Get ready for GBuy?

Friday, June 9th, 2006

A while back there were rumors of Google Payments, a Paypal competitor on the way. Well, if this is right, it will be named GBuy and will be launched June 28th. Also, it sounds as though there may be no fee for merchants during the test. After that, there will be a percentage fee on [...]

Google Base stretching it’s wings….

Friday, April 7th, 2006

There have been a couple of interesting articles lately about the evolution of Google Base. When it came out, I remember thinking I would have to spend some time thinking about how to use it. It has interesting potential to be a VERY powerful tool for Google in their competition for web traffic. One article [...]

Microsoft Fremont will challenge Google Base/craigslist

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

Betanews is reporting that Microsoft has a competitor to Google Base in the works already, fremont.live.com is currently restricted to MS employees but a broader beta is claimed to be coming later this month (ummm… since this is the next to last day of November, I’ll assume they mean later NEXT month, unless tomorrow is [...]

Froogle Local price comparisons

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

I noticed that the googleblog had a note today about some improvements to Froogle that have been rolled out. I have noticed recently that some products were “clustered” with price descriptions of (from $22-$49) or something, which when clicked would show you the exact same item at multiple places (more targeted than just a search [...]

Google Base is now available

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

Sometime back, there was talk of Google Base, a databas-ish product coming from Google. Let me let a summary from their blog explain it… Rather than impose specific schemas and structures on the world, Google Base suggests attributes and item types based on popularity, which you can use to define and attach your own labels [...]

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