Tag Archives: Google

Dallas Redux…

For those old enough to remember the Dallas TV series and the year the writers could not figure out how to end the season so they just made a “dream” sequence washing away the meaning of the entire season and … Continue reading

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3.4 Billion…

While there are by some estimates (note I use the term “estimates” as rest assured no one has undertaken a formal head count) over 7 billion people on earth so it’s not this.  However what “this” is, is the number … Continue reading

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Google Gives Thumbs Down to the Sun…

In the past the venerable search engine giant Google has been known to put its money where  its mouth was with a significant financial commitment to efficiency and renewable energy.  Here in what was referred to  as it’s  “RE < … Continue reading

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1984 Has Come, But Not Gone…

As for the last two years, search giant Google has released comprehensive reports twice yearly regarding the frequency of take-down requests along with government data requests it has received in the various countries around the world. Here the latest data, released this … Continue reading

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Paperback Pirating…

While there is a planned settlement between Google and the book publishers has been placed on indefinite hold, another legal battle by proxy has started in its place. As Google has partnered with many libraries at US universities in order … Continue reading

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Search Results and Wiretapping, a Match made in Heaven…

There is an interesting story about a company named Paxfire which has been accused of “hijacking” search results by placing a proxy server between users and major search engines and modifying some responses.   However once discovered, Paxfire and one of … Continue reading

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Google to buy Motorola and Why…

While maybe a bit of old new market wise, the concept of  Google’s bid of $12.5 billion for Motorola Mobility, better known as a troubled American maker of mobile phones (remember the razor) is still worth waining about.  Because should … Continue reading

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Who Owns Your Face…

This is a big question today as today it seems to me the venerable Facebook and Google are the leading owners of this followed up by the many dating sites.  However you’re saying so what they have a picture of … Continue reading

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Google, To Big to Fail…

Well it looks like its Googles turn in the barrel as its been subpoenaed to show up in front of Congress to discuss it’s business practices as there is a feeling as the search giant expands, that some of its … Continue reading

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Your World Isn’t My World or Is It…

Here is an experiment for you and a couple colleagues as your sitting welling away the hours serving out your time of indentured servitude while chained to your cubicles. As the idea is a simple one, just choose a topic … Continue reading

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