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Human-powered: Biofuel cell converts glucose into electricity

Biofuel cells implanted into live bodies can use glucose and oxygen to generate electricity, and may be powering devices such as artificial organs and prosthetics within the next decade.

By October 17, 2011


Mahalo expands human-powered search with paid Answers service

Curated search and content system adds third component: Questions and answers.

By December 15, 2008


Wikia launching human-powered search

A new open-source search engine lets users vote on results.

By January 7, 2008


Apology to Kenyan firm ends Google's week from hell

Google says it is looking into who grabbed data out of another firm's database and misled potential customers on calls in Kenya.

By January 13, 2012


Facebook Questions: How does it stack up?

Facebook's latest service lets its users ask questions to their friends, as well as the Facebook community at large. But how does that compare to what the competition is already doing? We look at seven competitors.

By August 2, 2010


New Wikia interface enables search-results apps

Wikia Search releases an interface to let others build miniature applications to spruce up search results.

By October 8, 2008


Mahalo 2.0 is Wikipedia plus money

The curated search result service opens up its pages to user edits and pays them by sharing advertising revenues.

By June 2, 2009


Wales giving up on Wikia Search

Having determined that it can't cut it in search, the user-generated reference company of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales kills its experimental engine.

By March 31, 2009


Daily Tidbits: Stickam launches API

Monday's Daily Tidbits brings you news from Stickam and its intention to bring an API to the Web site owners. Hot or Not now has a Twitter clone.

By December 15, 2008


Mahalo feels economic pressure, lays off 10 percent of staff

Mahalo has laid off 10 percent of its staff to try to fend off uncertain economic conditions and a slumping advertising market.

By October 22, 2008