PALM BEACH, FL – A couple of days ago I looked up and saw a highway sign and thought to myself, 'great search engine, horrible name.' That was after seeing a sign off I-95, in West Palm Beach, Florida advertising what is a better search engine then Bing and Yahoo, but still far less use. Also sort of odd, there was no web URL on the sign. Back in 2018, the domain name “Duck.com” was seen to have changed hands according to domain registrar details pointed out by domain … [Read more...]
Did DuckDuckGo Just Acquire Premium Domain “Duck.com” from Google?
NEW YORK, NY – Popular privacy search engine DuckDuckGo.com, might just be quacking all the way to the bank with its latest [potential] acquisition, Duck.com, according to name server and domain registrar details pointed out by domain industry website DotWeekly.com. It is important to note that this is just speculation at this time, but knowing that the privacy based search provider has been eyeing the domain for some time, specifically saying that it creates confusion … [Read more...]
Google’s Semantic Web: Knowledge Graph Means Things, Not Strings
Google, which commands the elephant's share of search-engine visitors, has ponderously stamped the ground again by introducing a new feature intended to quickly illuminate popular topics. Company officials say their Knowledge Graph addition will help searchers gain a wider picture of many subjects without the need to wade through overly expansive results. Similar functionality has already appeared with little notice at smaller competitors such as DuckDuckGo, but Google's own … [Read more...]
Google Market Share Strong Despite Growing Legal Problems, Competition
Google's Street View project is currently being investigated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). While Street Views are designed to provide panoramic views and wireless mapping of areas, there are allegations that the process “went beyond mapping wireless connections” and private information and communications have been intercepted and collected during the process. According to FCC documents, Google's data gathering efforts have allowed people’s communications, … [Read more...]