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iGoogle, Google Video, Symbian Search App Retiring As Part of Spring Clean – Gmail Log Search Tool for Apps

The latest products in Google’s spring cleaning going to get axed include:

  • iGoogle will be retiring on November 1, 2013. Originally launched in 2005, iGoogle is giving way to apps that run on platforms like Chrome and Android. Users will have 16 months to adjust or export their data.
  • Beginning …

Google Eliminate April 29 Deadline; Working to Automatically Migrate Google Videos to YouTube

In continuation to last week’s email about “ending playbacks of Google Videos on April 29” and providing instructions on how to download videos currently hosted on the platform. Google today posted an update on the works to make the migration off of Google Video easier.

“We’re eliminating the April 29 deadline. …

Google Video is Finally Shutting Down by End of this Month

After Google Tag, it’s now the turn of Google Video, which’s closing down, revealed a Google message to everyone who uploaded videos to Google Video:

Later this month, hosted video content on Google Video will no longer be available for playback. Google Video stopped taking uploads in May 2009 …

Google UK’s “Things to do” Helps You Learn Google Products & Features Interactively

Google is no doubt a synonymous to “search”. But, these day, Google do a lot then search, ‘Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, Google Apps, Google Andriod, Google Chrome, Google Maps, Google Earth’ and the list goes on. Here’s something exceptional and is only available at Google UK – the UK team created “Things to do” page, …

YouTube Tops, Facebook Third In Online Video Content Views, comScore


comScore’s July video metrix states that the number of U.S. users watching online video content rising slightly to 178 million viewers compared to 177 million total viewers in June. In July, each viewer watched an an average of 14.7 hours of online video. And …

Video Sitemaps: Understanding “Player / Content Location Tags”


To add video information to a Sitemap or mRSS feed you must specify location of the video using one of two tags: video:player_loc or video:content_loc. In case of mRSS feed, equivalent tags are media:player or media:content, respectively. “We need this information to verify a …

comScore Video Metrix with Video Ad Reporting Launched – Google Sites (YouTube) top video content property with 144.5 million unique viewers in June

comScore introduces “Video Metrix” v2.0 of its online video measurement service. The new service offers several enhancements – including reporting of online video ad impressions – designed to better align with realities of today’s online video landscape. In addition, comScore plans to introduce an updated Gross Rating Point (GRP) metric to further enable cross-media comparability …

Google Apps Account “now transitioned” to Google Account

A Google help center article explains that “Until recently, Google offered two primary types of accounts: A Google Accounts with access to “Gmail, Blogger, Reader, Orkut, and Web History” – that can be created with any email address. And, Google Apps Accounts issued, managed, and used with your @my-domain.com organization, that provide access to “Gmail, …

Grandmother’s Guide to Google Video Chat by Google

Google published a Grandmother’s Guide to “Google Video Chat”. “The video embedded below, along with a printable guide (embedded below), can be accessed at google.com/chat/grandma.

After your grandma is all set up, take a screenshot of your video chatting with her and emailg it to share with us. The …

Colorado and Iowa join Google Apps for Education

The “Colorado and Iowa are joining the Oregon to begin offering Google Apps for Education, which’ll now be available to more than 3,000 schools across the two states,” noted Google.

“These state-wide agreements enable schools and districts to benefit from centralized resources such as deployment support and training materials, paving the …

Google Video for business & education adds Speed control

If you ever wanted to get faster while watching a training video; that’s now possible with Google Video for business. Just select the video you want to watch, and you’ll see a speed control in the player. Click the button to switch between 1.5x and real-time, or …

Google Video geta ‘advanced search options’

Google recently added a advanced search options on its search results page; Google have now added a similiar feature on GoogleVideo: click on “show options” and you can choose between three layouts (TV view, list view, grid view), pick a duration interval, sort the results by date or view only …

New search options in Google Video experimental interface

The experimental interface for Google Video includes a link to “search options” which lets you refine the search results without visiting a special page. The format has been tested for web search, image search and now Google Video. To try the new interface, go to Google Video and paste in the address bar …

10 Gigs of Google Video; Free to every Education Edition domain

As of March 31st, Google will be offering 10GB of Google Video free to every Google Education Edition domain. This will give each school the ability to stream up to 30 hours of content of anything they want – be it 30 hours of Physics 101 lectures, 30 hours of little …

Larger videos and insert caption” added to Google Video for Business

Google Video was launched in Sep. 2008, Google announced two major new features are available right now on your domain:

  • Captions feature allows you to give viewers a deeper understanding of your video. Captions can help people who would not otherwise understand the audio track to follow along, especially those …