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  • Milo's Response To Google's Blue Dot Specials: A Picture

    Milo's Response To Google's Blue Dot Specials: A Picture

    This morning Google announced a new Blue Dot feature on the mobile version of Google Product Search that shows whether a product is in-stock at nearby stores. This seems to pose a threat to startup Milo, which highlights local inventory in product search results both on the web and mobile devices. Milo's co-founder Ted Dziuba subsequently responded to our post with a Tweet that read "Google… Read More

  • Google Cuts Milo At The Knees With Its Blue Dot Specials

    Google Cuts Milo At The Knees With Its Blue Dot Specials

    Google just launched a new feature on the mobile version of Google Product Search which could take local shopping search startup Milo out at the knees. Whenever you do a Google product search from a mobile phone, blue dots will appear next to items which are in-stock at nearby stores. The image at right is from a search I just did for "HDTVs."  The blue dots are subtle, but they certainly… Read More

  • Milo's Local Shopping Engine Leaves Beta With One Million Users In Tow

    Milo's Local Shopping Engine Leaves Beta With One Million Users In Tow

    There's nothing like shopping online when it comes to finding the lowest price for a consumer product, but when it comes to actually getting something now, online obviously falls far short of driving down to your local retail store. Milo is a local shopping engine that's looking to help you get the best of both worlds: it lets you search for goods online, and then uses product inventories of the… Read More

  • E3 2009: Lionhead's Project Milo

    Raise your hand if you thought Microsoft’s press conference was a bit of a bore this morning? Aside from Natal, I wasn’t all that impressed by any of the upcoming titles (except for Conviction and maybe The Beatles Rock Band) or the updates to Xbox Live. Lionhead really stole the show when they unveiled a little AI boy named Milo. Read More