Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, January 6, 2012
Jan 6, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, January 6, 2012

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With a near first-place finish in Iowa, Rick Santorum has a lot more name recognition going in to New Hampshire than many would have expected from him a few weeks ago. Many people who haven't been following the former Pennsylvania senator very closely may be unfamiliar with him and, given his recent success and fame, may be tempted to go to Google and try to find more about him by searching "Santorum." The results may surprise. Also in the show, the classic video game Flight Simulator is back.

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Rick Santorum's Google problem

Jan 6, 2012
A fractured web presence and unified pranksters affect the presidential candidate's results.

With a near first-place finish in Iowa, Rick Santorum has a lot more name recognition going in to New Hampshire than many would have expected from him a few weeks ago. Many people who haven’t been following the former Pennsylvania senator very closely may be unfamiliar with him and, given his recent success and fame, may be tempted to go to Google and try to find more about him by searching “Santorum.” The results may surprise. Also in the show, the classic video game Flight Simulator is back.

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