Friday, November 18, 2005

Google Purchases Riya for $40 Mil:
With Riya's software Google uses face recognition technology to identify people in photos. The system can also recognize text such as street signs.

(Via digg.)

I just found this:

Conflicting reports are coming in over Google's rumored acquisition of Riya. Now Shel Israel, a consultant to Riya is saying, Google has NOT bought Riya. Who wants to play To Tell the Truth?

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...