8 Reasons Why Google+ Could Beat Facebook in the Long Term

googleplus It has now been a little over a month since Google's brand new social networking website - Google+ was launched in a limited field trial.  During this time, over 25 million+ people have already joined Google+ making it  the fastest growing social

Why iPads, Google Plus, and the Next Big Thing Escape Market Research

googleplus1The initial reaction to Google+ has been extremely positive.  Not even three weeks old, and it already has 10 million+ users - making it the fastest growing social network in history - beating even Facebook, Twitter and MySpace in terms of growth r

Circles – Google’s Big Idea (and Mine too)!

googleplusGoogle's Big Idea: Google  launched their brand new Social Network  Google+ a couple of  weeks back.  I was lucky enough to get an early invite on the very first day it launched. I immediately  signed in with my Google (gmail) account.   As

Is Facebook Unstoppable?

facebook-smallThere is an aticle today on TechCrunch that asks the 35  billion-dollar question : "Can Anything Stop The Facebook Juggernaut?" The statistics about Facebook's dominance are staggering indeed : 500 Million users, $35 billion in valuation, $836 m

From The Network Computer to Cloud Computing – The Long and Winding Road

Cloud Computing"Everything old is new again", is a popular expression that usually applies to trends and fashion. Surprisingly, it can also be an apt way to describe many current trends in computing. In particular, the emergence of cloud computing, is a classic e

The Evolution of Paid Search and Why Google Won & Yahoo/Microsoft Lost

google-smallGoogle's exponential growth and emergence as a technology juggernaut has been driven by one simple but incredibly successful business model : paid search or pay per click (PPC) advertising.  Google  appears invincible today because it dominates on

Left Brain vs Right Brain: The Kindle vs the iPad

brainThe Apple iPad vs the Amazon Kindle debate rages on in the media and the blogosphere - with no end in sight.   The iPad fans proclaim that the Kindle is dead : it is no match for the rich, interactive, tactile interface of the iPad  - a superior, a

15 Facts You May Not Know About the Google China Incident

After reviewing articles from many sources in the media, I have compiled a list of certain  facts and figures regarding   the recent cyber attacks  from China and the subsequent stunning announcement from Google.   Some  of these are surprisingl

Google’s Stance Is Also a Warning about China

Google's bombshell  announcement yesterday about its "new approach" to China is still reverberating across the media and the blogosphere.    Everyone is trying  to put this in perspective, assessing its impact and figuring out  Google's true  m

Google’s Brave New Stand Against China After Unprecedented Chinese Cyber Attack

In what will surely be remembered as a pivotal and defining moment in Internet history, Google today took a brave stand against China which has so  far dictated how Google  conducts business in that country. In a post on their blog titled "A Ne