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Google introduces new feature: editorial judgment

Jun 11, 2010
This is one of those stories that might be a little more surprising than it first appears. Google is running an experiment on its Google News site,...
Posted In: Google

Search engine popularity metrics range from opaque to meaningless

Jun 11, 2010
I've been trying to make sense of a couple recent articles about the latest information on the popularity of the major search engines. It seems...
Posted In: bing, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo

Where to watch the World Cup

Jun 11, 2010
A listener wrote in to ask where online he could watch World Cup matches. Digging around a bit, I think Lifehacker's list is a pretty complete one....
Posted In: soccer, tv

New stock circuit breakers would prevent another flash crash

Jun 11, 2010
New circuit breakers designed to prevent a "flash crash" could hit the S&P 500 as soon as today.

Clay Shirky and Cognitive Surplus

Jun 11, 2010
Technology has made people more mentally active in their down time. Clay Shirky details the shift in his new book.

Google, Apple in another spat over data

Jun 10, 2010
Google is lashing out at Apple over some rules changes for application developers. The new terms could keep Google and other Apple rivals from placing ads inside iPhone and iPad applications. The search giant calls Apple's proposed rules a threat to healthy competition. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Internet


Jun 10, 2010
Zynga, creators of the insanely popular game Farmville, have rolled out a new way for you to throw your life away and just in time for summer when...
Posted In: farmville, maybe you should get outside

Google's home page is all funny looking.

Jun 10, 2010
As promised,, the big page, the heart of the whole operation, looks different today. The company announced this a while ago. Instead of...
Posted In: Google, Yahoo

Federal regulators to investigate Apple's iAd

Jun 10, 2010
Apple's iAd, its new mobile advertising format, has caught the eye of federal regulators.

Does voice recognition know what you're talking about?

Jun 10, 2010
On today's show we talk about new technology that lets you and your car have a conversation. Well, maybe not a conversation, per se, more just...
Posted In: cars, question