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Why Google Is Broken

There has been a lot of talk recently about the amount of spam that appears in Google’s search engine rankings. Indeed, the once vaunted, gold-standard, of Internet search has come under an increasingly critical eye as technology writers re-examine what was a non-issue. Many of

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Truth About Facebook

I finally stumbled across a mainstream journalist who refuses to buy into the hype around Facebook and call it like everyone who isn’t a techie blogger sees it. Facebook doesn’t make all that much money now (profit-wise) and its only hope for the future is

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Hollywood Encouraging Piracy?

Recently, someone recommended a television show that I had not heard of before called The Walking Dead. From what I understand the show follows a band of people trying to survive after a “zombie apocalypse.” The show airs on AMC. I get the AMC channel

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Groupon Raises More Money

After talks broke down between Google and Groupon there was a lot of speculation over why the Groupon deal fell through and Google didn’t end up buying the deal of the day giant. It seems that most folks have settled upon the conclusion that Groupon

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Undo Feature a Sign Post?

Today’s, "Hmmm. I never thought of that, but it makes sense," moment comes courtesy of Infectious Greed. Author Paul Kedrosky suggests that you can tell a software product or service has come of age when it gets an undo feature. He points out that many

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Gawker Hack Proves Password Security Sucks

Gawker isn’t a tiny fly-by-night website. Rather, it is a big internet media conglomerate that runs several high-traffic websites. Like many websites, they make you create an account in order to comment or access certain material on their websites. Their user accounts database was hacked