This article titled “Boot up: Google trials Gmail results in search, Lenovo to release ThinkPad X1 Carbon business ultrabook, and more” was written by Josh Halliday and Charles Arthur, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 9th August 2012 06.47 UTC
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So when participating users search for “Amazon,” information from their own recent purchase confirmation emails will appear on the right rail. Or, a user could type “my flights” as a search query, and see — directly at the top of their search results — itineraries drawn from their flight confirmation emails.
With the epic legal battle between Google and Oracle winding down, Judge William Alsup today made an unusual demand: the parties need to tell the court who its paid advocates are.
Alsup is worried that Google and Oracle may have “retained or paid print or internet authors, journalists, commentators, or bloggers who have and/or may publish comments on the issues in this case.” The information could “be of use on appeal or on any remand to make clear whether any treatise, article, commentary, or analysis on the issues posed by this case are possibly influenced by financial relationships to the parties or counsel.”
Due by Friday 17 August.
Google: 100 billion searches per month, search to integrate Gmail, launching enhanced search app for iOS >> SearchEngineLand
Google has announced that a new “field trial”of Gmail results within Google Search results is available, a Google Now-like Google Voice Search app for the iPhone and the iPad is coming in a few days and the Knowledge Graph is going worldwide for English searchers. Oh, and a stat we haven’t heard from Google for a long time. How many searches it handles: 100 billion per month.
The new ultrabook is designed specifically to appeal to business users and includes a number of Lenovo’s security apps and Intel’s vPro technology. The new ultrabook is .71-inches thick and weighs in at 3 pounds. This is about twice as thick and twice as heavy as a third-generation iPad, but thinner and lighter than most ultrabooks.
Prices starting at $1,399 up to $1,849.
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Jefferies & Co analyst Peter Misek said RIM’s strategic review process, begun earlier this year, would likely result in the Canadian company concluding that it needs to license BlackBerry 10, the operating system it is now developing.
“Given recent management comments in the press, it now appears that RIM is realizing what Wall Street has been saying for some time: they are a subscale manufacturer and desperately need a partner,” Misek wrote in a research note on Tuesday.
“We believe RIM is attempting to revive discussions with Samsung regarding a BB10 licensing deal.”
Samsung never saw a mobile phone licence it didn’t want to licence.
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