Google Maps can help you avoid those embarrassing lost car moments It happens to the best of us. You head to your local shopping mall, a crowded concert, or even just down the street to get your groceries. Everything is going according to plan until you head outside to leave and realize you have abs...
Imagine you went to a networking event last night and met a potential business partner. You're all set to send a pleasant follow-up note but realize you've forgotten the one thing you need–their email address. While you can find most people on various social networks–from professional ones like ...
If you’re wondering how to find email addresses, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve all been there: you know who you want to contact — now if only you could find their email address. Ugh. The dreaded search. Bonus: Find out when the emails you send are being opened. And clicked. Some ...
Including Clever Search Operators If you're good at collecting emails, the Archive button in Gmail is really helpful. Fortunately, most of these archived emails are never to be seen or searched again. But others we need to get back to later. Using easy search and clever operators, Gmail lets yo...
Google has published a set of guidelines for its quality raters to follow when evaluating voice search results. A similar set of guidelines exist for rating the results in Google Search, this marks the first time guidelines have been put in place for rating results returned by Google Assistant. M...
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A comprehensive guide for choosing and setting up secure Wi-Fi. Your router, that box sitting in a corner of your house giving you internet access, is in many ways more important than your laptop or mobile phone. It might not store any of your personal information directly, but sensitive data passes...
In a move that goes beyond ordinary ad blockers, Google announced Chrome will begin blocking a large variety of advertisements. Because Chrome is the number one browser, this change will have a dramatic impact on how websites do business. While there is no cause for worry, you should still be concer...
The academic world is supposed to be a bright-lit landscape of independent research pushing back the frontiers of knowledge to benefit humanity. Years of fingernail-flicking test tubes have paid off by finding the elixir of life. Now comes the hard stuff: telling the world through a respected intern...
Journalists frequently contact us looking for research on a specific topic. While we have published a number of resources on how to understand an academic study and how to pick a good one — and why using social science research enriches journalism and public debate — we have little on the me...
  • Thursday, 30 November 2017 02:27
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Apparently, the world’s leading search engine (by a very wide margin) feels that we aren’t capable of discerning the difference between news that is propaganda and news that is real. Recent developments that received almost no coverage by the western media show us the lengths that Google is will...
Email hacking is prolific, and the results can be severe. Email account attacks often result in password theft, identity theft, account theft, and credit card fraud. Now, Google has publishedthe results of a study that reveals the most common methods hackers use to penetrate Gmail accounts. The tec...
Started in 1998, Google search is the most used web search engine in the world. While Google makes hundreds of changes to its search algorithm each year, it has not made any major overall to its simple yet functional user interface. With default settings, when you search for something using Google...
  • Thursday, 16 November 2017 01:02
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What You Need to Know About Finding an Email Address Did you misplace an email you desperately need? Whether it's a business contact or an old high school friend, there are several ways to go about tracking down someone's email address. Employ these five strategies to find any email address you're l...
Home-based Internet research business can be started to assist companies who need information about the corporate world to make the right decisions. Companies hire people who can conduct qualitative research or make reports which will be useful for them. For such a purpose, companies hire people who...
Captain Information to the rescue! OK, you probably shouldn't put that on your business cards, but clients will recognize your heroic powers of research when you start an information consulting firm. In the past, information consultants were generally ex-librarians or full-time librarians who moonli...
Find Specific Information Faster With Google's Cache Did you find the perfect search result but the website is down? Did the information recently change? Fear not, you can use this Google power search trick to find a cached image of the page and still find the precise information you need. As Goog...
Pop-up windows have long been an annoyance that many web surfers would rather do without. While some do serve a purpose, most modern browsers provide a way to suppress them from appearing. Apple's Safari browser offers an integrated pop-up blocker on both the Windows and Mac platforms, as well as ...
How do you generate leads for your business? Do you buy them? Let them come to you? Kidnap them? (Free tip: no!) Or do you approach lead generation with a thoughtful and proven strategy? If you have been struggling to generate leads for your business, don’t worry. I have been there. I know the s...
  • Wednesday, 20 September 2017 03:39
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Update, 8 September, 11:30 a.m.: The two key congressional sponsors of a new report on making better use of government records (see story, below) say they are thrilled with the panel’s recommendations and have already begun to implement them. “This is impressive and important work you’ve do...
Google is considered to be the best search engine out there, that is the reason most people say – “Google it“. You use it but how do you do it? Do you just type in what you want to search for (the search term or keyword)? If yes, you have not utilized Google to its fullest potential… Here, ...
Generally, we use Google to know information about a certain topic or else to see the image or videos and so on. But there are few rare people who look up images they’ve already got in an attempt to find out where the image came from. This process is known as the reverse image search. Today, we ha...
Businesses that wish to leverage their Google My Business profile to attract new potential clients need to design a strategy to deal with different kinds of negative feedback. According to Search Engine Land, 88 percent of consumers consider online reviews to be just as valuable as personal recomme...
Misplacing a cell phone or having one stolen is a horrible experience. We store a vast amount of personal data on our phones. From health or medical information to photos, and payment details -- our phones hold intimate details of our lives. In order to aid in finding a lost device, both Google and ...
Voice controls aren't just for your cell phone anymore. The latest versions of Windows 10 and macOS Sierra both boast voice-activated digital assistants: Cortana on Microsoft's operating system, and Siri on Apple machines. With help from Cortana and Siri, you can do a whole lot without having to...
If you’re a specialist in SEO or link acquisition, then you’ll know that generic email addresses are as much use as a chocolate fireguard when it comes to outreach. You need to develop personal connections with influencers, regardless of whether you work in PR or SEO, it’s always the same. Bu...
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