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02.08.14
Yahoo reportedly set to surface Yelp reviews in search results
02.08.14

Yahoo reportedly set to surface Yelp reviews in search results

According to The Wall Street Journal, the next time you search for a chicken dinner on Yahoo you c...

By C. Trout,   02.08.14
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08.08.13
This is the Modem World: The day Google died
08.08.13

This is the Modem World: The day Google died

Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the...

By Joshua Fruhlinger,   08.08.13
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10.23.12
Google delivers search app for Windows 8 with a touch of tablet optimization
10.23.12

Google delivers search app for Windows 8 with a touch of tablet optimization

It's not a finished, Windows 8-tuned Chrome build, but we'll take it. Much as Google has been cate...

By J. Fingas,   10.23.12
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10.20.12
Google Knowledge Graph explains related content, finds the six degrees with less Bacon
10.20.12

Google Knowledge Graph explains related content, finds the six degrees with less Bacon

We had a bit of a laugh with Google's Kevin Bacon calculator. Not everyone needs to tie their sear...

By J. Fingas,   10.20.12
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10.16.12
Foursquare launches local search for all, goes after the likes of Yelp and Google
10.16.12

Foursquare launches local search for all, goes after the likes of Yelp and Google

Foursquare just launched a redesigned desktop interface that everyone, not just members, can use f...

By N. Lee,   10.16.12
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10.15.12
Google tests searches that include Calendar, Drive in results
10.15.12

Google tests searches that include Calendar, Drive in results

Google has been testing an expanded search that includes Gmail results ever since August, and it's...

By J. Fingas,   10.15.12
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10.11.12
Google offers historical exhibitions, wields its search powers to tell untold stories (video)
10.11.12

Google offers historical exhibitions, wields its search powers to tell untold stories (video)

Google has been taking advantage of its sheer domination of search to act as a custodian for human...

By J. Fingas,   10.11.12
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10.02.12
Apple's app search engine goes dark, Chomp joins Ping in obsolescence
10.02.12

Apple's app search engine goes dark, Chomp joins Ping in obsolescence

Ping wasn't the only Apple service to go offline at the tail end of September. Chomp, an app searc...

By A. Santos,   10.02.12
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09.19.12
Yahoo starts selling half of its Alibaba stake as promised, sends $3.65 billion to giddy shareholders
09.19.12

Yahoo starts selling half of its Alibaba stake as promised, sends $3.65 billion to giddy shareholders

Anyone who's been holding on to Yahoo shares through thick and thin is about to reap the rewards o...

By J. Fingas,   09.19.12
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