FTC, Google reach settlement on antitrust issues

After a two-year antitrust investigation into the business practices of Google Inc., the United States Federal Trade Commission on Thursday announced that the Internet search giant has agreed to give its competitors access

Published on: January 3rd, 2013

Search Monkey let go in Yahoo-Microsoft deal

As it starts transitioning to Microsoft's Bing search engine this week, Yahoo has decided to drop Search Monkey, a developer platform designed to let external coders create applications that enhance Yahoo search results.Search

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Juan Carlo Perez

Europe warns search companies over data retention

Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. are retaining detailed search engine data for too long and not making it sufficiently anonymous later, in violation of European law, the European Union's data protection

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

One in four countries block some Google services

Google Inc.'s services are blocked or censored to some degree in one-fourth of the countries where it operates, the company said Monday."China is the most polarizing example, but it is not the only

Published on: April 21st, 2010 Sumner Lemon

Google says mobile services in China partly blocked

Google Inc. mobile services have been partly blocked in China, according to the company, after it snubbed the Chinese government over censorship last week.A China status page set up by Google shows its mobile

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Owen Fletcher

Google stops censoring in China

Google Inc. has stopped censoring results in China, acting on a decision it made in January.On Monday, Google stopped censoring Google Search, Google News and Google Images on Google.cn, according to a blog post

Published on: March 22nd, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

Microsoft, Yahoo search deal gets green light

Microsoft and Yahoo announced this morning that both the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission have approved an agreement between the two firms to have Microsoft's Bing search engine power Yahoo's

Published on: February 18th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Nexus One leads Google to new frontier

The hardware is not what is noteworthy about Google Inc.’s unveiling of its Nexus One high-end smart phone, rather it’s about the search engine mogul taking on the new role of managed device

Published on: January 6th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Cormine Intelligent Data is calling Zoogma a search and analysis “intelligence platform” atop which customers can build their own interfaces. Alex Emmermann, general manager for the Suffolk, Virginia-based vendor, said Zoogma uses statistics, natural

Published on: December 11th, 2009 Kathleen Lau