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Can A Search Engine Make You More Creative?

Fast Company | Rebecca Greenfield | Posted 09.23.2014 | World

Type "beauty" into Google image search, and you'll see endless photos of white models. Search "beauty" in Yossarian, the metaphorical search engine, a...

WhatsApp With WhatsApp?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Facebook and WhatsApp are perfect privacy partners. Each hand feeds one another with your privacy serving as the main course. The best course of action to take is to look for companies that have built into their app methodologies that truly protect user interest.

Electronic Nonsense Sure Makes No Sense

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

It is sad, but only if you let it overwhelm you. Electronic gimmicks and outlets are like forbidden, fat-laden food. You have to learn to discipline yourself and consume just enough to satisfy your craving, without causing damage to your physical or mental health.

Google Hosts 'Take Your Parents To Work Day'

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty

Everyone's heard of "Take Your Children To Work Day," right? Well, at Google, you're nearly as likely to spot an endangered red wolf as you are anyone...

Watch Out, Google: There's Now A Search Engine Designed Specially For Tablets

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The makers of Blekko believe they've built a great alternative to Google, but they're also realistic. They know their two-year-...

How We Keep Innovating on Search

Stefan Weitz | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology
Stefan Weitz

The vibe in search is kinetic. We're digging, stretching, pushing and growing. Every day, our search engines conduct more searches and cover more data. Every day, we teach ourselves how to answer your questions better and help you get things done in the real world.

Book Review: The Google Way to be Calmer, Happier and a Better Listener

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.27.2012 | Books
Steve Kettmann

Longtime Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan's new book Search Inside Yourself, with the subtitle, "The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (And World Peace)," is based on a program of the same name the author helped implement at Google.

Online Mortgage Scams Face Increased Government Crackdown

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — A criminal investigation into mortgage swindlers has expanded beyond deceptive advertising on Google's Internet search engine to...

The Verdict On Google's Redesign

Ty Fujimura | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts
Ty Fujimura

Google produces exceptional interfaces, but their aesthetic is famously unhip. It's not surprising: They're an engineering-first company that took 7 y...

China's State News Agency Launches 'Sanitized' Search Engine

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BEIJING — China's main government news agency launched an Internet search site Tuesday, giving its own sanitized view of the Web following Googl...

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Qwiki Founder: How I Launched A Talking Search Engine -- And Why You Should Avoid VCs

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business

The tech world has been buzzing ever since judges at TechCrunch Disrupt named Qwiki 2010's most disruptive company. Qwiki's on-stage demonstration ...

New Search Engine Launches

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Read our Q&A with Blekko CEO Rich Skrenta. -- There's a new search engine in town. The newly-launched Blekko is hoping to harness the hum...

Bing On iPhone: Apple, Microsoft In Talks To Make Bing iPhone Search Default

BusinessWeek | Peter Burrows and Cliff Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Apple (AAPL) is in talks with Microsoft (MSFT) to replace Google (GOOG) as the default search engine on its iPhone, according to two people familiar w...

Search-Engine Keywords Violate Privacy Laws, Suit Claims

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MILWAUKEE — A lawsuit in Wisconsin is bringing a fresh challenge to the practice of paying for keywords on Google and other search engines to bo...

Microsoft, News Corp Have Talked About De-Indexing From Google

Financial Times | Matthe Garrahan, Richard Waters, Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Microsoft has had discussions with News Corp over a plan that would involve the media company's being paid to "de-index" its news websites from Google...

Bing Often Better Than Google

nytimes.com | DAVID POGUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the last 15 years, Microsoft's master business plan seems to have been, "Wait until somebody else has a hit. Then copy it."...

Cuil: The Latest, Baddest AntiGoogle Looks Like A Magazine

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Anna Patterson's last Internet search engine was so impressive that industry leader Google Inc. bought the technology in 2004 to...