Mozilla decided to walk away from a contract with Yahoo and switch the Firefox default search engine to Google. The move triggered a lawsuit from Oath, which now includes Yahoo, with Mozilla firing back with a complaint of its own.
Business Tech December 6, 2017
Among a slew of announcements and updates at Google I/O is the initiative called Google for Jobs. How does it work to make job hunting easier?
Google May 19, 2017
Google introduced a new feature to improve results of symptom-related searches. The search giant collaborated with medical doctors as well as experts from Harvard Medical School and Mayo Clinic for its symptom search.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 21, 2016
Whatismymovie.com allows users to find movies they are looking for using some descriptive words.
Internet March 16, 2016
Valossa, a Finnish AI tech company, recently rolled out its artificial intelligence-powered in-depth video search software. Although still in beta version, Val.ai will be able to quickly identify titles of movies based on details remembered by users.
Apps/Software March 7, 2016
Kiddle has been introduced as a search engine for children. But a report has emerged on the web saying the tool brings up a few 'worrying' search results.
Internet February 29, 2016
Kiddle is the search engine tailored for children that brings up only suitable content using Google safe search.
Internet February 25, 2016
Microsoft's Bing releases a new tool that uses facial and image recognition to determine a user's celebrity look-alike.
Internet February 24, 2016
Google reportedly paid Apple $1 billion in 2014 to remain in iOS's search bar, according to court documents in the lawsuit between Oracle and Google.
Money January 22, 2016
Microsoft gave the logo for its search engine Bing a second face-lift as it continues to focus on search and continues to increase Windows 10 downloads.
Internet January 14, 2016
An employee of Yandex, the Russian mogul of search engines in the former Soviet Union, has been convicted of stealing the source code for the site and selling it for only $40,000 USD - small peanuts compared with the billions of rubles it's actually worth.
Legal December 28, 2015
Yahoo partnered with Google to display Google search results. Collaborating with Google means Yahoo will get a chop of the earnings from the Mountain View-based company, the most powerful search engine across the globe.
Business October 21, 2015
Russia's leading mobile phone operator, Mobile TeleSystems, is partnering up with Google to increase mobile Internet use and the OK Google search application.
Internet August 28, 2015
Are you an SEO expert? Google is currently looking for an SEO manager to help the company gain prominence on rival search sites as well as its own.
Business July 17, 2015
Apple faces a lawsuit from Irish firm Probendi over iWatch trademark dispute. Apple does not even have a product called iWatch but pays Google for returning iWatch related queries with Apple Watch related search results.
Legal July 16, 2015
Play 'Pong' from your browser with Bing - because Microsoft is a cool company and wants you to know it!
Internet Culture July 3, 2015
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is coming through with his promise to cut corners and focus on the company’s three core businesses.
Business June 30, 2015
If you would like to see as many emojis as possible on the Internet, you're not going to like this news. It appears that Google has finally removed emojis from search results.
Internet June 22, 2015
Working with Marvel Comics' open API, developer Filix Mogilevsky put together a handy search engine that lets you easily search for both comic books and characters.
Internet Culture May 27, 2015
Facebook has started testing a new feature that will allow users to search for content from around the web within the Facebook app, meaning that users will not have to search Google in order to find links.
Apps/Software May 12, 2015
Facebook is testing out an in-app keyword search engine to make it easier for users to look for specific links and pages that they can post in their status updates.
Apps/Software May 11, 2015
There are parts of the web that Google can't reach. That is where Memex plans to go.
Internet February 14, 2015
Twitter has reached an agreement with Google that will allow tweets to become more searchable. The partnership could lead to higher advertising revenue for Twitter due to a wider audience.
Business February 6, 2015
Back in 2010, an analyst claimed that there is a high possibility for Apple to enter the search engine business in five years. Does a job posting by Apple signal the company's intention to enter the industry?
Business February 5, 2015
Two search engines shut down for less than half an hour. Fortunately, Google wasn't one of them.
Internet January 3, 2015
Facebook is expanding search for its users. Now, everyone can search for three-year-old posts by friends, pages or themselves without having to scroll through their entire timelines.
Internet December 9, 2014
Mozilla officially abandons Google, switches over to Yahoo as its default search provider. Here is what the new Firefox is all about.
Internet December 2, 2014
Apple is in talks with a number of different search providers to replace Google as the default search engine in Safari. The contract between Google and Apple that was signed in 2010 is set to expire in "early 2015."
Internet December 1, 2014
Mozilla abandons Google and turns to Bing-powered Yahoo! as the default search engine for Firefox. What makes Yahoo! a better choice than Google?
Internet November 22, 2014
Twitter makes a search engine makeover. Now, users can search all tweets from any period of time since Twitter was launched in 2006.
Internet November 19, 2014
Google continues to expand its Knowledge Graph feature, which provides fact cards with all relevant information to better cater to research needs.
Internet Culture October 29, 2014
Google is testing a search feature that will allow users to get in a video call with a doctor for free after the user searches for symptoms of an illness. The initiative will be a major benefit for users, as doctors' consultations can sometimes be very expensive.
Internet October 15, 2014
Yahoo is shutting down its cornerstone search service known as the Yahoo Directory. The move is part of the company’s ongoing strategy in streamlining and focusing its business.
Internet September 30, 2014
The “Right to be Forgotten” will restrict individuals to access a link to a Wikipedia article when searching for terms in Google. The founder of the online encyclopedia cries foul.
Business Tech August 5, 2014
Google, Yahoo and Microsoft representatives met with privacy advocacy groups in Europe about ramifications of the ruling. Guidelines for the 'right to be forgotten' standard are expected in the fall.
Business July 28, 2014
Google commemorates the 20th anniversary of the simple but utterly effective robots.txt file with an Easter egg robots.txt of its own.
Internet July 7, 2014
Google is being kicked around in Europe, as it now has to bow to a higher power that requires the company to allow users to request the take-down of personal contents that are no longer relevant.
Business Tech May 19, 2014
Yahoo has started the implementation of its new sign-in process. While it might be seen as a small change, it might have big implications to Yahoo's business.
Internet March 6, 2014
Yahoo reportedly wants to regain control over its search engine business and catch up with Google and Bing through projects such as Fast Break and Curveball.
Internet February 1, 2014
Russian search engine giant Yandex has announced a partnership with Facebook to include contents from some of the social networking site's users in its search results.
Business Tech January 14, 2014