Google has finally got around to launching its long-awaited blog search service. The coverage seems pretty comprehensive. Basically, if your blog uses a ping-service, it should be there. Check out the FAQ for details.
Technorati seems to be fighting back with a new Blog Finder service, which now classifies whole blogs, rather than just posts. As of now, this has the somewhat quirky result of making The Green Ribbon the number one blog for the Ireland category, number three for Britain and number four for England.