06/24/2013, Microsoft is announcing it will be offering a specialized version of Bing for students to help make researching easier.
08/22/2012, Microsoft has just announced that the Bing website is now integrating Quora in the social side bar. The idea -says Bing- is that the Microsoft search engine not only want to show pertinent search results, but also who provides relevant answers. Although there are relevant answers elsewhere (forums, Q&A sites…), this is a potentially huge win for Quora, where most users log-in via Facebook with their real identity. U.S based […]
12/22/2011, Here is a little bit of trivia – did you know that Google and Mozilla do talk to one another, so much so that they have come to an agreement where the former pays the latter $300 million annually? All that moolah did not exchange hands for nothing, don’t get me wrong, but it is there so that Google will be the default choice in Mozilla’s Firefox browser as part […]
08/10/2011, Google, currently the 800lbs Internet search gorilla, did not have a good July, having lost part of its market share among other US online searches, whereas rival Yahoo! Inc. made gains – according to researcher ComScore Inc. Fret not if you happen to hold shares in Google – their market share retreated 0.4% from 65.5% in June, whereas Yahoo’s share picked up 0.2% to touch 16.1%. Microsoft Corp. still remains […]
07/29/2011, When thinking of traveling to a foreign country that you’ve never been to before, attempting to locate a place to stay can be quite a daunting task as they are situated in places that you’ve never heard of before. In yet another move by Google to take over the world, they have launched a new service called Hotel Finder, in which they will attempt to Google-ize the way we search […]
07/14/2011, Thanks to Google and other search engines out there, life with the internet has become extremely convenient. Google’s not so recent changes to its search engine (autocomplete, instant search) in addition to fast internet connections has helped users cut down a lot of time spent typing unnecessary words or waiting for results.
05/05/2010, Google decided to introduce a spanking new look to their search results, where the latest evolutions in their search technology has made is even easier to search for what you’re looking for exactly. You get a simple left-hand navigation with the new Google look, but don’t let us hold you back with plain and simple words. After all, if a picture speaks a thousand words, how about a video that […]
03/17/2010, Interesting – US search market figures for last month by Nielsen points towards the ascension of Microsoft’s Bing with Google’s market share figures dropping. With Bing being the default search engine for Internet Explorer and Motorola’s range of Android-powered handsets, Microsoft must be doing something right to keep ‘em coming back for more. Proportionately speaking, Bing experienced a 14.7% increase compared to Google – which is a totally different story […]