Archive for October 28th, 2011

by AndersP How Siri Disrupts Search[Via Daring Fireball] Rich Mogull, at TidBITS: Siri doesn’t replace search, but in many cases it circumvents it by directing users straight to integrated partner services. When you ask for the nearest Indian restaurant there’s still a search taking place, but it’s through Yelp, not a generic search engine that […]

Google quietly removes + functionality from search [Via Boing Boing] It used to be that you could make Google include terms in search results by placing the + symbol before them in queries. Not any more! Writing for Wired, Andy Baio covers Google’s increasing willingness to muck around with your search queries and how to […]