Webmaster Central comes through with some interesting bits about Googlebot and its downloads . Google Earth and Google Maps get big updates: http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2006/09/huge_update_to.html. Google Open Sources OCR code: http://www.ddj.com/dept/opensource/192600114. Software learns new […]
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Microsoft has announced that their search engine, Live Search, has moved out of beta along with their Live Local Search mapping service. I am still trying to wrap my head around why […]
You know about YouTube and all those other videos that host generated content and allow search. ClipBlast is a little different. It aggregates content from sites that are not as large as […]
Google has had news search for a long time, but its archives are only 30 days deep. Now Google has added an archive search to the news mix. While it’s always good […]
Let’s start with what an API is. An API stands for Application Programming Interface. It’s a way for computer programmers to use the resources/data of an online resource. There are other ways […]