Will Google’s Personalized Search Results be Bad for Startups?

Ever have the feeling you’re being followed? You aren’t imagining things. Google is keeping a record of your online search history, and as a result, you’ll likely never experience Google in the same way as anyone else again. In 2007, Google began experimenting with personalized search results – serving up a unique set of Web [...]


Rupert Murdoch Moves to Counter Search Engine Dominance of News

The extent to which Google has replaced direct traffic to Web sites is evident in this interview with media mogul Rupert Murdoch, in which he condemns Google, Microsoft and other search players for “stealing” the content of his news sites. In an enlightening interview, David Speers rightly points out that search engines are a two [...]