To allow users to search the same way they communicate, Bing upgraded its search engine to recognize emojis.
Google has updated its search engine algorithms in an attempt to restrict piracy websites appearing high in its search rankings.
A handful of former Google employees have created search engine Boodigo, which helps users find pornography on the Internet.
A new patent granted to Google will use signals related to TV shows that are "currently being displayed in proximity to an electronic device" being used to perform a search.
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said Google needs observing and noted anything that does not feature in its top search results might as well not exist.
Product Listing Ads (PLAs) can now be displayed alongside contextually relevant results, which will help advertisers connect products to interested shoppers and better monetize traffic.
Google replaced YouTube's keyword tool with Display Planner's AdWords video keyword suggestions on September 1, requiring users to access an AdWords account.
The search tool, ICREACH, is reportedly capable of handling 2 to 5 billion new records every day, including email, phone call, fax, Internet, and text message metadata.
A report from TorrentFreak attributes the growth in these requests to copyright holders seeking to curb piracy.
The bakery brand offered the search engine donuts to fix the problem and created a Twitter hashtag to go along with its request.