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FTC: Search Engines Aren't Doing Enough to Differentiate Ads From Organic Results - Posted June 25, 2013
The FTC published a letter today that it sent yesterday to search engine companies, warning them that they were not adequately complying with its rules on differentiating paid search advertisements and organic search results. ... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: How The Harlem Shake Shook Up Facebook, YouTube - Posted March 4, 2013
Facebook loves the Harlem Shake, and we don't just mean the company's employees. Various renditions of the dance are plentiful both on YouTube and Facebook. Unmetric recently took a look at how the Harlem Shake spread throughout both sites in an infographic, ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Free Facebook Calls | StumbleUpon Layoffs - Posted January 17, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Ask.com - Posted January 4, 2013
Ask.com is looking for a Data Scientist in Oakland, CA. The post states, "Ask.com is looking for a Data Scientist to join a research-oriented team in the Oakland, CA office. The Data Scientist will join a horizontal team supporting t... [semanticweb.com]

Possible PR Fail: Gold Peak Tea Disqualifies Contest Winner - Posted October 4, 2012
The Coca-Cola-owned Gold Peak Tea Company had a pretty cool idea for a contest: the "Take the Year Off"competition offered its lucky winner a $100,000 prize a... [PRNewser]

Semantic Web Jobs: Ask.com - Posted July 11, 2012
Ask.com is searching for a Data Scientist in Oakland, CA. The post states, "The Data Scientist will join a horizontal team supporting the Ask.com core language technologies, which power the search- and database-driven question answering solutions as well as the... [semanticweb.com]

Semantic Web Jobs: Ask.com - Posted June 14, 2012
Ask.com is searching for a Data Scientist in Oakland, CA. The post states, "The Data Scientist will join a horizontal team supporting the Ask.com core language technologies, which power the search- and database-d... [semanticweb.com]

Ask.com to Cut 130 Engineering Jobs, Drop Algorithmic Search Technology - Posted November 9, 2010
Algorithmic search technology is out at Ask.com and question-and-answer is in, as ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Ask.com to Shutter Bloglines Oct. 1 - Posted September 13, 2010
Oct. 1 will be the end of the line for Bloglines, as Ask.com announced in a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Questions & Ask.com: Cashing in on Mass Ignorance - InfoToday.com - Posted August 9, 2010
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A Semantic-based Essay as the Result for a Web Search - Posted May 10, 2010
Introduction This article discusses ways of semantic processing in a search engine. Major search engines have one main type of result – a list of links to matching Web sources. There are many enhancements on top of it, but the core premise remains the same: a search result consists of a set... [semanticweb.com]

Who Attended SemTech 2009? A Partial List of Attending Organizations - Posted February 16, 2010
The 2009 Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) took place June 14-18, 2009 in San Jose, California. SemTech is produced by Semantic Universe and brings together the entire marketplace of semantic technology vendors, developers, researchers, start-ups, investors and customers. Here is a small sample of the hundreds of companies who signed up... [semanticweb.com]

Google Responds To Murdoch's Threats: Bring It - Posted November 10, 2009
Yesterday, Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch complained that News Corp.'s content was being "stolen" by search... [Fishbowl NY]

Google Responds To Murdoch's Threats: Bring It - Posted November 10, 2009
Yesterday, Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch complained that News Corp.'s content was being "stolen" by search... [FishbowlNY]

KEYNOTE: Executive Round Table: Semantic Search - SemTech 2009 Video - Posted July 6, 2009
This Keynote is presented in six parts. Moderated by: Carla Thompson, Guidewire Group Speakers: Andrew Tomkins, Yahoo! Search Peter Norvig, Google Riza Berkan, hakia Scott Prevost, Powerset division of bing Tomasz Imielinski, Ask.com William Tunstall-Pedoe, True Knowledge Semantic technology changes the rules of the search marketspace, but exactly how, an... [semanticweb.com]

Ask.com Announces Database of 300 Million High-Quality Question-and-Answer Pairs - Posted June 17, 2009
Delivering Q&A Pairs Helps Drive Consumer Loyalty through Higher Frequency and Retention on Ask.com SAN JOSE, CA – Wednesday, June 17, 2009 – Ask.com has unveiled its proprietary database of 300 million Q&A pairs for consumers in the United States and United Kingdom. The announcement was made today at one of the... [semanticweb.com]

Search leaders debate semantics - CNET News - Posted June 17, 2009
... [semanticweb.com]

Ask.com CEO Steps Down, Kiplinger.com Names Managing Editor - Posted May 13, 2009
There's been some shakeups in the digital world today, with one Web site losing a CEO and another gaining a top editor. IAC-owned search engine Ask.com, said yesterday that CEO Jim Safka... [Fishbowl NY]

Ask.com CEO Steps Down, Kiplinger.com Names Managing Editor - Posted May 13, 2009
There's been some shakeups in the digital world today, with one Web site losing a CEO and another gaining a top editor. IAC-owned search engine Ask.com, said yesterday that CEO Jim Safka... [FishbowlNY]

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