Oct 292011

Columbus (AP) – Visitors to Ohio treasurer Josh Mandel’s new search engine for public worker salaries have complained the site is riddled with errors and omissions, leading his office to repair existing data and change the way it presents wage information. The Associated Press obtained feedback on Mandel’s “Treasurer’s Transparency Project” through a public records […]

Oct 032010

Just because Yahoo Inc.’s U.S. website and Microsoft Corp.’s Bing are using the same technological ingredients for searching the Internet doesn’t mean they’re slicing and dicing the results the same way, too. Understanding the differences can be helpful, particularly for people looking for the best alternative to Google Inc.’s dominant search engine. The 10-year search […]

Aug 312010

Google has struck a new content distribution deal with the Associated Press to host the publisher’s content on Google News and other properties, the search engine confirmed. Google and the AP declined to reveal financial terms of the new deal, but the Wall Street Journal reported (paywall) Google is paying the news organization in the […]