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Google Buys Facial Recognition Company PittPatt

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Google has picked up a facial recognition group known as PittPatt. PittPatt's technology is likely to be used in Google+, although the potential applications are broad. Google has picked up a facial recognition group known as PittPatt. PittPatt's technology is likely to be used in Google+, although the potential applications are broad. 0 Comments

What if Amazon Were Free?

Online Books has links to more than 18,000 English works in various formats that are all free for personal, noncommercial use. Online Books has links to more than 18,000 English works in various formats that are all free for personal, noncommercial use. 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, Lycos!

Eight years ago today Lycos opened its virtual doors to the public, offering a slew of novel features that forever transformed the web search landscape. Eight years ago today Lycos opened its virtual doors to the public, offering a slew of novel features that forever transformed the web search landscape. 0 Comments

Lycos Partners More Closely With FAST

Lycos has finally committed to using FAST Search's results to power the "Web Sites" section of its search results. Over the past two months, Lycos experimented with using results from its own crawler, from Inktomi and from FAST Search in this section. Now, FAST Search, in which Lycos has a significant investment, has been given the nod. The change does not impact Inktomi's deal to power results at Lycos-owned HotBot. Lycos has finally committed to using FAST Search's results to power the "Web Sites" section of its search results. Over the past two months, Lycos experimented with using results from its own crawler, from Inktomi and from FAST Search in this section. Now, FAST Search, in which Lycos has a significant investment, has been given the nod. The change does not impact Inktomi's deal to power results at Lycos-owned HotBot. 0 Comments