search engine

European Commission proposes settlement for Google over anti
European Commission
public sector

European Commission proposes settlement for Google over anti

Regulators give search giant chance to settle over investigation into alleged abuse of search engine dominance.
21 May 2012
Google's expansion plans revealed in trial against Oracle
Google
Business strategy

Google's expansion plans revealed in trial against Oracle

Firm wants 35 per cent of revenue to be generated from non-search business in 2013.
26 Apr 2012
Google makes search more personal
Google
Software

Google makes search more personal

The 'Search plus Your World' changes bring Google+ closer into the search fold.
10 Jan 2012
Google uncloaks refreshed search
Google
Software

Google uncloaks refreshed search

The internet giant starts rolling out its fresh search look to mark the start of 2012.
3 Jan 2012
Google adds verbatim search tool
Google
Software

Google adds verbatim search tool

The verbatim tool will replace the '+' search option for results that reflect exact terms users search for.
16 Nov 2011
Google promises 'fresher' search
Google
Network & Internet

Google promises 'fresher' search

The internet giant looks to make its searches more timely.
4 Nov 2011
Does anyone still Yahoo?
Yahoo
public sector

Does anyone still Yahoo?

Inside the Enterprise: Carol Bartz’ departure from Yahoo! is further evidence that large, monolithic websites have had their day.
8 Sep 2011
More Brits browse with Bing
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Network & Internet

More Brits browse with Bing

Microsoft's search engine overtakes Yahoo in UK popularity stakes, regaining number two spot.
10 Aug 2011
Google adds speed and speech to search
Google
voice recognition

Google adds speed and speech to search

The new functions are designed to make searching via Google easier and broader.
15 Jun 2011
Millions duped in poisoned Google Image attack
Infection
antivirus

Millions duped in poisoned Google Image attack

Trend Micro finds a well-crafted poisoned SEO campaign has seen millions of users visit malicious pages.
12 May 2011
EMC World 2011: EMC teams with Google for data search
Search
Server & storage

EMC World 2011: EMC teams with Google for data search

The ‘deluge of data’ is hard to sift through, so EMC looks to the world’s search leader for help.
10 May 2011
Microsoft files Google complaint with EU
Europe
public sector

Microsoft files Google complaint with EU

Microsoft files a formal complaint against Google with the European Commission, claiming the latter was trying to create a walled garden around search…
31 Mar 2011
Google adds website blocking to search
Google
Network & Internet

Google adds website blocking to search

Google lets users block websites from their search results.
11 Mar 2011
Pulse 2011: Watson not aiming to take on Google
Web search
voice recognition

Pulse 2011: Watson not aiming to take on Google

IBM's supercomputer may have taken on the big brains during a game of Jeopardy! but the company has no plans to tread on Google's toes in the search s…
2 Mar 2011
Microsoft and Google squabble over copy claims
Fight
News

Microsoft and Google squabble over copy claims

Google alleges Microsoft directly copies search results for Bing. The Redmond giant disagrees.
2 Feb 2011
Google ups webspam fight
Google
Network & Internet

Google ups webspam fight

Google promises to up its game in fighting sites breaking its quality guidelines.
24 Jan 2011
Yell.com pushes local business search
Yell on an iPhone
Network & Internet

Yell.com pushes local business search

The famous directory uses emerging data mining tools to add location-based searches.
15 Dec 2010
Google takes four steps against pirates
Google
Network & Internet

Google takes four steps against pirates

The search giant pledges to help rights holders through its search results.
3 Dec 2010
Google calls on West to counter China web restrictions
China
public sector

Google calls on West to counter China web restrictions

Google has issued a policy brief calling on Western nations to help fight web restrictions in China and beyond.
16 Nov 2010
We only make the guns…
Social networking search
Network & Internet

We only make the guns…

Google can cost you your job, but you only have yourself to blame.
23 Aug 2010
Yahoo takes a bite out of Google's search lead
search
Network & Internet

Yahoo takes a bite out of Google's search lead

The latest comScore's latest search engine figures for the US sees Yahoo rise and Google fall as third-placed Bing prepares to take over Yahoo's North…
18 Aug 2010
Facebook launches ‘Questions’ social search tool
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Network & Internet

Facebook launches ‘Questions’ social search tool

It may not be a rival for Google just yet, but Facebook Questions sees the social network making its first steps into the world of search.
30 Jul 2010
Bing lockdown for Windows Phone 7 handsets?
Microsoft Bing
Mobile

Bing lockdown for Windows Phone 7 handsets?

Integration with the Tell Me voice-control feature means Windows Phone 7 devices will be Bing-only by default, a situation even OEMs won't be able to …
22 Jul 2010
Caffeine peps up Google's search engine
Coffee
Network & Internet

Caffeine peps up Google's search engine

Continuous indexing means results are fresher and faster, says Google, taking the fight to Bing but moving the goalposts for SEO professionals.
9 Jun 2010