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Google Is Buying The World’s Most Boring (But Useful) Startup

Google Is Buying The World’s Most Boring (But Useful) Startup

You know how sometimes when you Google a store, you get a pop-out sidebar containing info about products that store currently has in stock? Well, in a deal announced today, Google has agreed to purchase the startup responsible for making those sidebars possible.

Google Sure Screws Around With Search Results A Lot, Investigation Finds

Google Sure Screws Around With Search Results A Lot, Investigation Finds

Google’s search algorithm is a powerful thing”the tiniest tweaks can tank businesses, subtly influence your purchasing decisions, and shape what information you see. Google has long stated that it “do[es] not use human curation to collect or arrange the results on a page,” but a Wall Street Journal investigation has…