Tag Archives: Google

When Smart Is Not So Smart

Are we becoming too reliant on technology and what happens if it is suddenly taken away from us, asks Tom Chatfield. Google’s “chief technology advocate”, Michael Jones, recently made an astonishingly bold statement. “Effectively, people are about 20 IQ points smarter now because of Google Search and Maps,” he told the Atlantic magazine. “They don’t give Google credit for it, ...

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Say goodbye to online passwords?

The Google hackers trying to make passwords obsolete Remembering strings of letters and numbers could become a thing of the past – Google wants us to access devices and websites via watches and parts of our bodies. We may not have to remember a string of passwords to access devices, websites and mobile apps for much longer. Logging in will ...

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Google Zeitgeist – What People Googled in 2013

The Google Zeitgeist is a portal to view all that was searched for in 2013. Nelson Mandela, ISRO, The Boston Marathon, Miles Scott aka Bat-Kid, Breaking Bad and others were some of the most searched for people and events around the globe. The Google Zeitgeist page allows the viewer to view in a variety of ways what were the biggest ...

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Research Tool in Google Document New Research Feature

Google Docs gets new Research tool

Google has released a new research tool which sits on the sidebar in Google Docs. The tool allows users to “learn more information about the topics in [their] document,” bringing research inside the authoring environment. the tool helps users find things like famous quotes to bolster their writings with new content. The different types of results include: “web results, images, quotations, maps, reviews, and ...

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Why Google is Right to Be Paranoid

Why Google is Right to Be Paranoid

Google is still master of the search domain, but that hasn’t stopped the company from looking over its shoulder. The latest survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that 83% of American Internet users say they use Google as their primary search engine, vastly more than any other individual search engine. Yet despite this, Google is constantly ...

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Google Fusion Tables

Share and discuss your data online

Gather, visualize and share data online Try It Now Don’t have a Google Account? Create one now Visualize and publish your data as maps, timelines and charts Host your data tables online Combine data from multiple people What can I do with Google Fusion Tables? Visualize it instantly See the data on a map or as a chart immediately. Use ...

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Google acquires Fridge: Groups for Google+ Incoming, Social Group Coordination

Google acquires Fridge: Groups for Google+ incoming

Fridge is simple groups for personal and private sharing of media, events, and conversation. Anyone can easily create a group, invite friends, and have one place for specific conversations and shared photos, videos, events and more. Fridge makes group coordination and sharing simple! Google has acquired social networking site Fridge, a group coordination and photo sharing tool, and intends to ...

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Google+ may top 10 million users: report

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 12 (Xinhua) — Google+, the social networking service Google unveiled only two weeks ago, is estimated to surpass 10 million users on Tuesday, possibly becoming the fastest growing product in the history of the Internet. According to Ancestry.com founder Paul Allen (not the co- founder of Microsoft), after passing 10 million users, Google+ ” could reach 20 ...

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Google+ Users Growing Like Crazy, more than 4.5 million users already

With all the craze over joining social networking’s newest platform, Google+, we can’t help but ask the question, how many have joined so far? According to an unofficial report by Paul Allen, also in the tech business and founder of Ancestry.com, Google “probably has more than 4.5 million users already.” Allen took a shot at making an educated analysis on ...

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Google Doesn’t Need Twitter Anymore (GOOG)

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Google suspended its Real Time Search feature, which gave users results from Twitter and a bunch of other real-time news sources. Today, Google told Search Engine Land the reason: its 2009 deal to suck information from the Twitter “firehose” has expired, and the companies haven’t reached a deal for Google to continue using it. Google signed the deal in October ...

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