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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

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Baidu profits up 70 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Baidu, China's biggest search engine operator, said profit in the second quarter of this year surged nearly 70 percent.Net income in the three months ended June ... Read more...

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Google buying social sharing firm Meebo


June 5th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Google, the world's biggest search engine, is buying Silicon Valley startup Meebo that helps online publishers make their websites more social.The acquisition announced Monday will ... Read more...

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Google search to answer queries now


March 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Internet giant Google's "search" will now not only hunt down typed-in words but also answer questions like an encyclopaedia.In a drastic makeover for the search engine, ... Read more...

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Google to become top online ad seller in US by 2013


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The online advertising business of search engine giant Google is growing faster than anticipated and is expected to surpass Facebook to be the top display ... Read more...

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Internet users don’t like paid ads along with search results


November 16th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Internet users in India do not like advertisements mixed with search results and found paid links less useful in regard to the information they were ... Read more...

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Lawyer, shown on TV in sex scandal, wants apology


September 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) A Beijing lawyer has sought an apology from a television station for erroneously showing his picture and describing him as the man who allegedly kept six ... Read more...

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China shuts websites illegally selling weapons


September 22nd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) China has shut down several websites that were found to be illegally selling guns and explosives, authorities said Thursday.The ministry of public security investigated 15 websites, ... Read more...

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Text messages go public in Russia after glitch


July 19th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Thousands of mobile phone text messages went public in Russia after an error occurred at one of the country's top mobile operators.About 8,000 text messages ... Read more...

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Facebook in talks to enter Chinese market


April 10th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.10 (ANI): Popular social networking site Facebook is in talks with potential partners about how to enter the market in China."We are currently studying and learning about China, as ... Read more...

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Google fails to meet China’s deadline to apply for online mapping services


March 31st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 31 (ANI): The already soured relationship between Google Inc and China might face a crisis situation as it was reported that the world's biggest search engine has not yet succeeded ... Read more...

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Google to launch its own social network ‘Google Circles’ in May


March 15th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 15 (ANI): Google is likely to launch its own social network in May.According to technology blog The Next Web, the search engine giant will unveil Google Circles at its Google ... Read more...

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Google Search now lets users block websites they don’t like


March 12th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Google has updated its search engine to add a new feature using which users can block websites they don't like.Search Quality Engineers Amay Champaneria and Beverly Yang wrote ... Read more...

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Google’s Boutiques.com knows what you want to wear before you do!


December 25th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Google has launched a shopping search engine to not only make it easier to find clothes you like, but to actually predict what those clothes will be.The site, ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole named most popular music star


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 3 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole has beaten Lady Gaga and Rihanna to be named as most popular music star of the year.Cole topped the list compiled ... Read more...

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Is Google going to takeover Groupon?


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a buzz in the air that Google is planning to takeover the online discount service Groupon. According to reports by Bloomberg, Groupon has ... Read more...

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Google’s online book to demystify the Web


November 21st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Google has published an online book on "things you've always wanted to know about the web and browsers but may have been afraid to ask", a posting on ... Read more...

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Google’s special Children’s Day doodle


November 14th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Search engine Google displayed a special doodle on its India home page Sunday to celebrate Children's Day, the birth anniversary of the country's first prime minister ... Read more...

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What’s for dinner, most common query in Britain


November 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) "What are we having for dinner" and "Are you OK" are the most common questions that every Briton wants to know when they enter into a conversation, a ... Read more...

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Top questions on Brits’ lips: What’s to eat and What’s on TV


November 13th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): "What are we having for dinner?" and "Are you OK?"- are the most common questions of modern life that Brits ask, it has been revealed.Ask Jeeves, the Internet ... Read more...

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More than 40pc of Aussies spend 41.5mn hrs surfing the web


November 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Australians' love affair with the Internet seems continuing, with more than 40 percent surfers spending millions of hours on social networking sites each month.The data, released by ... Read more...

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Google adds instant preview to search engine


November 10th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Google has unveiled a new "Instant Previews" feature on its search engine, which the company said will enable users to choose the right search results in a ... Read more...

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Google now restricts Facebook access to Gmail contacts


November 6th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) Google has restricted social networking site Facebook from grabbing information about its users' contacts in Gmail, the search engine giant's email service, a media report said.Until ... Read more...

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New Search Engine Blekko To Compete With Stalwarts


November 1st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new search engine, called Blekko, that promises to make web search easier for the users was launched today. Though the name has popped up on ... Read more...

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Website gives personal details of Shanghai firms’ bosses


October 25th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) The privacy of over 60,000 company bosses in China's Shanghai city is in peril after their personal details were displayed on a website.By typing the words "Shanghai company ... Read more...

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Google Launches Self Driving Car Which Implements Google Maps


October 12th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over the weekend ‘Google’ announced yet another release. But this time it was no search engine or blogging tool, Google has been building robotic cars, which can drive ... Read more...

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Nielsen: Bing is the Number 2 Search Engine in the US, Yahoo is number 3rd


September 15th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nielsen Co has released new reports this morning to appoint Bing as the second most popular search engine in the United States. Google was estimated to have ... Read more...

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Social Networking site Facebook passes Google in the ‘maximum time spent’ category


September 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has become the number one site that the Americans spent the most time browsing. This is according to comScore's new figures for August. According ... Read more...

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Facebook Passes Google In Time Spent By The Users


September 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Internet search giant Google was said to be the most used site in the Internet. However a latest study shows that Facebook has overtaken Google ... Read more...

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Users Baffled By Google’s Ballsy Doodle


September 7th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google's latest doodle has created quite a stir on the web as many users have used the playful balls on the homepage to kill idle time. ... Read more...

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Now iPhone users in UAE can view government bulletins


September 5th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 5 (IANS/WAM) To improve communication between the government and the public, the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has launched a new service for iPhone and iPad users that ... Read more...

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Yahoo’s search migrates to Microsoft


August 25th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 25 (DPA) Yahoo has completed the migration of its web and mobile search functions to Microsoft's Bing search engine as the two companies hope that their combined market power ... Read more...

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‘Know-all’ Google may soon help people plan their lives, says CEO


August 18th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): The private lives of today's youngsters are so out in open on the internet, that in future Google would know so much about its users, that the search ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell ‘using SEO firm to show people he’s actually good’


August 11th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 11 (ANI): It looks like music mogul Simon Cowell is trying to show people he's actually a good guy.He may be trying to get Google to list positive stories ... Read more...

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Google expecting China to clear its license to operate


July 9th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sun Valley (Idaho, US), July 9 (ANI): The CEO of search engine giant Google, Eric Schmidt, has said that he expects China to renew the company's license to allow it to operate ... Read more...

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