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The US Census Bureau has released its very first public API , allowing developers to create web and mobile apps based on the government's collection of demographic and economic statistics.
Marissa leads the product management efforts on Google's search products- web search, images, groups, news, Froogle, the Google Toolbar, Google Desktop, Google Labs, and more. She joined Google in 1999 as Google's first female engineer and led the user interface and webserver teams at that time. Her efforts have included designing and developing Google's search interface, internationalizing the site to more than 100 languages, defining Google News, Gmail, and Orkut, and launching more than 100 features and products on Google.com.
Visualizing the ideas that you have in your brain is a tall order.
Final day stretch goal: Help us hit $200K... and we will include a pair of our 1E sound isolation earphones with EVERY pledge over $180 as an added incentive! "I'm absolutely in love... the little Vers 1Q is simply perfect" - Techcrunch "You'd be wise to check out the 1Q from Vers" - Engadget
Google just added a new feature to its mobile search page that lets you hand-write search queries in cursive and block letters. Once you have enabled this new feature, you can simply start writing on your screen and Google will translate your scribbles into a legible search query.
100 times faster Internet comparison is based on average American download speeds of 5.8 Mb/second according to Akamai’s State of the Internet 4Q2011, where Google Fiber offers up to 1,000 Mb/sec download and upload. Actual Internet speed may vary.
Koding , the startup that helps developers code and collaborate from their web browser, is leaving private beta today. The company isn’t exactly throwing the doors open. It’s more like … nudging?
Over the last couple of years, data center aficionados in Silicon Valley have spent an awful lot of time gushing over Nicira Networks , a startup that promised to revolutionize the networking industry. Now the gushing has turned to jaw-dropping jealousy, as VMware ( VMW ) has just agreed to buy Nicira for $1.26 billion in cash and stock.