The latest victim of disruption by Internet technologies is a veteran of World War I: the missing persons search. French police will no longer search for adults reported missing by their families unless there are signs that the person is in danger. The police have abandoned searches in progress and stopped accepting new search requests, according to an announcement on a...
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A NEW York policeman accused of plotting cannibalism used the internet to search "human meat recipes" and "best rope to tie someone".
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For me, one of the most awkward aspects of the Windows 8 Start screen (you know, the one with all the tiles) is file management. Specifically, if I want to browse or search my files (Word documents, PDFs, etc.), it's not immediately clear how to do so. There's no file manager to speak of, at least not amidst the tiles, so anyone accustomed to an earlier version of Windows...
(15 days ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet's Jim Cramer and Ross Kenneth Urken are with "Mad Money" research director Nicole Urken to discuss Internet privacy in the wake of the NSA scandal. Cramer, who is still using Microsoft's Internet Explorer to do his Internet searches, wants to gain more privacy while online and find more effective ways of using search engines. Ross Kenneth...
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Submitted by Simon Black of Sovereign Man blog, We’ve discussed many times before - hardly a month goes by without some major action against Internet users... from Obama’s ‘kill switch’, to ACTA, SOPA and PIPA, to stasi tactics against people like Kim Dotcom. Online privacy is becoming more important by the day. And nobody is going to give it to you, you have to take steps...
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Google has become synonymous with Internet searches as has the term “ungoogleable,” meaning something that cannot be found on the Internet. The Swedish Language Council created their own term for “not being able to find something using an Internet search engine” but Google was unhappy with their definition and now the company and country are fighting over a word.
(2 months and 25 days ago)
Though it isn't quite the window into people's brains that it first appears to be, Google's new search tool is still mesmerizing. Recently, the search engine created a fun visualization of the "hot" searches. With it, Google shows a number of trending searches at that moment, either worldwide or specific to the U.S. or 10 other countries. Even though it may look like you're...
(4 days ago)
Filed under: Investing Just last month, Google launched its "enhanced campaigns" to meld desktop search ads with mobile search ads, removing the option for advertisers to opt out of using mobile ads in their campaign. It was a bold move by the company and showed that Google is moving its advertisers quickly into the mobile world, where competition is heating up. Mobile...
(3 months ago)
Today. Tomorrow. Big Yellow Duck. All are search terms now banned in China. In an attempt to soften tensions on the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre Tuesday, Chinese Communist Party officials are banning a list of search terms of Sina Weibo, one of the country's most popular social media sites, the Guardian reports. Among searches like "special day" and...
(14 days ago)
Internet search results could offer up clues about potential negative side effects of drugs, according to a new article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. The findings suggest that it's possible to deduce potential drug side effects based on symptoms people search for online, long before the side effects are officially known and confirmed. The...
(3 months and 12 days ago)
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