Yahoo adds new ‘search assist’ feature

Yahoo adds more features to its search engine. The new search assist feature is aimed at improving user experience of using the search engine.

Joe Friedlein

Microsoft upgrades Live Search

Microsoft updates Live Search. In a move similar to Google’s Universal Search and Ask’s 3D search, Live Search will include results from multiple sources.

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EC likely to hold up Google/DoubleClick deal

Google’s purchase of Double Click is likely to be delayed as the European Commission decides whether to launch a full investigation.

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What are UK web users searching for?

The Nielsen//NetRatings study revealed we are most likely to search for travel deals, social networks and information references like Wiki.

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Google introduces comments to Google News

Google News tests allowing comments on news items. Another step forward in user generated content (UGC) but one that may be restricted by the vetting process.

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Real time indexing from Google

More evidence to show how quickly Google updates its search results these days. Even Matt Cutts is surprised.

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