Google re-announced closure of some of their services are not sold in the market. In a posting on their official blog, Google’s Senior Vice President, Alan Eustace, Google said that some services are closed is Google Aardvark, FastFlip, Sidewiki, Google Pack, Google Desktop, and more.
“In the next few months we will close a number of products and combine them as one of the features of other products,” said Alan Eustace, eWeek quoted from the site.
This is part of the policy of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the new Google, Larry Page, who want to develop Google’s core products are more focused, like a Google.com search, the field of mobile phones through Android, Chrome on the desktop, as well as YouTube for video.
Previously, Google has also closed several other products, such as Google Health, Power Meter, and Google Labs products gradually.
Here is a complete list of Google services that will be closed.
Google Voice Search, a search service online to vote, are now available in Indonesian. In the region of Southeast Asia, the new Indonesian language recognized by this service. “This feature was already there long enough, but only this time it is available in Indonesian,” said Henk Prihatna, Indonesia Country Representative of Google. Indonesian Not without reason was chosen as the first in Southeast Asia. It is not separated from the growing amount of mobile phone users in the country.
“high mobile phone penetration in Indonesia. And more and more people conduct mobile searches. Of the ten searches conducted via the desktop, there are six to eight search via the phone,” said Derek Callow, Head of Marketing Google South East Asia. The presence of Google Voice Search itself is claimed to facilitate mobile phone users to search. No need to bother typing and just said the search object, the results appear quickly. Continue reading “Google Voice Search ‘Already Know’ Indonesian”
Large tsunami that swept parts of Japan, the spotlight citizens of the world today. Google also participate disseminate tsunami warnings that predicted visited other countries, including Indonesia. Google search page displaying a warning inscription below the typing box keyword.
“Tsunami Alert for New Zealand, the Philiphines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Hawaii and others. Waves Few expected over the next hours, the caused by 8.9 earthquake in Japan,”read the warning. But these warnings can only be seen on Google.com, the English version. While on Google.co.id, Indonesian insisted there is no text.
Previously, Climatology Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) also delivered a similar warning, one of them via the official Twitter account BMKG. Mentioned that the tsunami caused major earthquakes in Japan is expected to spread to North Sulawesi, North Maluku and Papua, around 18:00 local time. Of course, such warnings are not intended to make a panic or even frighten, but to raise awareness of residents in these areas.
Google modifying its search system. They try to stem the existence of a site that is considered low quality, appears in the row above the search results. But these changes are still only valid in the territory of the United States alone. from Sify, Monday (28/02/2011), Google is changing the mathematical formula to get rid of sites that offer low value. It’s like some sites that just provide a little content and instead take the user to a page filled with ads.
This search engine giant before it was intended to dam sites that simply mimic content from another website or present information that is not useful. And, this was it. Google explained, this change lowered the website with low quality and raise the quality website rank high in search results. Web site has a condition such as high-quality original content and have had a profound analysis.
“We have a responsibility to trigger a web of healthy ecosystems. It is necessary a site with high quality award and that is what is done in this change,”the Google statement. Google working on projects such change since about a year ago. Its implementation started in the United States and the plan would be visited other areas.