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Google’s About Turn in China

My latest BBC column looks at what Google is up to in China – read it on the BBC News website as usual. Google has responded to what it terms “a highly sophisticated and targeted attack on our corporate infrastructure” … Continue reading

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Oiling the Digital Society

[As ever, you can also read this on the BBC News Website. And Bud Smith at Google Voice Daily mentions it in his round up of GV news.] The announcement that Google’s chief executive Eric Schmidt is standing down from … Continue reading

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Bing or Bust

I wrote this last week and forgot to post it here – it’s on the BBC News site and I’ll add it here when I get home: Will Bing boom or be a big bust? While sales of hardware may … Continue reading

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Dreamers of the Network World

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] Last Saturday morning I woke up and reached for my phone so that I could spend five minutes catching up on email, Facebook and of course overnight updates on Twitter … Continue reading

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Don’t dream it… Google it.

I’m an easily distracted person, as anyone who’s ever had the misfortune to talk to me at a party will agree. It’s not that I’m not interested in what someone is saying, and I do pay attention, but I have … Continue reading

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Making the Market Work

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] Twitter, despite the attention it receives around the place with its high-profile users like Stephen Fry, is not the only micro-blogging service out there. I quite like Tumblr, and … Continue reading

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Ties that bind

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website] One of the throwaway remarks I sometimes make at conferences is that “Google knows you’re pregnant before you do”. I can say this because the things you search for … Continue reading

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Who is responsible in our cloudy world?

[As ever, this is also on the BBC News website] In the next few days [in fact it is now published] a number of large technology companies, including Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!, are going to announce that they have signed … Continue reading

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A link to eternity

[You can read this on the BBC News website – sorry it’s late being posted here. But one day I’ll be late too..] While Google is as secretive about its internal processes and systems as Apple is about product development, … Continue reading

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The value of Chrome…

I’m writing a piece for Ariel, the BBC’s in-house newspaper, about Google Chrome, so I did some searching and was surprised just how many entries about the browser Google managed to find and how many of them were about the … Continue reading

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