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Microsoft to file antitrust lawsuit against Google

03/31/2011, In a strange turn of events, it looks like Microsoft is now in the driver’s seat for dishing out antitrust lawsuits against its competitors. What seemed to be their specialty many years ago (when they were on the receiving end), Microsoft plan on...

Google introduces the +1 button

03/30/2011, It looks like Google has begun to realize the power of crowd-sourcing data and has updated their search engine to reflect that. Users now have the ability to “like” a result by hitting the +1 link on a search result or ad to say that they...

Google +1, Going From Relevancy to Popularity?

03/30/2011, Google has announced that it is +1 Button, a way to let user put their “stamp of approval” on search results – for their friends and Google contacts to see, and for Google to analyze.  At this time, and probably for the foreseeable...

Bing receives some useful updates

03/23/2011, If there’s one thing you gotta give Microsoft props for, it’s their dedication to improving the Bing search engine service steadily over the past few months. In an announcement today, they announced two new features to the multi-purpose search...

Google Search for iPhone updated

03/16/2011, Google Mobile App that’s been around on iOS for awhile now has recently been given a facelift and a name change. The app is now called Google Search and it brings some new useful search features over to the iOS platform. The main feature most people...

Google enables site blocking for everyone

03/10/2011, Google previously introduced a Chrome extension that allowed users to block sites from showing up on Google’s search results. This feature allowed users to search much more efficiently, with results from useless sites not showing up at all, but it...

Google Instant Preview now on mobiles

03/09/2011, Google’s nifty “instant previews” feature that was introduced to desktop browsers in November last year has finally made its way to the small screen on our mobile phones. Android (2.2 and above) and iOS (4.0 and above) users will get to...

Microsoft launches Bing deals

03/03/2011, Bargain hunters rejoice. Microsoft has just announced the launch of Bing deals, a new feature to their search engine that lets users easily look for discounts and promotions in their area. All users have to do is access Bing deals (from their desktop or...

Bing helps you look for the cheapest flights

02/28/2011, Microsoft’s Bing search engine seems to be in the spotlight a lot recently, but now it’s more for their improvements instead of accused search results thievery – which is a good thing. A new feature called Autosuggest Flight Prices has just...

Microsoft Bing toolbar now integrates Facebook

02/17/2011, Microsoft has just released a new version of their Bing toolbar, and the latest version brings a lot of new features to enhance the user’s Bing experience. The new Bing toolbar brings a whole new level of efficiency to web surfing by making tasks...

Google claims Bing steals search results

02/01/2011, Google has recently gone public with allegations of Bing stealing their search results. After tolerating a long period of suspicion, Google decided to take things into their own hands. Using a carefully planned sting operation named “Bing...

Microsoft’s Bing offering 500,000 free songs

12/30/2010, Microsoft’s Bing search engine still has some way to go in order to overtake Google and now Microsoft is trying to entice users to Bing with its Holiday Song Giveaway. With this program, each user who participates and signs up for the Bing newsletter...

AT&T Ditches Google For Yahoo On Its Motorola Backflip

03/02/2010, No matter how you phrase it, you’ve really got to appreciate the irony of the whole situation. This is probably one of the downsides of having an open OS, as the Motorola Backflip offered by AT&T will have Yahoo Search plastered all over the...