Happy 12th Birthday, Google!

IT Pinoy is one in celebrating one of the prime-movers of the Information Technology industry, happy birthday Google!

Facebook Overtakes Google as Most Popular Site!

for the first time Facebook has overtaken google as the most popular site last week in the US. Facebook accounts for 7.07%, while Google only has 7.04% of all American Web traffic.
“Facebook’s growth around the world has been astonishing and it is now the dominant social network in a number of key markets.” Robin Goad, research director for Experian Hitwise said.
Facebook has been so phenomenal it now hosts around 400mil user around the world, over 5mil of this are IT PINOYs!
here’s a nice take on this latest Facebook victory by techxav – “If Facebook Were a Country, It Would be 3rd Most Populated.”

Google Audio

there have been recent news that Google is to launch it’s new service – Google Audio, on oct28.

what you need to do is search for a music and Google Audio/Music will display you a list with pre-configured players (e.g. iLike, Lala).

now, im curious how would this look like…see some screenshots from techcrunch.com.

The Case of Google’s Michael Jackson Queries

‘thought this was crazy… an great influx of search queries on the death of the King of Pop (Michael Jackson) led Google News to believe they were under attack!

“As a result, for about 25 minutes yesterday, when some people searched Google News they saw a ‘We’re sorry’ page before finding the articles they were looking for,” Google said.

the “We’re sorry” page usually appears as a warning, treating the links as possibly caused by a computer virus or some spyware app.

well, that only proves that the King of Pop’s name lives even after death! RIP MJ!

read more [inquirer.net]. image nabbed from [ueltzhoeffer.de]