Search Engine Watch

Google Smashes U.S. Search Market Share Record, Closes in on 70%

In October, Google smashed its own search engine market share record, accounting for 66.9 percent of all searches conducted in the U.S., comScore reported. Microsoft’s Bing also had a record month, hitting a less spectacular though still noteworthy 16 percent share.

To commemorate the life and work of British mathematical genius, Dr Alan Turing OBE FRS, 2012 was declared The Alan Turing Year. His contributions to breaking the German Nazi Enigma code during WWII were considered critical to the Allied war effort and one of the greatest contributions to the outcome of WWII by an individual thinker. His work provided pioneering foundations to everything from AI and computer science to philosophy and cognitive science.

Here are some links for further information:

– Book: Alan Turing – His Work and Impact

– The Alan Turing Home Page

BBC HISTORY: Alan Turing

– The Telegraph: Britain’s Greatest Codebreaker

Citywide hosted an event for Melbourne business leaders, on Wednesday 21 November, on strategic innovation …

 Innovation in Two Switches
In your business there are two major expenses: payroll and marketing. The strategic problem is how to get a much better return on these two major expenses.

– What if you could find an innovation switch that led to a ten times better return on payroll?
– What if you could find an innovation switch that led to a ten times better return on marketing?

Business leaders in Melbourne will be coming to a breakfast meeting on Wednesday to find out about these two switches from Dr Michael Hewitt-Gleeson, a world authority on strategic innovation.

If you’d like to be considered for an invitation and you are a business leader, (a CEO or an executive decision-maker) you may RSVP.