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Bing brings integrated Facebook comments and Likes to searches

Bing is adding some new social features to its search engine, by letting users comment and Like their Facebook friends' posts directly on the site.


Microsoft extends Yahoo search deal

Microsoft has extended a search revenue guarantee agreement with Yahoo for one more year, amid reports that the Internet company is trying to break its 10-year agreement with Microsoft.

Cloud indexing software extends its reach to Box

SearchYourCloud, which provides a single search interface to find documents stored on a desktop or several cloud-based services, expanded on Tuesday to include Box.

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EU publishes Google antitrust remedy proposals

Google's rivals have been given one month to assess the search giant's proposed remedies, the European Commission announced Thursday.

Get your privacy ducks in a row with DuckDuckGo

If you haven't tried the excellent DuckDuckGo yet, now's the time to take this privacy-conscious search engine for a spin.

Google upgrades its mobile search

Google moves to keep up with its mobile users, updating search on devices this week.


Google search manipulation starves some websites of traffic

Google's placement of its own flight-finding service in search results is resulting in lower click-through rates for companies that have not bought advertising, according to a study by Harvard University academics.


Bing Windows 8 apps updated, boosting RSS functions

Microsoft has updated more members of its Windows 8 apps, notably enhancing Bing News with an RSS feeder to take advantage of Google's abandonment of its Reader.

The best and easiest ways to search for programs and files in Windows 8

Randy G. finds Windows 8's search tools a bit confusing. I offer some suggestions.

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Google's proposed antitrust deal in Europe angers its rivals

Complainants in the European Union's antitrust case against Google said Monday that the company's proposed remedies could be worse than the current situation.