His last day will be February 26, 2016, and his next journey will involve philanthropy. “I am eager to see what kind of impact I can make philanthropically,” he said, “and of course, to spend more time with my family — especially with my wife who I miss spending time with given our incredibly busy lives, and our son who will go to college soon, leaving an empty nest behind.” … [Read more...] about Amit Singhal, The Head Of Google Search, To Leave The Company For Philanthropic Purposes
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Hot On Sphinn: Will Twitter Die First, Daily Kos Googlebombs, Search URL Parameters & More We had an interesting variety of stories that were hot last week on our sister site, Sphinn. A discussion that was started by Sphinn member marketingmyinternet asked if Twitter will be the first of the major social networks to die. That question was our most-discussed story over the past week, and included our Comment Of […] … [Read more...] about The Day In Search, October 18, 2010
And finally, if you’ve been wondering about potential connections between Google and the National Security Administration (NSA), you’re not alone. On Google Blogoscoped, Philipp Lenssen writes about a journalist’s request to learn more about Google and the NSA via a Freedom of Information Act request. It turns out the only connection this request uncovered is that the NSA spent about $2 million on four Google search appliances, a two-year replacement warranty, and 100 hours of consulting. (Dear NSA: Never buy the warranty.) … [Read more...] about Mehdi Moves Up At Microsoft; Should MSFT learn from Ask?; Top 25 People On The Web; Google & The NSA
Volkswagen of America presents U.S. vehicle information, pricing, incentives, deals, comparisons on Eos, GTI, Jetta, New Beetle, New Beetle Convertible, Passat, Passat Wagon, Touareg, Rabbit, R32 and the GLI with links to VW dealers, owner information, Volkswagen merchandise, and VW accessories. homepage, volkswagen, volkswagon, vw.com, home, landing, top, volkswagen.com, home page, home, top, back, VWofAmerica, Volkswagen of America, Volkswagon of America, VWoA, VWofA, volkswagon.com … [Read more...] about Google Features Volkswagen, Which Happens To Be Search Spamming
What is interesting about this patent filing isn’t so much the subscribed links program, where site owners can provide specialized results based upon data they provide, but rather that some of these specialized results are available to all searchers, regardless of whether they are signed into their Google Account or not, and regardless of whether they subscribed to Subscribed Links from a particular provider. The patent hints at some of the reasons why some specialized OneBox results are available to everyone. … [Read more...] about Google Subscribed Links Patent: Why Do Some OneBox Results Require No Subscription?