Apr 30, 2011

Upcoming change to Google Apps

Google recently announced a big upcoming changes to the maximum number of users for it's free Standard Google Apps accounts. They have notified anyone with an existing standard Google Apps account that, as a current customer, the changes will not affect you.
But as of May 10 2011, any organisation that signs up for a new Standard account will be required to use the paid Google Apps for Business product in order to create more than 10 users. Google advised they will honour their commitment to all existing Google Apps customers and will allow you to add more than 10 users to your account for ..... at no additional charge, based on the limit in place when you joined Google Apps.

This change reduced the maximum number of users down from 50 to a more sustainable 10 users per account, it's also given insight into the number of users that use the standard account are close to 10.

Apr 26, 2011

Official Google Blog: This week in search 4/22/11

Google expands their Instant search product with version 7 that has now been rolled out to IE8 & IE9 users.

The new Instant toolbar is only available in English with more supported languages added later this week.

Most popular searches power prediction
The search term improved their Google instant auto-complete so that it will now function better for less common, longer and more complex queries getting your search results even faster.