Google`s Chrome Notebook: Not What You Expected

Yesterday, Google held a press conference at which it talked about Chrome, its web store and the Chrome OS. Rumors circulated widely that the company would be putting out a netbook with the operating system. In a sense, it is – but if you’re expecting something very fancy with the Google brand and lots of bells and whistles, you’ll probably be disappointed.
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A Cuil Search Engine is Born

“Cuil” supposedly means “wisdom” in Gaelic. In English, pronounced “cool,” it means business when it comes to Internet search. That’s what its founders, nearly all ex-Google employees, want you to believe. Let’s take a look at their claims and their performance to see whether it’s wise to take them seriously.
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Powerset Launches as Wikipedia Tool

Powerset says it can deliver on a promise originally made by Ask Jeeves: namely, if you ask it a simple question, it will answer. This trick calls for software with the ability to understand the meaning of words, something even Google’s engineers find challenging to create. With Powerset’s technology in open beta, though, we can see for ourselves how well it works.
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