New Google Project to Save Endangered Languages

More than one third of the languages currently spoken on this planet may become extinct in the next 100 years. Google is partnering with the Alliance for Linguistic Diversity in an attempt to save thousands of languages in at least some form. It’s called the Endangered Language Project, and for anyone who cares about words and ideas, it’s worth a look.
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Google Product Search Changing Into Google Shopping

Late last week, Google caused a big stir among marketers with major changes to one of its services. Google Product Search, which lets consumers find and compare products from online stores, will become Google Shopping. It’s changing not only its name, but its business model: instead of receiving free listings, business owners must now pay to be included.
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