The top news searches reveal that some fraction of us have some small sense of things that might be important, with questions about Syria, Typhoon Haiyan and the devastation it brought to the Philippines, and Detroit’s bankruptcy.
Almost half all of existing iPhone owners plan to upgrade to the new iPhone immediately, according to a survey at Ask.com. And most of them want to go high-end.
If that doesn’t sound very exciting, that’s because … it’s not. Apparently, the innovation well is running a little dry at Ask.
Ask.com and app discovery engine Quixey have signed a deal that will see explicit app search capabilities embedded within a major search engine for the first time.
The result is a fascinating insight into not just what people are searching for, but why. And what, specifically, they want to know about a person, event, or concept.