Awhile back I mentioned that I liked Yahoo’s local search better than the service being offered by Google. Well, Google must have heard something, because it has improved the interface of its search results. The maps are now being displayed on the search results page, and it’s a cleaner interface. The results seem to

I need a new suitcase. While I know of a great luggage store on the other side of town, I’d rather find a place closer to home. I just don’t know of any luggage stores in the neighborhood. Enter local search, which along with search personalization is the hot new search idea. Google has been

One of the great things about the Internet is that information can be published to the entire world in a relatively short period of time. You would think that news organizations would be all over this, providing up-to-the-minute news on their sites. However, a recent study at UT-Austin shows that many news sites only update