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What next for Google?

There’s every chance that Google are hoping to occupy some kind of space either peripheral to, or on the edge of Microsoft Office. To qualify this claim, it’s actually very simple: Microsoft Office is a monumental piece of software engineering, which Google can’t hope to replicate. Buying in talent, or even a pre-existing office suite, […]

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On2 get mobile on Flash video tech’

If the web was fashion, then video would be the new black. And let’s face it, like black, video seems to go with anything & everything these days. And so it goes that video on a mobile device is becoming not just more viable, but also something people actually want .. apparently. Personally, I’m not […]

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BBC, YouTube in non-event deal

Edging closer to becoming a world-wide media player, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation for those not in the know) have forged a ‘ground-breaking deal’ with Google subsidiary, YouTube. Here’s the real news: the BBC are hoping to spike YouTube with higher-quality snippets of near-disposible video as a means of kicking out the lower-quality crap taking […]

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Tech’ news in brief: YouTube to go mobile, Microbes and aeroplanes, Ask.com coming good…

YouTube on Its Way to Mobile Phones “In the exact same day that Google has announced a mobile version, its popular Gmail service, Chad Hurley, the Chief executive and also the co-founder of the YouTube video sharing website (a site just bought by Google for the impressive sum of 1.65 billion dollars), has declared through […]

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Google very much ink deal with YouTube to the tune of $1.5 billion

With hardly enough time to draw breath between curious rumour and putting ink to cheque, Google have indeed bought YouTube. “As Google put it in when announcing the buy, ‘The acquisition combines one of the largest and fastest growing online video entertainment communities with Google’s expertise in organizing information and creating new models for advertising […]