Google Searches Mirror the Economy (Fortune)
Google queries for terms like “investments” closely match the stock market’s performance, according to a study the search giant commissioned from Compete. The study also identifies the search traits of high-value credit card shoppers — mainly that they search a whole lot.
Can MySpace Pull Off a Comeback? (CNN)
Few sites have ever come back from a decline in popularity. MySpace is clearly determined to beat the odds, but what will be its secret sauce? No answers in this story, but a few good questions.
Adobe Strives to Crack the Smart-Phone Market (WSJ)
In a strategy with implications for mobile rich media, Adobe is striking alliances to bring Flash to a variety of handsets where it’s not been available.
Despite the fact that it faces growing competition from Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, Google-owned YouTube is still one of the most popular ... read more
Amazon prides itself on being the most “customer-centric” company in the world, but according to investigative journalism non-profit ProPublica, Amazon’s algorithms are often anything but ... read more