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William Shatner Launches Hashtag Battle, Pushing Nimoy and Quinto to 1M Followers in Same Night

William Shatner Launches Hashtag Battle, Pushing Nimoy and Quinto to 1M Followers in Same Night

By Mike Tuttle September 2, 2014

William Shatner stays on top of things, tech-wise. He maintains an active Twitter presence. He has a Tumblr that he uses to review apps and other products. For example, when Facebook released the Mentions app, Shatner downloaded it, used it, …

Zachary Quinto Rumors: Actor Takes To Twitter Zachary Quinto Rumors: Actor Takes To Twitter

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Zachary Quinto, who took on the role of Spock for the “Star Trek” revival films, inadvertently started some rumors that he’s done with the franchise after the next film comes out, and took to Twitter recently to clear them up…sort …

Star Trek: The Original Series Google Doodle Star Trek: The Original Series Google Doodle
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With all of the Google Doodles released during the London 2012 Olympics, the normal Google header on the Google homepage has seemed a little stale. Fortunately, that banality makes new Google Doodles even more exciting when they appear. Today, Google …

Zachary Quinto Gets Nimoy’s Approval As Spock Zachary Quinto Gets Nimoy’s Approval As Spock

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When Leonard Nimoy does anything, a lot of people take note, beacuse…well, because he’s Spock, for Thor’s sake. And when he visits the set of the upcoming Star Trek sequel–helmed by Nimoy’s good friend J.J. Abrams–speculation begins that he’s going …

Spock Shines Despite Limited Reach

The reviews are rolling in, and they’re largely positive; Spock, it seems, is good.  But the reviews also suggest that this people search engine needs to find a more effective means of gathering information.

People Searches Surge Ahead
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On Google’s weekly Zeitgeist list, at least five of the top ten gaining queries are usually people’s names.  The concept of an “ego search” has pretty much spread throughout our society.  And companies like Pipl and Spock have based their entire reputation and business on “people search.”  Yes, people search is a big deal.

Best of Web 2.0 Expo

Rafe Needleman, Josh Lowensohn, and Erica Ogg rated their five most favorite things for CNET, from the Web 2.0 Expo.

Spock Opening New Privacy Debate?

Last night in the hallway I heard about Spock, a new personal search service that will get turned on next week at the Web 2.0 Expo. I heard that TechCrunch will have a preview of the service soon, maybe even later today.

But, the person telling me this was alarmed at how much easier it was to troll through someone’s personal history than it is on Google or other search engines.

Spock Mind Melds With $7 Million

A search engine company with a sci-fi name and a bare-bones website “received $7 million in a Series A funding round from Clearstone Venture Partners and Opus Capital Ventures” earlier this week. The company, known as “Spock,” describes itself as “the world’s largest people search engine.”