A summary of stats from the Christmas 2012 online retail world. Is it all over for Google and how has Amazon beaten ebay?
September 2011 search engine market share – Google regains momentum
September 2011 search engine market share data shows Google has regained growth after a slight drop in August.
August 2011 search engine share data, Google shows slight decline
Latest statistics from comScore show that Google’s share of the U.S. search engine market has dipped for the first time since September 2009.
Yahoo! launces Search Direct, Google Instant alternative
Yahoo has launched new product called ‘Search Direct’. Much like Google Instant, results are populated live in front of you as you type in the search box.
Yahoo! turns 16
On March 1 2011, Yahoo! turned 16 years old. A recent Yahoo! blog post took a look back at the last 16 years and it’s fair to say, it’s come a long way.
Yahoo! UK soon to be powered by Bing
Last week, Yahoo and Bing have migrated over organic results in Australia, Brazil and Mexico to Bing. It looks like UK could be next.
Google returns better results for music videos, including competitors
In an effort to provide users with better video results, Google is now showing the results of its competitors for music related searches.
Quora – the next big thing or just a lot of Q&A?
Quora is a new, socially fuelled question and answer site. It’s generating a lot of buzz but how will it cope with growth?
Yahoo! Rich Search Assist – it’s not the same as Google Instant, honest
Yahoo! have announced that they are testing their new ‘rich search’ feature. Can this compete with Google Instant?
Ask.com throws in the towel
Search engine, Ask.com has announced that it will no longer be operating as a search engine.
Is this Google’s annus horriblis?
Development of Google Wave comes to an end. But Why? Were we not ready for it, or was the collaboration tool just too complicated to use?
Yahoo! and bing are now officially bed partners in the US
Yahoo! to be powered by Microsoft by September 2010? But will the new partnership be a match for Google? Read on to see what we think.