Google searches mirror the economy (CNN Money)

Monday, June 8th, 2009

When the stock market goes up these days, your 401(k) isn’t the only thing that will follow. So, too, does the volume of Google searches for economic terms.

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Google users get bogus warning on site searches (AP via Yahoo! News)

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

Computer users doing Google searches during a nearly one-hour period Saturday morning were greeted with disturbing but erroneous messages that every site turned up in the results might be harmful.

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Study: Searching Google Damages The Environment (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Two Google searches produce the same amount of CO2 as bringing water to a boil on your stovetop, according to research from Harvard University. Google claims that the Harvard study is flawed. The Harvard study was first published in British newspaper The Sunday Times.

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Google Search Generates 7g of CO2, says Study (Search Engine Journal)

Monday, January 12th, 2009

What would you rather give up? Boiling a kettle for your tea or using Google search? You might want to give up both, as boiling a kettle and doing two Google searches will actually produce almost the same amount  of CO2, which is of course harmful to our environment. This was the findings of a […]

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Research Reveals Environmental Impact of Google Searches (Fox News)

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Performing two Google searches from a desktop computer can generate about the same amount of carbon dioxide as boiling a kettle for a cup of tea, according to new research.

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Now you can customize your Google searches (ARNnet)

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Google has launched a search feature that lets signed-in users re-rank, delete and add comments on search results, according to a Google blog posting Thursday.

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