Tag Archives: Google

Bing and Google compete for Web searchers

By SHARON FRAJLICH Searches powered by Microsoft seem to be catching up rather quickly to Google. According to numbers gathered by Experian Hitwise and comScore, Microsoft gained 30.01 percent of the U.S. search market in March, with 14.32 percent from … Continue reading

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Google “Likes” +1 Button

We’ve all been prone to do it. When perusing our Facebook friend’s profile pictures, status updates and wall posts, we’ve all at one time or another clicked that little “Like” button. While our “Like” may display our enjoyment and concurrence to … Continue reading

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Who wants to Disco?

By JOE CERVONE Google’s acquisition of the group text-messaging website Disco has allowed the popular search engine website to further enter the market of smart phones’ and their applications. Accessible for free, Disco allows users to sign up using a … Continue reading

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Apps for keeping track of your website

If you have your own website and plan to continue using it throughout your career, you’ll probably be curious to know how the website is doing — by that I mean, how many people are viewing it? Who is viewing … Continue reading

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How ‘worldly’ are you? App uses social network to show you

By SANDY FLOREZ Throughout my travels, I’ve witnessed first hand the importance of social networking. Me: “We need to keep in touch!” New friend in Barcelona: “Si! Do you have Facebook?” But after accumulating under 700 friends in my Facebook … Continue reading

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Have no fear, Google’s Person Finder is here

By SHARON FRAJLICH After the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti, Google, the mega search-engine we all know and love, created the Person Finder with the U.S. Department of State. Now Person Finder is being used to help victims of the … Continue reading

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The Bing Sting

By SANDY FLOREZ Ever wonder how search engines compile their results? Well, apparently Bing has too. According to Google, Bing has engaged in some major copycatting — except it’s less playground and more geek. Search Engine Land writer Danny Sullivan … Continue reading

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State of the art

By SANDY FLOREZ In 2011, being an art lover doesn’t require a passport and an airplane ticket — just Internet access. Thanks to Google’s newly launched Google Art Project, you will be able to wander through the corridors of the … Continue reading

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Cortex: This looks cool

By SANDY FLOREZ Back in 1997, I remember thinking that by the time 2010 rolled around, I’d have a plastic card that magically paid for things, five-inch heels like mom’s,  and a flying car that would jet me down the … Continue reading

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Make money with your blog

By ABIGAIL L. GARNER This past weekend I had the great opportunity to attend the ACP/CMA national college media convention in Louisville, Ky. Throughout the convention I attended many different sessions in which people who are currently in the field … Continue reading

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Rounding up the most popular Web browsers

By IKU KAWACHI Many of us probably use the default Web browser that comes installed with our computers’ operating systems — whether it be Windows Internet Explorer or Apple Safari — with nary a second thought. Indeed, one monthly study by … Continue reading

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Google’s answer to photo uploads

By ALEX FRUIN As much as people (and competing companies) don’t want to admit it — Google is a powerhouse organization that is rivaled by only a few strong search engines like Yahoo! and its affiliates. While most Internet users … Continue reading

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Revisiting Google Instant — new standard or gimmick?

By IKU KAWACHI A couple of weeks ago, we discussed Google Instant, the newest feature to be added to the ever-popular Google search engine. Rolled out amid comparatively little hype on Sept. 8, Instant predicts what search query users are … Continue reading

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Google ‘New’ helps users keep track of updates

By REBECCA LATTANZIO Google News, Google Trends and Google Maps are just a few of the tools provided by the company that seems to be taking over the internet. We spoke about some of these in class in detail, but … Continue reading

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