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Google Search test feature adds live chats with businesses

Google already lets you call businesses via Hangouts directly from search results. Now it's testing text-based Hangouts chats with businesses too.

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Russia reportedly opens antitrust suit against Google

The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service of Russia has begun an inquiry into Google's business practices, according to the company.

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Bing has your Oscars 2015 predictions cheat sheet all filled out

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.

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How to change the default search engine in Android

If you want to get adventurous, you can put DuckDuckGo, Bing, or another browser one swipe away on your Android home screen.

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Yahoo gains US search share at Google's expense

Mozilla's decision to use Yahoo as the default search tool in Firefox is paying off for the Internet company.

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Yahoo's search share creeps up after becoming Firefox's default

It rose in December to its highest point since 2009, according to StatCounter.

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Google adds song lyrics to search results but it feels like a cheap cash grab

Google's instant answer results for song lyrics are partial and push you towards the Google Play Store.

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From ebola to Flappy Bird: These are the most popular Google Searches of 2014

Google's top trending searches for 2014 are out and the top searches for gamers might surprise you.

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Facebook stops using Bing search technology

At present, Facebook is pushing search queries to people and places that it has stored on its network.

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Hey kids! Google is developing versions of search, Gmail, and YouTube just for you

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.