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Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Google's New Patent Filing
Have you ever wondered how Google News works? How does its algorithm push information to you? Well, "the search giant updated its patent filing with a new document detailing the 13 metrics it uses to retrieve and rank articles and sources for its news service."
Computerworld uncovered the document "while conducting an unrelated patent search on the United States Patent Office's website." Here is an inside look at Google’s news-ranking algorithm via Computerworld.
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