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Blow to Google: EU court says people have 'right to be forgotten'

May 13, 2014

Blow to Google: EU court says people have 'right to be forgotten'

Individuals have a right "to be forgotten," under certain circumstances when their personal data becomes outdated or inaccurate, the European Court of Justice said. #Google #NewsTracker #Internet privacy #Search engines #European Court of Justice #private data #EU court #Internet search industry #data protection
From Android to desktop: Google Now feature coming to browsers

Nov 20, 2013

From Android to desktop: Google Now feature coming to browsers

Internet major Google is adding new features to its popular services like search page, maps and youtube to provide more personalised information especially related to day to day lives of its users. #Google #Google Inc. #search engine #Google Maps #Privacy Issues #Google Now #personalised search
Hasta La Vista, Alta Vista: Worlds first major search engine to shut

Jul 03, 2013

Hasta La Vista, Alta Vista: Worlds first major search engine to shut

Alta Vista, a premier search engine before Google rose to power in 2001, will be having its plug pulled on July 7 by its current owner, Yahoo #Yahoo! #Google #TechBuzz #MSN #Search engines #Alta Vista #Yahoo corp #Marissa Meyer
Label ads better in search results: US FTC tells Google, Yahoo, Microsoft

Jun 26, 2013

Label ads better in search results: US FTC tells Google, Yahoo, Microsoft

The US Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday it had sent letters to 24 Internet search companies, including giants Google, Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc, updating its guidance on advertising practices. #Microsoft Corporation #Internet #Google Inc. #TechBuzz #YAHOO! INC. #US FTC #Search engines #Ad results

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Label ads better in search results: US FTC tells Google, Yahoo, Microsoft

Jul 30, 2014

'Right to be forgotten' ruling is unworkable and misguided, UK Lords say

The EU court ruling that gives people the “right to be forgotten” by search engines is misguided in principle and unworkable in practice, said a U.K. House of Lords subcommittee Wednesday. A May ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (C... #European Union #Europe #House of Lords #Google Inc.
Label ads better in search results: US FTC tells Google, Yahoo, Microsoft

Jul 27, 2014

Google Right To Be Forgotten Stirs Memories

Earlier this month I wrote a piece about Google and the so-called "right to be forgotten" in Europe. Essentially the European Union (EU)  had allowed a judgment that said if someone asked for a piece of history about themselves to be taken out of sea... #European Union #Europe #Google Inc.
Label ads better in search results: US FTC tells Google, Yahoo, Microsoft

Jul 28, 2014

Attackers install DDoS bots on Amazon cloud, exploiting Elasticsearch weakness

Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability in distributed search engine software Elasticsearch to install DDoS malware on Amazon and possibly other cloud servers. Elasticsearch is an increasingly popular open-source search engine server developed in Ja... #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Java programming language