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Once Again, Facebook Is Supposedly the Latest 'Google Killer'

Michael Boland | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology
Michael Boland

The company might create a monster out of Graph Search, but the pieces aren't yet in place to start calling winners. Remember that when reading about Facebook killing Google, or Foursquare killing Yelp, or anyone killing Apple. There's always more to those link bait headlines.

WATCH: These Google Autocompletes Will Make You Weep For Humanity

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

"I'm 30 and have no friends." "I'm 13 and pregnant." These are some common Google searches, as revealed by this poignant video released last Wednes...

More Of Google+ Is Coming To Google Search

Craig Kanalley | Posted 06.30.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

There's no question that this new feature improves Google search with compelling, timely information from the crowd, while also providing another boost for Google+ in terms of visibility and usefulness. Sounds like a win-win for Google and a win for users too.

Is Our Interest In Mental Health Seasonal?

The Huffington Post | Lily Avnet | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living

Google may give us information on more than just flu outbreaks and diet trends -- a new study shows it also demonstrates how our interest in certain m...

The 'Ungoogleable' Problem

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Technology

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's language watchdog has accused Google of trying to control the Swedish language in a dispute over the definition of the col...

Google Wants To Help You Find Your Favorite GIFs

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Technology

Ah, the animated GIF. The Internet trend that will never ever die. These ever-looping photos are all over sites like Tumblr and Reddit, where they are...

How Google Killed Me

Amy Wilentz | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Amy Wilentz

Finding myself offed by the world's greatest search engine, I began to wonder how they'd ended up sending me to an untimely grave.

LOOK: Google Explains Search With The Coolest Infographic Ever

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.01.2013 | Technology

On Friday Google released a super-cool infographic called "How Search Works," which reveals for the first time some interesting proprietary informat...

Group Digging Into Google's Privacy Policies

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - European data watchdogs said on Monday they plan to take action against Google by this summer for its privacy policy, which allows the sea...

Search As We Know It Isn't 'The Worst' -- It's Obsolete

Bianca Bosker | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Search is undergoing one of its most dramatic and exciting transformations in years. Search is less in danger of becoming a desert -- and more at risk of being deserted.

The Huge $$$ Potential Of Facebook Search

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's new search tool has strong potential to generate revenue for the social networking company but it is unlikely to challenge ...

Facebook Is Unveiling A Mystery Product On Tuesday

Reuters | Posted 01.14.2013 | Technology

Facebook Inc's stock opened on Monday above $32 for the first time since July as anticipation about upcoming products and financial results underscore...

Twitter Has An Army Of People That Looks At Searches

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Technology

So imagine you're Twitter. It's the middle of a presidential debate and several hundred people are tweeting every second. Suddenly, hundreds of users ...

How Much Does It Cost To Beat The Feds? For Google, It Was A Drop In The Bucket

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.04.2013 | Technology

How much does it cost to get the feds off your back? For Google, the price was less than 1 percent of the cash in its pocket. Google stepped up...

FTC Finds Google Rivals' Pain Is Users' Gain

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology

Google does indeed manipulate search results to favor some websites over others, federal regulators said in a much-awaited decision on Thursday. B...

GOOGLE THYSELF: How Students Can Save Their Online Reputations..

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Samantha Grossman wasn't always thrilled with the impression that emerged when people Googled her name. "It wasn't anything too horr...

Cops Are Crawling The Web To Find The Next Adam Lanza

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.21.2012 | Technology

Could the next mass shooting be prevented by a simple Google search? In the wake of the deadly massacre last week at a Connecticut elementary schoo...

Predicting the Future of Google

Jayson DeMers | Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver
Jayson DeMers

Where is Google headed? How inclusive can Google make its technologies, and what will its competitors develop to rival Google's products and push innovation even further?

'Seinfeld'-Inspired Google Search Is Awesome

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.12.2012 | Technology

Festivus -- it's a Google search for the rest of us. "Seinfeld" fans will be delighted to find that a Google search for "Festivus" reveals, alongsi...

The Top 9 Topics On Google In 2012

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.12.2012 | Technology

What were the hottest topics sought by Web users' fingertips this past year? Google has lifted the curtain on a few of them, in a look back at the top...

Proposed Remedies for Regulating Google, Part 3: Deception and Abuse of Market Power

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

Google is paid by click, so placing the sites most likely to attract clicks on top ensures that Google earns as much as it can. There is nothing wrong with revenue maximization, of course! It is simply important to call a thing what it is, and not another nothing.

Gerry Smith

Should Anyone Really Care If Google's Evil?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology

To those who follow the policy minutiae of the tech world, the government's investigation of Google's search and advertising business is an epic showd...

Proposed Remedies for Regulating Google, Part 2: Forms of Abuse and Forms of Remedy

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 01.28.2013 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

They do appear to place little or no value on respecting privacy rights of hundreds of millions of Internet users. Maybe one or two punitive assessments, measured in hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars, might have a sobering impact on key individuals at the firm.

The New Pathway of Journalism, Thanks to Google

Kal Raustiala | Posted 01.27.2013 | Technology
Kal Raustiala

The proposal to create a new form of copyright in links raises two important questions. Will such a rule actually benefit newspapers? And will it ultimately benefit us -- the readers of the news?

What I Really Think About Facebook

Mark Cuban | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology
Mark Cuban

Facebook is a fascinating destination that is an amazing alternative to boredom which excels in its simplicity. But it's making a big mistake by trying to play games with their original mission of connecting the world.