Topic: Search Engines

Enigma Takes on Public Data Search, Wants to be the Google of Public Data
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Enigma Takes on Public Data Search, Wants to be the Google of Public Data

Earlier this month at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, one company walked away as the winner of the Disrupt Cup -- that company was Enigma.  I had the opportunity to drop by their offices and get an inside look at what they are … [Read more...]

How People Are Using Facebook Graph Search
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How People Are Using Facebook Graph Search

Facebook announced Graph Search back in January, a new type of search engine that lets you search through people, photos, places, and interests using natural language queries such as "Friends who live in New York City." … [Read more...]

Google Indexes 80,000 Printers That You Can Print To From Anywhere
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Google Indexes 80,000 Printers That You Can Print To From Anywhere

We just received a tip from someone that Google is indexing 80,000 printers that are connected to the Internet.  Using a little Google search magic, it becomes apparent that you can really find anything using Google. … [Read more...]

Facebook Unveils Graph Search, Tighter Bing Integration
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Facebook Unveils Graph Search, Tighter Bing Integration

At Facebook's press event today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg opened by saying that Facebook has three pillars: the News Feed, the Timeline, and a third: "Graph Search," which is Facebook's new, super-charged search product. He … [Read more...]

Lycos Is Planning A Comeback In 2013 With A New Search Engine
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Lycos Is Planning A Comeback In 2013 With A New Search Engine

In a report by The Next Web published today, it appears that Lycos is planning a comeback in 2013. That's right, one of the former search giants from the early 1990's, is going to be releasing its own proprietary search … [Read more...]

DuckDuckGo Search Engine Terminal Emulator Is A Geek’s Dream
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DuckDuckGo Search Engine Terminal Emulator Is A Geek’s Dream

Did you know that DuckDuckGo, a search engine that focuses on user privacy, has a super cool (and geeky), search engine terminal emulator? Like most modern search engines, DuckDuckGo provides a nice modern graphical user … [Read more...]

Google Isn’t The Only Biased Shopping Search, Bing Is Too.
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Google Isn’t The Only Biased Shopping Search, Bing Is Too.

Don't get Scroogled says Microsoft in its latest Bing campaign, and its most recent effort to woo users away from Google. The company even put out this (somewhat amusing) video displaying how you could get "Scroogled" … [Read more...]

DuckDuckGo Challenges Google In New Video
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DuckDuckGo Challenges Google In New Video

DuckDuckGo, a search engine, that focuses on user privacy, is challenging Google on privacy issues with the recent launch of a video that accuses Google of putting its users in a “filter bubble” of personalized … [Read more...]

Bidding On Trademarks in Search Advertising Continues to Heat Up
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Bidding On Trademarks in Search Advertising Continues to Heat Up

Here's a hot topic: competitors or scammers bidding on your company's trademark in search results to be at the top of the results in the sponsored links section. Is this illegal? The answer may surprise you: it's not. … [Read more...]

Should Google Remove the “I’m Feeling Lucky” Button?
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Should Google Remove the “I’m Feeling Lucky” Button?

If you haven't been living under a rock for the past ten years chances are you have seen the iconic I'm Feeling Lucky button sitting on the front of Google's home page.  If you haven't actually ever clicked the I'm … [Read more...]