Tag Archives: Search Google

Google places Twain forest in Sask.

A non-existent forest west of Saskatoon has been named in honour of the late American author Mark Twain, according to a mapping error made by mammoth search engine company Google. (7 hours ago) Continue reading

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Bing Beats Google on Search Effectiveness

A study finds that Bing users are more likely to click on links in search results than Google users. (10 hours ago) Continue reading

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Pew: Search, E-mail Remain Top Web Draw

Pew Research said search and e-mail from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and other incumbents are still huge, with 92 percent using both types of Web services with regularity. (5 hours ago) Continue reading

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Google cloud services grow amidst security fears

Search giant Google is pushing for the liberation of data by making its browser, Google Chrome, the central hub for culling and syncing user information across many devices. Not everyone thinks it’s a good idea, however. (1 min ago) Continue reading

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FTC probing Google’s search-engine tactics

SAN FRANCISCO – Google may be entering a make-or-break phase in its colorful history now that U.S. regulators have opened an investigation into whether the company has been abusing its dominance of Internet search and advertising to stifle competition…. Continue reading

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Could Bing Improve Its Search Results With Google +1?

Here’s a big dose of irony. Could Google +1 buttons or +1 data which Google uses to improve its search results come to rival Bing? Potentially. Bing +1, Anyone? (19 hours ago) Continue reading

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Google, Bing Search Shares Rise, comScore Says

Google’s March search rose slightly to 65.7 percent, while Microsoft Bing nabbed 13.9 percent, according to comScore. (24 hours ago) Continue reading

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Google Selects Kansas City, Not Lincoln, For Internet Experiment

Search engine Google says it’s planning to bring its high-speed broadband network to Kansas City, Kan. (57 secs ago) Continue reading

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Google Recipe View Offers Search Tool for Foodies

Google added Recipe View to its lineup of search results, helping users find meals to prepare but letting them refine search by cooking time, calorie count and ingredients. (15 hours ago) Continue reading

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Bing Tiles: Interactive Images In Search Results

Like Google’s rich snippets and Yahoo’s Search Monkey , Bing is introducing a new flavor of richer search results named Tiles.? Tiles are interatice logos or images displayed next to a search result. (20 hours ago) Continue reading

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