Entries by Open Search Foundation

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Tips for a healthy use of the Internet

The Internet Health Report offers basic information about Internet “health” and tips for better use, which we can all implement quite easily. For example: Protect yourself and your devices with strong passwords and two-factor authentication. Always update your computer and phone software as soon as a security update is available to protect yourself and those […]

The First Step To ReDecentralize The Web

Medium: “The First Step To ReDecentralize The Web – Broad strokes of a superfine promise Data and Time is everything but today, we’re giving both away — for free! Large companies use controlled experiences to contain their user’s data and time for their own gains. The result is an increasingly closed-off and centralized Internet. It wasn’t always […]

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Infographic: „The World’s 200+ Unicorns, in One Giant Map”

Infographic: The World’s 200+ Unicorns, in One Giant Map (Jeff Desjardins) Unicorns are privately held startups valued at over $1B. Map is plotted based on country of origin, not exact geographic location. (etwa: Einhörner sind privat gehaltene Startups im Wert von über $1B. Die Karte wird nach Herkunftsland und nicht nach genauer geografischer Lage erstellt.) […]

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„In most EU member countries, Google controls more than 90 percent of the search market.”

„In most EU member countries, Google controls more than 90 percent of the search market. Sometimes, it controls much more” Quelle: The Atlantic, 2015 Admittedly, the article “Europeans Use Google Way, Way More Than Americans Do” is a bit older. However, Robinson Meyer describes very well the situation of search engine use in Europe. Since […]