Category Archives: Location-based information services

Microsoft on the Future of Search and the Web

Qi Lu, president of Microsoft’s Online Services Division (OSD), talked this evening about the future of search and the Web at Microsoft’s New England R&D Center. Here are a few highlights.

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Google Hotpot: All Information is Local

Google just launched Hotpot, a location-based recommendation application. Mashable notes that “location is one of the fastest-growing segments of the tech industry.” Twenty years ago, just before the Web was unleashed on us, I used to tell people that “all … Continue reading

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