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Five free Chrome tools for faster, easier searches

Look no further! These tools let you automate, customize, and cull searches to improve your results.

Wolfram Alpha working to challenge gadget blogs with searchable database

Want to know what 15-inch laptops are available for less than $1500? We can tell you. But soon, so will Wolfram Alpha.

EU to reject Google's latest efforts to avoid an antitrust fine

The European Commission says Google's proposal to settle an E.U. antitrust case is not good enough and there is "little time left" to resolve the three-year case.

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Report: Windows Phone update to add Siri-like personal assistant

According to reports, Microsoft's "Cortana" is a go, as are notifications, which will put Windows 8.1 on par with rival mobile OSes.

Bing boosts Satori on eightfold path to search englightenment

Bing's search results are now closer to what you'd expect from Google. And in some cases, Bing now turns up data that Google doesn't.

Google adds in-app search so you'll never need the web ever again

The humble web page's days may be numbered as Google opens search across mobile apps.

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Beyoncé's bob tops Bing searches for 2013

Beyoncé bumped Kim Kardashian from the top spot atop from Microsoft's list of the most-searched celebs on its Bing search engine.

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Taking pay for links means you may be gambling with Google

Ever gotten an email offering to pay you to publish links on your blog? This black hat SEO trick could get you in hot water with search engines

How to find everything in Windows 8.1

The new Windows is a culture shock, and it can be a challenge to figure out how to find common features and applications unless you know this one tip.

Bing now pulls in TripAdvisor results for travel searches

Microsoft's search engine is integrating TripAdvisor data into its search results, stepping up the search competition with Google.