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An online initiative which asks members of the public to classify galaxies recorded unprecedented traffic in its first 48 hours.


 Internet search galaxy spotting crowdsourcing collaborative
Google's answer to Wolfram Alpha? Tomáš J. Fülöpp
 Google search Wolfram Alpha
Apparently, many people don't know what's a browser and they think it's the same thing as a search engine.


 Google search browser search engine
Google reached an agreement with Twitter to include their updates in their search results. "We believe that our search results and user experience will greatly benefit from the inclusion of this up-to-the-minute data, and we look forward to having a product that showcases how tweets can make search better in the coming months. That way, the next time you search for something that can be aided by a real-time observation, say, snow...


 Google Twitter search real time
Twitter has signed deals to put messages sent via the microblogging service into the Microsoft and Google search indexes.


 Twitter Google Microsoft search instantaneous
Search is part of the fundamental infrastructure of the Internet. And, it is currently broken. Why is it broken? It is broken for the same reason that proprietary software is always broken: lack of freedom, lack of community, lack of accountability, lack of transparency. Here, we will start to change all that. Grub started back in 2000 with a simple concept of distributing part of the search process pipeline: crawling. In a way, we were a...
 search engine search Internet crawling software distributed computing mapping open source
Google Maps added a layer that shows webcams from all over the world. You can enable it by clicking on "More..." and selecting "Webcams".


 Google maps travel webcam real time search
The new service will allow both estate agents and private sellers to put their property as an overlay on Google Maps.


 Google property maps housing search business
More and more public agencies, non-profits and other organizations are looking for ways to open up their data and expand global access to this kind of information.


 Google public information visualization statistics search