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Tag Archives: Bing

How to Improve Search Results on Google

Posted in eCommerce
Pew Research recently reported that 92% of adults use search engines daily and comScore recently reported that 65.6% of all US searches are conducted on Google. So I thought I would pass along Hack College’s recommendations about how to “Get More Out of Google.” Here are some search pointers that may improve your use of… Continue Reading

Privacy Concerns if Chinese Ownership of Yahoo!

Posted in Internet Privacy
A report in the Financial Times that Alibaba might take over Yahoo! has raised privacy fears. Jack Ma’s (Alibaba founder & former Google employee) recent comment about the prospect that Alibaba was interested in Yahoo! set off privacy group alarms as reported by the Financial Times: "Lawmakers should oppose a deal where the data of… Continue Reading

eDiscovery Tool May Help HP Create a New Search Engine to Compete with Google & Bing

Posted in eCommerce
New Scientist reports that HP may use the Autonomy pattern-recognition eDiscovery tool to develop a new search engine which would work in tandem with HP’s text-based search. The report includes this example: …the ability to point your phone at an image and having it return web links, documents, and other information. Other applications might be… Continue Reading

Bing Now Offers Links from Search to Facebook & Twitter

Posted in eCommerce
Microsoft’s Bing search engine is trying desperately to keep up with Google and its approximate 70% of the US search market. Bing recently added links to Facebook and Twitter from search results with the hope that these Social Media links will impact search traffic. Since Microsoft does not have its own Social Media presence Microsoft… Continue Reading

BIG NEWS: Google Search Engine Results Now Provides Social Network Updates

Posted in eCommerce
Google added two new links for “My social circle” and “My social content” that permit Social Networking searches! This blending of the most popular search engine in the US with social networking is getting more interesting since “Google is striking real-time deals with both Facebook and MySpace. Updates from public pages on Facebook will appear… Continue Reading

Baidu – China’s Big Winner

Posted in eCommerce
With all the press about the disaster for Google in China somebody had to benefit, and it turns out the predominant search engine Baidu will be the big winner. Baidu had 63.9% and Google had about 31.3% of China’s search engine’s market before the December attacks. Ironically Baidu was started by Li Yanhong, a.k.a. Robin… Continue Reading

Google Update!- Estimated Value – $32B, But Also Taking Over News and Display Ad Leadership!

Posted in eCommerce
Watching the world economy meltdown in the past year it’s not much of a surprise that Google value increased by about 25% to number 7 in the world with an estimated value to an $32B! Other technology companies did not fare as well as reported by BusinessWeek and Interbrand:IBM increased by about 2%, Microsoft lost about 4%,… Continue Reading