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You would think that Chris Wetherell , an early creator of Google Reader (and part of the team that eventually made it happen) would be feeling sorry for himself Wednesday night — after all, Google had just decided to euthanize a product he (and others) had spent countless months building. And yet, he was in good sprits, focusing instead on good things that were happening in his life — his new startup, Avocado (an intimacy application much like Pair and Couple) finally has a new office and is growing like a weed on the Android platform.
Spanner[ http://research.google.com/archive/spanner.html ] Spanner is Google’s scalable, multi-version, globally-distributed, and synchronously-replicated database.
Today we’re adding the very first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps, the next step in our quest to provide people with the most comprehensive, accurate and usable map of the world. With these vibrant and stunning photos you don’t have to be a scuba diver—or even know how to swim—to explore and experience six of the ocean’s most incredible living coral reefs.
Google News launched on September 22, 2002—exactly a decade ago. Inspired by the widespread interest in news after the September 11 attacks, we invested in technology to help people search and browse news relevant to them. Google News broke new ground in news aggregation by gathering links in real time, grouping articles by story and ranking stories based on the editorial opinions of publishers worldwide.
TCP Fast Open[ http://research.google.com/pubs/pub37517.html ] Today’s web services are dominated by TCP flows so short that they terminate a few round trips after handshaking; this handshake is a significant source of latency for such flows. In this paper we describe the design, implementation, and deployment of the TCP Fast Open protocol, a new mechanism that enables data exchange during TCP’s initial handshake.
Thialfi[ http://research.google.com/pubs/pub37474.html ] Ensuring the freshness of client data is a fundamental problem for applications that rely on cloud infrastructure to store data and mediate sharing.
Cross-posted on the Inside Search Blog Search is a lot about discovery—the basic human need to learn and broaden your horizons. But searching still requires a lot of hard work by you, the user. So today I’m really excited to launch the Knowledge Graph, which will help you discover new information quickly and easily.
Announced at GigaOm Structure Data event, Google launches a new BigData service named BigQuery: BigQuery enables businesses and developers to gain real-time business insights from massive amounts of data without any upfront hardware or software investments.
Just like the Loch Ness Monster , you may have heard the rumors about Google Drive. It turns out, one of the two actually does exist.
Last August, a few members of our Brazil and U.S.
In what I’ve noticed to be an about-face for Google, the entire company has become more open and social in the past six months.
By Preetika Rana Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and several other Internet companies are battling a criminal case in New Delhi filed against them by journalist Vinay Rai. Jin Lee/Bloomberg News
Six months ago we started rolling out a new look and feel for Search, News, Maps, Translate, Gmail and a bunch of other products. Our goal was to create a beautifully simple and intuitive user experience across Google.