Like many of its industry counterparts, Google is eliminating Flash-enabled ads on Chrome.
To compete with Google and Facebook, Microsoft and AOL are training one another on their respective strengths: content and programmatic.
Not long after becoming the first search engine to allow users to search with emojis, Bing is testing an emoji keyboard.
According to recent research from IgnitionOne, paid search is up year-over-year, particularly in mobile. Meanwhile, Facebook's display growth continues to threaten Google.
At its Build conference, Microsoft unveiled its new browser, Edge, as a follow-up to the recently defunct Internet Explorer. The new browser boasts faster speeds and better features, which could enhance the search experience for users.
While Yahoo's share of the U.S. search market was its highest in years, the opposite was true for Google. The change can be attributed to the Yahoo becoming Mozilla's default search engine.
The company will give Firefox users the flexibility to choose their own search engines and sites.
On August 26, Google Image Search users were shown images of a Russian car crash rather than results related to the actual search terms they used.
Google is reportedly paying browser extension Adblock Plus (and their parent company Eyeo) in order to ensure that their ads are displayed to those who are using the extension, by being included on their "whitelist" of allowable online advertising.
The company said that the feature, which is still in being tested, would be available as part of the latest 'Canary' build of the Chromium. The feature could be included into the general release build of Chrome by the end of the year.