Nobody who reads Boggart Blog or Little Nicky Machiavelli can say they have not been warned about how evil Google are, but if you need reminding this story from govtslaves.info has all the information you need.
“Google has managed to boost its revenues by billions of dollars this year by attacking thousands of smaller businesses who make money from affiliate programs. It does this by deliberately favoring large brands in its search results.
“This war is largely secret because very few people understand this shift. Google manages to deflect attention through publicity about projects such as Google+, or its self-driven cars none of which are revenue generating businesses.
“Yet in its core business, under the renewed leadership of CEO Larry Page, Google has launched an incredibly aggressive strategy targeting mostly small firms. You can see how effective this has been in the following numbers culled from its financial reports.
“For example, for the whole of last year, Googles revenues from its own sites could barely keep pace with growth in revenues from its AdSense partner network mostly small firms.”
Read all at govtslaves.info
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Artificial Intelligence: Will It Kill Human Society?
The media, the so called ‘experts’ and politicians hail every technological advance as if it will transport us from reality to a utopian paradise. but does Artificial Intelligence and related internet and computer technology pose threats to human society that far outweigh any possible advantages? Whatever, Google plan to put machines in our place on top of the food chain.
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