|Forum: Google Desktop Tools and Google Labs Projects|
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|1:|| Toolbar Results Change When Naviagate "back"|
"...why if I click on my logo or back button, does the pr value change?"
|Jan 28, 2003|
|2:|| Google Toolbar Updated v1.70|
Appears to cure widely reported problem of random pr values.
|Mar 9, 2003|
|3:|| Google Toolbar 2.0|
"...includes pop-up killing, auto form-filling, and some other fun things."
|June 25, 2003|
|4:|| New Google Toolbar Out||Aug 13, 2003|
|5:|| Google Flirts With Scumware - Toolbar Version Installs Without Notice|
The Google toolbar will auto install any new copies, versions, or patches Google wishes without asking or informing the user.
|Aug 23, 2003|
|6:|| New Version of Google Deskbar Released|
An update to the Google Deskbar.
|Mar 22, 2004|
|7:|| Google Puffin - Desktop Search Application|
"Google is reportedly working on a downloadable file and text software search tool, code-named Puffin..."
|May 21, 2004|
|8:|| PageRank Indicator for Linux and Mac OSX|
Linux and Mac browser toolbars with PageRank indicators. Hurry while it lasts.
|June 9, 2004|
|9:|| Google Introduces Key Name Search into Toolbar|
Google puts Realnames like functionality into tool bar.
|July 15, 2004|
|10:|| Google Releases Desktop Search|
"... rolled out a preliminary version of its new desktop search tool, making the first move against its major competitors in the race to provide tools for finding information buried in computer hard drives."
|Oct 14, 2004|
|11:|| Retro Classic: GoogleBot visits what you visit if you have the toolbar|
"Make a new document that no one knows about. Visit that location a couple times with your toolbar on. Set logging on this document.... wait a month and here comes Google."
|Oct 19, 2004|
|12:|| GIM? Google Desktop Search Code Hides Secrets|
"Smith ran a string utility search on the binary files in the desktop application, found the protocol "googlemail://" and next to it "google_im://." He speculated that the Google email protocol could eventually help the desktop application interact with the company's free web-based search service, Gmail."
|Oct 20, 2004|
|13:|| Google Fixes Security Hole|
|Oct 21, 2004|
|14:|| Google's Enterprise Search Appliance Reaches UK|
Enterprise Search appliance launched in UK.
|Oct 21, 2004|
|15:|| Old Google Toolbar Vulnerability Found|
"This vulnerability is only present when Google Toolbar is used in conjunction with Microsoft Internet Explorer. Neither product is vulnerable by themselves. Upgrade to Google Toolbar version 2.0.113 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds."
|Oct 22, 2004|
|16:|| Google DeskBar API Released||Nov 20, 2004|
|17:|| 3rd Party API Released for Google Desktop Search|
" ...allows developers to access Google Desktop search results without directly processing the HTML coded results "
|Jan 5, 2005|
|18:|| Optimizing for Desktop Search?|
"I found the information on my Tivo box and then saved it as a text file on my computer, heavily "optimizing" the text in the document, "stuffing" it with keywords that I thought I might use in the future when trying to find the same information."
|Jan 24, 2005|
|19:|| New Google Toolbar 3 Beta Released|
A few new Google Toolbar features: Word translator, spell check webforms..
|Feb 17, 2005|
|20:|| New Google Toolbar Feature Rekindles the Old SmartTag Debate|
The AutoLink feature of the new beta Google toolbar, threatens to refire the incendiary debate over SmartTags.
|Feb 17, 2005|
|21:|| Google Hires Top Windows OS Programmer|
"Okay, we don't know for a fact that Google is working on an operating system, but the tea leaves are pretty damned clear. Why else would they have hired Microsoft's operating system architect, Mark Lucovsky? Surely not to write a spreadsheet or word processor."
|Mar 2, 2005|
|22:|| Googles Handles Server Failure|
Google talks hardware at recent Eclipse programming conference. " With so many commodity hardware servers, "expect to lose one a day," he said. Google decided to "try to deal with that in an automated way. "
|Mar 3, 2005|
|23:|| Google Desktop Search Goes Final|
"Google has produced an updated version of its desktop search. It will now be able to search the full text of pdf files and the metadata of multi-media files."
|Mar 7, 2005|
|24:|| Google Faces Lawsuit Over News Copyright|
"Agence France Presse has sued Google Inc., alleging the Web search leader includes AFP's photos, news headlines and stories on its news site without permission."
|Mar 19, 2005|
|25:|| Prices reduced on Google Search Appliance|
"Google...said on Wednesday it has cut the price on licenses for its hardware that helps small and medium-sized businesses add search to their internal networks and public Web sites."
|Apr 6, 2005|
|26:|| Google Desktop Search for Enterprise|
"Google Desktop Search for Enterprise. This free downloadable application enables companies to provide employees with the ability to search for information on their computers..."
|May 19, 2005|
|27:|| Google Toolbar Page Rank Goes Missing|
Currently not being seen on toolbar.
|May 28, 2005|
|28:|| Official Google Toolbar for Firefox|
"Google will be releasing next week: a version of our IE Toolbar for Firefox. It will most likely be released on July 7th"
|July 5, 2005|
|29:|| Google Toolbar AutoUpdate Pushes AutoLink Feature|
"Google forced an update to their toolbar that activated an autolink button feature by default. What this means is that this button, when activated, will allow Google to place links on your web page to Amazon, among other places."
|Aug 8, 2005|
|30:|| Google Launches Enhanced Desktop Software|
"Google Inc. unveils a computer and Web search tool on Monday using self-updating navigation and personal information software that puts it in more direct competition with Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL."
|Aug 22, 2005|
|31:|| New Google Talk APIs|
"In addition to enabling interoperability with Google Talk, there are several general purpose components in the library such as the P2P stack which can be used to build a variety of communication and collaboration applications."
|Dec 20, 2005|
|32:|| Google Toolbar 4 for IE|
"This toolbar appears to me as a kind of mortar to help keep the pieces together, like a software as service application or a virtual desktop- or at least that's the direction it seems to be taking."
|Jan 30, 2006|
|33:|| Google Updates Desktop|
"Search for files across all your computers, share information with your friends right from the Sidebar."
|Feb 9, 2006|
|34:|| Adobe to Distribute Google Toolbar|
The Google Toolbar will now be an option with Adobe's Shockwave player.
|June 22, 2006|
|35:|| Google sitemaps tools updated||June 23, 2006|
|36:|| Google Desktop 4.2 Released|
Some minor and some important improvements in the latest Google Desktop search release.
|Aug 30, 2006|
|37:|| Google Goes Open Source With Web Toolkit|
"Hoping to attract more developers to its technologies and spur new Web 2.0 applications, Google has released the source code for its Web Toolkit."
|Dec 13, 2006|
|38:|| Google Deprecates SOAP Search API|
"...stopped issuing new keys and have pulled the documentation from their website."
|Dec 23, 2006|
|39:|| Google Desktop - yet another security frightener|
"Why weren't the security implications considered? This is a security problem for us, and we have to uninstall it as soon as possible..."
|Dec 28, 2006|
|40:|| Second Google Desktop Vulnerability Reported|
"This is the second security problem reported this week for the software. On Wednesday, researchers at Watchfire said they'd found a flaw that could allow attackers to read files or run unauthorized software on systems running Google Desktop."
|Feb 24, 2007|