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.
Why should the NSA have all the surveillance fun? Its PRISM spy software is built into a wide variety of tools available to everybody.
Over the next few weeks, Microsoft's Bing search engine will experiment with allowing a select group of users to curate search results, called Bing Boards.