Sorry, You Won't Be Editing Your Google Results in the US Any Time Soon

A couple weeks ago, the internet lit up with the news of the European Court of Justice ruling that would require Google to delete irrelevant or outdated information from their search results. "Finally!" you might've thought. "I can get those frat party pics out of my results!" But, as a new Associated Press story… » 5/25/14 3:00pm 5/25/14 3:00pm

What's The One Thing You Keep Searching For But Can't Find Online?

On a road trip about four years ago, I heard this great song on the radio. It was unique, catchy, and it stuck in my head. Ever since, despite Googling the lyrics, humming the melody to SoundHound, and poring over Youtube, I still can't identify it. It's my internet white whale. What's yours? » 1/18/14 5:00pm 1/18/14 5:00pm

Topsy, Twitter's Google, Now Searches Every Tweet Ever Sent

Twitter's been around since 2006. If it was a kid, Twitter would be in 2nd grade, and totally grounded for having such a potty mouth. But trying to search through old tweets is a major frustration, because Twitter's built-in search function favors messages it thinks are newest and most relevant. Topsy changes all… » 9/04/13 11:33am 9/04/13 11:33am