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Search: Google boosts lead vs. Microsoft and Yahoo in U.S.

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New numbers from comScore Networks show Google pulling further ahead of Microsoft and Yahoo in the U.S. search market in May, claiming its largest lead over its rivals since December 2010. Google climbed to 66.7 percent of the market during the month, according to the comScore numbers. That was an...
Search: Google boosts lead vs. Microsoft and Yahoo in U.S.

Google Knowledge Graph coming to all English-speaking nations tomorrow, adds lists to results

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Google launched its contextual and intelligent search service, Knowledge Graph, only a few months ago. Till now, its been limited in its availability and, while most nations will still be left out, tomorrow it will becoming to all "English-speaking" countries. The ability to discern your intended search goal and...
Google Knowledge Graph coming to all English-speaking nations tomorrow, adds lists to results

Korea’s Enswers aims to revolutionize online video with this innovative matching service

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When YouTube hit the internet in 2005, it changed the way we view videos online. Suddenly Web users could search for almost anything and watch related videos instantly. Now viewing video has become an everyday activity and users all over the world spend billions of hours watching online video. I...
Korea’s Enswers aims to revolutionize online video with this innovative matching service

Microsoft cites progress on Yahoo search ads, says it's still committed to providing an alternative to Google

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Microsoft’s search advertising group says it’s starting to wring more revenue out of the Internet search ads that it’s serving as part of its partnership with Yahoo — despite recently needing to extend, for another year, its commitment to cover revenue shortfalls experienced by Yahoo under the arrangement. The news follows a...
Microsoft cites progress on Yahoo search ads, says it's still committed to providing an alternative to Google
Galaxy Nexus ban temporarily lifted

Google Drive is Almost Here

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This image is often relevant. (level343.com) A source has informed Reuters that The Next Web's scoop was on the money: Google's Dropbox competitor, Google Drive, is about to happen. Reuters reports Google may announce the new service as early as Tuesday. There will be a 5 gigabyte free version with...
Google Drive is Almost Here
Apple looks to spoil Samsung’s Galaxy S III party

The guys from The Big Bang Theory will love mathematical search engine Symbolab

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Symbolab is a search engine for students, mathematicians, scientists and anyone else looking for answers in the mathematical and scientific realm. Other search engines that do equation search use LaTex, the document mark up language for mathematical symbols which is the same as keywords, which unfortunately gives poor results. Symbolab uses proprietary machine...
The guys from The Big Bang Theory will love mathematical search engine Symbolab

Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

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Stephen Wolfram, the CEO of Wolfram Research, took to the stage at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 today to discuss the ‘Computational Future’. Afterwards, he met up with TNW’s Paul Sawers to discuss automated medical diagnosis, the incredible potential of natural language processing and more. At the end of the...
Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

Nuance launches in-car voice-activated platform

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Nuance has launched ‘Siri for cars’ — a new voice-activated in-car system — that includes Nuance’s trademark ‘intelligent’ natural language search technology....
Nuance launches in-car voice-activated platform

Yahoo and Facebook Not in Search Alliance Discussions

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Yahoo and Facebook are not currently in talks about forming a search alliance, according to my sources, who scoffed about such a deal reported in a thinner-than-tissue-paper post by the Telegraph earlier today. In addition, Yahoo is not anywhere near ending its search partnership with Microsoft, although new CEO...
Yahoo and Facebook Not in Search Alliance Discussions

How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

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Perhaps inspired by the speed of the medium, the integration of real-time tweets and other updates into major search engines has happened more quickly than I might have expected. It’s pretty amazing that raw Twitter posts already show up by default right on Google search results pages (they’re a little...
How Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Think About Real-Time Search

Skyscanner Releases Windows 8 App, Plans 100 New Jobs In Its Scotland HQ

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Last month Skyscanner, which competes with Kayak on flight, hotel and car hire bookings, hit a nice milestetone with 11 million downloads of its free native mobile apps. Today it’s adding to that with a Windows 8 version. The free app is being featured on the Windows Store and is...
Skyscanner Releases Windows 8 App, Plans 100 New Jobs In Its Scotland HQ

Regulators Approve Microsoft-Yahoo Search Deal

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The Microsoft-Yahoo deal, which will ultimately see Bing’s search technology power Yahoo’s search results, has been approved by regulators.According to a statement put out by the two companies this morning, both U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission have given the green light to the alliance.First announced in...
Regulators Approve Microsoft-Yahoo Search Deal
Google chairman interested in wooing Yahoo away from Microsoft

Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

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Google just launched an update to Google Currents, the company’s Flipboard competitor, that makes it easier to scan through categories and editions from Google publisher partners like The Guardian and Forbes in the app. In addition, Google says it also brought some of its search technology to the app to...
Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era

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Link TV is launching a free iPad app dedicated to curating the most important video coverage of major international news events, its non-profit parent company Link Media announced today. Called LinkTV World News, it combines mainstream media content to eyewitness reports and documentaries. According to Link TV president and CEO, Paul S. Mason, the...
LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era
Xyologic brings its intent parsing app search engine to iOS, enters open beta

Can Googling be racist? | Arwa Mahdawi

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A Harvard study has found racial bias in Google searches. Yet it's not the search engine but our own prejudice that's to blameReaders, I hate it to break it to you, but according to Harvard the internet is racist. I suggest you stop using it immediately unless you want your...
Can Googling be racist? | Arwa Mahdawi

Tech Analytics Startup Synapsify Nabs $600K Seed Round Led By ICG Ventures

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Tech analytics startup Synapsify announced a whopping $600,000 in seed money today from a cluster of investors that includes ICG Ventures, Fortify Ventures, and Middleland Capital. It’s just another part of the ongoing narrative that’s seen the value of data analysis rise over the past several months. After all, last...
Tech Analytics Startup Synapsify Nabs $600K Seed Round Led By ICG Ventures

Amazon launches new ‘CloudSearch’ for sites and apps

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Amazon has tried a variety of different projects in search over the years, with its A9 search engine never becoming a major rival to the bigger players in the broader world of web search. But the Seattle company is still in the search game, and this morning its Amazon Web...
Amazon launches new ‘CloudSearch’ for sites and apps

After Google, mobile tech firm Vringo sues Microsoft over search technology patents

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I/P Engine, a subsidiary of mobile technology and intellectual property firm Vringo, today announced that it has filed a patent lawsuit against Microsoft in the Southern District of New York. The Vringo company alleges that Microsoft infringed on its relevance filtering technology patents, more specifically U.S. patents #6,314,420 (entitled “Collaborative/Adaptive...
After Google, mobile tech firm Vringo sues Microsoft over search technology patents

The Apple Vs. Samsung Case Isn't Over Yet (AAPL)

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SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday asked Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd whether an Apple patent lawsuit over search technology should be put on hold for several months until after an appeals court resolves a separate lawsuit between the two companies. Apple won a...
The Apple Vs. Samsung Case Isn't Over Yet (AAPL)

Lawyer's delight: Google beefs up patent search technology

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Google announces the addition of a prior art finder as well a way to search through patent applications to the European Patent Office. [Read more]...
Lawyer's delight: Google beefs up patent search technology

Microsoft launches Bing Elections to curate news, results, and social media insights

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There are numerous places on the web where you can find election results, but there’s not just one place to get the complete and balanced picture. Today, Microsoft is announcing it has put together a solution to help get rid of the noise on the Internet while also giving you...
Microsoft launches Bing Elections to curate news, results, and social media insights

Twitter upgrades its mobile search experience by building a hybrid stream of tweets, users, and photos

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Today Twitter announced changes to its mobile user interface. The company is revamping its mobile search technology to better allows users on the go to find the content and information useful to them, by expanding what sort of data can be surfaced. The updated interface will include, in a single stream, photographs,...
Twitter upgrades its mobile search experience by building a hybrid stream of tweets, users, and photos
Google unveils a gorgeous new version of Currents, a Flipboard competitor -- but it crashes on iPhone

U.S. and E.U. Approve Microsoft/Yahoo Search Deal: What it Means for Consumers and Developers

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The European Union and the U.S. Department of Justice just cleared the proposed search deal between Microsoft and Yahoo. Under the terms of this deal, Microsoft's Bing will soon replace Yahoo's own search engine on Yahoo's sites, while Microsoft will get an exclusive 10-year license to Yahoo's search technology. Yahoo...
U.S. and E.U. Approve Microsoft/Yahoo Search Deal: What it Means for Consumers and Developers

Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

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Google Now, the smart personal search assistant announced yesterday at Google I/O, has now come online. Well, the landing page for the service has come online, that is. The new site introduces the key aspects to Google Now, which arrives in Google’s next mobile operating system, Android 4.1 (aka Jelly...
Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology

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From Microsoft’s lips, Graph Search is Bing’s new best friend. Moments ago Facebook announced a new search tool, immediately sparking speculation that Bing was on the way out of the social giant. For now, that is not the case. Bing remains integrated into the core Facebook search experience, essentially providing it with breadth:...
Microsoft: Facebook's Graph Search is a "unified search experience" with Bing technology
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