Posts Tagged: Google

+1, but only if you get more control over contacts

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I’m not quite as enthusiastic about Google’s +1 button as some people, but then I’m not very gushing about many new things. It’s nice that Google will allow you to show approval of search results/ads/sites but there are some questions, and I can’t find any answers at this time. Specifically: – How do you get […]

Google and Bing: a story of non-stolen results for hiybbprqag

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Wow. I seriously miss something, because story with supposedly Bing stealing results from Google just doesn’t make much sense. I’ve read the entry. I was also quite tempted to support Google’s “they’re cheating” scream but then I stopped and re-read the story more carefully. So, Google engineers tested assumption that their search results somehow leak […]

Google lost the war on spam in shopping results

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So, thanks to global warming global cooling freaky weather (oh whatever it is, but it’ll get blamed on global warming anyways) Austin is expected to have a wonderful 14F weather this week. Given that insulation in homes here is kinda slim, especially in a garage, I was thinking about bringing in a spatial heater to […]

Google: you will now descend back to plugin hell

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In a brawl of principles, commerce, patents and desire for world domination the loosing party is usually one: compatibility. How many pages of online flame produced incompatibility between Microsoft browsers and, well, everyone else? A lot. And it goes on and on, as some users and companies are suck in the past with IE6. But […]

Love for Google results in egg-throwing, silly notes

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You can’t grow into a large company without making a few enemies crazy fans. Like the ones who throw eggs at the houses because owners dared to “opt-out” from the Google’s street view in Essen, Germany. Because a random egging of a house could have been attributed to someone else, unknown vandals also left a […]