Archive » Google
President Obama is all for demonizing large American corporations that avoid taxes through income shifting…except when those large American corporations are dumping money in his campaign coffers. Bloomberg is running a big story on Google’s lucrative use of the very loopholes Team Obama wants to eliminate: Google Inc. cut its taxes by $3.1 billion in […]
Helpful Tip for Obamaniacs: Turn Off Google’s ‘Auto Complete’ Feature Before Searching For Info About Your Hero
**Written by Doug Powers By way of Moonbattery, it’s time once again for “Fun with Google’s ‘auto-complete’ feature.” If you’re a fan of the president, you might want to just turn it off: That really happens. Go try it yourself. I hear Chris Matthews uses it as his version of “thinking about baseball” when he […]
**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers I’m a little punchy after a day of listening to Elena Kagan doing her best impression of the love child of Betty Friedan and Nathan Thurm, so I hope I’m reading this story wrong, but knowing Google, I highly doubt it: Google plans to pay gay employees more Google is […]
**Written by guest-blogger Doug Powers Last year on June 6th Google celebrated the 25th birthday of Tetris: On June 6th the year before that, Google recognized the birthday of Spanish painter Diego Velasquez: But today, June 6, 2010… nothing: Google is purposefully ignoring a big event, aren’t they? Don’t they know that this is the […]
Gmail has been down for at least an hour. But don’t complain too loudly about it. You know how Rahm Emanuel likes to exploit a crisis…and the last thing we need is another Email Czar. *** Tip: If you go to igoogle, you should be able to access your gmail.
Don’t be evil.
This would be funny if it were not so pathetic. Newspaper publishers want Google to adjust its search engine rankings to give preferential treatment to Old Media. The industry is in trouble and it’s looking for any help it can get — and anyone to blame: Major media companies are increasingly lobbying Google to elevate […]
Just Google it.
I still get a dozen e-mails a week expressing outrage about the sophomoric Google bomb linking President Bush with the phrase “miserable failure.” In case you haven’t heard, you’ll all be happy to know that Google has now addressed the issue (via NYT): Google announced on Thursday on its official blog that “by improving our […]
Zeroing in the mortars in Basra: Soldiers from the Royal Green Jackets based at the Basra Palace base said they had considered suing Google Earth if they were injured by mortar rounds that had been directed on the camp by the aerial footage. “Even if they did blank out the areas where we are based […]