- Identity Companies: Paid to Know About You
Your personal information is worth money. Unfortunately, you aren’t the one who gets the benefit. New York Times blog has story on companies whose business is your personal information.
- Most search users disapprove of personal information being collected
Pew Internet & American Life Project survey reports that 73 percent of respondents were upset that a search engine would track of their searches and saw that as an invasion of privacy.
- Raspberry Pi: everything you need to know
TechRadar says that this little Linux PC could be a really big deal
- At Google, advertising is crowding out search results
For years, Google was famous for its clean, uncluttered layout and its excellent search algorithms. Those days are long gone.Google gets 96% of its annual revenue from advertising. Search results produce no revenue. That has led to some tremendous distortions and a horrifying breakdown in the once-clean Google experience.—Ed Bott
- 15 niche search engines every student needs
At ZDNet, Charlie Osborne lists search engines for specialized purposes