Ask.com Wants to Search Sites for You

There’s been a lot of news about ask.com today, with the announcement and launch of a new interface for the search engine. Some overviews of the new look, and reborn search engine: Ask Relaunches: Now “Ask 3D” Newly Relaunched Ask.com Glimpses of Greatness and Some Problems Makes you wonder what else might have changed, or … Read more Ask.com Wants to Search Sites for You

Google Transit Information (Using Your Phone)

Google Transit

The Patent behind Google Transit If you’ve ever taken the Caltrain from San Francisco to San Jose, you’ve had a chance to see the corridor where many of today’s top internet-related companies call their home, including Google and Yahoo. A patent application from Google seems inspired by that ride, finding a way to understand transportation … Read more Google Transit Information (Using Your Phone)

How Google Might Handle Fraudulent Adwords Advertising

Usually when you hear the word “fraud” associated with online advertising through something like Google’s adwords, the topic being discussed revolves around click fraud, where invalid clicks are made on ads and advertisers are being charged by the click. But what about people who use online ads to commit fraud upon unsuspecting consumers, or advertisers … Read more How Google Might Handle Fraudulent Adwords Advertising