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knol

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Google kills Knol, Wave, and others to focus operations

The Web giant's latest round of product cuts includes a failed real-time collaboration tool, a browser plug-in, and a stab at reducing renewable-energy costs.

By November 22, 2011

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Knol: Too soon for Google scrap heap

The Knol project for sharing and storing bits of information hasn't set the world afire. But it's cheap to run, has some potential, and shouldn't be written off yet.

By January 26, 2009

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Knol and void: The day I became a published Google 'expert'

Writing a knol article on Google--something akin to a Wikipedia entry--can make you feel authoritative and empowered, until someone comes along and contradicts you.

By July 25, 2008

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Google's Wikipedia rival, Knol, goes public

The search giant says Knol authors can also add New Yorker magazine cartoons to their pages and make money from ads accompanying the articles.

By July 23, 2008

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Daily Debrief: Google's Knol takes on Wikipedia

On Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET reporters Kara Tsuboi and Elinor Mills discuss Knol, Google's new competitor to Wikipedia. Mills points out key differences between the sites, like citing authorship on Knol, and describes the process of writing her first entry on pit bulls.

By July 25, 2008

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Google's Knol experiment to rival Wikipedia?

Will Google ever launch Knol, its wiki-plus-Blogger experiment? It is being compared to Wikipedia and Mahalo, with a focus on the author.

By December 14, 2007

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Daily Debrief: Google's new user-generated site to compete with Wikipedia

On Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET reporters Kara Tsuboi and Elinor Mills discuss Knol, Google's new competitor to Wikipedia.

By July 25, 2008

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Google bringing new smarts to search with Knowledge Graph

Search giant builds a 500-million-item database of people, places, and things. Its content will be appearing in your search results starting today.

By May 16, 2012

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Google shutting down a bunch of projects you've never heard of

And some you have. On the chopping block: iGoogle, Google Video, Chatback, Google Mini, and the Symbian Search App.

By July 3, 2012

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Google+ faces thorny online identity issues

Is that really Lady Gaga on Google's social network? Can a political dissident speak freely and anonymously? Google+ favors real-world names, but it's not a simple issue.

By July 12, 2011