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The Ask.com homepage. (Ask.com)

Oakland-Based Ask.com Adding About.com To Online Offerings

About.com provides information on a wide variety of topics and also operates ConsumerSearch.com and Calorie-Count.com. Content is written by paid experts known as guides.

08/28/2012

(AP)

Tech Report: Google Search To Incorporate Your Gmail Data

Google will now incorporate information gathered from your Gmail account into your search results. The tech giant made the announcement Wednesday in a move that is not yet certain whether it will help or hinder the company.

08/08/2012

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.

05/10/2012

Yahoo! Inc. headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Facing Major Restructuring, Potential Layoffs

Silicon Valley insiders are buzzing about the potential of thousands of Yahoo layoffs and another company restructuring in the coming weeks.

03/31/2012

Google

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.

03/15/2012

Google

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.

03/09/2012

Google

Tech Report: Google+ Integrates With Search Function, Competitors Cry Foul

A new move by Google to boost its search results has angered some of its Google+ users over privacy and has competitors calling it an unfair advantage.

01/14/2012

Google Mulls Possible Role In Yahoo Bid

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is exploring the possibility of helping to finance a possible deal by others to acquire Yahoo.

10/22/2011

(AP)

Google Expands Spoken Search To Desktop Computers

Google is introducing more technological tricks to simplify Internet searching and give people another reason to surf the Web on its Chrome browser.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/14/2011

(AP)

Google Tweaks Search To Punish ‘Low-Quality’ Sites

Google has tweaked the formulas steering its Internet search engine to take the rubbish out of its results.

CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011

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