Topic: Search

I’m Not Jelly: Why I’m Disappointed With Biz Stone’s New App
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I’m Not Jelly: Why I’m Disappointed With Biz Stone’s New App

Just downloaded and used the Jelly app for a bit and I can say with certainty that I'm not sold on the idea or the app which is unfortunate because I was really excited about what it could have been.  Despite buying … [Read more...]

‘OK Google’ Comes to the Desktop Version of Chrome as an Extension
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‘OK Google’ Comes to the Desktop Version of Chrome as an Extension

Voice recognition and voice control aren't new -- not even close -- but not many devices actively listen for voice commands. In most cases, the user has to press a button to get a smartphone, laptop or tablet to start … [Read more...]

Should Microsoft Bury Bing?
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Should Microsoft Bury Bing?

This morning’s rumors on Stephen Elop’s potential plans for Microsoft—namely that he’d consider selling Xbox and killing Bing—got us thinking. Our own Jeff Weisbein has already explained why he thinks Microsoft … [Read more...]

HarBinger of Doom: Microsoft CEO Candidate Mulls Killing Bing, Selling Xbox
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HarBinger of Doom: Microsoft CEO Candidate Mulls Killing Bing, Selling Xbox

When Steve Ballmer announced he’d be stepping down from his position of Microsoft CEO, the first question everyone started to ask was simple: who’d replace him? Reports today are swirling that former Nokia CEO … [Read more...]

Facebook Updates Graph Search With Posts and Status Support
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Facebook Updates Graph Search With Posts and Status Support

Graph Search, the enhanced searching functionality that Facebook introduced to all members of their social network this summer, has just been updated to include support for finding individual posts and statuses, … [Read more...]

Google Introduces A Handful of New Search Features and iOS App Update
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Google Introduces A Handful of New Search Features and iOS App Update

Today is Google's 15th birthday and the big G is in giving us a few presents to celebrate.  To start, Google is launching some new useful search features that make use of the company's knowledge graph.  The example … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up: BlackBerry could sell, Hyperloop idea unveiled to the public
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Weekend Wrap-up: BlackBerry could sell, Hyperloop idea unveiled to the public

Thanks for checking out this week's edition of the Weekend Wrap-up. Here are some of the top stories from the past week. BlackBerry on the block? It's an option, according to the company, which announced that it was … [Read more...]

Google Search Personalized: Find Your Flight Info, Purchases, Reservations, and More
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Google Search Personalized: Find Your Flight Info, Purchases, Reservations, and More

Google just announced a brand new feature to its search engine -- the ability to search for all kinds of personal information such as your flights, photos, purchases, reservations, and much more.  No more digging … [Read more...]

Facebook Graph Search Officially Launches, Ability to Search Posts, Comments, and Mobile Coming Soon
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Facebook Graph Search Officially Launches, Ability to Search Posts, Comments, and Mobile Coming Soon

Finally!  Eight months after announcing Graph Search to the world, Facebook has just finished rolling out Graph Search to everyone on the social network who is using US English as their language of choice.  Now that … [Read more...]