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Monday: April 12, 2010

Google decides to acquire Plink, a visual search company.Google decides to acquire Plink, a visual search company.

The four month-old start-up provided visual search results based on artwork photography submitted to their PlinkArt application on your Android handset. The principle is simple: take a shot of a painting, run it through the Plink art database and get the details on the artwork and its author.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 1:32 PM | Tags (11) | acquisitions | android | app | database | engine | google | plink | register | results | search | visual |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 15, 2010

The ten drawbacks of naming your city, state, or country to 'Google'.The ten drawbacks of naming your city, state, or country to 'Google'.

2. Finding Pizza : Till date Google Search has enabled some awesome results when you search Pizza and your city name. For example – “Pizza in Jaipur“. For Topeka it will be now “Pizza in Google“

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 7:19 AM | Tags (7) | pizza | google | topeka | kansas | confusing | mapping | results |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 28, 2009

A faster and more caffeinated Google search is coming your way in the near future.A faster and more caffeinated Google search is coming your way in the near future.

Chances are you probably won't notice anything overtly different since most of the rumored changes are under the hood (algorithms, indexes, what have you). According to TechCrunch, Google will start to weight news and social media sites higher than older indexed pages. Eh, you'll learn to live with it.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 4:06 PM | Tags (7) | caffeine | fast | google | index | realtime | results | search |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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