Objective, results, and laws of cricket
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Aerial view of the MCG displaying the stadium, ground and pitch Objective and results Cricket is a bat and ball sport. The objective of the game is to score more runs than the opposing team. A match is divided into … Read More

Yahoo! advertising revenue
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Yahoo! results and its forecast for current-quarter sales pleased the investors; Yahoo’s shares boost almost 6% in extended trading after the market close. “It was a clean ‘beat’ quarter, you see signs of stabilization, which is very positive.” says Sandeep … Read More

Algorithms for relevance in SE
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In the simplest case, relevance can be calculated by examining how many times a query term appears in a document (term frequency), possibly combined with how discriminative that query term is across the searched collection (often called Term Frequency-Inverse Document … Read More

Beginner’s luck
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When someone with limited experience achieves better than expected results it is referred to as beginner’s luck. The term is most often used in reference to a first attempt in sport or gambling. For example, if Mike beats veteran golf … Read More

Obsolete results from Cuil
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I cannot explain to myself how that, if Cuil was launched some days ago, it shows results from web sites that are dead for more than a year ago. I just started a search for a very known keyword for … Read More

Cuil, the new search engine
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Anna Patterson, the ex Google employer and one with a very important contribution in the development of the main search engine, decided to start a new search engine, which would provide better and more attractive results. She left Google and … Read More

Football pools
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Football pools, often referred to as “The Pools”, are competitions based on predicting the outcome of association football matches set to take place in the coming week. British Pools Several different companies such as Littlewoods, Vernons, Zetters and Brittens have … Read More

Yahoo! and online gambling search
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It seems that Yahoo! already started the campaign against online gambling. For a search with the keywords “online gambling”, the first two positions belong to a same site that was shuted down by the web hosting company for the violation … Read More