Posts Tagged ‘Google

Monday May 3, 2010 02:28

Google’s Textcube goes to Deadpool

Two years ago, Google acquired a Korean startup, TNC with, open source based blogging platform similar with After the announcement of acquisition, there were two prospects recovering local search power with blogging service and giving synergy effects to But, Google noticed will be integrated to Blogger soon. Because two sites are […]

Friday May 1, 2009 05:31

Firefox supports Geolocation Service

Firefox 3.5 Beta 4 and higher starts to support W3C’s Geolocation APIs developed by based on Gears Geolocation API. It offers your privacy information such as IP address of your PC or Wi/fi to Google server for recognizing your position under only your agreement. You can see it simple demo. If you have GPS […]

Sunday September 28, 2008 04:33

Google’s Dead Ducks

Recently Google Korea firstly acquired TNC, the famous blog service developing company that has made Textcube (a.k.a Tattertools) similar with WordPress case. It became buzz in a flash by many famous blogs such as Techcrunch, GigaOM, NY Times, VentureBeat, InformationWeek, The Inquisitr, Epicenter, p2pnet,  Portfolio, WebProNews, AppScout,, Valleywag and Pulse 2.0. They have developed […]

Friday July 6, 2007 21:59

Google copied Naver

Some of Korean bloggers reported screenshots of search result bucket test Google Korea. Especially it is very similiar with search results of local competitors such as Naver and Daum. It was more interesting because Google was changed new front-page layout for Korean different with other languages. Recently Google unveiled new search results user interface called […]

Thursday June 28, 2007 18:52

Eric Schmidt’s Web 3.0

Eric Schmidt CEO of Google gave a special speech in Seoul Digital Forum. Check out my brief coverage. After speech, one of attendance asked to him what he think about Web 3.0. He said web 2.0 is marketing term, but he indicated there is new trends in view of web applications. His view of web […]

Saturday June 2, 2007 18:00

Daum DevNight vs. Google DevDay

As most of subscribers of this blog know my job in company, I’m web technical evangelist to offer Web APIs and support 3rd party developers and affiliates such as Yahoo! Developers Network and Google Code. I organized Daum Developers Night to hack APIs and make prototype using them such as widgets, plug-ins and mashups. There […]

Sunday April 22, 2007 14:49

Why not Google buy Thinkfree?

Along with the announcement of Eric Schmidt in Web 2.0 Expo, Google has acquired Tonic Systems, a San Francisco and Melbourne-based company that specializes in Java based presentation creation and document conversion. It is not one of web based officeware software such as Writely, Zoho and Zimbra. Tonic has offered free PowerPoint viewer and PPT […]

Friday April 20, 2007 14:13

Can Google succeed in Korea?

Google has continually magnified its influence in Korea after release of establishing Google Engineering Center. It started the first public relationship to serve Google gifts and get inquiry of interview from thousand developers in annual Korea Java developers conference in Feb. 24. Many developers stood one row in Google’s booth to get interview requests. It […]