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Really enjoying Socialvibe

A couple weeks back, we announced a partnership with Socialvibe. As the blog owner, you get to pick which charity you support in the gadget configuration – then your blog’s visitors are invited to do something (for example: rate a video, watch an ad, sign a petition)....

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We’re hiring

You may have seen the news that we’re getting more active about hiring at Google. We didn’t really stop – but as you can see from the jobs listings (US, international) there are lots of opportunities to join and make a difference. The hiring process remains rigorous,...

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iPhone and home automation

When I buckled this summer and picked up an iPhone, I was pretty sure I was doing it mostly for the camera (image and video) and the seamless integration with a number of Google services. I haven’t been disappointed on those fronts – but it’s been the...

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Blogger turns 10

So… been a tad busy. Still not enough time to catch up, but here’s a glimpse into the last month or so: Blogger was targeted as part of the DDoS attack last month, and I wrote a post on Google’s Public Policy blog about our response and...

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Latitude for iPhone – now what?

In case you missed the news, Google Latitude is now available on the iPhone. Just visit google.com/latitude in your browser and you’ll be able to share your location information with your friends, see where they’re at on the map, and email/call/SMS them if they’re sharing that detail...

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Blogger and adult content

Last week, a Blogger user posted about her impending departure from Blogger. A Blogger “interstitial” began appearing before users could visit her site, warning of potentially objectionable content. Becky believed the interstitial to be politically motivated, and many of the commenters tended to agree with her. I...

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Blogging from my iPhone

Those who know me know how amazing my switch to a mac last year was. A 10 year thinkpad devotee, I reluctantly gave up on windows when I faced a 10 minute reboot. I haven’t looked back since – and despite a few minor quibbles, I’ve been...

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