Google Launches Sidebar - Product Details (GOOG)

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Includes: GOOG, MSFT, YHOO
by: David Jackson

Google (ticker: GOOG) launched Sidebar today, a desktop application that includes search, email, updated information, and Web RSS feeds. Product details below; analysis in a separate post:


Sidebar details:

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Key Features:

  • Email (read Gmail in real time)
  • News headlines from Google News
  • Weather from up to 4 locations
  • Stock prices are real time, not 15 minutes delayed
  • RSS feeds from the Web are automatically added from Web pages you visit, and can also be added manually
  • Scratch Pad is a simple online text editor that allows you to add notes to yourself
  • Quick view is a list of frequently used Web pages and desktop files
  • Desktop search covers Web pages and hard drive files

Further details from Google here.

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