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Landmark European Court Ruling Could Force Google, Yahoo, Bing To Scrub Online Reputations

Europe’s highest court Tuesday gave people the means to scrub their reputations online, issuing a landmark ruling that experts say could force Google and other search engines to delete references to old debts, long-ago arrests and other unflattering episodes.


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Tech Report: For Holiday Online Shopping, Google Or Bing?

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Microsoft has launched a new ad campaign comparing their search engine, Bing to Google warning searchers not to get “Scroogled” by paid ads.



Microsoft Paints Google As ‘Lousy Holiday Shopping Guide’ In New Ads

Microsoft is trying to skewer Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.


The websites of Bing, Microsoft and Yahoo are displayed on a computer monitor. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Bing Revamp Includes Social Network Add-Ons To Take On Google

Microsoft is ramping up its fight against Google with a tweak to its Bing search engine by adding social components with connections to both Facebook and Twitter.



Tech Report: Google Plans Search Engine Revamp

Rumors abound that Google is planning a new approach to web search that hopes to keep you on their site by giving you facts instead of links.



Google Solidifies Search Engine Dominance Despite Privacy Concerns

Google is almost everyone’s favorite search engine, despite misgivings about data-collection and advertising practices that are widely seen as intrusive.


The websites of Bing, Microsoft and Yahoo are displayed on a computer monitor. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Microsoft Eclipses Yahoo In Search Requests

Microsoft Corp. has finally reached a long-sought and expensive goal—its Bing search engine now ranks second behind Google in the Internet’s most lucrative market, eclipsing Yahoo.


CJ Olson cherries

Narsai David Review: Cherries

KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David talks about the season’s best cherries and a little place where you can get some in Santa Clara.


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Google Exec Says Bing Copies Search Results

Google is accusing Microsoft Corp. of cheating to make its Bing search engine better. Microsoft said the way it is improving results isn’t copying.

CBS San Francisco–02/01/2011

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Microsoft, Facebook Team Up On Social Search

Microsoft is starting to incorporate what your friends do on Facebook right into its Bing search engine.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2010