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Google Adds Virtual Keyboard To Search

04/30/2010, Have you ever been in the scenario where you’re using a friend’s computer and want search for something on Google in a different language, only to be deterred by the lack of a supportive keyboard? Google is trying to make things easier for...

Apple Purchases Mobile Assistant App Siri

04/29/2010, We weren’t joking when we said that there is an acquisition by either Google or Apple almost every other week, and hot on the heels of Google’s acquisition of LabPixies, Apple has just acquired Siri, a company that makes a virtual assistant...

Bing market share increases

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...

T-Mobile Ends Search Deal With Yahoo In Favor Of Google

03/08/2010, Despite Yahoo getting the jump on it with AT&T, it seems that Google has managed to bite back, as T-Mobile has ended its year-old exclusive deal with Yahoo, and replaced it with Google. Now when BlackBerry users visit the T-Mobile portal, it’s...

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...

Yahoo Checking Out Search By SMS Feature

02/09/2010, Search by SMS never really took off, but by referring to a patent that was recently filed by Yahoo, the company seems like it wants to take a crack at the challenge. In the patent, it’s mentioned that users will be able to use the system by sending...

Google Social Search experiment graduated to beta status

01/28/2010, Google’s Social Search experiment is being prepped to duke it out with the big boys, where it has now entered beta status. You will need to have a Google profile before being able to obtain results from Social Search, but this could very well be a...

Google Visual Search For Android

12/07/2009, It seems like the camera on your Android-powered phone is going to become even more important than it already is. What are we talking about? Well, it’s Google Visual Search for Android, of course. Simply put, the service will allow users to take a...

World of Warcraft search engine

11/10/2009, Forget about Google – fans of World of Warcraft will be pleased to know that there exists a search engine that was specially designed to sniff out World of Warcraft information. Would that make your WoW experience all the better, or is this a...

Google gets access to Twitter data too

10/21/2009, [Web 2.0 Summit] Just when we thought that Bing was going to get an edge over Google by accessing Twitter’s data, Marissa Mayer announces that Google too will have access. Google will integrate tweets in selected searches. I guess that Google wants...

Bing will be Yahoo’s search

07/29/2009, Microsoft has finally convinced Yahoo to use its search engine (Bing) in the web’s most trafficked property. For Microsoft, this will be a great way to show its search engine, Bing, to a large internet audience. Yahoo will be able to stop...

(Yahoo) Search becomes a priority in Splashtop

07/23/2009, DeviceVM is literally putting search at the forefront of the upcoming version of Splashtop, the quick boot Linux-based OS that is embedded in millions of PCs. In the new home screen, users will find a search box right on the main screen, making the search...

Google IO 2009 Wrap Up

05/28/2009, There were a lot of interesting things at Google IO, Google’s developer conference held in San Francisco over the past two days. There was something for everyone, from SEO basics to new Widget products to the geeky Google Wave that aims to be a...