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Chris Sherman / Search Engine Watch:
Google Launches Industrial Strength Blog Search  —  Google has introduced its long awaited blog search service, becoming the first major search engine to offer full-blown blog and feed search capabilities.  —  It's been nearly two and a half years since Google purchased Pyra Labs …
Anil Dash / Six Apart:
Google launches Blog Search  —  As will undoubtedly make the rounds everywhere in the blogosphere today, Google has just launched Google Blog Search.  Google's perhaps the single company most identitied with search, so their entrance into the blog search space is a big milestone even though …
Nick W /
Google's Blog Search is NOT Blog Search, Opinions  —  Since Google launched their Blog Search early this morning, i've had chance to play around a little bit, form opinions and take stock of what a few others are saying.  The first thing is: It's NOT blog search.  —  It's Blog Search Jim, but not as we know it...
Discussion: Smalltalk Tidbits …
Dave Winer / Scripting News:
Google adds blog search  — "Search blogs from all over the web."  —  It's also available at  —  A FAQ page is also available.  Memeorandum is tracking it.  —  Google Blog Search search query for "google blog search."
Brad Hill / The Unofficial Google Weblog:
REVIEW: Google Blog Search  —  Launched in the early morning hours today, Google Blog Search does not attempt to innovate; it sticks tried-and-true to the spare design sensibility that is Google's look-and-feel trademark.  The test is not bells and whistles, but quality of results.
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle:
GOOGLE LAUNCHES BLOGSEARCH  —  Google has put out a blog search engine.  Despite the fact that people have been clamoring for this for months, it may surprise you to realize that this makes Google the first to market with a homegrown blog search of any major search engine.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Roundup Of Google Blog Search Commentary  —  Below, a roundup of bloggers and others talking about the new Google Blog Search service that's been launched.  For more background on the service, see our Google Launches Industrial Strength Blog Search and Thoughts On & Poking At Google Blog Search posts.
Discussion: Read/Write Web
Dsifry / Sifry's Alerts:
Welcome to the Blogosphere, Google!  —  The blogosphere is abuzz with Google's launch of their Blog Search.  So far things look pretty interesting, and having a big traditional search player like Google working on blog search is a validation moment for the entire blogosphere.
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Thoughts On & Poking At Google Blog Search  —  Chris covered the launch of Google's new blog search in today's SearchDay article, Google Launches Industrial Strength Blog Search.  In this post, I want to add some of my own thoughts.  I'll also be working up a rundown on reaction from others …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Google's new blog search makes a great first impression
Mary Hodder / Napsterization:
Google Launches Blog Search
Mark Evans:
The Beginning of the End for Technorati?
Duncan / The Blog Herald:
Google Blog Search reviewed
Discussion: Blog Tips and
Jeff MacIntyre / Wired News:
Killer Buzz Flocks to New Browser  —  Perhaps the world does not need another web browser — but it may want Bart Decrem's.  —  Decrem and a small cadre of programmers in Palo Alto, California, have spent this summer quietly readying Flock, an open-source browser, for an early October beta launch.
Todd Bishop / Seattle Post-Intelligencer:
Gates on Apple, Google — and Microsoft's future  —  LOS ANGELES — Microsoft Corp. is grappling with "a lot of smart competitors," including Google and Apple, who are ahead of the Redmond company in some key markets, Bill Gates acknowledges.  —  But the Microsoft chairman on Tuesday …
What will newspapers look like in 20 years?  —  The Magazine answers...  The re-sizing of the Guardian into a so-called Berliner is the latest radical step by newspapers trying to arrest declining sales.  So what will papers look like in 20 years, if they're still around?
Discussion: Corante and Lost Remote TV Blog
Bang & Olufsen and Samsung to sell top-end phones  —  COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish up-market electronics firm Bang & Olufsen (BOb.CO: Quote, Profile, Research) and Samsung Electronics (005930.KS: Quote, Profile, Research) will launch a jointly made mobile phone this year …

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