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Monday 21 December 2009
The web wizards at Mountain View have been busy analysing the way that Internet users view information in their various browsers and now they have made that data available to web designers in a useful new tool.
Friday 18 December 2009
The latest innovation from Yahoo! is a new way for Internet users to get more relevant results when searching for businesses. In a post on the Yahoo! Search Blog on Tuesday, Nitzan Achsaf (Senior Product Manager, Yahoo.
Friday 11 December 2009
Google in the US is rolling out a new campaign called ' Favorite Places ' that aims to empower shoppers with mobile devices on the streets of American towns and cities. The Internet company has distributed 100,000 window stickers with Google's logo and a QR code to what the company deems to be the most popular businesses in its 'Local Business Center'.
Tuesday 08 December 2009
Internet search giant Google has issued lists of the most popular search terms of the year in what it dubs the 'Zeitgeist' - literally the spirit of the times - for 2009. The results, which Google has been making public since 2001, make fascinating reading, with spikes in search activity reflecting the response of Internet users around the world to breaking news and the general mood of people in recessionary times.
Friday 04 December 2009
Bing, Microsoft's search engine, went off line for almost 30 minutes in the early hours of December 3. The site suffered a power outage during testing procedures and anyone who attempted to access the site during that time received an error message, although Bing Maps - which has recently been overhauled - remained operational.