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Apple and Google's marriage of convenience

Jan 22, 2015
The search business is huge, and it's kept mobile rivals together ... for now.
Posted In: search engines, Google, apple, mozilla, Yahoo
Firefox users will see an updated version of Yahoo search starting next month.

Firefox says goodbye Google, hello Yahoo

Nov 20, 2014
Mozilla switches the default search engine for Firefox from Google to Yahoo, aligning with a partner that agrees to follow its "do not track" ethos.
Posted In: mozilla, Google, Yahoo, search engines
Amazon is hoping its search feature will compete with the likes of giants like Google.

What Amazon's earnings tell us about its competition

Oct 23, 2014
Amazon is Google's chief rival in the search business.
Posted In: Amazon, Amazon.com, Google, search engines

FTC tells search engines to clearly label advertisements

Jun 26, 2013
In a letter today to Google, Bing and other search engines, the Federal Trade Commission warned of a need to "clearly and prominently" distinguish ads from natural search results.
Posted In: Google, search engines, FTC, bing

Facebook takes on Google and Yelp with 'Graph Search'

Jan 16, 2013
Facebook is getting into the search business. On Tuesday, the social media giant had a press event where it demonstrated its new product, Graph Search. While the feature is still in its infancy, Facebook's announcement has a lot of companies has watching their backs.
Posted In: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Graph Search, search engines, Google

What Google wants with travel guide Frommer's

Aug 13, 2012
Mergers and acquisitions news today as Google adds guidebook company Frommer's to its travel and entertainment quiver. What does the search company want to do with the old-school guidebook?
Posted In: search engines, media, Travel, Mergers and Acquisitions, Google, Frommer's

Report: Google's search results protected under First Amendment

May 11, 2012
UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh discusses his report, which was commissioned by Google, on the search giant's rights to pick and choose the search results it wants to display.
Posted In: Google, search engines

Did Google damage its core?

Jan 13, 2012
Maybe Pilates would help.
Posted In: Google, search engines

Search what's now

Oct 20, 2011
The link shortening tool, bit.ly, just announced a new search service with something called "reputation monitoring". It's not really a search...
Posted In: bit.ly, search engines, Tech Report

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