Google’s Profiling Both Users and Sites?

A profile-based approach to individual site searches, and group personalization (to protect individual privacy), is explored in two related patent applications from Google, one from this week, and one from last week. The first patent application involves Google’s free site search that a site owner can add to their site, and may enable visitors to … Read more

Google Learning Speech Recognition for Voice Search from MTV?

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How might a voice search engine learn new words that have been introduced into popular speech, such as “da shiznet,” and learn and understand different pronunciations of words, such as might be found in spoken language based upon regional differences? A newly published patent filing from Google provides some hints. Last April, Google was granted … Read more