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What Did People Use Before Google to Search the Web?

What Did People Use Before Google to Search the Web?

The year is 1997. You’re wearing whatever people wore back then — some kind of jean jacket, I’m guessing — and talking to your friend about your new favourite movie, the recently-released Mike Myers vehicle Austin Powers. You’re quoting the movie, and your friend thinks this is hilarious. Then things…

Google To Start Kicking Resource-Heavy Ads Off Chrome In August

Google To Start Kicking Resource-Heavy Ads Off Chrome In August

Google’s planning to instate a resource cap on all Chrome advertisements after finding that a tiny contingent of resource-heavy ads is responsible for more than a quarter of all ad-related network data and CPU usage. On the user-end, these ads can “drain battery life, saturate already strained networks, and cost…