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Google Remains King in Searches, Hearts and Minds

Search engine usage survey shows Google gains, Yahoo loses -- but users don't like data gathered about them, either.

How to Change Your Browser's Default Search Engine

Tired of seeing your browser default to Google or Bing? It takes less than 60 seconds to change your default search engine with this simple guide.

Google Search's Screenwise vs. Bing Rewards: Which Pays More?

Google Screenwise gives you money if you allow it to track your search results in Chrome -- but so does Bing Rewards.

Google, Microsoft Square off for Search Supremacy

Bing beefed up in 2011, but Google still rules. Analysts weigh in on the search rivals' strategies and likelihood of success.

Microsoft Bing is Nearly Number 2, But Continues to Lose Money

The latest figures from Comscore show that Microsoft is essentially in a dead heat with Yahoo as the second most popular search site.

Are DuckDuckGo's Bing Ties a Problem for Linux Mint?

Mint's new default search engine shows an anti-open source bias, some have charged.

Microsoft's Bing Mobile App Ships for IPhone, Android--Not Windows Phone

Microsoft rolls out a new mobile app for Bing built with HTML5 and available first only to iPhone and Android users. Is Microsoft switching away from its homegrown platforms?

Microsoft's 5 Biggest Weaknesses

Microsoft's position as the dominant provider of software to consumers is at risk. Here are five reasons why.

Yahoo, Bing Beat Google in Search Success Rate

Two-thirds of all searches in July were done on Google, only 68 percent were successful -- compared more than 80 percent of searches conducted on both Yahoo and Bing.


Google+ Posts Will Appear on Google Social Search Results

Google's move to start integrating Google+ users’ public posts into the search engine’s social search results is a smart move, as Google tries to siphon users away from Facebook and other services.