Early reviews for Microsoft’s latest sea–err, decision engine are surprisingly positive. Is Bing the real thing?
Archive for May, 2009
Yes, you heard right: Somebody in Hollywood is cooking up a TV show based on Twitter. The Apocalypse is indeed upon us.
Microsoft is about to unveil yet another attempt to beat Google at the All Things D conference. Please reserve your smirking until after Mr. Ballmer has finished his presentation. Thank you.
The battle between craigslist and state attorneys general over adult ads is getting whackier by the minute. Pull up a seat and grab some popcorn.
When the mighty fall, the peons get crushed. Google’s massive outages raise two questions: Has it gotten too big, and are we too dependent on it?
Voyij is a new search engine that lets you find you the best travel deals at any one time. Is it better than Priceline, Kayak, and all the rest?
The Web’s biggest source of classified ads is cleaning up its act — or, at least, making a show of it – bry dropping “erotic” ads for “adult” ones. But will anything really change?
NPR is in hot water after censoring a movie review that named allegedly gay politicians. So why is it OK to call people alleged murderers, but not homosexuals?
Should Facebook deny Holocaust deniers on its site? Where should the lines be drawn? It’s a question with no easy answer.
Social media madness has overtaken everyone, from adult stars to our elected officials. Is it time to pt down our keyboards and start talking to each other again?
Rumors can spread like tumors on the Web. Mostly they’ve been benign, but malignant ones may soon be coming.
Is data privacy silly? Certain Supreme Court justices seem to think so — until it comes to their own data, at least.
Got an opinion on Google profiles, Swedish pirates, our antiquated legal system or Twitter’s swine flu obsession? You’re not alone. Here’s the best of what Cringesters had to say on these and other topics.