Mountain View says it filters copyright-infringing content from its autocomplete function, but not all search filters are created equal.
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.
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.
Voice-recognition tools found in Google Now are now available in Google Search.
Google's Knowledge Graph already provides you with tasty informational tidbits, and now, the company plans to point you towards the meatier stuff.
Twitter’s new search features are supposed to make it easier to find accounts and recent photos related to your search topic, as well as view a stream of topical tweets as you could before.
Microsoft said Tuesday that results generated by its "smart search" technology will have ads from Bing. Hurray.
Searching online for something like "diet plans," or "Caribbean vacation," or of course "iPhone," is bound to present a slew of results, including ads. Now, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission wants search engines to display those ads more clearly.
Microsoft announced plans to launch Bing for Schools, which will optimize results for K-12 students.
An addition to Google search introduced with little fanfare this week is a carousel of images served up with local search returns.