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Within the announcement Google made earlier this year about the Hummingbird update is the search engine might rewrite queries, substituting some terms within them, when they think doing so might improve the results that searches see, and a very recent Google patent describes how Google might use a data driven approach to explore how effective those ... (more)
The software giant is extending its Google-bashing Scroogled campaign with another jab at the Chromebook.
Apple this week revealed that 74 percent of iDevice users are running the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 7. According to stats released by Cupertino , 74 percent of users were on iOS 7 as of Dec. 1. Another 22 percent are still running iOS 6; the remaining 4 percent use an earlier version of the software.
The "finger-in-every-pie" approach Google is taking with hardware has initiated rivalries with companies that are in many ways allies.
Google has officially launched its cross-platform music streaming service in another key European country.
Android search users now get referrals to apps that can give more information, and three more languages are supported using Google Voice Search.
Google can't say "mission accomplished" just yet, but the search giant made it clear that the Internet is winning its decade-old war against phishing and spam emails.
On the usual basis that if you've not got much good to say about your own products then why not bash those of the competition? It is this that drives negative campaigning in politics for example: everyone always insists that they'll not run a dirty campaign and everyone immediately does, for it's much more difficult to think up interesting things ... (more)
In this undated file photo made available by Google shows the campus-network room at a data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The Google Play Books app is on a world tour. This app has now reached South America.
With Oracle v. Google, programmers won when courts said APIs could not be copyrighted; now that ruling may be reversed Can programming APIs be copyrighted? We thought we got our answer when Judge Alsup found in favor of Google , but it seems the Federal Circuit appeals court is not convinced , even in the very month another case brought closure to ... (more)
DECEMBER 06: A sign in a window at a retail store advertises for a job opening on December 6, 2013 in New York City.
"How would you feel," Google chairman Eric Schmidt asks in Friday's Guardian , "if your neighbour went over and bought a commercial observation drone that they can launch from their back yard.
Where did you first learn about Amazon's crazy plan to deliver packages via drone? "60 Minutes"? The New York Times? Increasingly, the answer is likely to be Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo, and that's just how the online giants like it.
It's Dec. 6 - do you know where Santa Claus is? More importantly, do your kids know? With all the Santa-tracking websites out there, it's a wonder there are any surprises left on Christmas morning.