Google has released its lists of what people searched for most in 2012. This year, Whitney Houston dominated the charts.
The late singer ranks atop the most popular search topics for the year. Also high on the list were a music video phenomenon, a fall superstorm, and a much anticipated Apple tablet.
Using tech from the service it bought last year, CNN will give readers a list of the current ten most-talked about stories, along with a variety of outside content on each subject.
Seven of the 10 fastest-rising technology-related searches from the United States in 2011 had to do with the Cupertino company.
Google has revealed the top queries on its search service for the year. Chatroulette and iPad were among the "fastest rising" terms--and, yes, Justin Bieber made the list too.
ABC commissions the pilot of a sitcom called "Selfie." Because, well, zeitgeist. Or something.
The launch of the iPad yesterday put an exclamation mark on an increasingly obvious point: Apple is the company that has captured the cultural zeitgeist. It has moved beyond being a business to become a cultural force.
With 2008 coming to an end, the data miners at Google have compiled global lists of the most popular search terms and trends for the year.
What other people, products, and events made it onto the search giant's year-end zeitgeist?
Members will be able to search for phrases on the site to see just how often they were talked about in public "wall" posts, according to the company. Cool or voyeuristic? Could be both.