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The Future Of Morality, At Every Internet User's Fingertips

The Atlantic | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.07.2015 | World

For much of the modern, advertising-driven Internet, attention is money. Whether a publisher, search engine, or social platform, the business model is...

The Internet Makes Us Think We're Getting Smarter (Spoiler: We're Not)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.01.2015 | Science

Google puts a nearly infinite amount of knowledge at our fingertips, but a new study says that the search engine isn't making us any smarter. Inter...

How Google Explains the World

Nish Gera | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology
Nish Gera

The whys, whats and hows of human existence, from the mundane to the existential, are now being asked in the Google search bar, countless times a day. These seven Google Autocomplete questions show a sliver of these.

The Internet Diagnosis

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 03.26.2014 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

I know almost every one of my pet loving clients has searched the Internet to better understand why their pet is not feeling well. I would speculate that around 50-60 percent of the time my clients are in the vicinity of the right diagnosis. However, nearly 40 to 50 percent of the time they are not.

Search Your Name Online: Be Prepared for a Shocking Discovery

Geri Spieler | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology
Geri Spieler

Come on, admit it. You've Googled your name. Actually, it's a good idea. You should know what is on the Internet about you. Usually you'll find such...

Accused Criminal's Total Web Search Fail

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.02.2012 | Business

First rule of insider trading: don't research how to do it from your work computer.* In a complaint filed Thursday, the Securities and Exchange Com...

Federal Trade Commission Considers Antitrust Investigation Of Google

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

April 5, 2011 3:10:56 AM NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is considering an antitrust investigation of Google Inc's ...

Study: 49% Of Internet Users Use Search Daily, Up 69% From 2002

Pew Internet & American Life Project | Deborah Fallows | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The percentage of internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new ...

New Wikipedia Search Engine Includes A Human Touch

BusinessWeek | Brian Burnsed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Jimmy Wales isn't entertaining David-and-Goliath delusions when it comes to battling Google at Internet search. Wales, co-founder of online encycloped...