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If You EVER 'Facebook Stalk' There's An Embarrassing Feature You Need To Be Aware Of (FB)

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Some people (not me, of course) use Facebook to look up old flames from time to time. They (not me, of course) do this not because they are trying to do anything inappropriate. They (not me, of course) do this merely because they are curious about people who used to...
If You EVER 'Facebook Stalk' There's An Embarrassing Feature You Need To Be Aware Of (FB)

Wikivoyage Answers World's Need For A Wikipedia For Travel

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The Wikimedia Foundation launched Wikivoyage Tuesday, adding a travel site to its stable of free resources edited by anyone and everyone. Travel, and all the local advertising money that comes with it, is a hotly contested market on the Web, so having Wikivoyage as a non-commercial alternative feels like a...
Wikivoyage Answers World's Need For A Wikipedia For Travel

2012, The Year I Basically Stopped Using Apple's iOS Apps

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As I took a moment to edit my iPhone homescreen this weekend, I realized that I use very few of Apple’s iOS apps anymore. There are several iOS apps I have barely ever opened — Stocks, Compass and the other random preloads. But for most of the most essential apps,...
2012, The Year I Basically Stopped Using Apple's iOS Apps
Google Now: search based on time and location
What Yahoo's New Axis Browser Gets Wrong - and Right
Google beefs up mobile search with direct answers to common queries

Graphed: The rise and fall of people caring about Kony and the LRA

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We are going to file this post in the ‘you knew it, but now you really know it’ category. Here’s the rub: remember that Kony 2012 video that exploded out of thin air, took over the Internet for several whole minutes, and caused a great host of teens to act...
Graphed: The rise and fall of people caring about Kony and the LRA

Get your privacy ducks in a row with DuckDuckGo

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Google, Bing, and Yahoo are bitter rivals in their quest for your search engine affection, but they have at least one thing in common: They track your search history and tailor the results of your queries to your interests. Yes, they're attempting to improve your search experience, but that...
Get your privacy ducks in a row with DuckDuckGo

Google Never Needed To Merge Chrome OS & Android For Both To Succeed

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Forget what you think you heard and whatever conjecture the Internet has been throwing around. Google's Android and Chrome operating systems are not going to merge into one.  According to a report from Reuters, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said that the two operating systems may overlap features but will remain...
Google Never Needed To Merge Chrome OS & Android For Both To Succeed
New app brings Google Now functionality to the iPhone

Google to users: Here's how we deal with requests for your information

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What happens if the local police, the FBI or any government agency asks Google for information about your Gmail or YouTube account? Good question and one Google is trying to address with a new FAQ posted to its corporate blog. It also added a new page to its “transparency report” on...
Google to users: Here's how we deal with requests for your information

Search your Android phone with written gestures

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As mobile phones become increasingly powerful and can store more data, we've introduced new methods of search to get you to your content faster, such as search suggestions or search by voice. But sometimes, typing to get to the right search suggestion takes too long, and you may be in...
Search your Android phone with written gestures

Google Experimenting With Search-History "Topics" In Google Now Cards

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Google Operating System reports on a potentially new feature of Google Now for Android (4.1 and higher). None of us here could duplicate it. As described, it clusters users’ search histories into topics that can easily be searched again (see image below “explore more”). I’ve... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Google Experimenting With Search-History "Topics" In Google Now Cards

How To Delete Your Google Search History In Firefox (GOOG)

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It's no one's business but your own what you search for online. If you use Firefox and share a computer with other people, here's how to keep them from finding out what you Google in your spare time.   <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" id="ooyalaPlayer_2v2wm_gziti8xk" width="618" height="347" codebase="http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab"><param name="movie" value="http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=FqZDhwMzpj4y7fgf0EfRxipBuEzbvrxI&version=2" /><param name="bgcolor"...
How To Delete Your Google Search History In Firefox (GOOG)

How To Clear Your Facebook Search History In 30 Seconds

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If anyone else has access to your computer, there's a good chance they'll snoop through your Facebook. (Maybe they're doing it right now.) And if they check your Facebook search history, they'll see everyone you've ever Facebook stalked. Even if you don't Facebook stalk, it's still to your benefit that you...
How To Clear Your Facebook Search History In 30 Seconds

Google’s unified privacy policy takes effect, despite concerns

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Google’s new privacy policy rolled out overnight, turning more than 60 policies into one and clearing the way for the company to unify data about its users across its various online services. The company went ahead despite concerns from European regulators who asked Google to put the changes on hold. EU...
Google’s unified privacy policy takes effect, despite concerns

Google updates Maps for Android with search history and single-handed zoom

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Google today updated Google Maps for Android with search history and single-handed zoom. You can grab the new version from the official Google Play store. The update was first announced this morning over at The New York Times. The new version went live, however, just a few minutes ago this...
Google updates Maps for Android with search history and single-handed zoom
Sorry Siri, ‘Google Now’ is a personal assistant I’d hire in real life

Startup News: Whitney Dominates Google and Nike Creates Accelarator for the Athletic Among Us

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Ms. Houston (Photo: Wikipedia.org) And I Will Always Google You Google just released its year-end zeitgeist list and Whitney Houston was named the most searched person and term of the year. Gangnam Style clocked in as the second most searched thing of the year and the now-pregnant duchess Kate Middleton was the second...
Startup News: Whitney Dominates Google and Nike Creates Accelarator for the Athletic Among Us
MetaCert Releases Olly, a Porn-Free iPad Browser
What A Facebook Social Search Engine May Look Like

A bittersweet look at growing up through the eyes of Google auto-complete

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Gizmodo drew our attention to this sad/funny look at growing up in the form of a Google auto-complete video created by Marius B … Using billions of searches, Google has prototyped an anonymous profile of its users. This reflects the fears, inquiries, preoccupations, obsessions and fixations of the human being at...
A bittersweet look at growing up through the eyes of Google auto-complete

Google Fights Back Against Microsoft’s “Putting People First” Ad Campaign

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Earlier this morning, Microsoft announced a new campaign that would highlight how Microsoft was a better option for disgruntled Google users looking for a place that would provide them with better privacy controls. Now, Google is fighting back. On its Public Policy Blog, the company just posted a number of...
Google Fights Back Against Microsoft’s “Putting People First” Ad Campaign

Why Your Web Traffic is Going to Nosedive Thanks to Google

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Take a look at the Google Analytics chart to the right. Now imagine yourself waking up one day to see your web site’s traffic taking such a dramatic drop. Did you get banned by Google? Is your site down? Nope! But everyone just opted out of Google Analytics–rendering your...
Why Your Web Traffic is Going to Nosedive Thanks to Google

Gmail autocomplete updated with search history and contact thumbnails

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Building off of last year's Gmail enhancements, Google is rolling out improved autocomplete predictions that display terms from your previous email searches. In addition to referencing your old inbox explorations, results now display thumbnails of people in your contact list. These useful new features are being issued to all...
Gmail autocomplete updated with search history and contact thumbnails

Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information

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Google’s new privacy policy is set to go into effect tomorrow, March 1 — making it as good a time as any to do some maintenance on your account. As we’ve mentioned in the past, Google account holders have a few ways to control what they share with the company....
Google privacy policy changes March 1: How to clear your search history, account information

Google responds to US Congress privacy concerns

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Google has responded to US Congress demands for information on the search giants recent privacy policy changes, detailing the amendments in a 13-page letter that attempts to hammer home that Google’s “approach to privacy has not changed.” The new policy – which streamlines the majority of Google’s existing privacy policies into a...
Google responds to US Congress privacy concerns
Google Now wins 'Innovation of the Year' award, runs laps around 'outdated' Siri

Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

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Google Now, the smart personal search assistant announced yesterday at Google I/O, has now come online. Well, the landing page for the service has come online, that is. The new site introduces the key aspects to Google Now, which arrives in Google’s next mobile operating system, Android 4.1 (aka Jelly...
Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

A Few Quick Tips To Boost Your Android Phone's Battery Life (GOOG)

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There's no cure for a bad smartphone battery outside of carrying extra packs or a charger with you. However, if you use your Android carefully, the operating system lets you control your battery usage by paying attention to what applications are sucking the most power. Based on that information,...
A Few Quick Tips To Boost Your Android Phone's Battery Life (GOOG)
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