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Is Amazon Google’s Biggest Search Competitor?

Is Amazon Google’s Biggest Search Competitor?

By Chris Crum October 16, 2014

There was a time when Google considered Bing its biggest competitor in search, which probably makes sense to most people, as it’s more of a direct competitor in terms of being a web search engine. It’s actually Amazon, however, that …

Eric Schmidt Buys House Near the Playboy Mansion? Eric Schmidt Buys House Near the Playboy Mansion?

As a man worth an estimated $8.3 billion, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt could buy pretty much any house he wants. If a report from the NY Post’s Page Six is accurate, what he wants is to live within a …

Google To Expand Efforts To Block Child Exploitation Google To Expand Efforts To Block Child Exploitation

Google has been battling child exploitation on the Internet since at least 2006. This past summer, the company announced some additional measures it was taking. For one, Google set up a new $2 million fund to encourage the development of …

Eric Schmidt's Alleged Affairs Get The NMA Treatment Eric Schmidt's Alleged Affairs Get The NMA Treatment
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Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Google. He’s also married, but it’s hard to tell sometimes as he and his wife, Wendy Boyl, live separate lives in different parts of the country. That may be the reason why allegations …

Eric Schmidt Talks 'Pandora's Promise' With Director Eric Schmidt Talks 'Pandora's Promise' With Director

In a recent “At Google” talk, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with Robert Stone, Director of the documentary Pandora’s Promise, along with some of the cast. Google has now made the video public for all to watch. Here’s …

Google Talks Up Self-Driving Cars At Meeting Google Talks Up Self-Driving Cars At Meeting
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Google held its annual shareholders meeting on Thursday, discussing numerous topics. As usual in shareholder-related meetings, Google felt the need to reassure investors that despite its investments in “moon shot” ideas like Google Glass and self-driving cars, the company continues …

Here's Google's Entire June 6th Stockholders Meeting Here's Google's Entire June 6th Stockholders Meeting

Google has made its annual stockholders meeting available for the public to view via YouTube. The meeting took place on Thursday, and is about an hour and a half long. As you can imagine, a lot of ground is covered. …

Google Glass For Consumers Is About A Year Away Google Glass For Consumers Is About A Year Away
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Google Glass is finally shipping out to developers who signed up for the Explorers program at last year’s Google I/O. While they have fun with what could potentially become the next big thing, consumers just have to sit patiently and …

Julian Assange, Eric Schmidt Talk WikiLeaks Julian Assange, Eric Schmidt Talk WikiLeaks
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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder that’s still hiding out in the Ecuadorian embassy in London after the UK approved his extradition to Sweden. During that time, he has entertained a number …

What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS? What’s Going on with Google Now for iOS?
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So, what the hell is happening with Google Now for iOS? According to conflicting reports from people on each end, it’s stuck in some sort of non-existent approval limbo. Speaking at the Big Tent Summit in India earlier, Google Executive …

Chrome And Android To Remain Separate Chrome And Android To Remain Separate
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Some of us have expected that Google’s Android and Chrome operating systems would eventually converge into one operaring system. That’s mostly because Google co-founder Sergey Brin once implied that this would be the case. Since then, Google has given off …

Tech Leader Push for Immigration Reform Tech Leader Push for Immigration Reform
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Tech leaders have crafted a joint letter to President Obama and the nation’s top lawmakers, asking that Washington work together to craft some sort of comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. The letter was signed by over …

Here's Eric Schmidt's Solve For X Speech Here's Eric Schmidt's Solve For X Speech

Google has released the video for Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s recent speech from the company’s Solve For X event. “A lot of life is about luck, and our goal is to make more luck for ourselves, so that the little …

Schmidt Sees Google Glass Fashion Obstacle Early On Schmidt Sees Google Glass Fashion Obstacle Early On
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Since Google first unveiled Google Glass, many have wondered if people will buy into the device, simply from the fashion perspective. In other words, will people be worried about looking ridiculous in order to use these hi-tech smart devices that …

Microsoft Is Doing The "Scroogled" Thing Again Microsoft Is Doing The "Scroogled" Thing Again
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Microsoft is at it again with a new “Scroogled” campaign (you know, the ads where Microsoft attacks Google for things). The whole thing is a promotion for Microsoft’s Outlook.com. The basic premise is that Google serves you ads in Gmail …

Eric Schmidt Ties Rankings To Verified Profiles Eric Schmidt Ties Rankings To Verified Profiles
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It’s become pretty obvious that Google is looking to put user identity at the forefront of a number of its products, and that includes search. Nothing new there. Eric Schmidt apparently talks about this in his upcoming book, and notes …

Google Agrees To "Support" Publishers In France Google Agrees To "Support" Publishers In France
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It looks like Google is paying to link to French publishers’ content. Google and publishers in France have not been seeing eye to eye for quite some time. In October, the company spoke out about a proposal by French lawmakers, …