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European Lawyer Says Google Not Responsible For Removing Personal Information In Web Searches
2013-06-25 09:49:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A top lawyer with the European Union (EU) Court of Justice said today Google shouldn’t be responsible for policing what’s online, placing the burden instead on website owners. This doesn’t make Google exempt from EU privacy laws which protect citizens from having their information shared or publicly posted. Instead, it declares the search engine cannot be asked to delete this personal information or police how this information...

2008-10-20 12:00:15

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand Asset Digital announces the public beta of the world's first and only Search Engine Marketing platform for P2P Search called P2Pwords(TM). The platform, which is the first pay-per-click for P2P Search, gives top advertisers the unique ability to target and connect their branded content directly to consumers via P2P Search. Google Adwords, Yahoo Search Marketing and MSN Adcenter have created a Web Search market worth $22 Billion in 2007 on over 10...

2008-07-03 09:00:00

Microsoft said it had agreed to buy Powerset, a fledgling company working on a new Web search that relies on insights from linguistics rather than simple keyword strings. Satya Nadella, senior vice president of Microsoft's search, portal and advertising business, confirmed the purchase Tuesday after months of speculation that the companies were in merger talks. Financial terms were not disclosed. Powerset's technology breaks down the meaning of words into related concepts, freeing users...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'