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Bing Begins Indexing Apps By Content Rather Than Title

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Bing has launched plans for a massive index of apps that are searchable by content rather than name or category and urges app developers to update now to get in on the ground floor. Bing has launched plans for a massive index of apps that are searchable by content rather than name or category and urges app developers to update now to get in on the ground floor. 0 Comments

Cortana Makes Her Way to Windows 9

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Microsoft will bring the digital assistant to desktop users in an effort to provide a more "mobile"-like experience on all platforms. Microsoft will bring the digital assistant to desktop users in an effort to provide a more "mobile"-like experience on all platforms. 0 Comments

'OK Google': Desktop Voice Search is Here

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Google has announced desktop voice search for Chrome has been release in beta for United States users. This functionality was publicly discussed nearly a year ago, but wasn't quite ready for use back in May 2013. Google has announced desktop voice search for Chrome has been release in beta for United States users. This functionality was publicly discussed nearly a year ago, but wasn't quite ready for use back in May 2013. 0 Comments

Interactive U.S. Map Shows Google, Windows, Mac Usage by State

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Advertising network Chitika delves into Mac, Windows, Linux, and Google search usage by state with a new interactive map. The map allows users to view usage across the United States, and hover over each state to discover the percentage of use. Advertising network Chitika delves into Mac, Windows, Linux, and Google search usage by state with a new interactive map. The map allows users to view usage across the United States, and hover over each state to discover the percentage of use. 0 Comments

Google Starts Indexing App Content

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Developers now have the option to get their app content indexed, and that content to be opened up within the app on Android devices. This will help provide a seamless user experience for users when they are alternating between websites and apps. Developers now have the option to get their app content indexed, and that content to be opened up within the app on Android devices. This will help provide a seamless user experience for users when they are alternating between websites and apps. 0 Comments

Bing Hero Ads Turn Ads Into Landing Pages on Windows 8.1

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Bing Ads has announced a brand new ad experience today at its Bing Ads Next event, called Hero Ads. The new ads are a very visual ad unit within Windows 8.1 Bing Smart Search and are a great integration between Windows and Bing Ads. Bing Ads has announced a brand new ad experience today at its Bing Ads Next event, called Hero Ads. The new ads are a very visual ad unit within Windows 8.1 Bing Smart Search and are a great integration between Windows and Bing Ads. 0 Comments

Google Acquires Flutter, Creator of Hand Gesture Recognition Technology

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Google has made another technology startup acquisition, with the very interesting acquisition of Flutter, a company that has created gesture recognition technology to interact with online applications by simply using hand gestures. Google has made another technology startup acquisition, with the very interesting acquisition of Flutter, a company that has created gesture recognition technology to interact with online applications by simply using hand gestures. 0 Comments

New Bing Integrated Search App Coming With Windows 8.1

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New features are coming in Windows 8.1. Once such feature is a new global search, powered by Bing that provides a "view of many content sources (the web, apps, files, SkyDrive, actions you can take) to provide the best 'answer' for your query." New features are coming in Windows 8.1. Once such feature is a new global search, powered by Bing that provides a "view of many content sources (the web, apps, files, SkyDrive, actions you can take) to provide the best 'answer' for your query." 0 Comments

Google Helps Microsoft Get Fined Millions in Europe

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Microsoft got hit with a €561m fine from the European Commission (EC) after the firm failed to keep its promise of offering Windows users a choice of web browsers. The EC was tipped off about the violation by web browser rivals Google and Opera. Microsoft got hit with a €561m fine from the European Commission (EC) after the firm failed to keep its promise of offering Windows users a choice of web browsers. The EC was tipped off about the violation by web browser rivals Google and Opera. 0 Comments

Skype Betting On Premium Ad "Experiences" for Mobile

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Skype has rebuilt, an ad-friendly platform for Windows 8. Its three components will be rolled out in phases beginning in the first quarter of 2013. The first component is to build on their current Conversation Ads offering. Second, sponsored content. Skype has rebuilt, an ad-friendly platform for Windows 8. Its three components will be rolled out in phases beginning in the first quarter of 2013. The first component is to build on their current Conversation Ads offering. Second, sponsored content. 0 Comments

SEO is Easier With Keyboard Shortcuts

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Becoming efficient with keyboard shortcuts can help you navigate the computer in such a way that it doesn’t compete with the real-time speed of SEO thought. Using these system and program shortcut tips will help save you some valuable time. Becoming efficient with keyboard shortcuts can help you navigate the computer in such a way that it doesn’t compete with the real-time speed of SEO thought. Using these system and program shortcut tips will help save you some valuable time. 0 Comments

Google, Mozilla Accuse Microsoft of Restricting Browser Choice in Windows 8

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Mozilla has accused Microsoft of failing in its commitment to give users a choice in browsers. Mozilla says Internet Explorer will be the only browser able to run on Windows 8, at the expense of rival browsers like Firefox, Safari and Chrome. Mozilla has accused Microsoft of failing in its commitment to give users a choice in browsers. Mozilla says Internet Explorer will be the only browser able to run on Windows 8, at the expense of rival browsers like Firefox, Safari and Chrome. 0 Comments

Google Drive Cloud Service to Launch This Tuesday?

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Google is reportedly set to launch its much-anticipated Drive online storage service as early as this coming Tuesday. The company plans a service which will support both desktop and mobile platforms and will offer users 5GB of free storage space. Google is reportedly set to launch its much-anticipated Drive online storage service as early as this coming Tuesday. The company plans a service which will support both desktop and mobile platforms and will offer users 5GB of free storage space. 0 Comments

6 Funny Google Project Glass Parody Videos

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Google last week unveiled Google Project Glass, its futuristic augmented reality headset. While Google talked up the benefits, some took to YouTube with parodies that showed the potential for harm – especially if Microsoft were making the glasses. Google last week unveiled Google Project Glass, its futuristic augmented reality headset. While Google talked up the benefits, some took to YouTube with parodies that showed the potential for harm – especially if Microsoft were making the glasses. 0 Comments

Google Falsely Flagged as Malware by Microsoft

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The world’s most popular search engine was falsely identified by Microsoft as malware for four hours on Valentine’s Day due to a faulty software security update, leaving many frustrated Internet Explorer users unable to access Google. The world’s most popular search engine was falsely identified by Microsoft as malware for four hours on Valentine’s Day due to a faulty software security update, leaving many frustrated Internet Explorer users unable to access Google. 0 Comments

Flash, HTML5 Battle Gets Trendy With Occupy Websites

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The battle between promoters of HTML5 and Flash is trying to coattail on the current popularity of the Occupy movement with two websites. OccupyFlash.org was the first site, then OccupyHTML.org was created - using a similar layout. The battle between promoters of HTML5 and Flash is trying to coattail on the current popularity of the Occupy movement with two websites. OccupyFlash.org was the first site, then OccupyHTML.org was created - using a similar layout. 0 Comments

Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) Adds Bing, Social Integration

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Microsoft's Windows Phone Mango update has been released. Users will find deep integration with social features and a mobile-tuned Bing search that lets you search via voice, audio, and vision. Bing Local Scout also provides local search results. Microsoft's Windows Phone Mango update has been released. Users will find deep integration with social features and a mobile-tuned Bing search that lets you search via voice, audio, and vision. Bing Local Scout also provides local search results. 0 Comments

Bing Gets a New Home Page

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Bing has released a new version of their home page that removes some clutter, adds mobile-friendly elements, and moves most navigation to the explore bar. This move and other experiments may indicate that Bing HTML5 is coming soon. Bing has released a new version of their home page that removes some clutter, adds mobile-friendly elements, and moves most navigation to the explore bar. This move and other experiments may indicate that Bing HTML5 is coming soon. 0 Comments

Google AdWords Editor 9.5 Released

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Google has launched version 9.5 of the Google AdWords Editor for Windows and Mac computers. The latest version streamlines several tasks, grants greater control over experiments, and adds support for location extensions. Here’s an overview. Google has launched version 9.5 of the Google AdWords Editor for Windows and Mac computers. The latest version streamlines several tasks, grants greater control over experiments, and adds support for location extensions. Here’s an overview. 0 Comments

Google Tries To Stop Spread of Malware With Warning Above Search Results

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Google now warns you if it appears you have a specific piece of malware that uses proxies to send data to and from the sites you visit. If you see the yellow box warning of a possible infection appear in your search results, take it seriously. Google now warns you if it appears you have a specific piece of malware that uses proxies to send data to and from the sites you visit. If you see the yellow box warning of a possible infection appear in your search results, take it seriously. 0 Comments