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Microsoft said Tuesday that results generated by its "smart search" technology will have ads from Bing. Hurray.
Some websites and mobile app developers are confused about how to comply with revised rules governing the online collection of personal information from children that took effect in the U.S. Monday, critics said.
Yahoo slims itself down again by axing a dozen products, part of an ongoing effort to sharpen its focus on services the search engine thinks people need in their daily lives.
In its continuing efforts to woo users with new products and services, Yahoo is at it again, this time with a redesign of its News Page.
Mobile payments company Square has launched an online marketplace, an offering that an analyst said is similar to those from eBay, Amazon and Etsy, where merchants can sell products to consumers.
Google Monday launched Street View Special Collection for the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai. This marks the first skyscraper to join the collection, as well as the first time the technology has been deployed in the Arab world.
Searching online for something like "diet plans," or "Caribbean vacation," or of course "iPhone," is bound to present a slew of results, including ads. Now, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission wants search engines to display those ads more clearly.
Google is revealing some new numbers around malware and phishing attempts in an effort to get more people thinking about online security and to make the Web safer.
Microsoft announced plans to launch Bing for Schools, which will optimize results for K-12 students.
Over the next few weeks, Microsoft's Bing search engine will experiment with allowing a select group of users to curate search results, called Bing Boards.
Microsoft was set to launch an online marketplace to compete with Amazon, the Wall Street Journal reports. But Redmond killed the project before launch.
Oracle's recent upgrade to its online forums has divided the portal's many users, with some saying the update brings welcome changes but others claiming it is bug-riddled and inferior to its predecessor.
Web content filtering company Netsweeper has supplied its products to Pakistan, even as some top IT companies have refused to supply gear for a controversial filtering project, a Canadian research group has disclosed.
Both Facebook and Microsoft asked for and received permission to disclose FISA and other government requests for information following the Prism scandal.