Hi Friends, Google added satellite images to their Google Maps. Now you can see where you are going from above, anywhere from a Space Shuttle View to a Helicopter view. Personally I find the Amazon A9 street view more useful, but the space-sky view is pretty neat. All of this work is about getting into [...]

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Hi Friends, GMail turned 1 today. Google increased GMail’s storage immediately to 1.5GB (for my accounts at least), with plans to increase to 2GB (as stated on CNET and others) and then… Infinity + 1GB (or at least… more). In any case Google has again pulled ahead of Yahoo! in the “we offer more free [...]

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Hi Friends, Yahoo! has released a Creative Commons Web search cut of their Web search that limits itself to content that has a Creative Commons license (they basically filter their results by looking for the license codes on the indexed Web pages). This Yahoo! Creative Commons Web search is in addition to the original beta [...]

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Hi Friends, Today and tomorrow I am going to cover a few more free tools, starting with YouSendIT.com‘s service for transferring large files over the Internet. You can upload/send files of up to 1GB. How does YouSendIT.com‘s service works? You upload the file to the YouSendIT.com server and then have YouSendIT.com send a link in [...]

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Hi Friends, According to a Forester Research report (see article on ClickZ), Internet Yellow Pages providers have fallen behind in the battle for the local search audience and will need to partner to remain competitive in 2005. The report by Charlene Li (Charlene’s blog) gave four suggestions for the Internet Yellow Pages. offer better local [...]

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Hi Friends, Kanoodle launched LocalTarget for targeting of text links on content pages of city and locality focused Web sites today. Kanoodle places the text ads on a network of their partners’ Web sites that are targeted towards specific localities and cities (this is not the same as Google and Overture’s individual page specific content [...]

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Hi Friends, Doing well in the search engines, like Google, Yahoo! Search and MSN Search, involves three primary components – (1) Search Engine Optimized Web site structure and page layout (see the free Justia Web sites post), (2) links to your Web site from other related Web sites (this post 🙂 and (3) strong legal [...]

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