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Google's new search tool lets you compare smartphones
Google's new search tool lets you compare smartphones
Google has added a new feature to its iconic search engine. Google does small, incremental changes to its search engine fairly frequently, and ...... 07 Nov 2017
Google's search boss retires
Google's search boss retires
Amit Singhal, Google's head of search, is retiring after 15 years at the position. Singhal has led the technical development of the search ...... 06 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Yahoo to lay off 15 percent of employees
Yahoo to lay off 15 percent of employees
Marissa Mayer's company is in deep trouble. Yahoo reported their quarterly earnings this week, making $63 million in net profit on $1.27 ...... 03 Feb 2016
Yahoo inks new search deal with Google
Yahoo inks new search deal with Google
Yahoo has announced a new search deal with Google today in which the search giant will provide Yahoo with 'search ads, algorithmic search, and ...... 21 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft and Yahoo extend their search partnership negotiations for another month
Microsoft and Yahoo extend their search partnership negotiations for another month
First started five years ago after Microsoft failed to acquire its smaller rival, the two companies have extended negotiations on a search partnership ...... 29 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Yahoo searching a way to abandon Bing?
Yahoo searching a way to abandon Bing?
Yahoo has been using Microsoft's Bing since 2010 when the company decided to scrap its own search engine. The continuation of the collaboration ...... 29 Mar 2015 - 4 comments
Google brings health information to Knowledge Graph
Google brings health information to Knowledge Graph
Google is renewing its Knowledge Graph with more search relevant information. Last time it was concerts and gigs and now comes health information. ...... 10 Feb 2015
Russia unveils 'social services' Sputnik search engine to rival Google, Yandex
Russia unveils 'social services' Sputnik search engine to rival Google, Yandex
The Russian government-backed national telecom Rostelecom has debuted its new search engine, Sputnik.ru, in efforts to rival Google and other ...... 23 May 2014
Bing gets a new logo, features as Microsoft redesigns the search engine
Bing gets a new logo, features as Microsoft redesigns the search engine
Microsoft has refreshed its Bing search engine, giving the design an overhaul, all the way down to its logo. Lawrence Ripsher, Bing general ...... 18 Sep 2013 - 3 comments
Tencent buys 36.5 percent stake in Sohu search engine
Tencent buys 36.5 percent stake in Sohu search engine
Tencent has announced it will acquire a large 36.5 percent stake in Sohu's Sogou search engine. The search engine is the third-largest in ...... 17 Sep 2013
Google adds scientific calculator to search results
Google adds scientific calculator to search results
Google has updated their search results to include a new scientific calculator. Formerly, the results would just show the calculated results ...... 27 Jul 2012
Yahoo search share continues downtrend
Yahoo search share continues downtrend
Yahoo has lost share in the search market for the ninth straight month. The info comes via research firm comScore, who pulls together data ...... 13 Jun 2012 - 4 comments
Google has to remove 1 million infringing links from search engine, monthly
Google has to remove 1 million infringing links from search engine, monthly
Google has revealed the interesting data this week. The search giant has to remove more than 1 million links to infringing content each month, ...... 25 May 2012 - 5 comments
eBay working on updating their search engine
eBay working on updating their search engine
eBay has confirmed plans to upgrade their search engine to better compete against e-tailing giant Amazon. "Amazon is on version 8.0 of search. ...... 07 May 2012 - 7 comments
Google now paying $300 million to be default search engine in Firefox
Google now paying $300 million to be default search engine in Firefox
Earlier this week it was revealed that Google had paid again to be the default search engine in Firefox, the web browser which has about 25 ...... 25 Dec 2011 - 6 comments
Former Yahoo exec says their success was built on false premises
Former Yahoo exec says their success was "built on false premises"
As Yahoo continues to search for a plan to return to their former glory, one former company executive explained why that's not going to happen. ...... 02 Nov 2011 - 2 comments
2 legit 2 quit: MC Hammer launches search engine WireDoo
2 legit 2 quit: MC Hammer launches search engine WireDoo
Stanley "MC Hammer" Burrell has announced the launch of his own search engine, dubbed WireDoo. The former popular 90's rapper made the announcement ...... 22 Oct 2011 - 3 comments
Report: Bing is more effective than Google
Report: Bing is more effective than Google
Microsoft's Bing search engine is more effective than Google's, says Experian Hitwise. The active "success rate" for Bing compared to Google, ...... 14 Aug 2011 - 12 comments
Baidu to create smartphone OS based off Android?
Baidu to create smartphone OS based off Android?
According to local reports from China, Baidu is secretly creating "Qiushi," a smartphone OS based off Android. Baidu is China's largest search ...... 27 Jun 2011 - 1 comment
Microsoft and Baidu close to search deal in China
Microsoft and Baidu close to search deal in China
According to multiple reports coming out of China, Microsoft is set to partner up with search giant Baidu, as early as next week. Baidu will ...... 16 May 2011
Sina replaces Google engine with their own
Sina replaces Google engine with their own
Sina, the second largest online portal in China, has announced today that they have replaced their Google-backed search engine with their new ...... 31 Mar 2011 - 1 comment
Searching for Jersey Shore's J-Woww will likely lead to viruses
Searching for Jersey Shore's "J-Woww" will likely lead to viruses
Jenni Farley, otherwise known as 'J-Woww' on the hit MTV show 'The Jersey Shore,' has apparently become a dangerous search term. According ...... 04 Mar 2011 - 5 comments
Bing overtakes Yahoo in global search engine reach
Bing overtakes Yahoo in global search engine reach
According to new data from web analytics company StatCounter, Bing has overtaken Yahoo! for global search engine reach, taking 4.37 percent ...... 01 Mar 2011 - 3 comments
Google loses some share to Bing
Google loses some share to Bing
According to the latest figures from Experian Hitwise, Google lost some global search engine market share in January, with Bing picking up the slack. ...... 13 Feb 2011 - 10 comments
     

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