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Bing Strips Down Results Page To Make Google Look Like “Search Overload”

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While Google keeps cramming its search results pages full of tools and social content, today Bing confirmed with me the full roll out a redesigned search results page that completely clears the left sidebar, and replaces the tabbed header with a cleaner set of links. Bing Facebook integration is also...
Bing Strips Down Results Page To Make Google Look Like “Search Overload”

Behind the scenes video reveals Google's attention to search detail (video)

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If you're interested in how much detail the engineers at Mountain View pay to every element of Google's search business, check this out. This is footage of the Quality Launch Review, a meeting that takes place every week on Thursdays. Amit Singhal assembles a room full of engineers to...
Behind the scenes video reveals Google's attention to search detail (video)
Yahoo Debuts Axis, Their New (And Impressive) Desktop And Mobile Search Experience
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

AP Creates New Big Data Approach to its Article Archive

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If you are looking for large content repositories, you probably can't get much larger than the article archive of the Associated Press. Today they announced they have launched a content analysis tool that is used to search the millions of articles in their archives to create custom archive products for...
AP Creates New Big Data Approach to its Article Archive

Google Now's Personalized Search With Automated Results: Creepy Or The Future Of Search?

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For more than a decade, online search has long relied on the same paradigm: a blank search box, and a user's query. But with the massive amount of data we're now providing to search engines on PCs and mobile devices--everything from location to calendar to browsing history--companies ranging from...
Google Now's Personalized Search With Automated Results: Creepy Or The Future Of Search?

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 Webmaster Tools Expands Query Data to 90 Days

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Today, Google has expanded the historical search query data to 90 days. The number of queries reported has increased as well: the report will now list the top 2,000 for each day of the selected date range (vs. the previous top 1,000). This is great news, as this is data...
Google Webmaster Tools Expands Query Data to 90 Days

The best new app at SXSW: Everything.me redefines mobile search

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After two rainy days of location-based, social networking apps, the sun finally came out in Austin at SXSW. And as the clouds parted I stumbled upon Everything.me, a new HTML5, browser-based app that has literally and simply, reinvented mobile search. In Paul Graham’s recent post “Frighteningly Ambitious Startup Ideas” he puts A New Search...
The best new app at SXSW: Everything.me redefines mobile search

Microsoft Just Blew Google Away In Social Search (MSFT, GOOG)

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The other shoe has dropped on Microsoft's recent Bing redesign, and it dropped right on Google. Microsoft is adding a new Sidebar to Bing search that shows your contacts and activity on all your social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, and — yes — Google+. Google drew a lot of fire...
Microsoft Just Blew Google Away In Social Search (MSFT, GOOG)

The New Bing Makes Google Look Anti-Social

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It's time for Bing's big headline. Today Microsoft takes the wrapper off the new Bing, for which the cleaned-up redesign a couple weeks ago was just a preview. For signed-in Facebook users, Bing now has a social search component that should send Google back to the drawing board. It's called...
The New Bing Makes Google Look Anti-Social

“Ads Related To…” Text Officially Rolls Out On AdWords’ Top Ad Block

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We’ve seen “Ads related to…” followed by the search query before, but now it’s at the top of the top ad block and it’s rolled out officially for most — if not all — search terms on Google AdWords. The new text appears at the top of the yellow AdWords......
“Ads Related To…” Text Officially Rolls Out On AdWords’ Top Ad Block
Google to use 'semantic search' to add answers to search results, says WSJ

Google Goes Back to What It Does Well: Finding Things

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Surprise! Google has completely transformed the way search works again. But this time, it's a kind of search that would have made the old Google proud. Today, starting with U.S., English-language users, Google unveils the Knowledge Graph. Search now looks at the words of your query and identifies the things in it. You're not...
Google Goes Back to What It Does Well: Finding Things
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Goodbye Google+ People & Pages, Hello Knowledge Graph Box

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Google’s Knowledge Graph has claimed its first “victim,” if you will: The content box that showed “People and Pages On Google+” is gone. In its place? A variety of Knowledge Graph-related content that will show up differently depending on the search query. In making... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Goodbye Google+ People & Pages, Hello Knowledge Graph Box

Hands-on: Yahoo offers sync and search features in new Axis Web browser

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Yahoo is aiming to get its foot into the browser market with a new product called Axis that launched this evening. The purpose of Axis is to add an extra layer to the user’s Web browsing experience, with interactive search capabilities and cross-device synchronization. On the desktop, Axis is implemented...
Hands-on: Yahoo offers sync and search features in new Axis Web browser

Google Drive Now Has 10 Million Users: Available On iOS and Chrome OS, Offline Editing In Docs

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Google has just announced over 10 million users that have signed into Google Drive, Google’s new cloud-syncing storage platform. The product only launched in April of this year, so this is quite the milestone. Clay Bevor, director of product management for Google Apps made the announcement, also mentioning that Google...
Google Drive Now Has 10 Million Users: Available On iOS and Chrome OS, Offline Editing In Docs

[Interview] Changing Engines Mid-Flight: Q&A with Google Fellow Ben Gomes

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Last week, I talked to Google Search lead designer Jon Wiley about the process of designing Google's iconic interface. What goes on behind that white box? For the second part of my interview series with the people who make Google Search, I talked to Google Fellow Ben Gomes. He's one...
[Interview] Changing Engines Mid-Flight: Q&A with Google Fellow Ben Gomes

Google change will alert Chinese users when search terms are being censored

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Search giant says update will stop errors that are triggered by sensitive words and often make the site temporarily unusableGoogle is changing its search service in China so that it will warn users when they are using terms likely to trigger interference from the authorities and suggest ways around the...
Google change will alert Chinese users when search terms are being censored
Watch Google employees talk about search algorithms
Hackers behind Mac Flashback Trojan may have made $10K a day

Google Cryptically Alerts The World That It Will Nudge Chinese Searchers Away From Censorship

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It's no secret that Google has a troubled relationship with China: at one point leaving the market entirely, and later going back but with significant limitations, though where Google tried to be as transparent as possible about when information was being censored on behalf of the Chinese government. Last week,...
Google Cryptically Alerts The World That It Will Nudge Chinese Searchers Away From Censorship

Google Images Related Searches Now More Visual

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Google announced the related search links at the top of the Google Images search results are now visually appealing. You can now mouse over the related search phrase and Google will hover open an image preview of what the first three images look like for that image search query. Here...
Google Images Related Searches Now More Visual

What Google’s Search Changes Might Mean for You

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Google is undergoing a major, long-term overhaul of its search-engine, using what’s called semantic Web search to enhance the current system in the coming years. The move, starting over the next few months, will impact the way people can use the search engine as well as how the search engine...
What Google’s Search Changes Might Mean for You
Flashback OS X malware estimated to generate creators $10,000 per day
Japanese man says Google autocomplete is keeping him unemployed, gets court order
When Web Addresses Are Discovery Engines
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