Is this Google’s party plane? Christchurch’s Press newspaper is reporting that a 767 like that kitted out by Larry Page and Sergey Brin , was spotted at the New Zealand city’s airport, earlier this week.Comment Original post by Valleywag

Blake Ross, one of the major forces behind Firefox, says he’s losing faith in Google: Google is now displaying “tips” that point searchers to Google Calendar, Blogger and Picasa for any search phrase that …Comment Original post by DarkVision Hardware

One of the lead developers behind the Firefox browser has accused Google–through “tips” that pop up with search results–of abusing its powerful position in the search market to promote its growing range of …Comment Original post by CNET

Glaring Omissions reproduces tips received from readers in the last week that weren’t covered on Gawker, either by accident or design .Comment Original post by Gawker, which was acquired by Google in 2003, has helped to make blogging a more ubiquitous activity, especially as more people have grown up using the Web and are adding to the already large blog …Comment Original post by

Google was recently seen increasing their self-promotion on top of organic search results – using graphical tipvertorials for search queries like “blog”, “blogger”, “calendar”, “photo sharing”, and even ” blog …Comment Original post by Google Blogoscoped

Venture capitalist Ito sees move as next step in “sharing economy” December 29, 2006 — Creative Commons, the grassroots content licensing system that has taken hold among bloggers and other content creators …Comment Original post by ComputerWorld

Google’s Orkut social network, which has been having a bit of a renaissance this year , has been down for the last thirteen hours as of 2 am PST.Comment Original post by TechCrunch