Techmeme Search finds "items", i.e. blog posts, news stories and tweets, that have appeared as headlines on Techmeme.
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Quoted phrases, wildcards, and standard search operators like + (plus), - (minus), AND, OR, NOT, and parenthesis are all supported.
Narrowing searches based on url, author, date, and other attributes is also possible. For instance, the query [ Streisand sourcename:Techdirt ] restricts searches for "Streisand" to items from the blog "Techdirt".
Examples of other operators follow:
An Interview with Computing Pioneer Alan Kay
— Born in 1940, computer scientist Alan Curtis Kay is one of a handful of visionaries most responsible for the concepts which have propelled personal computing forward over the past thirty years — and surely the most quotable one.
Lotus: Farewell to a Once-Great Tech Brand
— Wolfgang Gruener of Tom's Hardware alerted me to a bit of news that, while minor, has left me in a wistful mood. IBM is planning to remove the Lotus branding from its Notes and Domino workgroup products. It's the apparent end of Lotus …
It's Too Early to Judge Early Windows 8 Sales
— Three weeks after Windows 8′s launch, Windows guru/newshound Paul Thurrott says that one of his Microsoft sources has confided that the new software isn't meeting the company's sales expectations. Thurrott gives several explanations, including: Windows 8.
Inside the Secret World of Data Crunchers Who Helped Obama Win
— “The cave” at President Obama's Election headquarters in Chicago — In late spring, the backroom number crunchers who had powered Barack Obama's campaign to victory noticed that George Clooney had an almost gravitational tug on West Coast females ages 40 to 49.
Will Car-Sharing Networks Change the Way We Travel?
— Why would the world's largest car company partner with a tiny, little-known startup that could cannibalize its business by promoting car sharing instead of new-car buying? — According to General Motors Vice Chairman Steve Girsky …
Entrepreneurs Who Go It Alone — By Choice
— In the fall of 2007, Marco Arment was working as lead developer at Tumblr, the social network and blogging platform, when he noticed that he kept losing the links to interesting stories that he didn't immediately have time to read.
Inside NuGet for C++ — NuGet support for C++ projects in Visual Studio has arrived in NuGet 2.5! It's been around for about a month now so we figured we'd go talk to one of the developers who helped make it happen, Garrett Serack.
An Army Is Forming To Battle Patent Trolls — For the past several months, we've exposed the flaws in the patent system and how they're being exploited by opportunistic patent trolls looking to extort a quick buck …