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DuckDuckGo searches have officially surpassed the 10 billion mark

DuckDuckGo, the famous search engine has recently reached to 10 billion searches. That’s a great achievement considering it was launched 8 years ago. The number of searches on DuckDuckGo rapidly increased after 2013. And out of 10 billion searches, the […]

Ixquick search engine to merge with StartPage

The Ixquick search engine is soon to merge with StartPage search engine. The Company recently announced the merger via their official blog. As per the stats revealed by the company, StartPage, the search engine launched in the year 2009 has […]

Google testing optimization of search results for slow networks

For users on slow mobile networks, it is a hard time waiting for a page to load. Such pages also consume much data thereby increasing the users’ costs. Google is now transcoding webpages on mobile so that heavy pages are […]

Bing Maps start showing Movie set locations

Movie fans can now explore the area around their favorite movie scenes, may it be the famous cliff jump scene from the movie Six Days and Seven Nights or the iconic steps at Philadelphia Museum of Art from the movie […]

Bing adds direct links to Run Troubleshooters

Bing Search has been helping the users with the factual, as well as technical instant answers for some time now and the latest update posted on the Bing official blog states that a Run troubleshooter button that will directly run […]

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China blocks DuckDuckGo, the private search engine

After Google, it’s DuckDuckGo that has been blocked by China. DuckDuckGo, a privacy focused search engine that protects user’s privacy by not tracking their searches, has been blocked by China, as per the tweet posted by its CEO and founder […]

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Bing details its Web Spam Filtering strategy

The Bing Index Quality Team is raising its bar and now working on Web Spam Filtering. An official blog post by Microsoft’s Igor Rondel, Principal Development Manager of the Bing Index Quality team details the ways they use to discover […]

Google Adds Bing Search Box To Chrome

A large Bing search box is now showing up in Google Chrome. Microsoft announced today that latest versions of Chrome will now have the Bing search box on new tab pages. To use this newly added Bing search box, set […]

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DuckDuckGo, the private search engine, brings in amazing features

DuckDuckGo, the one of its kind search engine, just got loaded with terrific features.  The search engine that does not believe in tracking users and storing their information has bought in major improvements in design and search tools.  This Tuesday, […]

Bing Saves Now Available As Public Beta

Microsoft has constantly worked hard to introduce new features to Bing and after a month of testing ‘Bing Saves‘ feature is now available as a public beta for all to try out. Microsoft started testing this new feature of Bing […]

Twitter provides new ways to search

Twitter apps for iOS and Android were updated which will make it much easier to find what’s happening on Twitter of your likings. New filters are provided now in Search which will help you quickly find the Tweets, people you […]

Bing Search improves Music Video Display experience

Most music videos these days are uploaded online. Bing therefore has decided to amass the vast collection of music videos on the Internet to make it easier for users to listen to their favorite artists or focus on finding the […]

TorSearch, an anonymous search engine launched

Tor, known for its anonymizing tool with the same name and Tor Browser, has launched a new search engine. The search engine is called TorSearch, and it is all about letting people find for things without worrying about getting tracked. […]

Facebook Graph Search Is Live, Makes Old Posts Searchable

This past January Facebook introduced the Graph Search, a technology which makes it easier for people to search for things. They took quite a while to roll this feature to the majority of their users, and it was just last month, […]

Bing News Gets a Makeover With Modern UI

Following its recent revamp, Microsoft’s search engine Bing today announced a modern interface for its news portal. The new look offers easier and fresh experience with a modern look to users especially those using Bing on their phone or tablets. […]

Microsoft to open up its Bing search engine to developers

This is just the first step towards our vision for Bing as a platform. As we continue to build out our intelligent fabric services you can expect to see additional capabilities that will enable you to create experiences that are […]

Microsoft introduces Bing Boards for Social and Community Search

Microsoft is introducing Bing Boards, a social experiment that will present a visual collection of images, videos and links, which will be visible in a separate column, when you search on Bing.com. Bing Boards will be created by people who […]

DuckDuckGo Search passes 3 million Search Queries

Just a week earlier, DuckDuckGo moved past the 2 millions searches record in a single day. Days later, the private search engine achieves yet another milestone. The company claims it processed 3,095,907 searches on Monday. DuckDuckGo Search Launched in 2008, […]

Apple prefers Bing to power Siri’s web search in iOS 7

Siri in iOS 7 gets a new look, a new sound, new capabilities and don’t be surprised  – Bing will power Siri’s new integrated web search. Yes Bing replaces Google! This was announced at the Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. As […]

Bing releases Bing Sitemap Plugin

After releasing the Bing Sitemap Plugin (Beta) a few months back, Bing now is has now officially launched the final version of the Bing XML Sitemap Plugin 1.0. The plugin is now available for all to download and use.  Bing Sitemap Plugin allows […]

Bing integrates Facebook comments and Likes in search results

Bing and Facebook are now strongly integrated, allowing its users to interact with their Facebook friends directly from the search result page. Bing users who have connected their Facebook accounts to Bing can now interact with their Facebook friends directly using […]

Bing Search introduces Autosuggest Ghosting feature

Bing has made a change in the way the AutoSuggest feature now works in its Search. In a blog post, Microsoft showcased some subtle changes it has made in its autosuggest algorithm and the interaction design behind it. Specifically, Bing […]