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Google publishes commitments it made to settle EU antitrust case

Google has revealed how it proposes to settle an antitrust case over search result ranking.

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Marissa Mayer 'very excited' about contextual search

Yahoo's chief executive explains her vision of search based on context.

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Google's promises to EU aren't good enough for U.S. consumer group

Google's rivals in the EU have not ruled out legal action against competition authorities.

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Report: Yahoo may be developing its own search engine (again)

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer is reportedly fast-tracking two projects, code-named "Fast Break" and "Curveball," that could signal efforts to develop internal search technology.

Google adds pop-up website bios to search results

A new feature dishes out details about major sites before you follow that link.

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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.