do. But for some, moderating those comments and managing the personalities that use comments for their own personal digital deification can be a major challenge — as both Engadget and myself have learned…