Google already lets you call businesses via Hangouts directly from search results. Now it's testing text-based Hangouts chats with businesses too.
The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service of Russia has begun an inquiry into Google's business practices, according to the company.
Just in time for your Oscars pool, Microsoft has put its social sniffer to work, using online chatter, media predictions, and prior award winners to make its picks.
If you want to get adventurous, you can put DuckDuckGo, Bing, or another browser one swipe away on your Android home screen.
Mozilla's decision to use Yahoo as the default search tool in Firefox is paying off for the Internet company.
It rose in December to its highest point since 2009, according to StatCounter.
Google's instant answer results for song lyrics are partial and push you towards the Google Play Store.
Google's top trending searches for 2014 are out and the top searches for gamers might surprise you.
At present, Facebook is pushing search queries to people and places that it has stored on its network.
It's unclear how far Google will go, but the company will need to build in pretty bulletproof safeguards to reassure parents as they let their kids go online.