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06.04.14
Apple picks Bing over Google to power Spotlight search on OS X Yosemite and iOS 8
06.04.14

Apple picks Bing over Google to power Spotlight search on OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

While Google is the 800-pound gorilla when it comes to search, Apple is becoming increasingly flir...

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04.17.14
Why Apple likely won't make Yahoo the default search engine on iOS
04.17.14

Why Apple likely won't make Yahoo the default search engine on iOS

Kara Swisher of Re/code yesterday published a story claiming that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is worki...

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04.04.13
Phlo for Mac is a quick and useful search utility
04.04.13

Phlo for Mac is a quick and useful search utility

If you are like me, you do a lot of searching every day. Not just Google, but IMDb for movie in...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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05.21.12
EU competition head gives Google a 'matter of weeks' to offer an antitrust fix
05.21.12

EU competition head gives Google a 'matter of weeks' to offer an antitrust fix

The European Union has been taking a leisurely pace investigating Google over possible antitrust a...

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