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A New and Revolutionary Acquisition for Google?

Possibly the most exciting post for me was from Oliver Marks at ZDNet . Here is a company that is thinking outside the box and developing an alternate interface for search on the internet; it involves returning results based on aggregate sets of information. Freebase...

Microsoft’s Email Prioritizer Plug-In

Tuesday, Microsoft announced a new plug-in for Outlook 2007. Information Week reports on this collaborative effort between Microsoft Research and Office Labs. The plug-in targets email overload and “uses various algorithms to automatically identify the...

Google Increases Lead in Consumer Satisfaction

Barry Schwartz reports on the American Consumer Satisfaction Index in Search Engine Land that Google extends its lead in search satisfaction. Below is the ACSI table showing current scores (August 20th) and percent change from the previous year. by Bill Stroll, Sales...

Yahoo Interface Indents

Is there a new interface in the works for Yahoo? Search Engine Roundtable reports August 19th on grouped or indented search results. “In the past, Yahoo never ever indented search results. In fact, in the past I thought they did do indenting and then stopped,...

Google Has Been Capped

News.com says Google is number 4. For a brief period of time last week Google’s market cap slipped from third to fourth position. Apple’s market cap reached $158.84 billion and edged out Google which was at $157.84. Wikipedia defines market capitalization as...