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iGoogle offers you the ability to visit several websites one on page, but did you ever wish that iGoogle offered you the Chat functionality that you can get in your Gmail account, so you could forego going there and simply stay on iGoogle? Well, now you can. After all, that seemed to be the only thing really missing from iGoogle, to make it potentially your all-in-one website. Here's what Google had to say in the blog post announcing the feature: Similar to the chat feature on Gmail, people will be able to send instant messages to their colleagues, friends and family straight from their iGoogle... Read more...
Remember when AOL was king of the Web portals and when it had over 30 million members? That was a good six or so years ago. The expression Web portal is now considered passé and AOL claims only slightly more than 8 million members today. But with a number of significant changes taking place on AOL.com, AOL hopes to regain some of its lost market share and take on Internet powerhouse, Google, in the process. In addition to its powerful search engine, much of the appeal of Google to many users comes from its ability to be heavily customized. The default Google homepage is an exercise in minimalism,... Read more...