Privacy V.S. Progress

With all of the concern regarding online privacy and tracking, it is important to take into account the differing views and opinions involved. There are some who simply want more information provided to them about how they are being tracked online, and to have more control over how …


Google Book Search moves along

The American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries and the Association of Research Libraries have implored that a federal judge to pay special attention to the class-action settlement between Google,authors and publishers in the Google Book Search controversy. In a court filling the three groups …


Anatomy of a search engine

A search engine is essentially a tool whose performance level is dependent upon the amount of information it has the capacity to accumulate and draw from. For this reason, while the World Wide Web would appear to be free, it is actually exchanging its service for little bits …


The ‘Is Google Evil?’ debate

As the internet and technology continue to change virtually every second, it becomes increasingly difficult to follow what every company is doing. That is, unless you are Google. When you find yourself at the top, you also find yourself involved in situations that can become cumbersome. Currently, Google …


We are Google

Google courted us with search, and eventually we began to accept our invitations to Gmail-sending invites to our friends who in turn sent them to their friends. yes; Now actor in the scads of us who have implemented and adore the Google calendar. The Google calendar provides scheduling …


Search engines & Citysearch

Citysearch was founded by Bill Gross to enable users to utilize search engines to locate Yellow Pages and newspaper listings to locate those products and services online. With Citysearch, users benefit by fast and easy searching and results, and it provides a space for advertisers. After changing business …


Online video options and advertising

Google’s YouTube is a very popular site for user-generated content. Using revenue generated by placing Google ads along-side searchable videos, the site goes further to suggest related videos and content that may be of interest to the user based on the search query Video is the future of …