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Google News & New Resources Roundup (Late August/Early September 2011)

Google Roundup (Late August/Early September 2011)
Note: Items in this roundup were published between August 16, 2011 and September 6, 2011.

1. [Oops!]: “Closed, Says Google, but Shops’ Signs Say Open” (via NY Times)
2. See Also: Google Aims to Close Google Maps Loophole (via PC World)

3. “Google Customer Support Surprise: Phone Reps Handling 10,000 Calls A Week From 60 Countries”
by Greg Sterling, Search Engine Land

4. “Google Shutters Fast Flip, Sidewiki, Aardvark, Subscribed Links & More Google Labs Projects”
by Matt McGee, Search Engine Land
5. See Also: “Google cleans house, closes 10 projects” (via Venture Beat)
6. See Also: “Google Maps for Flash Among Several Axed Google APIs” (via Programmable Web)

7. “Making Copyright Work Better Online: A Progress Report” (via Official Google Blog)

8. Offline Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs” (via Google Operating System)
9. See Also: “Google Gmail Offline: Hands On” (via PCMag.com)
10. See Also: “Offline Google Calendar” (via Google Operating System)

11. “Google Turns On New Blogger Interface” (via PC World)

12. “Google begins testing new community features on Google+” (via The Next Web)

13. “Google’s Eric Schmidt Says, “If You Don’t Want To Use Your Real Name, Don’t Use Google+”
14. See Also: “Google+ to Use Personal Data in Services(via Forbes.com)

15. “Google Books: “Google Strikes Deal With French Publisher La Martiniere Groupe”

16. “Full Text of the British Library’s Digitization Contract With Google + Links to Other Google Digi Agreements”

17. “Regulators Say Google CEO Knew About Illegal Drug Ads” (via Newsy.com)

18. See Also: “Google Forfeits $500 Million Generated by Online Ads & Prescription Drug Sales by Canadian Online Pharmacies”

19. Interview: “Inside Google+: The virtuous circle of data and doing right by users'” (via O’Reilly Radar)

20. “Google Users Are Losing Interest In Google+” (via Business Insider)

21. See Also: “Google+ User Statistics Part II – How have the demographics shifted since G+ came out of beta?” (via Bime)
22. See Also: Google+ Demographics Infographic (via Bime)
23. See Also: Interactive Google+ User Statistics (via Bime)

24. “Google Begins Verifying Google+ Accounts” (by Matt McGee, Search Engine Land)

25. “Google Launches Photozine, An iPhone Photo Sharing App” (via PFSK)

26. “Google’s New ‘Sitelink’ Search Dominates Results” (via PCMag.com)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.