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My Rise from Selling Cabbages in a Small Village Market to Working for Google in Ireland

My name is Caroline. When I sat for the national Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination, I did not have a clue on what I wanted to do with my life. I did not have any idea on where I was headed to, post-secondary school. Our school did not have anything like career talk and […]

Randal Olson, a Computer Science graduate research assistant at Michigan State University, has now created this map of the top auto-complete words for each country in Europe. Here’s a map of Europe for reference:

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You have to pity the poor folks at Google when it comes to mapping Switzerland’s largest and easternmost canton. Most popularly called by its German name, Graubünden, the canton is also known as Grigioni by Italian speakers, Grisons by Francophones and Grischun by speakers of Romansh, Switzerland’s fourth official language. That can lead to mixups […]

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Could Bing search results soon appear in your Google? Maybe — but only if you’re in Europe. In response to the claims that its abusing its dominant marketshare position, Google has proposed some major changes to how it presents its search results. In one of these proposed solutions, which were submitted a few weeks ago, Google said it […]

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