When most people think about search engines, it’s Google that comes instantly to mind. In fact, so much so that ‘Google’ has become an oft-used verb. “Let me Google that for you” or “I’m going to Google it”, are phrases that you might expect to hear. However, are people always talking about using Google’s search engine? Though we use Google […]
After months of rumours swirling about potential changes in their working relationship, Yahoo and Bing have announced an amendment to their existing search relationship. Under the newly revised terms of their partnership, the basic framework of their original deal will remain in place with the major change being the increased autonomy that both parties will now have.
When it comes to search engines, Google is still the undisputed champ. Recent events (most notably, Firefox ditching Google for Yahoo), however, have forced them to face up to the realisation that their days may be numbered. Safari, the Apple-based web browser beloved by millions of iPhone and iPad users, uses Google as its default search engine, but that […]
With the recent EU ruling that Google must ‘amend’ some search results at the request of ‘ordinary’ people in accordance with their “right to be forgotten” [BBC article here] we’re initially seeing responses to indicate this is a fairly positive move. It’s been stated that if linking to an article of “public interest” then it will not be removed […]