Saturday, August 09, 2003
InformationWeek > Search Engines > Google To Offer News Alerts > August 7, 2003: "Web search leader Google has launched a breaking-news notification service. It's building on its News portal by letting users define personalized alerts that are sent to them via E-mail"
It's interesting how Google continues to expand its offerings. Expansion of its capabilities definitely put it on a collision course with portals such as Yahoo and MSN. How far is it from having a news portal to having a full fledged portal?