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17
Oct

Create a search engine with schema.org types

Posted by on in Search Engines
We are happy to announce the integration of Google Custom Search with the schema.org standard. Schema.org is a structured data markup schema including a shared markup schema vocabulary that is supported by major search providers. This integration enables you to create... Continue reading
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17
Oct

Facebook Makes Inroads in Russia With Yandex Partnership

Posted by on in Market Research
Facebook is turning up the heat on its quest for users in Russia. Russian search engine Yandex will now return public Facebook posts and comments in its search results as part of a partnership announced Tuesday. Yandex announced the partnership Tuesday on its website, and Facebook... Continue reading
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17
Oct

Google Harnesses Knowledge Graph, Facial Recognition to Give Movie Insight

Posted by on in Others
The Google Play Movies and TV app is debuting a new feature that gives greater insight into your favorite actors, films and shows — thanks to the search giant's Knowledge Graph.   If you've ever found yourself mulling over the name of an unidentified actor or... Continue reading
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17
Oct

Internet scam uses bogus Trump article

Posted by on in Others
“There are plenty of scams on the Internet claiming you can make $50,000 a month, but that is exactly what they are, scams,” the article supposedly by Michael Pearson, Faith Karimi and Joe Sutton (a lot of authors for one piece) continues,... Continue reading
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16
Oct

Sheriff's department warns of internet and phone scams

Posted by on in Internet Ethics
MARSHALL, MI (WTVB) - The Calhoun County Sheriff's Department is warning residents about two forms of scams that have been reported in the area. They said in a news release that they have been investigating reports of internet and telephone scams. In... Continue reading
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16
Oct

13 Secret Gestures Hidden Inside Your Favorite Android Apps

Posted by on in Internet Search
13 cool finger-friendly tricks inside Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Maps, Spotify, and more. Google Maps: One-Finger Zoom Advertisment Want to zoom into a particular location in Google Maps? You could always pinch-to-zoom with two fingers—like a sucker. OR you could zoom about... Continue reading
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15
Oct

Work From Home In 2016: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

Posted by on in Business Research
As technology gives us the freedom to work from anywhere, more and more people are prizing the ability to do so. Many companies are responding with flexible work schedules, and seeming to acknowledge the trend, the Department of Labor just announced... Continue reading
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15
Oct

WHEN EDWARD SNOWDEN TELLS YOU NOT TO DOWNLOAD SOMETHING, LISTEN

Posted by on in Search Engines
Earlier this week, Google released a messaging service called Allo it hopes will become a competitor to similar products like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. So, what exactly is Allo? According to whistleblower nonpareil Edward Snowden, who took to Twitter to denounce the app... Continue reading
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15
Oct

13 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden Features on Your Phone

Posted by on in Others
Remember that scene in War Games when the socially broken code monkeys were explaining to aspiring hacker Matthew Broderick all about "back doors" (i.e. secret pathways planted by programmers)? Well, that's actually a thing. Coders have a storied tradition of baking in secret passageways (or... Continue reading
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15
Oct

22 Hidden Facebook Features Only Power Users Know

Posted by on in Market Research
Facebook is the principal digital public square of today. Well, it's the principal digital public square for those of a certain age (i.e. post-college, the young'nsaren't into it). But Zuck & Co's site is still an extremely integral virtual venue and will continue... Continue reading
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15
Oct

30 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

Posted by on in Search Engines
Browsers have evolved far beyond their original mission of providing one-way windows into the world wide webosphere. Indeed, as more services migrate to the cloud, browsers only reinforce their new role as multi-function boxes of digital magic. All the important Internet... Continue reading
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15
Oct

Evernote fixes bug that could wreck your Mac's notes

Posted by on in Others
If you use Evernote for Mac to organize your life, you'll want to update the app as soon as you can. The note-taking and sharing service is tellingmacOS users that it has fixed an app bug that would delete images and other attachments. In... Continue reading
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15
Oct

Google will launch dedicated search results for mobile

Posted by on in Search Engines
In a few months' time, you might notice getting different sets of search results on a phone and on a computer even if you use the same terms. That's because Google has decided to start indexing mobile websites separately, according to Search... Continue reading
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13
Oct

'Dark tetrad' of personality traits seen in internet trolls, says BU professor

Posted by on in Internet Search
INTERNET trolls could be brought before the courts under new legal guidelines. Social media will be more stringently policed after the Crown Prosecution Service issued rules on offences for which online users can face criminal charges. Inciting people to harass others... Continue reading
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13
Oct

Online search engines should check sex determination ads, says Supreme Court

Posted by on in Internet Search
Apex court directs them to develop in-house methods to prohibit such content. Noting that online search engines Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are under an “obligation” to check pre-natal sex determination advertisements, the Supreme Court on Monday directed them to develop in-house... Continue reading
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