How Google’s data-mining works for the world’s most popular social network

By Robert J. SiegelThe Washington PostIt’s no secret that Google and its subsidiaries are interested in social networking.In fact, the company is in talks with Facebook about buying its social network, according to people familiar with the matter.Google also is developing an app called Google+ that could serve as a replacement for Facebook’s app and that could have an even […]

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Dogpile searches dogpiles for conservative search engine

On a typical Friday afternoon, more than 2,000 search engines churn through the millions of pages of results that the Google search engine generates daily.That’s more than a billion searches a day.But on Friday, a group of conservatives were on the search engines’ radar.They were watching the site of the conservative Republican Party of Texas for the first time in […]

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When the marine engine dies, why do we still need it

As a marine engine goes, the Vantage’s four-cylinder, four-stroke, three-speed diesel engine is pretty impressive.It has a torque of 3,100 lb-ft of torque, a power-to-weight ratio of 8.8:1, and a range of up to 4,200 miles.But the Vantec Vantage is still a little slow in traffic and can’t match the speed of a big rig or jetliner.And while the VANTEC […]

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