Eleven-year-old Audrey Zhang of New York is the winner of the seventh annual U.S. Doodle 4 Google competition. She directed a team of Doodlers as they created the first animated Doodle in the history of the children's logo design competition.
Bing has fine-tuned their music discovery functionality. Bing will display a "dynamic carousel" on searches for an artist, band, album, or song. You can then browse the artist's other music videos from within the carousel.
Today marks the fifth birthday of Microsoft's Search Engine, Bing. Here's a brief look back Bing, from its launch in 2009, how it has grown to adapt to mobile and social media, and how the search engine sees itself evolving in the near future.
Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo received a huge boost yesterday from Apple when it was announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that the startup search engine will be included in Safari in the new OS X Yosemite, coming this fall.
As early as last Friday, Google reported slower levels of activity from China. It is speculated that the disruption is due to the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations around Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
The form launched Friday and reportedly spurred 12,000 search removal requests. It allows users in all 28 European Union countries, as well as four additional non-EU countries, to request removals, following the "right to be forgotten" ruling.
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Search market share data from comScore's isn't invalid or incorrect. But new research from Conductor is also pretty consistent with what many webmasters find when it comes to actual click-throughs to a site from Google search results.
A lawsuit by Argentinian model Maria Belen Rodriguez alleges that the search results have ruined her life and damaged her reputation. Google counters that "search engines are neutral platforms that do not create nor control content on the web.”
Today's Google Doodle honors marine biologist Rachel Carson, who was born on this date 107 years ago. Google's special logo depicts Carson in a field with binoculars and a notebook, surrounded by several types of birds and wildlife.
A European court has ruled that if Google wants to continue operating in Europe, the search giant must respect individuals' requests to remove data from the search results. Here are five facts you need to know about the "right to be forgotten."
Kenshoo has released an industry spotlight report on the travel sector that shows 58 percent of leisure travelers and 64 percent of business travelers begin with search, with one out of four tablet users converting by booking air travel on a tablet.
Europe's high court has ruled that people have a "right to be forgotten." This means Google and other search engines will be required to remove negative search results. It will take Google several weeks to figure out how to make this work.
Google holds a staggering 67.6 percent of the U.S. search engine market share (tying their own record, which was set in January of this year), according to the latest search engine market share figures for April, released by comScore.
WordStream released findings of a research study that examined the gender gap that may exist in a business environment where Web marketing clients are serviced by both female and male representatives, and their respective client satisfaction scores.
Fresh off of adding 150 million doctors, lawyers, and professionals, Bing has expanded its Snapshot feature again. Now Bing searchers get quick access to information about medications and certain foods, Bing announced on its Search Blog.
When you arrive on Google's home page, rather than Google's logo or colors, you'll see the Rubik's Cube. Click on it to begin solving it yourself. A ticker in the corner keeps of how many moves you have taken in an attempt to solve the puzzle.
Google has launched a new feature that allows sports fans to see video highlights from the previous night's game when they search for the team name. The video is embedded at the top, above the organic search results.
A Google Doodle today celebrates the 104th birthday of British scientist Dorothy Hodgkin. The special logo features an X-ray crystallography of 3-D biomolecules, the method used by scientists to determine the 3-D structure of biological molecules.
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