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Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

By 3 July 2014

When the European Court of Justice ruled that search engine providers must offer a way for individuals to effectively prevent articles or online activities about themselves from being found, it was easy to find the positives in such a move. Few of us... >>

Google Zeitgeist 2013 reveals the top 100 searches of the year (video)

Google Zeitgeist 2013 reveals the top 100 searches of the year (video)

By 17 December 2013

Google has released its statistics of the last year in its Google Zeitgeist 2013. Unlike other retrospective looks at the year, which we've so far seen from Apple, YouTube, Twitter and more, Google lists the top 100 trends searched for over the 12 months.... >>

Google releases 'Ok Google' extension for Chrome, get ready to bark that search request

Google releases 'Ok Google' extension for Chrome, get ready to bark that search request

By 26 November 2013

Google has released the "Ok Google" search functionality for any computer running the Chrome browser with a microphone and on the Google search page.  Users can install the Google Voice Search Hotword extension through the Chrome browser Web Store,... >>

Bing New Music Video Search makes it easier to find the songs you like

Bing New Music Video Search makes it easier to find the songs you like

By 12 November 2013

Bing has introduced a new feature to its video search functionality, designed to help users find the music they most like. New Music Video Search lets users search for over 70,000 artists or particular music videos and then be presented with other options... >>

OK Google: Voice search next frontier for Google as it looks beyond the link list mentality

OK Google: Voice search next frontier for Google as it looks beyond the link list mentality

By 7 November 2013

"OK Google". That's a phrase that Google wants you to memorise and get used to saying, saying a lot. It's not a question, it's a statement, and something that Google will be pushing you to do from now on. The search giant is not just getting into voice... >>

Klingon language added to Bing translate, Star Trek Into Darkness tie-in

Klingon language added to Bing translate, Star Trek Into Darkness tie-in

By 14 May 2013

To celebrate the release of Star Trek Into Darkness, Microsoft has partnered with Paramount to add Klingon to the languages available on its Bing translation services. The service will be able to translate any of the 41 available languages into Klingon... >>

Google to change search results after striking deal with EU regulators

Google to change search results after striking deal with EU regulators

By 15 April 2013

The European Commission has agreed to Google's proposed changes to the way it presents some search results, ending a two-year antitrust investigation into the search engine giant, says a report by the New York Times, based on revelations by its sources.... >>

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

By 19 March 2013

Google has expanded its Flight Search functionality to the UK, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands, after previously being available for US users only. The Google Flight Search, using data from ITA Software and launched in 2011, provides a curated... >>

Google tests design without navigation bar

Google tests design without navigation bar

By 17 March 2013

Google has begun testing a new design for its homepage and services that does away with the top black bar that links together all of its services.  First noticed by The Next Web, the change appears in the Google Chrome Canary build, where Google usually... >>

Interactive Google doodle celebrates Douglas Adams' birthday with Kindle-like Hitchhikers' Guide

Interactive Google doodle celebrates Douglas Adams' birthday with Kindle-like Hitchhikers' Guide

By 11 March 2013

As we pointed out on Valentine's Day, if we were to cover every Google doodle, we'd be doing one every second day or so. However, we did say that we'd highlight the more inventive whenever they appear. Certainly, today's celebration of Douglas Adam's... >>


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