According to the latest qSearch analysis of the major U.S. search engines carried out by comScore, search continues to grow and little has changed in terms of market share of the top 5 search providers.
A Twitter user from Canada recently reported seeing the SearchWiki “X” alongside AdWords ads on the Google search engine results pages.
The latest misuse of technology to have been discovered seems to be an iPhone and iPod Touch application that allows blackjack players to count cards.
Only recently, there had been a great deal of speculation, about whether eBay was interested in selling their VoIP service, Skype. These stories have been put to rest for now with eBay announcing a partnership between Skype and the largest mobile phone manufacturer, Nokia.
Last week saw Google launch two very social applications for mobile handsets. The first, Latitude, allows users to see where their friends are on a mobile map. The latest release, My Tracks, allows users to share where they have been.
Susan Wojcicki, Google V.P. of Product Management announced last week that they will shortly be discontinuing two of their services: Google Audio Ads and Google Radio Automation.
Google was the object of ridicule among many SEO professionals last week, when the search giant penalised its own subsidiary for buying links.
Google has started an AdSense for Mobile Search service to lure more mobile network operators and mobile website owners.
Microsoft has launched a “new” technology in beta, with the exact same features and function as QR Codes – it allows mobile users to reach Internet websites without having to type out a URL. They are calling them ‘Tags’.
Social discovery site, StumbleUpon is not the most hyped or talked-about site in the social medium. Yet, it has reportedly accumulated over 7 million users, making it almost 50% larger than the much-hyped Twitter.
Google Latitude, the latest service from the UK’s favourite brand, was launched this week. Users can find out where their friends and contacts are and can send and receive status messages via their mobile handsets.
As if the blogosphere was not already rife with rumours of mergers and acquisitions, the latest rumors to add to the lot are that eBay may actually sell off Skype if they get a good offer.