Tag Archives: Answer

Trust-Busting as the Unsexy Response To Google as well as Facebook

JANUARY 28, 2019 THERE ARE TWO TYPES of books in the Silicon Valley canon: books on programming and blockbuster memoirs by entrepreneurs. When I moved to San Francisco after graduating college, I had read just enough of the first kind to land a software job. After receiving my company-issued hoodie and learning the hard way when not to wear it (at parties), I decided it was time to catch up on the second kind of book. The first thing I noticed is that the West Coast techie […]

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Google acquires experienced area as well as ‘respond to engine’ Superpod f.

Google has acquired another “answer engine.” The company paid roughly $60 million for Superpod, predominantly for the team, according to published reports. Superpod matched audience questions and expert answers across a broad range of topics. Founders to work on ‘larger project’ at Google. A statement acknowledging the acquisition on the Superpod site said, “We are sad to announce that we will be closing Superpod today as part of a transition into a larger project. We can’t share any details at this time, but we’re trekking onwards toward the […]

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Indians Count On Applications to Response Their Petitions

ePuja’s network now includes 3,600 temples, according to the company’s founder, Shiva Kumar, who spent four years driving around India persuading priests to partner with him. Explaining the concept was a challenge, he says Ben Givon: “They don’t understand what the internet is. ‘Where is this internet? Can I touch it, feel it?’ ” But once they grasped it, most priests were willing to perform pujas for anyone who wanted them. The company has since facilitated about 50,000 pujas for customers in 65 countries, according to Kumar, who […]

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Google May Be Prejudiced, However Policy Isn’t Really the Response

On August 28, President Trump tweeted that his administration is considering regulating Google out of concern that the search engine is prioritizing liberal news sites over conservative alternatives. Trump’s chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said that the administration is “taking a look” at the possibility of regulating Google’s search results. Google represents a huge source of information for Americans, so conservatives are justified to worry about liberal bias in the search results. But regulation isn’t the answer. Trump’s ire seems to stem from a report by conservative news […]

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