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Google, Microsoft Search Queries Grow In January While Yahoo Continues To Slide

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comScore has released its ‘explicit’ U.S. search data for January of this year and while Google and Microsoft Bring’s search share continues to grow, Yahoo’s share dropped both year over year and month over month. This comes after Bing overtook Yahoo in terms of search queries for the first time...
Google, Microsoft Search Queries Grow In January While Yahoo Continues To Slide

Official Google Panda Update Version 3.7 On June 8th

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Google has confirmed the rumors of a Panda refresh happening over the weekend. Google said this refresh started rolling out on Friday, June 8th and has an impact of less than 1% of search queries in the U.S. and about 1% worldwide. As I said, the search forums took notice...
Official Google Panda Update Version 3.7 On June 8th

Yahoo's Search Traffic Is TANKING (YHOO, MSFT, GOOG)

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The trend is clear: Yahoo's search traffic is on a steep decline. For the second month in a row, Yahoo lost significant share of U.S. searches, according to ComScore, falling 0.4 points to 14.1%. It has now lost almost a full percentage point in the last two months, and...
Yahoo's Search Traffic Is TANKING (YHOO, MSFT, GOOG)

Google to switch on 'semantic search' within months, emphasize things as well as words

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A search engine should be about more than just keywords. MC Hammer believes that passionately and Google must do too, because over the next few months and years it'll gradually adjust its own algorithms to put greater emphasis on "semantic search". Under this system, search queries are run through...
Google to switch on 'semantic search' within months, emphasize things as well as words

Yahoo launches visual search app

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Yahoo tries to attract search queries via a new service which offers visual webpage previews rather than lists of links...
Yahoo launches visual search app
Consumer Group Turns The Screws In Euro Google Antitrust Investigation, Outcome Expected ‘In Days’

Apple’s iOS And Mac Platforms Drive The Most Search Requests; Linux the Least

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Google is the undisputed search giant at the moment, with some 92 percent of all searches passing through its engines worldwide at the moment. But when it comes to what browsers seem to be driving the most search queries, Google’s platforms, surprisingly, are not in the lead. According to research...
Apple’s iOS And Mac Platforms Drive The Most Search Requests; Linux the Least

Look at that DuckDuckGo! Daily search traffic is ballooning, up 227% in 3 months

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True story: just yesterday I had a meeting with an entrepreneur, looked up something on his computer and noticed that he was using alternative search engine DuckDuckGo rather than Google or Bing. And, as pointed out on Hacker News yesterday, he’s apparently far from the only one using it. As...
Look at that DuckDuckGo! Daily search traffic is ballooning, up 227% in 3 months

comScore: Only Search Engine To See Drop In Queries In March Was Yahoo

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comScore has released their US search market share statistics for March 2012 and the results show that the only search engine to see a decline in search queries from March 2011 to March 2012 was Yahoo. Google, Bing, AOL and Ask all saw at least a 5% increase in search...
comScore: Only Search Engine To See Drop In Queries In March Was Yahoo

Ask Jeeves launches its ‘Question of the Day’ iOS app for UK trivia fans

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With Google pretty much owning the search market space around the world, it’s easy to forget there are other search engines out there. And I’m not talking about Bing or Yahoo. Ask Jeeves launched as a question-and-answer based search engine in 1996 and, well, it’s still ambling along. Today,...
Ask Jeeves launches its ‘Question of the Day’ iOS app for UK trivia fans

Russian search giant Yandex's Q2: revenue up 50% to $207.2m, net income grows to $60.4m

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Russian search and Internet services company Yandex this morning published its financial results for the second quarter of 2012, reporting a 50 percent increase in revenue compared to the same period last year (to RUR 6.8 billion or $207.2 million). Net income jumped 60 percent compared with Q2 2011, to...
Russian search giant Yandex's Q2: revenue up 50% to $207.2m, net income grows to $60.4m
Internet Explorer Will Land On The Xbox 360 “This Fall”

WHOA: Microsoft DID Try To Sell Bing To Facebook (MSFT, GOOG)

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There's been a wild rumor going around the business press that Facebook might by Bing from Microsoft.  The rumor, which started as a prediction in an e-book written by an "anonymous" marketing executive trying to cash in on Facebook's IPO, turns out to be truer than anyone could have guessed....
WHOA: Microsoft DID Try To Sell Bing To Facebook (MSFT, GOOG)
Private: some search engines make money by not tracking users

Yandex Q2 Earnings: Revenues $207.2M Up 50%, Net Income $68.4M Up 76%, Search Share Upwards Too

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Yandex, Russia’s biggest search company, has posted Q2 earnings, with revenues up 50% over the same quarter in the previous year to $207.2 million, and net income up 76% to $68.4 million. And as impressive as the numbers sound, the results were shy of analyst expectations: on average analysts expected revenues...
Yandex Q2 Earnings: Revenues $207.2M Up 50%, Net Income $68.4M Up 76%, Search Share Upwards Too
Google updates its search filtering algorithm, targets SEO violators

The Fleeting Nature Of Twitter: 17 Percent Of Top Searches Change Every Hour

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Nearly 20 percent of the top search queries on Twitter at any given moment won’t be a popular search query just one hour later. That’s according to a new research paper that Twitter will present this week at a social media conference. Twitter researchers Jimmy Lin and Gilad Mishne... Please...
The Fleeting Nature Of Twitter: 17 Percent Of Top Searches Change Every Hour

Google Now Allows You To Write Your Search Queries

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It started with typing your query, then voice queries, then image based queries and now Google announced you can hand-write your queries. Google announced today you can hand write your query on your smartphone or tablet when on Google.com. All you have to do is place your finger on the...
Google Now Allows You To Write Your Search Queries

Studying rapidly evolving user interests

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Twitter is an amazing real-time information dissemination platform. We've seen events of historical importance such as the Arab Spring unfold via Tweets. We even know that Twitter is faster than earthquakes! However, can we more scientifically characterize the real-time nature of Twitter?One way to measure the dynamics of a content...
Studying rapidly evolving user interests

Search In Cursive: Google Now Lets You Hand-Write Search Queries On Phones And Tablets

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Google just added a new feature to its mobile search page that lets you hand-write search queries without having to use your phone’s or tablet’s keyboard. Once enabled, you simply start writing on your screen and Google will translate your scribbles into a search query. The new feature will work...
Search In Cursive: Google Now Lets You Hand-Write Search Queries On Phones And Tablets

SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 4, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: The Fleeting Nature Of Twitter: 17 Percent Of Top Searches Change Every Hour Nearly 20 percent of the top search queries on Twitter at any given...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 4, 2012

Should Google Block Autocomplete if Your Name is Dick Hurtz?

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A Japanese man recently sought a court injunction against Google, alleging that its autocompletion of search queries got him fired. The man's lawyer, Hiroyuki Tomita, says that typing his client's name into Google produces thousands of automatic suggestions of "criminal acts," with which the man is not familiar, "defaming or...
Should Google Block Autocomplete if Your Name is Dick Hurtz?

SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 5, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: The Fleeting Nature Of Twitter: 17 Percent Of Top Searches Change Every Hour Nearly 20 percent of the top search queries on Twitter at any given...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 5, 2012
Twitter shows when we tweet and explains why its search sucks
Foursquare hopes new mobile apps make it a go-to local resource

Google has only made $550M from Android so far, while earning billions on the iPhone

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Google has made some $550m from Android since 2008, according to numbers included in the recent Oracle settlement and crunched by Charles Arthur of The Guardian. By contrast, a huge amount of Google’s revenue in mobile comes from ads delivered to users of Apple’s iPhone. Right now Google makes some $2.5B...
Google has only made $550M from Android so far, while earning billions on the iPhone

Flashback Malware's Ad-Click Hijacking Detailed, Could Reap $10,000/Day

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Antivirus firm Symantec has published a new blog post examining how the Flashback malware affecting hundreds of thousand of Macs has been generating revenue for its authors by hijacking users' ad clicks. According to the report, the widespread nature of the infection means that malware authors could have been generating...
Flashback Malware's Ad-Click Hijacking Detailed, Could Reap $10,000/Day
Google Now Warns Chinese Users When Their Searches Go Out Of Bounds

Google Compute Engine: Computing without limits

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By Craig McLuckie, Product Manager, Google Compute Engine Over the years, Google has built some of the most high performing, scalable and efficient data centers in the world by constantly refining our hardware and software. Since 2008, we've been working to open up our infrastructure to outside developers and...
Google Compute Engine: Computing without limits

Total search queries rise in March, while market share unches

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Well, if you were hoping for dramatic moves in the search engine market, prepare for a rather large letdown: it was a placid March. Unlike in other months, when the majors have jockeyed for each and every tenth of a percent of market share, in March little shifted. The only...
Total search queries rise in March, while market share unches
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