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Google's Hummingbird algorithm continues poaching pageviews

Google celebrates its 15th anniversary of search with the rollout of its "Hummingbird" search algorithm, which alongside better filters, is designed to put Google and not the Web as the answer to your queries.

Search files in a flash with SwiftSearch

This tiny utility lets you find files almost instantly, and you can run it off a flash drive.

Katy Perry, Jon Hamm, and Britney Spears top list of most dangerous web celebs

These star-studded search results are rife with scams and security breaches.

Bing gets a Modern makeover and smarter search results

To fight Google, you must become Google, it seems.

China's Tencent expands search engine presence with Sogou deal

Tencent is spending $448 million to buy a stake in Chinese search engine Sogou.

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Find out if the movie you want to watch is available for streaming

This search engine for streaming movies and TV shows saves you the hassles of checking multiple services manually.

Exploring Google Search's tenuous relationship with pirated content

Mountain View says it filters copyright-infringing content from its autocomplete function, but not all search filters are created equal.

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Topsy wants to become the Google of Twitter search

Topsy announced Wednesday that it has indexed Twitter’s complete archive of public tweets dating back to 2006, giving users simple search tools to use.

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Yahoo closes its China portal after gradual phase-out

After seeing its popularity decline, Yahoo's Internet portal in China has formally closed down, in a sign that e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is transitioning away from the brand.

Google adds voice recognition tools to Google Search

Voice-recognition tools found in Google Now are now available in Google Search.