Employees Urge Google Not To Launch Censored Search Engine In ChinaNearly 500 Google employees on Tuesday publicly urged their employer to cease building a censored search engine, code named Project Dragonfly, for the Chinese market.
Google Blames Wikipedia for Linking California GOP to NazismGoogle is blaming "vandalism" at Wikipedia for search results that incorrectly said the ideology of the California Republican Party included "Nazism."
Google Changing Search Algorithm On Mobile DevicesGoogle is making some major changes to how their search algorithm ranks websites when you search from your mobile device. Some tech analysts are calling it "Mobilegeddon", but Larry Magid says there's ways to make your site compliant.
New Deal Keeps Yahoo As Microsoft’s Search Engine PartnerYahoo and Microsoft will keep working together on search, but Yahoo is getting more control over the how its search page looks and works.
European Parliament Votes To Break Up GoogleEuropean Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules. The European parliament on Thursday approved a non-binding resolution that calls for the unbundling of search engines from other services that internet companies offer, a practice that could in theory lead to the break-up of giant internet companies like Google.
Google's Purchase Of Skybox Imaging Could Be Satellite Fleet's Launch Pad Google is buying Skybox Imaging in a deal that could serve as a launching pad for the Internet company to send its own fleet of satellites to take aerial pictures and provide online access to remote areas of the world.
Larry Magid: Google Complies With European ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Ruling Google is taking the first step in complying with a European court ruling that gives people the right to be forgotten online.
Tech Report: Google Improved Software Makes Search More Conversational Google's software improvement are aimed at making search more conversational. The company celebrates its 15th birthday this year and is making modifications as part of an update called 'Hummingbird'.
Google Turns 15, Overhauls Search AlgorithmGoogle says it recently overhauled the closely guarded formula that runs its influential Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers.
Yahoo Shuts Down Internet Relic AltaVistaOn Monday, its owner Yahoo Inc. sent AltaVista.com to the Internet graveyard to rest alongside order-almost-anything venture Kozmo.com and the butler from Ask Jeeves.
Larry Magid: Internet Pioneer AltaVista Shutting DownOne of the internet’s first search engines is going away. Yahoo announced that it is shutting down AltaVista later this month.
Yahoo Earnings Climb Despite Decline In Ad RevenueYahoo is making more money under CEO Marissa Mayer, even as the Internet company struggles to sell more of the ads that bring in most of its revenue.
Rumors Swirl Over Facebook Mystery 'Press Event'Facebook’s mystery “press event” on Tuesday could reveal a more robust search feature that would intensify the competition between the social networking giant and its rival Google Inc.
iPad, Android Tablet Search Engine Designed To Rival GoogleAre tablet users looking for an alternative to Google and other search engines designed primarily for PCs?
Microsoft Paints Google As 'Lousy Holiday Shopping Guide' In New AdsMicrosoft is trying to skewer Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.