Has Google Given Up On PowerMeter?

It’s in Google’s DNA to try a lot of things. Some work out great, some fail. Among those that are looking like a failure is Google’s experiment in power metering. Yesterday. the company announced that it would deprecate and shut down quite a few of its APIs yesterday and among those is the PowerMeter API….


Google Adds Flight Schedules to Search Results – Too Limited to be Useful

Google now allows you to search for flight schedules. After a long delay, the company’s acquisition of airline logistics company ITA closed last month and it looks like Google is now free to add more travel-related feature to its search engine. While Google stresses that “this flight schedule feature does not currently use ITA’s search technology,” chances are that this is just a first glimpse at what Google can do now that it has all of this rich travel information at its fingertips.