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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
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'