Monday, October 25, 2010

New About Google - 25 October 2010

  • Consumer Intentions for Holiday 2010: Webinar Recap

    October 25, 2010

    We’re excited to announce the completion of our latest research study, regarding consumer shopping intentions for Holiday 2010, and that we hosted a "Think Holiday" webinar featuring results from that research.

    In case you missed it, here's a quick update on what we're seeing this holiday season:
    1. "Early shopper gets the gifts" -- shoppers are researching and purchasing earlier than ever
    2. "The connected consumer" -- desktops and smartphone are integral to the purchase process of today's shopper
    3. "New, hot products" -- fastest rising search terms

  • Perl and Parrot Spread Open Source Love

    October 23, 2010

    The Perl Foundation and the Parrot Foundation took part in Google Summer of Code this year, and as the organization administrator, I am very proud of and humbled by all the students and mentors that I worked with. I am constantly reminded that there are very intelligent developers who are very young, and the Perl and Parrot Foundations are very lucky to attract them and have them in our communities. I firmly believe that the passing Google Summer of Code 2010 projects have had a large positive impact on our codebases and many

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