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Facebook testing mobile searches for old posts

The feature lets users search for posts they've previously seen from friends and Pages.

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Google Search for Android now understands multiple languages at once

Google's search on Android works with up to five languages simultaneously without needing to constantly mess with the settings.

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Microsoft, Baidu find speedier search results through specialized chips

Everyone wants their web search results faster. At the Hot Chips conference, Microsoft and Baidu showed how reprogrammable chips drastically accelerated search performance, good news for end users and for overtaxed data centers.

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Google Search starts penalizing websites that don't use encryption

The move is intended to promote better security practices across the Web

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Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over autocomplete feature, court rules

Albert Yeung has been demanding Google remove suggested search terms connecting his name to Hong Kong's triads

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How Google handles child pornography in Gmail, search

Google says that it will match images of child pornography against a digital database of illegal images that the company itself compiles. Microsoft, for its part, already does this.

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Google Search: 5 of the most useful instant answers

Google isn't just a search engine it's also an answer machine. Here are five key queries you may find helpful on a day-to-day basis.

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People are twisting facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says

Some requests are being made with 'false and inaccurate information,' Google says

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'Right to be forgotten' ruling is unworkable and misguided, UK Lords say

The UK government should fight to keep the 'right to be forgotten' out of future EU data protection regulation, the House of Lords said.

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Facebook isn't giving up on search

CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his company's indexing efforts are a years-long process.