Google’s Own Email Filters Flag Google’s Party Invite as Malicious
A cybersecurity reporter says his own Google-provided email app flagged an email about a Google party because it included content “typically used to steal personal information.”
When Your Arrest Photo Appears on a Mugshot Website
Lawmakers are cracking down on sites like Mugshots.com and UnpublishArrest.com. At such a mushrooming online nexus of extortion and blackmail, will the legislation make any difference?
How Russia Polices Yandex, Its Most Popular Search Engine
Google said it would demote Russia Today and Sputnik, but the Russian government has tried to control what news appears on Yandex for years.
Why French Search Engine Qwant Thinks It Can Beat Google
Search engines like Qwant show you don't need to hand over reams of private data for a pleasant experience.
A Brief History of America's Favorite Fad Diets, According to Google
Google sent us the top ten diet-related searches for the last decade, and the inconsistency was revealing.
How One Visual Search Startup Plans to One-Up TinEye
Early tests with Clarifai's visual search show promise compared to better known tools like TinEye and Google Image Search.
Niche Dating Sites Are Making People Dumber
The problem with matching two people who believe that lizard people control the world's currency from the sewers of L.A. is that they could have kids who will carry on their batshit ideas.
Analyzing Bing Searches Could Predict a Cancer Diagnosis, Study Finds
And potentially warn individual users that they should talk to a doctor.
Trump Supporters on Reddit Think Google Is Rigging Autocomplete for Hillary
asia & pacific
China Is Investigating Search Engine Giant Baidu Following Student's Death
Wei Zexi sought treatment for a rare cancer at a hospital which came top of his search results in a paid-for listing. The search engine Baidu has now been accused of providing misleading information.
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This Entrepreneur Wants to Build a Kurdish Alternative to Google
Egerin is a Kurdish search engine that aims to bring Kurds online and preserve their languages.
How Much Does Google Actually Know About Going Out Clubbing?
We got everyone's favourite search engine to guide us through a big night out. Guess what? It sucked!