Superfish reels in $4M to go window shopping in your browser

Visual product search company Superfish has received $4 million in third round funding, the startup told VentureBeat Thursday, an infusion it says it will use to muscle up its market position and focus on developing its “visual DNA” search technology.

How Google Goggles works to deliver visual search results for mobile phones

Google Goggles is one of the more interesting experiments being done in visual search. If you have an Android phone, you can already use the Google Goggles visual search app to take a picture of something and then submit it to Google as a search query. Google will take perhaps 6.5 seconds to send you three results that show you what the object is.