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2 Nov 2009, 5:16 am by Richard D. Vetstein, Esq.
To Register Email Kristin Langone at GBAR: klangone@gbreb.com This will be a super fun night at a very swanky new venue. Think a little piece of Ocean Drive, Miami Beach in Metrowest. All real estate professionals are welcome: Realtors, mortgage professionals, appraisers, home inspectors, attorneys, etc. Related Articles: Our Blog Rocks Google Subscribe By Email! Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner [read post]
7 Nov 2013, 7:54 am by Mark Rosch
Google has redesigned its search interface yet again - and not for the better. They have replaced the black bar at the top of their Web Search homepage with an App launcher-type addition to access most other Google products and specialized databases. [read post]
26 Dec 2009, 9:30 am by Randall Ryder
Gmail is my preferred email interface for lawyering, and I also use Google Apps to maximize my productivity. Although my Gmail account has never been hacked, here are some tips to keep your accounts secure, and if they do get hacked, what you need to restore security. If you are using Gmail as your business account, take the extra 2 minutes and create a password that is more complicated than usual. Elementary advice, but still a precaution worth taking. If your account does get hacked, having the… [read post]
19 Oct 2010, 6:09 pm by Mark Rosch
Google has added the ability to insert images in Google Docs Documents by dragging and dropping an image from your computer. Google Docs users could already add images to their documents using the "Insert" menu to select images from their hard drives, by URL, or via a Google Image search to include. (And this method continues to be available.) Currently, the feature works only with the latest version of the Chrome, Firefox, and Safari Web browsers. (Sorry Internet Explorer - although google… [read post]
31 Aug 2013, 5:18 pm by Preston Clark
By Preston Clark For the record, I’m a huge fan of Google Plus. I’ve written articles in support of the platform in recent months (here and here). And in spite of what I’m about to write, I remain extremely impressed with the level of community engagement and interaction on Google Plus, and I still believe that... Read more » [read post]
4 Oct 2011, 1:28 pm by Mark Rosch
      Google provides a chart to check the status of any of its Apps. Color coded dots indicate the current status of each service. Green indicates "no issues." Yellow indicates a "service disruption." Red indicates a "service outage." Clicking a yellow or red dot takes you to a "Service Details" page that outlines the issues surrounding the disruption or outage. Links are also included on the "Service Details" page to "Incident Reports" containing more detailed information abaout the… [read post]
21 Mar 2014, 7:51 am by Ernster the Virtual Library Cat
Did you know Google has advanced searching techniques as well as cloud storage and collaborate document drafting tools?  To find out more, register for our Googlerific workshop - the last in our Research Life-line workshop series. Date:  Wed. March 26Time:  12:10 - 1pmLocation:  Room 014R.S.V.P:  lawdek@hofstra.eduLunch and surprise gift included.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat [read post]
24 Feb 2011, 10:34 am by Mark Rosch
Back in March 2010, Google acquired DocVerse and that company's technology to allow online collaboration on documents using the familiar tools of Microsoft Office. In November 2010, Google announced that it had (re) launched a beta test of the technology to a limited group of testers under the new name Google Cloud Connect. Today, Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office is available to all Windows users. By adding, "simultaneous collaboration, revision history, cloud sync, unique URLs and… [read post]
17 Jul 2011, 10:46 am by Renee C. Quinn
Google, which is undoubtedly the most popular website in the world seems to constantly be challenging the domination of the second-most popular website, Facebook, which is the world’s largest online social network that currently boasts 750 million users. For this reason, Google has been trying to create a social platform of it’s own to rival the social media giant, not just once, but now for the fifth time. First there was Orkut, which was launched one month before Facebook in January of 2004,… [read post]
21 Dec 2012, 1:05 pm by Mark Rosch
Google has updated the function of its Advanced Search forms to recognize multiple phrases entered into the form's "Find Pages with...the exact words or phrase" box. To search for multiple phrases using the Advanced Search form you must enclose each of the phrases in its own set of quotation marks. Previously, anything entered into this box was treated as a single phrase, even if individual phrases were enclosed in their own quotation marks. To search for a single phrase using this form you do not… [read post]
21 Jul 2011, 10:07 am by Mark Rosch
      UPDATED 7/21/11 2:30 PDST: Google has increased the maximum storage space size for files that can be stored for free within Google Docs from 1GB to 10GB.  There has been no increase in amount of storage that accompanies the Google Docs accounts however - that amount remains at 1GB. The increased file storage limit is only applicable to users who purchase additional storage space from Google. The change was first reported by Google Docs Product Manager Scott Johnston in a Google Plus… [read post]
25 May 2013, 4:39 pm by Mark Rosch
In 2011 Google introduced the Cloud Connect plug-in for Windows as an interim step for Google Apps users who wanted to store their documents in the cloud but still use the familiar tools in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel). Since then, Google has expanded the features of its Apps products. One of those newer features is the Google Drive application for Windows and Mac OS computers. The Google Drive application allows you to have the documents stored in your Google Apps account… [read post]
7 Feb 2012, 4:00 am by Charlotte Law Library
I got mine on my smartphone today at 3:36 am.  Changes to Google Privacy and Terms of Service it says. To those of us in the library and information retrieval field, Google’s new move is generating a good bit of discussion. Article III of our code of ethics relates to protecting the right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information.  TS at NetTechBlog posted the following entry earlier this week summarizing the change and its implications…. Is Google getting eviler? Google will… [read post]
1 Jul 2012, 8:55 am by Chris Castle
An eye popping Associated Press interview with the Man Who Got Google, David Whitaker.  This is a must read, as is his further accounts on his website.  Here’s a couple examples from the AP article: Whitaker credits AdWords with helping the business take off. He recalls talking with a Google representative in Buenos Aires, Argentina, about the anti-aging, bodybuilding and weight-loss products the site was selling. “She did not hesitate at all and wanted to start advertising it right away,”… [read post]
12 Jan 2011, 5:55 pm by Mark Rosch
In late December 2010, Google quietly launched (as they so often do) a new Google Labs "experiment" called "Shared Spaces." The official description of Google Shared Spaces describes it this way: Google Shared Spaces allows you to easily create a space with a collaborative gadget and a chat box in it. The gadgets are based on the Wave gadgets technology, so there are already more than 50 gadgets across different categories, like games, productivity, and event planning. Anybody can create a new… [read post]
22 Jun 2012, 9:24 am by Travis Crabtree
The Texas Attorney General has been investigating whether Google places its own products over competitors in violation of anti-trust rules. The Texas AG had not filed suit yet and technically still has not filed an anti-trust suit. Instead, we learned this week that the Texas Attorney General sued to force Google to turn over documents related to the probe. Google claims the documents should not be turned over because of the attorney-client privilege. Spinsters will claim Google must have something… [read post]
27 Sep 2013, 9:19 am by
The CNIL, France's Data Protection Authority has released a statement that Google has failed to comply with its order set in its enforcement notice to reverse its 2012 privacy policy change.  According to the CNIL, "[o]n the last day of the three-month time period [September 20, 2013] given to Google Inc., the company [Google] contested the reasoning followed by the CNIL, and notably the applicability of the French data protection law to the services used by residents in France. Therefore,… [read post]
27 Sep 2013, 9:19 am by
The CNIL, France's Data Protection Authority has released a statement that Google has failed to comply with its order set in its enforcement notice to reverse its 2012 privacy policy change.  According to the CNIL, "[o]n the last day of the three-month time period [September 20, 2013] given to Google Inc., the company [Google] contested the reasoning followed by the CNIL, and notably the applicability of the French data protection law to the services used by residents in France. Therefore,… [read post]
4 Oct 2010, 7:25 am by dnt.atheniense@gmail.com
Coletânea de Bizarrices Caderno Link / Estadão em 04/10/2010 Foi uma questão de minutos. Ao mesmo tempo em que os brasileiros iam redescobrindo suas cidades com o Google Street View, começaram a surgir blogs para coletar as imagens curiosas, indiscretas e engraçadas – além daquelas sem nenhuma graça – captadas pelos carros do Google. Dois deles surgiram quase ao mesmo tempo: o Street Viu e o Porra, Google Street View BR. Foram eles os responsáveis por divulgar as imagens… [read post]