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05
Jan

The Paradise Papers: methods and tools for investigating a massive leak

Posted by on in Internet Search
As yet more secrets emerge on how corporations, politicians, and celebrities around the world hide their fortunes in tax havens, journalists working on the global investigation called The Paradise Papers confirm the relevance of collaborative work and the value of computer technology for... Continue reading
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04
Jan

How To Conduct A Market Research Survey For Your Startup Idea

Posted by on in Market Research
You have a great service or product idea… you have explained it to your friends and relatives and they have given you a favorable opinion. But will that impress your investors? Certainly not. To impress your investors, you need to have... Continue reading
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05
Oct

How Google Search Works & Search Algorithms

Posted by on in Search Engines
For a typical query, there are thousands, even millions, of webpages with potentially relevant information. So, how does Google figure out what to show in your search results? Well, the journey starts before you even type your search… How Search organizes... Continue reading
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11
Sep

10 Ways to Find Blogs You'll Love

Posted by on in Internet Search
Every now and then, we all get stumped when looking for a good online read. Whether your feeds need a refresh, you're delving into a new topic, or you're just new to this whole "blog reading" thing, we've got you covered.... Continue reading
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11
Sep

Facebook Aquila completes Second Test Flight

Posted by on in Internet Search
Facebook just finished its second test flight for its solar powered drone that beams internet which goes by the name Aquila.  According to Facebook engineers, the flight was carried out on May 22 in Yuma, Arizona and operated for an hour... Continue reading
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11
Sep

Deception and Fraud on the Internet

Posted by on in Internet Privacy
A few years ago, I wrote about fraud on Craigslist. What I could not accomplish in many attempts – to get Craigslist to take down a fraudulent advertising for a house I rent – a post about that problem almost instantly cleared the matter... Continue reading
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08
Jun

Improving crawl efficiency

Posted by on in Search Engines
The content on the site is great. There are plenty of high-quality links. So why isn’t my site ranking? Poor crawlability could be the issue SEO has evolved, but some things will never change. High-quality content, authoritative and relevant links, and... Continue reading
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08
Jun

Consumers Trust Search Engines Over Friends, Brands When It Comes To Finding New Products

Posted by on in Business Research
The rise of intelligent search has major implications for local businesses. Approximately 80 percent of US internet users prefer to turn to a search engine to find or look up information about local businesses, according to research from the Local Search Association... Continue reading
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07
Jun

Self-programming machines will usher in the third age of computing

Posted by on in Science & Tech
Get ready for a future in which machines program themselves, the cloud is atomized into a network of intelligent devices and data ownership is a source of competitive advantage. That’s the world James Kobielus envisions as he assumes his new role... Continue reading
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07
Jun

In a new twist, Jaff ransomware linked to dark web forum owners

Posted by on in Deep Web
  It’s well-known in cybersecurity circles that those behind various forms of malware often sell the data they steal on the dark web, the sometimes shady sites reachable only through specialized software. Now, in an interesting twist, a dark web forum... Continue reading
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06
Jun

10 examples of the Internet of Things in healthcare

Posted by on in Internet of Things (IoT)
The next decade may well see a revolution in treatment and diagnosis of disease, as the Internet of Things (IoT) is brought to bear on medicine. Here are 10 examples of IoT in healthcare. 1. OpenAPS - closed-loop insulin delivery One... Continue reading
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06
Jun

9 Content Types Search Engines Love

Posted by on in Search Engines
SEO is a scary “place” for a business owner to go. It’s scary because s/he has products and/or services to offer and is not a content specialist. And, who knows what these search engines want these days? It used to just... Continue reading
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02
Jun

Is the web dying, killed off by mobile apps? It’s complicated

Posted by on in Others
As more and more apps become multibillion-dollar businesses — from WhatsApp and Instagram to SnapChat and Slack — it’s tempting to see them as replacing the web, or taking over from it. This helps explain the periodic outbreak of articles about... Continue reading
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02
Jun

Four reasons I switched to Safari after years of using Chrome and why I’ll probably switch back

Posted by on in Search Engines
After upgrading to OS X Yosemite last week, I got an interesting notification when booting up Chrome for the first time. Apple wanted me to give Safari on the desktop another try. Instead of dismissing it, I booted up Safari for... Continue reading
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02
Jun

Google News: The biggest missed opportunity in media right now

Posted by on in Others
Almost every time I talk to a journalist who spends a lot of time online and the subject of Google News comes up, there is a shared sense of frustration: namely, frustration over how little the site has changed over the years since... Continue reading
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