Google launches adsense video ads. Beta programme now available to adsense publishers.
Microsoft refuses to increase bid for Yahoo! Bill Gates urges the Yahoo! board to have a long hard look at the offer.
Google’s market share drops for the first time in two years, but it remains the dominant force in US online marketing.
Yahoo! say no to Microsoft offer. Yahoo! decide that the bid from the US giant undervalues the company and reject the approach. What next in the battle against Google?
As Yahoo! announces job cuts in the UK, Google launches new and improved mobile search service.
Chinese search engines gather momentum. Baidu.com and Alibaba.com are ranked in the top 10 of the world’s most popular search engines.
More doom and gloom for Yahoo! Disappointing financial performance mirrors search engine usage.
Baidu launches in Japan and hopes to perform as well as it has done its native China. Google and Yahoo! are likely to feel the pinch.
As Yahoo sees market share slip further, it introduces del.icio.us results to its SERPs. Will this improve the quality of the results and help boost the search engine’s market share?
Is Google to blame for the softening of our brains? Do search engines prevent us from being able to form our own opinions and beliefs? A look into the effect that the internet is having on our students.
Study from Google / comScore reveals that only 10% of first visits to travel websites result in sale. 38% of sales take place four weeks after the initial visit. Search engines are being used in more sophisticated ways to find travel related web content.
Wikia search launches in alpha to a rapturous lack of applause. Only time will tell if the human edited search results will help improve the quality of the search results, but Google can rest easy for the immediate future.