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Researchers expose Google’s massive network expansion

Google has dramatically increased the number of sites around the world from which it serves client queries, say researchers who accidentally discovered a massive repurposing of existing infrastructure to change the way that Google processes web searches. The researchers, from the University of Southern California, say they had not originally set out to document search […]

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Academics bemoan Google’s homogenization of information




Google’s search algorithms are increasingly being cited in mainstream media for the wrong reasons and now a new research paper is questioning the suitability of Google’s academic search offerings. Google Scholar’s monopolization of online academic search is leading to less information diversity, say European scientists in the International Journal of Cultural Studies. They warn that […]




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