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A publicly-traded company primarily offering a web portal. Originally a search engine in the 1990s and early 2000s, Google expanded to online messaging, e-mail services, web video, mobile phones and so forth. Google monetizes its operations primarily through advertisements. It was founded in 1998. See also: Yahoo.
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It is designed to work with either MSN Desktop Search or Google Desktop search, when so desired.
The feed is then added to the directory (eLibrary) for Google Desktop users to browse and subscribe to.
A new version of the Google Desktop application, which enables users to search their desktop as well as the web, has been introduced for Linux by Internet search engine company Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), developed by its engineering team in Beijing, China.
Google Desktop 3 enables users to organise and locate information on their computers and allows mini programs to be set up to track information such as news and weather stories.
Use Google Earth to "fly" around the world, manage your photos with Picasa, express your opinions in a blog powered by Blogger, track current events with Google News and its alerting service, shop with Froogle, find what's on your hard drive with Google Desktop, and research scholarly literature with Google Scholar.
Using IBM's WebSphere Information Integrator OmniFind Edition, customers can search and retrieve content stored on their PC via the Google Desktop for Enterprise interface.
Internet search engine provider Google Inc announced on Wednesday (12 October) that it has launched two new initiatives for enterprises in MARKET: the Google Enterprise Professional programme and Google Desktop for Enterprise.
Google unveiled its long-rumored desktop Google Desktop Search (GDS), which indexes a user's hard drive and presents links to local documents in the same browser window as hits from its famous Web crawler.
CS Odessa, the leading provider of business productivity and visualization software solutions for Macintosh and PC, announced today the release of its new Google Desktop Search[R] plug-in.
a provider of enterprise search software, announced that it is now offering a free download of its Inxight Search Extender for Google Desktop software.
Intuit also intends to embed Google Desktop search into QuickBooks 2007, which will be available in the coming months, enabling users to locate financial, customer or retailer information stored in QuickBooks or on the user's desktop.
Laplink Everywhere 4 has been integrated with Google Desktop Search to provide a fast method to locate remote files and e-mails from any web-enabled device, the company claims.