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Google's (and Inktomi's) Miserable Failure

A search for miserable failure on Google brings up the official George W. Bush biography from the US White House web site. Dismissed by Google as not a problem, it points out a case where the real miserable failure is Google itself. A search for miserable failure on Google brings up the official George W. Bush biography from the US White House web site. Dismissed by Google as not a problem, it points out a case where the real miserable failure is Google itself. 0 Comments

China's Great Wall Against Google And AltaVista

So can people in China get to Google or not? Yes, apparently so. However, there are still reports of trouble when conducting particular searches, which suggest that some selective blocking is happening. Meanwhile, the situation with AltaVista being blocked appears to continue. So can people in China get to Google or not? Yes, apparently so. However, there are still reports of trouble when conducting particular searches, which suggest that some selective blocking is happening. Meanwhile, the situation with AltaVista being blocked appears to continue. 0 Comments

Goodbye Domain Names, Hello RealNames?

While the domain name system continues to devolve into a joke, the RealNames web addressing system is growing stronger. The company recently cemented a tighter relationship with Microsoft, continues to expand its reach and has pulled back on its main issue of controversy, the assignment of "generic" terms. The moves further position RealNames as a viable alternative, if not future successor, to the current domain name system. While the domain name system continues to devolve into a joke, the RealNames web addressing system is growing stronger. The company recently cemented a tighter relationship with Microsoft, continues to expand its reach and has pulled back on its main issue of controversy, the assignment of "generic" terms. The moves further position RealNames as a viable alternative, if not future successor, to the current domain name system. 0 Comments

Internet Explorer 5 Makes Search Easier

The latest version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has a number of search features that can make finding information easier. This article is a tour of these feature. The latest version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has a number of search features that can make finding information easier. This article is a tour of these feature. 0 Comments