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Google uncloaks refreshed search

The internet giant starts rolling out its fresh search look to mark the start of 2012.
3 Jan 2012
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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
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Google promises 'fresher' search

The internet giant looks to make its searches more timely.
4 Nov 2011
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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
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More Brits browse with Bing

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

The new functions are designed to make searching via Google easier and broader.
15 Jun 2011
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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
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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
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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
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Google
Network & Internet

Google adds website blocking to search

Google lets users block websites from their search results.
11 Mar 2011
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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
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Microsoft and Google squabble over copy claims

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

Google ups webspam fight

Google promises to up its game in fighting sites breaking its quality guidelines.
24 Jan 2011
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Network & Internet

Yell.com pushes local business search

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

Google takes four steps against pirates

The search giant pledges to help rights holders through its search results.
3 Dec 2010
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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
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Network & Internet

We only make the guns…

Google can cost you your job, but you only have yourself to blame.
23 Aug 2010
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Network & Internet

BP buys Google oil spill search ad space

BP says it's simply providing information on the clean-up efforts, but critics say the move is an attempt to manipulate public opinion.
9 Jun 2010
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Network & Internet

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
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Privacy
Network & Internet

EU warns internet giants on privacy

A letter from the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party has been sent to Google, Yahoo and Microsoft telling them to buck up their ideas when it co…
28 May 2010
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