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Apple Patent Application for Multi-Touch Mouse

In a story totally unrelated to SEO but just geeky enough that I HAD to post it – Apple’s patent application surfaced today for a mouse that has a built-in multi-touch surface similar to the screen on the Apple iPhone. This peek at an advanced mouse from...

Microsoft’s New R&D Center

The big search engines are spending money like crazy these days. From the many new multi-billion dollar acquisitions taking place over the past several months, to the second $600 Million data centers under construction by Google. Microsoft is also expanding further...

Google’s Second $600M Data Center

The spring of 2009 will see the grand opening of a new $600 million data center for Google in Council Bluffs Iowa. News was announced yesterday by Gov. Chet Culver and Google in Council Bluffs. This announcement comes just 6 weeks after an announcement for a $600...

Google Reader and Offline News Reading

In the first week of June Google launched a program called “Google Gears” that expands the already impressive capabilities of Google Reader (Google’s free news reader) to allow offline viewing. Here is a quote from Google’s related blog...

Google Buys Some Extra Computing Power

The details have yet to be released but on June 5th Google reportedly acquired PeakStream Inc.; a firm that appears to specialize in leveraging the power of software on next generation computers. Google is tight-lipped about the actual size of its monolithic computer...