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Sarah Palin Admits to Costing McCain the 2008 Race; Owes an Apology

Sarah Palin Admits to Costing McCain the 2008 Race; Owes an Apology

By Mike Tuttle September 13, 2014

Ever since 2008, when John McCain selected Sarah Palin, a little-known first-term governor from Alaska, to be his running mate, voters have been polarized about Plain. Republicans say that she cost McCain the election. She could not demonstrate in interviews …

Google Reveals Fastest Growing Search Terms
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Yesterday, we looked at the top question searches on Ask for 2008, Dictionary.com’s Top Gainers of 2008, Ask’s Top Celebrity Baby Mamas of 2008, and Ask’s Top Deals & Steals Searches. We looked at the top mobile searches and the top viral videos.

Stanford bubbles up Presidential candidate opinions

If Internet users held a particular position about a candidate, Stanford University’s Management Science & Engineering department probably caught their opinions in a bubble. Through the use of real-time data firm Wise Window’s software as a service for qualitative data, …

What Google Says About The Candidates
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Now that the US Presidential candidates have been campaigning for a solid year, we’re running out of angles from which to look at them. Since the Googleplex has hosted each of the remaining candidates, we thought we’d use the Google search engine to find those new angles.

This can show us a few things: what the Internet "climate," so to speak, is for the candidates; how they stand on issues affecting the Internet; and which ones are making the best use of the Internet for their campaigns.

And I’ll try to keep my opinions out of it. (Cub)Scout’s honor.

Watch The Vote: Truveo Adds Campaign Videos

Video search site Truveo opened a new page, featuring Presidential candidate campaign videos from the official sites as well as unofficial ones created by supporters.

2008: Let The Bubble Whispers Begin

A forecast of doom and economic gloom encompassing the tech world may be more reality than nightmare this year.

Search Titans Ready For Iowa Caucuses

The campaign for Presidential nominations began in earnest today with the first primary being held in Iowa. The major search engines have resources of interest for the politically inclined surfer to visit.

The WebProNews 2008 Predictions List

Prognostications are the last can of chicken noodle soup in every writer’s cupboard, and we have a bowl of them for you.

YouTube Touts Political Influence

2008 could be the year of the YouTube Election, an argument the video sharing site made based on the participation of candidates and voters.

Apple TV Could Have Big Year In 2008

Apple TV leads when it comes to Internet video delivery devices but such devices have had difficulty gaining traction with consumers because of higher prices and competition from set-top-boxes according to ABI Research.

Email Summit on the Way
This announcement might be a bit early, but I think the last Marketing Sherpa Email Summit sold out pretty quickly.

Compete: Republican Candidates Run For Visitors
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When it comes to who’s paying attention to perceived frontrunners Rudy Giuliani, Fred Thompson, and Mitt Romney among the Republican candidates, the trio receives virtually equal visits to their websites. You’ll never guess who trumps them, and a fourth candidate, easily.

Google Launches Elections 2008 Gadget
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Like it or not, the 2008 presidential election is approaching, and should you be in that first category, Google is ready to keep you informed with a new Elections 2008 gadget.

Microsoft Unveils Hyper-V Server Products

Microsoft announced Hyper-V, its virtualization hypervison technology formerly codenamed Viridian, available with various editions of Windows Server 2008.

This results in eight versions of Server 2008, three with Hyper-V, three without, and two specialized types that don’t have Hyper-V:

Microsoft Issues Free Enterprise Search Challenge

Search Server 2008 Express arrived as a free download from Microsoft, which launched the release candidate during a California conference.

Google Getting Health-y In 2008

Microsoft’s HealthVault will have several months under its belt by the time Google Health, under the leadership of Marissa Mayer, finally debuts.

Google Health Announced for Next Year

Google’s Marissa Mayer, who replaced now ex-Google employee Adam Bosworth as manager of the Google Health product team, said Google Health will officially appear in early 2008. (Screenshots of the product already circulated.)