Police Use Google Earth to Find Marijuana Fields

The Journal Times is reporting on how the Racine County Sherriff’s Department used Google Earth to find the growing location of a drug dealer’s marijuana plants. From the article — The investigation began Friday after Racine County Sheriff’s deputies pulled over Dean Brown, 37, of Racine, near highways 75 and 20, according to a criminal […]

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How Much Googling on Google is Going on?

Azstarnet.com reports the following facts and information on how often people search for other people on Google ( “Googling” ). If you haven’t yet popped your name into a Google search box to see what turns up, give it a try. Others will. A recent survey found that 77 percent of recruiters use search engines […]

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Google Alerts Users About Unsafe Web Sites

From a BBC article on a new Google feature that will alert web surfers about unsafe web sites — Google has started warning users if they are about to visit a webpage that could harm their computer. The warning will pop up if users click on a link to a page known to host spyware […]

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Google to Remove Over 95,000 Korean IDs

In yet another example of how powerful the Google search engine is, the Korea Times is reporting that The Korean Ministry of Communication and Information has detected over 95,000 resident registration numbers that are obtainable on the Google search engine. From the article — The Ministry of Communication and Information said that it has detected […]

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Google Launches “Google Help”

Google has launched their own online “help desk” with a new feature known as “Google Help”. Google Help provides online answers to common questions and solutions to common problems for all Google services. You can find answers to issues about web searching and browsing as well as uses for Gmail and Google Earth and Google […]

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