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On the road to Windows 10: Edge now accepts Google as default search provider

According to Microsoft, Google made the changes needed to move to OpenSearch 1.1 support for Edge

Privacy group files FTC complaint to push Google to extend 'right to be forgotten' to U.S.

Consumer Watchdog says Google engages in unfair business practices by not offering U.S. residents the service

How the next Java update could make Yahoo your default search provider

Yahoo has cut a deal with Oracle to promote Yahoo alongside its Java technology

Tweets now appear in Google search results

Actual tweets, including photos contained in them, will appear on mobile devices depending on the search

Bing joins Google in favoring mobile-friendly sites

The changes will prioritize mobile-optimized sites in Bing's search results

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Search me: Google's 'Mobilegeddon' is good news

The blogosphere is stupidly freaking out over a needed change in Google’s mobile search algorithm

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IE11 patch KB 3038314 blocks search engines and may fail with error 80092004

The latest IE11 patch prevents some Windows users from adding Google as a search provider -- if it finishes installing at all

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Yahoo loses some U.S. share gained from Firefox deal

ComScore data shows slight slippage the past two months from Yahoo's peak after closing a search deal with Mozilla

Proving Google's abuse could be difficult for the EU

A multibillion dollar fine imposed on Google is unlikely, one antitrust expert said

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Here's what Google's mobile search change means to you

It's looking to reward mobile-friendly sites with search change; others will see dip in rankings

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How to prepare for Google's next major search update

The April rollout of Google's new, mobile-friendly algorithm is expected to significantly impact website rankings in mobile search results

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Microsoft's Satya Nadella is picking March Madness winners better than Bing

Google has also been more accurate than Bing in predicting the winners of the annual March Madness competition

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How Bing Distill could feed Microsoft machine learning

Microsoft's new Quora-esque project, Bing Distill, could be a real-world data source for machine learning projects, echoing IBM's plans with Watson

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Google courts Firefox users with new dump-Yahoo appeal

Google ups the ante in the browser wars by embedding a switch plea in Mozilla browser's search results

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Microsoft's Bing will predict the entire NCAA tournament bracket for you

Microsoft's search engine will be adding its own predictions to March Madness sometime this weekend

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Google debunks reports of change to search rankings

Despite headlines, Google research paper doesn't mean a change to rankings of search results is in the works

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Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Search feature lets users conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results

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Yahoo gains U.S. search share on the back of Firefox

comScore confirms continuing upward trend in Yahoo's fortunes after striking a search deal last year with Firefox maker Mozilla

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