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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...

Million Short Search Engine Removes Popular Websites From Results

12/23/2013, When you perform a search, say on Google, chances are what you are looking for is usually in the first page or two, and anything beyond that is simply not worth perusing. However what if sometimes what you are looking for are on pages that aren’t...

Twitter Search Updated With Photo Results

08/01/2013, If one were to remain where they are without any progression, it is unavoidable that your competitors would eventually catch up with you if they were to be behind in the first place, before overtaking you. Twitter knows this basic principle as well, which...

US Gmail Accounts Get Drive And Calendar Search

05/23/2013, Google, the maestros of search, has certainly done their bit to further enhance the Google search experience on your email, where it will soon be made possible for everyone living in the US to be able to perform an instant search on relevant emails,...

Google’s Conversational Search Blows Apple’s Siri Away

05/15/2013, A large chunk of Google’s Keynote was about search, and Google used this rather provocative title above to get our attention. Google as already said in the past that it will go towards “answers”  and away from “search”, so...

Google Adds Animated Filter In Image Search For GIFs

03/19/2013, GIFs are very popular on the internet. They have been around for over two decades and don’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon. They’re short and often hilarious animations used by an insane amount of people. Many actually have their own...

Graphics Processors Push Computer Vision Ahead

03/19/2013, At GTC 2013, NVIDIA has demonstrated their version of Image Search, which was powered by their massively parallel processors. The goal of computer vision is to be able to recognize and understand what things are – not merely “seeing”...

Google Merges Maps And Search Division

03/14/2013, Google is not a company that is averse to making the tough decisions, and most recently, we were “treated” to news that Google Reader will be persona non grata when July 1st rolls around on your calendar. The thing is, we have yet another bit of news...

Facebook Graph Search: A Great Strategic Move

01/15/2013, Earlier today, we laid out the basic functionality of the new Graph Search live from the Facebook HQ in Menlo Park. Beyond the new features, it is interesting to look at how this will help Facebook going forward, including monetization. The...

Gmail now searches within attachments

10/02/2012, The Gmail inbox for many of us living in the cloud is the equivalent of a disorganized, overstuffed purse: you know what you’re looking for is in there, but sometimes it’s hard to search through all the used kleenex (spam)...

Google improves local search experience

03/05/2012, Google is not a company that rests on its laurels, which is why it has decided to improve the local search experience across mobile devices, never mind if you are running on the Android or iOS platform. The next time you head over to Google.com on your...