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Description: There’s probably not much chance that any of the search engines like Neeva, DuckDuckGo, or You.com will supplant Google as the world’s number one search engine anytime soon. Google owns over 90% of the market, with Microsoft’s Bing the next largest at roughly 2.5%. Yet, by offering more privacy, fewer ads, and better results, these other engines can attract enough clients to form a viable business. Neeva, interestingly enough, was founded by Sridhar Ramaswamy, a former vice-president at Google.

Date:  December 18, 2021

Source:  cbc.ca

 Link: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/search-engines-try-to-rival-google-by-offering-fewer-ads-more-privacy-1.6286925

Discussion points:

1) What is your “go to” search engine?

2) Have you ever encounted the Google video search problem tech writer Clive Thompson describes?

3) Page 1-25 of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making introduces us to Sabrina Geremia, VP & Country Manager at Google Canada, who started her career as an accountant. Do some research to find out more about her and how her career has progressed from accountancy to a major leadership role at Google.

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