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Friday, 16 May 2014

Pinterest Raises US$200 Million in Latest Round of Funding

Pinterest Raises US$200 Million in Latest Round of Funding

Pinterest has just raised US$200 million in a deal with investors that values the company at US$5 billion as it continues its plan to reposition itself as a visual search engine.

Friday, 27 Sep 2013

Google Search Celebrates 15th Birthday with New 'Hummingbird' Search Algorithm

Google Search Celebrates 15th Birthday with New 'Hummingbird' Search Algorithm

Google Search turns 15, and the company is celebrating it with a brand new search algorithm powering the engine called 'Hummingbird', as well as additional features to the Knowledge Graph.

Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013

Windows Phone 8 Getting Bing Updates

Windows Phone 8 Getting Bing Updates

Microsoft has announced that Bing on Windows Phone 8 is getting a new look and some new features. First up, the number of Bing search result categories will be reduced to three: Web, Images, and Videos.

Monday, 1 Jul 2013

Yahoo Retiring AltaVista and 11 Other Products

Yahoo Retiring AltaVista and 11 Other Products

Yahoo has recently announced that it will be shutting down a total of 12 products in order to concentrate on products that have more value to the company.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013

Yahoo Might be Buying Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

Yahoo Might be Buying Stake in Video Sharing Site Dailymotion

There are unconfirmed reports that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

Marissa Mayer Talks about Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Marissa Mayer Talks about Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had much to say about the company's apps and search deal with Microsoft at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.

Monday, 19 Nov 2012

Yahoo! and Facebook to Collaborate in New Search Deal

Yahoo! and Facebook to Collaborate in New Search Deal

Reports allege that top executives from Yahoo! and Facebook have met to discuss about a possible new search deal that could benefit both companies.

Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012

Google Search Gets Cleaned Up

Google Search Gets Cleaned Up

With many user-interfaces placing greater emphasis on clean layouts and user-friendliness, Google has taken a step in that direction as well with the latest update to its search results page.

Thursday, 26 Jul 2012

Google Search Now Comes with Scientific Calculator

Google Search Now Comes with Scientific Calculator

Google has updated its search function with another useful feature: a full-fledged scientific calculator. Need to solve an equation quickly? Hit the link for more details.

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012

Google Clarifies How SEO Works for Startups

Google Clarifies How SEO Works for Startups

When you're a startup, paying a few thousand dollars to earn search engine visibility might seem like a good idea. However burning cash that could be better spent elsewhere is something that new businesses can ill afford. And Google seems to think so too.

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