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Exodus From China

With Google exiting China over it’s censorship issues, Godaddy no longer selling .cn domains names over censorship, Dell possibly thinking about “safer environments” for manufacturing, and Congress lighting a fire under Microsoft, could this be the start of a grand exodus out of China?

Google Douses Privacy Fire — InformationWeek

Google Douses Privacy Fire — InformationWeek. Recent remarks by Google CEO Eric Schmidt in a CNBC interview have set off a firestorm among privacy advocates: Passing on the opportunity to explain to Bartiromo the difference between trusted friends and multi-billion dollar search advertising companies, Schmidt responded, “I think judgment matters. …If you have something that
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Google Flu Trends

This is actually pretty cool. Google is tracking the rate of incidents of the flu by tracking the rate of incidents of certain search terms: We have found a close relationship between how many people search for flu-related topics and how many people actually have flu symptoms. Of course, not every person who searches for
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