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Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Google Announces Plans To Shutter Knol, Friend Connect, Wave, And More   —  Since Google CEO Larry Page took the helm this past spring, one of the company's most visible initiatives has been to trim and shut down its products that haven't taken off.  These have included Aardvark, Google Desktop …
Nov 22, 2011, 6:05 PMIn context
Jeff / Venture Chronicles:
Technorati Changed Their Business and Few Noticed   —  Technorati is getting some heat for hiring bloggers... getting heat from people who wish the company would just do better the thing that they used to do which proved to not be a business worth having.  See the logic?
Sep 6, 2009, 3:00 PMIn context
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Poor Google Knol Has Gone From A Wikipedia Killer To A Craigslist Wannabe   —  We've known for a while that Google's Knol is no Wikipedia killer, but now the knowledge-sharing site is being reduced to a sad Craigslist wannabe.  The original idea behind Knol was that people …
Aug 12, 2009, 11:05 AMIn context
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Translator Toolkit is a new service that lets you translate documents by editing the translations automatically generated by Google.  “Google Translator Toolkit allows human translators to work faster and more accurately, aided by technologies like Google Translate.”
Jun 9, 2009, 9:45 AMIn context
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Shared Stuff to Be Discontinued   —  Google Shared Stuff, the social bookmarking service that has never been officially launched, will no longer be available after the end of March.  —  Google Shared Stuff was only used to share videos at Google Video and Knol articles, but it was buggy and underdeveloped.
Feb 25, 2009, 5:35 PMIn context
Matt Cutts / Gadgets, Google, and SEO:
Four Things You Need To Know About Knol   —  Recently Google mentioned that 100,000 different articles have been posted to Google Knol.  I've been meaning to talk about Google Knol for a while, because there's a few things you need to know.  It seemed especially relevant after I saw …
Jan 26, 2009, 12:45 AMIn context
Eric Krangel / Silicon Alley Insider:
Why Has Knol Survived Google's Orphan-Project Killing Spree?  (GOOG)   —  We had thought Google (GOOG) was all about frugality and focus now: In recent months, the search giant has been killing off failed experiments like Twitter-rival Jaiku, mobile social networking service Dodgeball and virtual world Lively.
Jan 25, 2009, 7:05 PMIn context
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Google Uses Public Service Ads to Link to Own Election Page   —  Google AdSense ads are embedded in websites all across the web.  As a webmaster, you have the option to let Google display Public Service Ads when they cannot find a fitting other ad; these ads will not earn the webmaster revenue.
Oct 21, 2008, 9:00 AMIn context
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Google Drops Some Knowledge on the Financial Crisis   —  When Google launched its sanitized version of Wikipedia, called Knol, earlier this year - the topics highlighted were all pretty mundane.  Medical conditions, backpacking, etc.  Today the company put Knols to good use and used the site …
Oct 7, 2008, 3:30 PMIn context
Matt Ghering / The Official Google Blog:
Knol debates: See both sides, get involved   —  As the election season builds to a climax, the candidates have been engaging in a number of debates.  With all the excitement, we wanted to get involved, so we've started our own set of debates on our new tool Knol.
Oct 7, 2008, 3:10 PMIn context

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