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Apple’s Siri Drives 25 Percent Of Wolfram|Alpha Queries

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Yesterday knowledge engine Wolfram|Alpha announced an intriguing new paid service Wolfram|Alpha Pro. Gary Price wrote an overview of the new service, which will likely appeal to academics, data geeks and a range of other specialized users. Wolfram|Alpha is by no means a mainstream... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Apple’s Siri Drives 25 Percent Of Wolfram|Alpha Queries

Siri accounts for 1/4 of Wolfram Alpha queries as search engine goes 'Pro'

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About one quarter of the queries to the "computational knowledge engine" Wolfram Alpha now come from the Siri voice assistant found in Apple's iPhone 4S....
Siri accounts for 1/4 of Wolfram Alpha queries as search engine goes 'Pro'

Wolfram Alpha now does literary analysis, breaks down the Bard's work

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Literary geeks rejoice! Wolfram Alpha has given you the tools to examine the works of William Shakespeare in ways you've never cared to imagined. Ever wondered how many words are in the second act of Othello? Or what the longest word is in A Midsummer Night's Dream? The answers...
Wolfram Alpha now does literary analysis, breaks down the Bard's work

Giving you more insight into your Google Account activity

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Every day we aim to make technology so simple and intuitive that you stop thinking about it—we want Google to work so well, it just blends into your life. But sometimes it’s helpful to step back and take stock of what you’re doing online. Today we’re introducing Account Activity, a...
Giving you more insight into your Google Account activity
Apple patches Siri, no longer says Lumia 900 is 'best smartphone ever'

Italy revolts over sneak return of ‘blog killer’ law

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Italian bloggers are up in arms after ministers secretly resurrected their attempts to introduce a new law dubbed the “blog killer” by critics. The proposed legislation would force online publications, whether large or small, to amend information on their sites within 48 hours of a complaint — or face fines...
Italy revolts over sneak return of ‘blog killer’ law

NEC's Gaziru takes image recognition to the cloud, looks a lot like Goggles (video)

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While Google's remained relatively quiet on the Goggles front, NEC's picking up where that image recognition left off with its own product, dubbed Gaziru. Showcased at Wireless Japan 2012, the company's angling its service, which aims to leverage both hardware- and cloud-based processing for smartphone queries, towards enterprise and...
NEC's Gaziru takes image recognition to the cloud, looks a lot like Goggles (video)

Google's New BigQuery Commoditizes Big Data Analytics

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Google is moving the goalpost significantly in the market for big data tools, at least for organizations that can work with its canned tools and are willing to trust the search giant with their data. After some time in a limited preview, Google has unveiled Google BigQuery for public...
Google's New BigQuery Commoditizes Big Data Analytics

Google privacy policy changes - live Q&A with Google's Peter Barron

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Post your questions in the comments about Google's new privacy rules for Peter Barron, Google's director of external relations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will be online to answer them from 12-1pm GMTNew privacy rules from Google, which come into effect on Thursday 1 March, will allow...
Google privacy policy changes - live Q&A with Google's Peter Barron

Nuance adds Rovi's metadata to Dragon TV, becomes annoyingly good at TV trivia

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Nuance, of Dragon TV fame announced today that it was licensing Rovi's (formerly known as Macrovision) metadata for its talky-TV platform. Once integrated, the application will be able to marshall far more information than it currently can -- enabling it to give answers to queries like "Who plays Chuck...
Nuance adds Rovi's metadata to Dragon TV, becomes annoyingly good at TV trivia
Facebook is too friendly; new app helps users make enemies
Google Just Got A Whole Lot Smarter, Launches Its Knowledge Graph

Google says Google I/O sold out in 20 minutes, will stream keynote and all key sessions live

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Google’s Vic Gundotra has confirmed that Google I/O sold out in just 20 minutes earlier this morning. We had reported that it was under 30 minutes and it looks like that was correct. Gundotra says that the servers were being hit with 6,250 queries every second at 7:01, a minute after...
Google says Google I/O sold out in 20 minutes, will stream keynote and all key sessions live

Twitter Updates iPhone and Android Apps: Improves Discover Tab, Search & Push Notifications

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Twitter just announced the latest updates to its mobile apps for Android and iOS. With these updates, these apps get a number of much-needed new features, including an improved Discover tab, better support for search and support for push notifications for interactions. These new push notifications now let you know...
Twitter Updates iPhone and Android Apps: Improves Discover Tab, Search & Push Notifications
Google App Engine gets more global

Official Google Panda Update Version 3.8 On June 25th

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Google has announced they pushed out a new refresh to the Panda algorithm recently. This update “noticeably affects only ~1% of queries worldwide,” said Google on Twitter. It is not clear if the update started today or over the weekend like some of the earlier rumors have asked. But... Please...
Official Google Panda Update Version 3.8 On June 25th

Microsoft Will Soon Start Charging For Its Bing Search API

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Ever since Microsoft launched the Bing API a few years ago, this service was available for free to developers who wanted to use data from the company’s search engine in their own products. Today, however, Microsoft announced that it will soon start charging for access to the Bing Search API....
Microsoft Will Soon Start Charging For Its Bing Search API

Google Webmaster Tools Expands Query Data to 90 Days

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Today, Google has expanded the historical search query data to 90 days. The number of queries reported has increased as well: the report will now list the top 2,000 for each day of the selected date range (vs. the previous top 1,000). This is great news, as this is data...
Google Webmaster Tools Expands Query Data to 90 Days

Google rolls out improved Gmail search, reads your emails for better results

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Oh those Googlers, always tirelessly tweaking code behind-the-scenes to make our lives that much more easily indexed. So it should come as no surprise that Mountain View's begun rolling out a streamlined Gmail search feature to English-language users today, replete with "tailored" autocomplete suggestions. Now, instead of simply returning...
Google rolls out improved Gmail search, reads your emails for better results

52 Changes to Google in April: Smarter, Local & More Relevant

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Every month, Google makes tons of tiny changes to the way search works. It shares them in company blog posts that present a list of carefully scripted bullet points with mysterious code names in an inscrutable order. Google never comments on the changes beyond these announcements, but it's always...
52 Changes to Google in April: Smarter, Local & More Relevant

AppCod.es Launches App Store Prediction Tool, Tells Developers Which Keywords Work

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Warsaw-based, three-person startup AppCod.es just released new tools that will appeal to mobile app developers, both of which are intent on helping developers achieve better ASO, or App Store Optimization. ASO is basically a new form of SEO, but instead of boosting search engine rankings, it’s about boosting the ranking...
AppCod.es Launches App Store Prediction Tool, Tells Developers Which Keywords Work

Bing’s search API now live on the Windows Azure Marketplace

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On the heels of its massive redesign, which caused a sizable stir in the tech vertical, Bing has today announced that its paid search API is now live on the Windows Azure Marketplace. This was an expected move, as Bing announced that it would be shifting the Bing API to...
Bing’s search API now live on the Windows Azure Marketplace

Google Semantic Search: Bad for SEO, Good for You

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The Wall Street Journal reported today on some changes coming to Google search, but the article seems a bit confused about what they are. The lead item is that "[o]ver the next few months," Google "will begin spitting out more than a list of blue Web links," providing direct answers...
Google Semantic Search: Bad for SEO, Good for You

Google Docs Dumps the Dictionary for the Whole Web

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Google Docs now has improved spell-checking that draws from the whole Web instead of a fixed dictionary. The spell-checking in Docs will now constantly evolve as Google's search robots crawl the Web and receive new queries from users. Just as the Google search box can fix spelling mistakes based on...
Google Docs Dumps the Dictionary for the Whole Web

Bing deepens Facebook integration, connecting searchers with friends

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The latest Bing update includes a separate search results column that surfaces Facebook friends who can guide their buddies with specific queries. [Read more]...
Bing deepens Facebook integration, connecting searchers with friends

Google Becomes Answer Engine With Semantic Technology − Great News For Retailers

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Google has been displaying more than blue links in search results  for a while now. And soon, users will be able to find more facts and direct answers to their queries on top of search results. This comes from the Wall Street Journal, which reported on an interview with Amit...
Google Becomes Answer Engine With Semantic Technology − Great News For Retailers

Google Connecting The Dots Between Symptoms And Conditions With New Health-Search Results

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Roughly 100 million people in the US search for health information on a monthly basis, according to 2011 comScore data. Google has seen these queries up close and recently concluded that it doesn’t do a great job of servicing them. The company is thus introducing improved results that shorten... Please...
Google Connecting The Dots Between Symptoms And Conditions With New Health-Search Results
Google to use 'semantic search' to add answers to search results, says WSJ

Google says that harmful ads dropped by 50% in 2011, shares a video on ad safety

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We’re a Googling nation and along with getting our wonderful search results, we’re shown a bunch of context-relevant ads. It’s how Google makes its money and it’s not going to change anytime soon. In a post entitled “Making our ads better for everyone“, Google discusses the process that advertisers must...
Google says that harmful ads dropped by 50% in 2011, shares a video on ad safety

Google reveals what's hot in user searches

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The Web giant revamps its "Hot Searches" in Google Trends -- rolling out related searches, a more visual display, and extra information on all trending queries. [Read more]...
Google reveals what's hot in user searches
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?