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Sherpa Next Makes Mobile Search Efficient, Easy, and Visual

05/06/2014,   We published about Sher.pa when it launched its US version last year, and at that time, we saw a side by side demo with Siri in which Sherpa got better results. (Watch video in the previous article). Today the company launched its new software, Sherpa...

Bing Home Page Image Chosen To Keep Users Happy

04/04/2013, Google had long occupied the top of the search engine hierarchy for some years already, when Microsoft decided to spruce up their search efforts by launching the Bing website four years back, and one thing that certainly made Bing stand out from...

Google Testing New Navigation Grid To Replace Black Bar Eyesore

02/28/2013, If you’ve navigated your way to the majority of Google-owned properties like Gmail, Google Drive or just Google.com, then you’ve probably noticed the black navigation bar that is prominently displayed at the top of the page. Considering how...

Bing New Architecture: Introducing Snapshot and Social Sidebar

05/10/2012, This morning, we were at a press conference at Microsoft’s offices in San Francisco to see a demo of the revamped Bing search engine.  Touted as a “new approach to search” by Microsoft, the new architecture features a three columns design,...

Appgravity: an alternative way to look for Android apps

01/03/2012, While the Android Market website is a good way to check out apps, its search capabilities are pretty limited (despite being created by Google). It’s quite hard to find what you want unless you know exactly what it is. Well, some folks have decided...

Google search offers pinnable tile on Windows Phone devices

12/02/2011, Just because you use Windows Phone 7.5 does not mean that you have to love Microsoft’s Bing as your default browser. Similarly just because you own an Android phone does not mean that your preferred search engine must be Google, but now Google is...

Google develops job search engine for the US military

11/07/2011, Our men (and women) in uniform would definitely be proud to know that the military is one of the most advanced in the world – not to mention boasting some of the deadliest weapons in their armory, but in this time of economic crisis, you never quite...

StumbleUpon helps man propose to girlfriend

09/07/2011, It’s not very often you see big websites take time out of their day to help one of their users out in such a personal way, but it appears that discovery engine, StumbleUpon, has done that for one of their users by helping him to propose to his...

Bing Deskbar prototype brings more to the search fight

08/01/2011, Ever since Google emerged as the search engine king all those years ago, they never really looked back, growing from strength to strength that at times, seemed unbelievable and phenomenal. Well, Microsoft has certainly not thrown in the towel just yet, as...

Google To Discontinue Their “I’m Feeling Lucky” Button?

06/20/2011, When Google first made its appearance on the web, what separated it from the other search engines was their “I’m Feeling Lucky” button which was designed to provide a more efficient way of searching for things by bringing them to the...

Unofficial Google Multilingual Voice Search launched

05/18/2011, For those of you who wished that the voice input from Google Translate was available in Google’s regular search as well, you’re in luck. Some folks have decided to come up with their own front page for the Google search engine called Google...

Websites that link to pirated music and movies to be blocked

05/13/2011, Bad news for folks who frequent illegal file sharing and torrent sites to for their entertainment purposes. A recently proposed bill named the Protect IP Act (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property), the...