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21
Oct

Here's Why Humans Haven't Seen Aliens Yet, According to Brian Cox

Posted by on in Internet Search
With the plethora of alien sightings and space innovations reported on the news, why have we not seen any aliens yet? Renowned physicist Brian Cox sheds light to this intriguing question, which was first put forward by Italian physicist Enrico Fermi... Continue reading
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21
Oct

Facebook now allows U.S. users to order food through social network

Posted by on in Market Research
Facebook Inc said users in the United States would be able to order food through the Facebook pages of restaurants starting on Wednesday as part of its efforts to connect users and businesses. Users will also be able to get quotes... Continue reading
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09
Oct

Spy App Hacked – Information Dumped on Deep Web Site

Posted by on in Deep Web
What’s worse than finding out that somebody you know has been secretly spying on you? Finding out that the spying app that they used has been hacked and that now all of the personal information they gathered from you has been... Continue reading
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08
Oct

EBay Acquires Search Tech Company Corrigon Ltd

Posted by on in Market Research
Feeling some increased pressure from Facebook Inc FB 0.19% 's newly launch Marketplace this week, eBay Inc EBAY 1.59% took a step to improve its own marketplace with a new acquisition. The e-commerce pioneer has announced it has acquired Israel-based visual search engine company Corrigon for... Continue reading
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24
Sep

After the sale, what happens to Yahoo's leftovers?

Posted by on in Search Engines
When Verizon announced Monday it was snapping up Yahoo for a cool $4.83 billion, the sale was hailed as the death knell for the early internet, but it also raised questions about the future of some of its properties in the Asia... Continue reading
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17
Sep

The scary, intrusive thoughts you can only confess to a search engine

Posted by on in Search Engines
Editor's note: This story discusses violent and graphic mental imagery.   Most people have experienced an intrusive thought even if they can't put a name to it.   These unwelcome flashes of imagination force us to consider horrible scenarios. A new... Continue reading
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09
Sep

Dangers of the deep, dark web

Posted by on in Deep Web
The Internet is not all it seems to be and there is a menace lurking deep within, writes Hanna Sheikh Mokhtar THE Internet is one of the greatest technological inventions in the history of mankind. Using the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP),... Continue reading
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05
Jul

Search for Okay Google commands available in Google Search App

Posted by on in Search Engines
Kristijan Ristovski put together a list of 150 commands you can use with Google voice search at ok-google.io.   Searchers and users are talking to their phones more than ever and sometimes you’d be surprised what your phone understands. That is... Continue reading
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27
Jun

This Law Could Force Billion-Dollar Companies to Disclose Financial Data to Employees

Posted by on in Others
Over the past year, there has been mounting concern about private companies being overvalued, and the consequences of inflating a technology 'bubble' that could be set to burst. But one law, at least, is forcing tight-lipped employers to share financial information... Continue reading
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21
Jun

Internet ethics

Posted by on in Internet Ethics
The Internet permeates our lives. We use it to access a vast storehouse of knowledge or to turn on our porch lights. It has given us new communications platforms and new ability to collect, store, and analyze information.   In the... Continue reading
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21
Jun

Google adds quick and useful home screen shortcuts to Now on Tap

Posted by on in Search Engines
Google's Now on Tap feature may have been eclipsed by its more recent artificial intelligence efforts, but the company continues to test new add-ons and tweaks to make it more useful. Now, users with the 6.0 beta version of the official... Continue reading
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20
Jun

Google employees are adding 'Lady' to their job titles to fight sexism

Posted by on in Search Engines
More than 800 members of Google's staff are standing together in a showing against sexism today by appending a single word to their job titles: "Lady."   Business Insider has details on the protest, which is happening in response to... Continue reading
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14
Jun

30 minutes of browsing the web will expose your identity

Posted by on in Internet Privacy
For decades, the anonymity offered by the internet has permitted untold freedoms for some of the world's most oppressed people. It's also been pretty good for dogs.   But all that could be at an end with the discovery that a... Continue reading
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14
Jun

Google launches new certification program for software development agencies

Posted by on in Search Engines
Google today announced a new certification program for development agencies.   The idea behind the program is to recognize agencies that “have undergone the required training and have demonstrated excellence in building Android applications,” a Google spokesperson tells us.   In... Continue reading
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13
Jun

Researchers create app that puts you to sleep

Posted by on in Internet Research
A Canadian researcher has created an app that uses a method that essentially “scrambles” one’s thoughts and keeps the mind off issues that may prevent sleep. “A racing mind, worries and uncontrollable thoughts are common bedtime complaints among poor sleepers,” said... Continue reading
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