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What Your Search Engine Says About You

switched.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What does your search engine say about you? Well, if you believe a new study from a group of marketing agencies, it says a lot. A group that included ...

Innovation and Foreign Aid

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

Failure is something that most international aid organizations cannot tolerate. Many units spent a lot of energy and resources hiding failures or massaging them to make them look like reasonable successes.

Google Buzz Raises Privacy and Safety Concerns

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

One potential difference between Google's effort and that of its competitors will be its ability to help users distinguish between relevant status updates and all the "noise" one encounters on Twitter and Facebook.

Google's Super Bowl Ad Spoofed: A Realistic French Romance (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Much has been made of Google's Super Bowl ad. It was cute, it was innovative, and it was ripe for parody. While the original followed a Parisian roma...

Social Media: Is Google Buzz More Than Just Hype?

Noah Mallin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Noah Mallin

The unveiling of Google Buzz is being met with skepticism in some quarters even as it seems to hold out several promising features.

Publishers To Call The Shots In Negotiations With Google?

The New York Times | MOTOKO RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As publishers enter discussions with the Web giant Google about its plan to sell digital versions of new books direct to consumers, they have a little...

Will Knowledge & People Converge?

Paul Lippe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Lippe

This week we interviewed David Curle, a top analyst of the legal and professional information market. We were lucky to catch him in the wake of a week with several significant developments.

Google Super Bowl Ad VIDEO: 'Parisian Love' Commercial Airs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google aired a Super Bowl commercial during today's Saints-Colts contest, breaking the company's longstanding opposition to TV and brand advertising. ...

Cyberwar With China: Former Intelligence Chief Says It Is Aiming at America's "Soft Underbelly"

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Nathan Gardels

Though America's cyber-vulnerability has long been a concern of the intelligence agencies, the Google episode has catapulted it to a national security priority.

Google: 'We Will Bring Books Back To Life'

The Guardian | David Drummond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Imagine if that information could be made available to everyone, ­everywhere, at the click of a mouse. Imagine if long-forgotten books could be enjoy...

Senate Condemns Hacking Of Google In China

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The Senate has condemned cyber attacks against Google in China. A resolution approved by senators Tuesday night urges China to investi...

Lost Premier Hits Web Before TV: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 3, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Last night was the scheduled premier of the final season of Lost. However, a sneak preview of the mysterious show was held Monday night in Hawaii and ...

Google, NSA Will Partner To Stop Hackign, Cyber Attacks

The Washington Post | Ellen Nakashima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecu...

Google Street View Catches Crime in Action: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 2, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. A Google camera used to survey streets caught a criminal in the ...

iYawn: Apple, Media and Fans Miss Boat

B.D. Gallof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
B.D. Gallof

In one day, a company fell back to earth. And those journalists and tech geeks covering it went right along with it, clapping like a bunch of seals.

Google Tablet: PICTURES Of Concept For Google's Own Tablet PC

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See pictures and video below* Since the iPad was unveiled, the Kindle has been most frequently cited as the closest competitor to the Apple Tablet. ...

The 7 Best and Worst Celebrity iPhone Apps

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Is Lady Gaga's app worth it? What about the one from David Hasselhof?

Google in China

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Selkoe

As many of you have heard, Google is considering leaving the Chinese market. Yes, that's right; they would leave behind 1 billion plus people in the b...

Steve Jobs Calls Google's 'Don't Be Evil' Motto "Bullshit": MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 1, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. After unveiling the iPad, Steve Jobs went on to bash both Googl...

J. D. Salinger Remembered With Gratitude and Suspicion

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

The only book my mother ever forbade me to read was The Catcher in the Rye. Perhaps if she'd used reverse psychology, I wouldn't have become an avid Salinger fan.

Davos and Our Future Leaders

David R. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David R. Jones

So we're now in the thick of Davos but the dominating conversation remains that of the regulation of the financial services industry. I'd never actual...

Chrome OS To Go Touch? The Strongest Hint Yet

TechRadar UK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has given the strongest hint yet that there will be touch options for Chrome OS. During a talk attended by TechRadar at Google's London HQ, ...

The Apple iPad: Offering a Way Forward to Many Beleaguered Publishers and Content Producers

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Microsoft has wound-up in the content business. Not Apple. Google has wound-up in the network business. Not Apple. Each of them is in the media business, but only Apple doesn't have to sell advertising -- so far.

Amazon And Others Slam Revised Google Books Deal

The Wall Street Journal | Jessica E. Vascellaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com, one of the most outspoken critics of the original settlement, Wednesday filed an objection to the revised one, raising many of the same ob...

eBooks May Cost $12.99 on the Apple Tablet : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer January 27, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

On the eve of the arrival of Apple's new tablet, McGraw-Hill CEO Terry McGraw announced that 95% of his company's content would be available on the new device.