The Real Problem with Borders Books is Search

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Borders Books is struggling, with Distribution Centers and Stores closing. The General Counsel and Secretary of the company resigned at the start of the year. Talks about restructuring the chain are filling the news, and the bookseller is starting to open new stores that look to products other than books to attract customers. I prefer … Read more The Real Problem with Borders Books is Search

How a Search Engine Might Fight Googlebombing

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The first known appearance of the phrase “googlebomb” showed up in an article by Adam Mathes in the online magazine uber.nu, in a request to help pull a joke on a friend of his, by making the friend’s website rank highly for the term “talentless hack.” You’ve possibly noticed that some pages rank well in … Read more How a Search Engine Might Fight Googlebombing

Who are You Going to Trust Today: Microsoft’s Reputation Mashup

Mention the term “trusted computing” in the halls of Microsoft ten years ago, and you were probably talking about the connections between computers on a network, and their ability to communicate with each other. Today, the networking you might be talking about could as easily involve people and businesses connecting through computers on the Web. … Read more Who are You Going to Trust Today: Microsoft’s Reputation Mashup