When you are up against a wall, you can still make the best of a tough decision. Here are 4 ways to keep your dream--and your business--alive.It can happen at any stage of the start-up life-cycle. After months or even years of success, you can just hit a wall.
Google is set to shake up its search results by adding facts and direct answers to its usual list of ranked pages.Using "semantic search" technology which allows for a better understanding of the true meaning of words, the company hopes to provide more relevant results.Google search executive Amit Singhal said that the new system will be more like "how humans understand the world."Search queries will be matched with a database of "entities" which includes people, places and things which Google has been building for the last two years.This will likely be bolstered by Google's acquisition of Metaweb Technologies in 2010.
With more than 70 million views in five days, Kony 2012, a 30-minute documentary about Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony, has become the most viral video in history, according to one researcher. In a blog post, Visible Measures found Kony outpaced other record-setting viral videos. For instance, the video featuring Susan Boyle on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009, hit 70 million views in six days.