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Google search adding 'mobile friendly' label to show when a site plays nice with phones

Whether a site is optimized for mobile could become a search rank signal, Google said

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Now you can search every tweet that was ever sent

Twitter's search now indexes all publicly posted tweets since 2006

Google finds CDC data, not you, is better at tracking flu

Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be used from the current flu season

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Bing emoji search brings new meaning to smiley faces

Yahoo also offers the tool. Google? Not yet.

Bing integrates song lyrics into search results

Microsoft finally added a search feature to Bing that Google doesn't have: song lyrics.

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Microsoft wants you to help predict the future, and bet on it

The team that helped Microsoft's Bing predict the outcome of the Scottish election, World Cup games, and NFL matches wants you to "bet" on future outcomes -- and tell Microsoft loads of other personal details, too.

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Yahoo will ring in the new year by killing its website directory

Other services like Yahoo Education and Qwiki will also close, Yahoo said. But it's the Web directory that first launched Yahoo onto the Web.

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The 4 reasons I switched from Google to Bing

If you're still Googling, you haven't seen the latest improvements in Bing's search engine. Recent convert Mark Hachman tells you why he switched, and you could do the same.

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Hidden Chrome for Android feature automatically answers questions in the search bar

Need to know a quick fact? On an Android device, you can now get the answer to some questions faster than it takes a Google search page to load.

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Hidden but powerful Windows tools: Read about that and more in PCWorld's September Digital Edition

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition. In the September issue we focus on Windows tools and tricks you might have overlooked. We also explore the newest wireless networking standards, outline Google Drive's productivity services, and more.