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DuckDuckGo vs. Google: Privacy or popularity?
search engine optimization (SEO)

DuckDuckGo vs. Google: Privacy or popularity?

Google may reign as king, but it’s not the only option in the world of search
7 May 2020
How to change your search engine in Microsoft Edge
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How to change your search engine in Microsoft Edge

If you'd rather search through Google than Bing, here's how to change your default search provider in Windows 10's new browser
30 Jul 2015
Yahoo reworks Bing deal to keep hand in search
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business intelligence (BI)

Yahoo reworks Bing deal to keep hand in search

Bing there, done that, got the ad revenue: Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to take back its search functionality
17 Apr 2015
Google 'close to facing formal charges' in EU antitrust case
European Commission
Business strategy

Google 'close to facing formal charges' in EU antitrust case

EU may issue formal charges against search engine giant in bid to inspire reform
13 Apr 2015
Google's top 2014 search trends revealed
Business strategy

Google's top 2014 search trends revealed

Google 2014 trends have been unveiled, and include the year’s biggest sporting events, tech releases, cat stats and more
16 Dec 2014
Google declares Amazon its biggest search rival
Business strategy

Google declares Amazon its biggest search rival

Google has dubbed Amazon its biggest rival above other traditional search engine companies
14 Oct 2014
EU demands more concessions from Google over search
Business strategy

EU demands more concessions from Google over search

Google gets another chance to end probe
9 Sep 2014
Bing's search now includes academic research
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Bing's search now includes academic research

Scholarly articles will also be featured in Microsoft's Cortana Personal Assistant
16 Jul 2014
UK demands EU drops right to be forgotten law
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UK demands EU drops right to be forgotten law

The government has asked for the right to be forgotten law to be removed from new European Union data protection laws
10 Jul 2014
Google gets over 1,000 requests to takedown links
Legal hammer on keyboard
Business strategy

Google gets over 1,000 requests to takedown links

ECJ ruling sees demand from paedophiles, stalkers and attempted murderers to remove links about them
16 May 2014
Google has to delete private data, says EU court
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intellectual property

Google has to delete private data, says EU court

Search giant will have to tweak practices in wake of landmark ruling
13 May 2014
Google finally reaches settlement in European antitrust case
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public sector

Google finally reaches settlement in European antitrust case

Google reaches conclusion in long-running antitrust case.
6 Feb 2014
Microsoft sets out ad-free Bing vision for schools
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Software

Microsoft sets out ad-free Bing vision for schools

Software giant announces ad-free Bing pilot scheme in US schools.
22 Aug 2013
Microsoft introduces Bing child abuse search pop-ups
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Microsoft introduces Bing child abuse search pop-ups

Updated: Software giant makes Bing the first search engine to launch anti-child abuse image system.
29 Jul 2013
Google sets out search concessions to EC regulators
Internet search
Policy & legislation

Google sets out search concessions to EC regulators

Search giant offers to promote rival services more prominently in results.
26 Apr 2013
Facebook debuts Graph Search service
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Software

Facebook debuts Graph Search service

Social networking giant takes wraps off new search tool that will make it easier for members to retrieve photos, scour friends' interests and make con…
15 Jan 2013
Facebook rumour round up: Is a phone or new search engine
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Business strategy

Facebook rumour round up: Is a phone or new search engine

Social networking giant has invited the world to see "what it is building" at an event later today. We take a look at what could be on offer...
15 Jan 2013
iPhone, US election and Kim Kardashian most searched for
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Network & Internet

iPhone, US election and Kim Kardashian most searched for

Most popular search terms reflect political battles and celebrity culture, search firm suggests
3 Dec 2012
Google warned over antitrust problems in Europe
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Software

Google warned over antitrust problems in Europe

European Commissioner cautions search giant over alleged abuse of dominant position.
21 Sep 2012
Microsoft unveils new look Bing UK
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Microsoft unveils new look Bing UK

Software giant ups ante in search engine war with Google by giving its UK site a makeover.
13 Jul 2012
Researchers outline real-time search engine plans
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Business strategy

Researchers outline real-time search engine plans

Glasgow university computer scientists want to give city dwellers access to a real-time information source by 2014.
13 Jun 2012
European Commission proposes settlement for Google over anti
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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
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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