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As the newspaper industry has grown weaker and weaker, there has been a steady stream of articles and blog posts blaming Google for some or all of this decline. I'm not going to link to them all, because there are simply too many, and they are easy enough to find. The standard allegation is that…

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So how can a band get some positive attention in these multi-platform, attention-deficit times we live in? You could try what Captain Caucasian and the Raging Idiots did: they asked their fans to make them the most searched-for term on Google, and it seems to have worked, if only briefly. Captain Caucasian was the top…

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Google's birthday is coming up -- although it's not clear exactly which one, or when it will actually occur, for a whole pile of reasons -- and it occurred to me that the company must have done an awful lot of searches by now. After all, the most recent estimates I've seen are that Google…

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RushmoreDrive = Dumb idea

by Mathew on August 16, 2008 · 18 comments

Not sure why the Los Angeles Times is writing about RushmoreDrive, the "black" search engine owned by Barry Diller's IAC conglomerate, considering it originally launched back in April sometime. Maybe it was a slow news day today. In any case, it's worth pointing out again what a bad idea this is -- in my opinion…

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If you're a Web geek, the biggest news today is the launch of Cuil.com, a new search engine with a strange Irish name (which is pronounced "cool") and what it claims is a really big, er... index. The topic has been dominating Techmeme for the better part of the day, with the official Cuil launch…

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