By Lucas McNelly There's a killer moment in Ben Lewis' fascinating documentary Google and the World Brain where the filmmakers, after traveling to ...
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 beginning of the end of being forced to sit through ads is underway. Skipping ads you don't want to watch is like water pouring through a leaking dam. No matter how you try to plug the leak, forced ad viewing will be a thing of the past. And yes, it's coming to TV.
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, FourSquare, Instagram, SlideShare... and the list is growing. How many can we support and how much more can we share?
The digital economy is an immature economy, barely two decades old and full of promise but hindered by self-interest and imperfect protections for consumers and start-ups. If it is to fulfill its promise, these imperfections must be tackled with vigor. The EU must now show this vigor.
Last Friday I found myself in Google's London headquarters, talking about cool problems with a bunch of engineers. The so called "onsite interviews." It was one of the most fun days I've ever had and I deeply regret the fact there were only five interviews.
Available on Google Play, the app store for Android products, is one app that goes by the name Infamous Adolf Hitler Quotes. The app description opens with this description: "Looking for Adolf Hitler Quotes?? Then this is the App for you!"
Although the stock market yawned at Facebook's announcement of "Graph Search," its new search service, with investors wagering it would only hurt smaller, vertical search services like Yelp and Linkedin, the truth is that it is potentially much more significant than that.
Who came out on top this past holiday season? Shoppers like you and me, hands down. Yet, there's no secret why merchants are getting smarter. They have to. Today's 20/20 digital consumer is dictating the terms of the shopping experience.
It's been amusing to watch the speculation around Google Chairman Eric Schmidt's visit to North Korea. The question on every writer's mind is, quite simply, what was the purpose of the visit?
Dell shares are going bananas right now on rumors of a magical unicorn rescue, also known as a private equity buyout.
I ran around the house this morning making sure the Java plugin was turned off in all our web browsers on all our computers. Why was I so panicked? Because the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning late this week about Java.
The truth is that there is simply too much at stake to stay idle. What politicians in Washington do today, will affect all of us in the future.
Patent protection, by its very nature, is supposed to operate as a deterrent to protect inventors from getting their novel inventions stolen or misused, but defects in both the granting of this protection and modern litigation devices created for enforcement run askew of this goal.
Companies are realizing they can't shrink their way to greatness. It's time for growth and it seems to finally be happening. In the world of big data and the social enterprise, look for an explosion.
Growing up in the digital age has made operating technology second nature. I can remove a computer virus in no time. I can take a picture and instantaneously share it with all my friends.