In a note posted Tuesday on Google’s blog, Tony Hsieh, a product manager for the company, said it believed that Jaiku’s technology could help develop new ways to use mobile devices.Source: NY Times
It has made no formal announcement, but Google is reportedly working on an operating platform for mobile devices to make it easier for people to get access to Google when they are away from their personal computers.
Founded last year in Helsinki, Jaiku specializes in mobile phone software that makes it easier for users to share updates about their whereabouts and thoughts. The concept, known as microblogging, is also being promoted by Twitter, a San Francisco start-up.
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Posted on Wednesday, Oct 10 2007 @ 16:13 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck