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Yahoo takes a bite out of Google's search lead
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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
Safari holes closed and extensions opened
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Safari holes closed and extensions opened

Safari 5.0.1 has been released, with 15 security holes closed and a number of extensions made available.
29 Jul 2010
Bing still growing but has it hit the ceiling?
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Bing still growing but has it hit the ceiling?

Microsoft's search engine now has a 12.7 per cent share of the US market, says comScore, but Yahoo is responding, reaping the rewards of its latest ad…
15 Jul 2010
Storing of search history backed by MEPs
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Storing of search history backed by MEPs

New plans to store web search history in order to detect paedophiles have raised privacy concerns from civil liberties groups.
8 Jun 2010
Microsoft dumps Bing cashback
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Microsoft dumps Bing cashback

Microsoft will be discontinuing its Bing cashback service from 30 July after the feature failed to get adequate support.
8 Jun 2010
Bing may replace Google on iPhone 4G
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Bing may replace Google on iPhone 4G

Rumours have resurfaced that Apple may be planning to snub Google on the next version of the iPhone and iPad by making Microsoft’s Bing the de facto s…
1 Jun 2010
Yahoo grabs search share as Google slips slightly
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Yahoo grabs search share as Google slips slightly

Stats from ComScore and Experian show Google's rivals managed to cling to market share last month.
9 Apr 2010
Microsoft/Google battle heats up with Bing ads
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Microsoft/Google battle heats up with Bing ads

Software giant Microsoft has begun the countdown to the launch of TV ads for its Bing search engine.
8 Mar 2010
Microsoft cuts search data retention to six months
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Microsoft cuts search data retention to six months

Microsoft will delete IP addresses after six months, besting Google's nine month data retention policy.
19 Jan 2010
Bing continues to make search inroads
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Bing continues to make search inroads

The latest comScore figures show Google still has a near-two thirds majority of the US search market, but Bing has halved its deficit to Yahoo in seco…
18 Jan 2010
The top 10 tech reviews of 2009
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The top 10 tech reviews of 2009

In 2009, the iPhone 3GS, Palm Pre, and HTC Magic mingled with the Dell Adamo and Sony Z-series in the best hardware of the year stakes, while we also …
21 Dec 2009
Microsoft sued over Bing trademark
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Microsoft sued over Bing trademark

A little design company in the US is taking on one of the industry’s biggest names over the title of its search engine.
21 Dec 2009
Mozilla says Bing's privacy better than Google's
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Mozilla says Bing's privacy better than Google's

Mozilla director doesn't seem to like Google's Eric Schmidt's thoughts on privacy.
11 Dec 2009
Google goes real-time with search
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Google goes real-time with search

Google adds more social networking content to its searches.
8 Dec 2009
Search giants unveil top terms of 2009
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Search giants unveil top terms of 2009

Michael Jackson's death led many to turn to their search engines for solace, according to Google's end of year search trends ranking.
2 Dec 2009
Google goes blue with new homepage
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Google goes blue with new homepage

A new version of the Google homepage has gone public after a website published a hack to use it.
27 Nov 2009
Reviews round-up: Office 2010 beta hits
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Reviews round-up: Office 2010 beta hits

Microsoft lets everyone have a try of Office 2010, and takes the beta wrapping off Bing in the UK. We also look at an HP server with 6-core processors…
20 Nov 2009
Microsoft Bing review
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Microsoft Bing review

Microsoft has taken its Bing search engine out of beta. The tag-line? ‘Search has evolved’ - Bold claims. We review Bing UK to see how it fares compar…
16 Nov 2009
Microsoft takes Bing out of beta in UK
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Microsoft takes Bing out of beta in UK

Contrary to recent reports hinting at delays, Microsoft is confident its Bing search portal is ready for prime time in the UK.
13 Nov 2009
Bing smartens up with Wolfram Alpha
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Bing smartens up with Wolfram Alpha

Microsoft's Bing is the first to use Wolfram Alpha's new commercial API.
12 Nov 2009
Bing UK official launch on hold till 2010
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Bing UK official launch on hold till 2010

UK version of Bing to stay in beta until beginning of next year, according to rumours.
11 Nov 2009
Bing Maps gets performance boost and new features
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Bing Maps gets performance boost and new features

Microsoft introduces Silverlight Control 1.0, enhancing performance and adding new features.
10 Nov 2009
Bing and Google sign Twitter search deals
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Bing and Google sign Twitter search deals

Microsoft beats Google to the punch with real-time search from Twitter and possibly even Facebook.
22 Oct 2009
Bing loses market share
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Bing loses market share

Net Applications study shows that Bing has lost market share.
2 Oct 2009