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Meebo Bar Gets The Axe Nearly A Year After Being Acquired By Google
2013-04-29 09:30:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online True to form, Google has announced they´ll be killing, or “sunsetting” as they put it on the West coast, another one of their many services. This time the victim is Meebo Bar, a publishing tool from a company Google only acquired nearly a year ago. While the search giant put the axe to many of Meebo´s services after they bought the company last June, Meebo Bar made a comeback in December. According to the...

Google Reader Gets Axed
2013-03-14 10:01:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last night, amidst the chatter about the New Pope and SXSW happenings, Google quietly announced that they would be “sunsetting” one of their more popular free services. “Sunsetting,” of course, is corporate-speak for kill, and on July 1, 2013 the Mountain View multinational will mercilessly kill its Google Reader. The company made the announcement as the fifth item on a list of other services that few...

2009-12-10 07:30:00

Facebook Connect Capabilities Added to Points.com Facilitating Ease of Use for Consumers TORONTO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Points International Ltd. (TSX: PTS; OTCBB: PTSEF), the world's leading loyalty reward solutions provider and owner of Points.com, the web site where users can manage their reward point programs, launched new business-to-business functionality. The technology upgrade, named Project ePoch which was announced earlier this year, has added revamped buy and gift...

2009-08-13 10:57:49

Google launched a series of new social gadgets for iGoogle on Wednesday that will allow its users to connect with each other. "Social gadgets let you share, collaborate and play games with your friends on top of all the things you can already do on your homepage," Marissa Mayer, Google's Vice President of Search Products & User Experience and Rose Yao, iGoogle Product Manager, wrote on Google's blog on Wednesday. "The 19 social gadgets we're debuting today offer many new ways to make your...

2009-03-26 13:50:00

Google launched its videogame-themed wallpaper for customized home pages on Wednesday, which many say could lead to online play making its way to the Google homepage, the AFP reported. Google homepage users can now choose from a variety of scenes from blockbuster videogame titles as backdrops to personalize their iGoogle home pages. Marissa Mayer, vice president of search products and user experience at Google, showed off the new themes during the opening night of the Game Developers...

2008-10-22 06:00:12

TORONTO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- ShipGooder.com, the market leader for providing fast and instant courier rate searches, today announced the launch of two new tools to compare shipping rates. ShipGooder's new iGoogle Gadget allows users of Google's iGoogle service to use ShipGooder's courier rate comparison service on their homepage, while ShipGooder's new Shipping Calculator allows users to embed ShipGooder's rate comparison service on any web page, including listings for eBay and...

2008-09-24 18:00:19

SEATTLE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- RedPinkWhite, LLC, announced the debut of its new wine finder widget. The RedPinkWhite Wine Finder, available at http://www.redpinkwhite.com/, is a compact Web application that allows consumers to browse thousands of wines and organize favorites all within the size of a standard 160x300-pixel online ad unit that can be placed on external Web sites. Users start by choosing between red, pink or white wines. They then narrow their search by selecting...

2008-09-24 03:00:14

HAIFA, Israel, September 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Come2Play, the developer of a unique white-label platform for social multiplayer casual flash games, today launched the release of a new game widget gallery for social community sites including news, sports, entertainment, dating, music, kids' portals, IM and forum platforms. All the widget galleries can be branded and spread to leading social networking venues like iGoogle, Facebook, MySpace, Orkut, and Google's Open Social partners. The gallery...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.