Synch Firefox Toolbar between browsers
Google adds a Firefox toolbar synch tool between browsers, announced on the Google blog.
The Fragmentation of Search
Fred argues that the the drop-down search engine menu (in Firefox and now IE) belies a future where specialized search tools dominate.
Top Searches at CIA.gov
The CIA publishes a monthly zeitgeist list of top 25 search phrases on their website, in compliance with the Freedom of Information act. (via Matt Haughey on MetaFilter.)
Is the Google empire spread thin?
Sparked by mixed reactions on Google’s SpreadSheets, GigaOm opens a poll on whether Google users think Google is wasting its genius capital or distributing it well. Also, he asks “Should Hollywood fear Google?”
Hoover, a business intelligence company, publishes the list of the top 100 companies searched for on their website. (thanks to Gary Price )
“Woefully underdressed” or not, Google’s serious about its lobbying efforts in the beltway.