Could The U.S. Military's New Search Engine Replace Google? When DARPA wants a next-generation search engine, Google had better pay attention. DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is the cutting-edge Pentagon research organization whose ancestor ARPA helped...
Feb 24 2014, 10:16am CST
EU ups pressure on Google in antitrust case EU antitrust authority chief increases pressure on Google to present better proposals
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust watchdog is increasing pressure on Google to swiftly provide better...
Jan 15 2014, 8:31am CST
Bing Renews Deal with Twitter Bing has renewed its deal with Twitter to include tweets in Bing's search results initially on its Social page. What this means is that Microsoft’s funky site gets all the latest news from the Blue Bird social network on a minute by minute basis.
Nov 2 2013, 5:13am CDT
Microsoft Refreshes Bing Logo and Design Microsoft’s search engine site known as Bing has been completely renovated. This makeover includes the design and logo which has gone from blue, curvy and soft to yellow, angular and sharp.
Sep 17 2013, 5:42am CDT
Microsoft Bing Expands Autosuggest Categories Bing has updated its Autosuggest function to more closely match the users’ suggestions. In fact, it has beautifully changed this feature by adding new categories like movies, albums, places, brands and many more to better serve the customers’ needs.
Jul 18 2013, 4:36am CDT
AltaVista is History As announced, Yahoo! has shut down AltaVista today. The once most well known search engine is history.
Jul 8 2013, 4:35am CDT
Yahoo to Shut Down Axis, Browser Plus, Citizen Sports Today and 9 More Soon Yahoo is shutting down a dozen of its products starting today. Yahoo! Axis, AltaVista, Yahoo! Browser Plus, Citizen Sports, Yahoo! RSS Alerts, FoxyTunes, Yahoo! WebPlayer, Yahoo! Neighbors Beta, Yahoo! Stars India, Yahoo! Downloads Beta, Yahoo! Local API and Yahoo! Term Extraction API are the 12 services that will be killed starting June 28, 2013 till September 28, 2013.
Jun 29 2013, 1:58am CDT
FTC Updates Ad Disclosure Guidelines and Warns Search Engines FTC updates its ad disclosure guidelines and warns search engines to distinguish ads from results. This is to better serve Net audiences the world over. As all search engine users face a dilemma. Instead of information-related results, ads show up every time you enter a query.
Jun 26 2013, 3:59am CDT
Yahoo Acquired Rondee Too Yahoo is on the shopping spree of its life. Another purchase in its cash flow repertoire is the free conference call company, Rondee.
Jun 13 2013, 10:27am CDT
Google’s Amazing Conversational Voice Search Activated on Chrome There have been attempts to mimic human language and comprehension in computers without much headway. Yet today that has been flipped on its head thanks to Google’s amazing conversational voice search. The service has been activated on Chrome 27 and is a marvel to behold.
May 22 2013, 10:13am CDT
Microsoft extends Yahoo's Revenue per Search Agreement for US Microsoft gives another year guarantee to Yahoo for revenue per search but only for U.S. and Canada. Yahoo is actually not very happy with this web-search partnership. Yahoo CEO has some private discussions with Microsoft CEO to end the contract, yet declined to comment on it.
May 8 2013, 4:22am CDT
Bing On The iPad? The war between Google and Apple may be close to an escalation. All Things Digital reports that analyst Douglas Anmuth at Barclays Capital believes that there is a fairly substantial chance of Bing ending up on the iPad...
Mar 31 2010, 11:23am CDT
A Shift In Search Engines That Aren't Google When online analytic firm Comscore releases a new report on search engine rankings, it's usually kind of boring because we know what to expect: Google will have a "super majority" of the market share, while everyone...
Mar 10 2010, 10:20pm CST
Bing US Market Share Hits 9.9% Apparently those rumors of Bing declining in September weren't true after all. Microsoft's assault on Google has continued unabated through the Fall and the Bing search engine can now claim almost 10% of the U.S. search...
Nov 17 2009, 12:25pm CST
Google Also Searches Twitter Tweets As reported Microsoft announced a search deal with Twitter making real-time Tweets available on the Bing search engine.
Google also announced now the same deal and will bring real-time Twitter search to the Google...
Oct 22 2009, 1:21am CDT
Microsoft Signs Bing Deal With Facebook, Twitter Microsoft made waves today with the announcement that they signed two separate, non-exclusive deals with Facebook AND Twitter. (All Things Digital) This deal will allow Bing to integrate a real-time feed of updates from...
Oct 21 2009, 11:33am CDT
Bing U.S. Search Share: Down In September Oh man, Steve Ballmer is not going to be happy about this. StatCounter (via eweek.com) just released their search stats from the month of September today. For the first time since its launch in June, Bing didn't make...
Oct 1 2009, 12:11pm CDT
ComScore Search Engine Rankings Debut ComScore has unveiled the latest search engine rankings for August 2009. Over the month, Americans conducted 13.9 billion search queries. The lion's share of those searches were conducted at Google sites with 64.6%...
Sep 23 2009, 12:00pm CDT
Yahoo Focuses On ''You'' In the wake of their search engine merger with Bing, Yahoo is looking to find ways to reinvent itself as a company. For the time being, it seems they've settled on "Y!ou and Yahoo!" as the campaign to take them into the...
Sep 22 2009, 11:10am CDT
Search Engine Wars: Why Google Has Already Won Microsoft's 'Bing' search engine hasn't exactly "killed Google" or changed the way we search forever. What it has done is grow consistently. Since its launch in May, Bing has been gaining market share at a steady rate....
Sep 22 2009, 10:51am CDT
Bing 2.0 ''Visual Search'': Microsoft's Ace? Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled Bing 2.0 (and it made the TechCrunch50) to the world. No, it didn't involve a series of hyped up commercials and a broken, buggy new program. What it did involve, is Silverlight technology...
Sep 15 2009, 11:00am CDT
ComScore Releases July 2009 Search Engine Rankings ComScore has announced the rankings for search engines for July 2009. There were almost 13.6 billion searches conducted in America over the month with Google sites accounting for 64.7% of all searches. Microsoft grew...
Aug 19 2009, 8:00am CDT
Google Satisfaction High, Market Share Slipping This year's American Consumer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) report is out, and it has some interesting things to say about Google, and their rivalry with upstart Bing. The ACSI, if you've never heard of it before, is a...
Aug 18 2009, 10:40am CDT
Help Test Caffeine, Google's Answer to Bing The war between Google and Bing has been raging for sometime now, and we've all been waiting to see when Google would finally respond to Microsoft's new “decision engine”. That day has come with the launch of the...
Aug 11 2009, 10:45am CDT
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