Tag Archives: search

Twitter positions itself as a search product with new homepage

Yesterday, Twitter launched a new version of its homepage (you have to be logged out of your Twitter account to see it). Biz Stone wrote a blog post about the new homepage, noting: “Today we’re trying a redesigned front page … Continue reading

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Google adds Creative Commons image search, sort of

Why would Google release Creative Commons image search and not call it Creative Commons?! And why hide it under Advanced Search? And why doesn’t it return a good result for a search for Google FAIL? Here’s what the Advanced Search … Continue reading

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Bing will be a success for Microsoft

I spent some time this morning kicking the tires on Microsoft’s new search engine Bing, which launched early after Google’s strategic move to derail its announcement with Google’s announcement of Google Wave, and I have to say, I’m impressed. I, … Continue reading

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Fun with Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha, a new computational search engine, launched last night. Instead of merely searching a corpus of information to present possible answers based on keywords (what Google does), Wolfram Alpha actually uses computers to attempt to answer your questions by … Continue reading

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5 Cool Things About Obsessable

1. The comparators. They’re cool tools that take all the data that the curators have put into the product pages (like this one for the HTC G1 Google phone) and compare the specs in an easy to navigate interface. This … Continue reading

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