Scribd's hosted documents are getting a boost with technology from Apture that lets users do Web searches on words and phrases that appear on each page.
The new search trick puts the lyrics right on the search results page -- when it works. And oh, yeah, there's a link from there to Google Play.
If you frequently use the search tool that's built into Firefox you'll probably enjoy Selected Search. This tool streamlines the process of searching from on-page text.
Because it's more useful than having the spacebar scroll down the page when you are on YouTube.
Google introduced Knowledge Graph this week, showing off a new panel that provides context for any topic you search for. They're offering data approved by institutions like The Mayo Clinic, so Knowledge Graph looks to be a new way to get quick, trustworthy data from the search giant.
On today's show, we check out a NASA exhibit that puts you in the middle of the sun's activity, debate the usefulness of delegating a "Legacy Contact" to manage your Facebook page after you die, and fill you in on Google's newest search engine feature.
The social network discusses its new search technology that takes a page from rivals, but for a different purpose.
A subdued address bar and revamped new-tab page gives the browser a clean look that the Russian company says is better suited to Web apps. Yandex plans a mobile-device version later.
The new page scours cities across the globe for the top restaurants, hotels, theaters, schools and landmarks.
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