Google has changed the way it handles image searches so that pornographic pictures are less likely to be presented to those who aren't looking for them.
Google's end-of-the-year lists focus on trending topics that had the highest amount of traffic over a sustained period
The annual tally of most frequent search terms cover politics, new product introductions, and assorted celebrity gossip, according to Yahoo, which also listed the most popular Internet memes of the year.
A court in Mexico has entered a US$2.7 billion judgment against Yahoo in a breach-of-contract suit over a yellow-pages listing service.
Microsoft is calling out Google's switch to a pay-to-play system for listings in Google Shopping to promote its own Bing search engine.
The annual list of top search queries on Bing show that Facebook, Apple's iPhone 5 and the presidential election have been of significant interest to the online world during 2012.
Low adoption and insufficient research has slowed the movement of Google Maps indoors, a Google software engineer said today at the Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation conference held at the University of New South Wales in Sydney.
Access to Google services in China appeared to return Saturday morning after they were blocked briefly as the country prepares to appoint new leadership.
The search giant launches a special website to help you “get your Google back” while using Microsoft’s latest operating system.
Google Search for Windows 8 is available free in the Windows Store, and will be an alternative to Bing