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Madonna Tops The Super Bowl Search Trends – Infographic!

Feb 7, 2012 | 1,873 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime show has come on top in top trending searches on Google during the game. One day after the Giants defeated the Patriots in Super Bowl 46, Google has revealed what the Americans were searching for on their computers, tablets and mobile phones. Madonna has topped the list of top trending searches leaving behind Patriots or Giants.

Jerry Yang Exits Yahoo!

Jan 19, 2012 | 1,972 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo’s! co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang has stepped down from the company’s board. He announced his exit on Tuesday as he also gave up his posts on the boards of Yahoo Japan Corp. and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

Bing Ousts Yahoo!, Takes The No 2 Position In December 2011-comScore Reports!

Jan 18, 2012 | 2,406 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Bing is the second most popular search engine in the US (finally!), pushing Yahoo! to the third spot. The number one position is held by Google (no surprises there) as revealed by comScore’s latest figures. At present Bing has a 15.1% market share in the United States, a gradual increase from its humble beginnings in June 2009 with an 8.4 percent market share.

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Google Expands Flight Search!

Jan 12, 2012 | 2,575 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google's Flight Search feature was launched in September 2011. Though Google hasn't shared the exact number of routes added but have hinted that Flight Search has expanded to almost double its size since inception.

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Yahoo! Has A New CEO- It’s PayPal President Scott Thompson!

Jan 5, 2012 | 1,991 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo has put out its formal press announcement announcing Scott Thompson as the new CEO. Yahoo has been looking for a new CEO since the ouster of Carol Bartz. This is what Yahoo has to say about appointing Thompson:

Google Catches Up With US Election Fever!

Jan 3, 2012 | 1,603 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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With less than a year to go for the US presidential election, Google has launched a new US Election hub. Available to Internet users world wide, this can be viewed at google.com/election.

The 2012 election hub covers upcoming election in a never-done-before way. Similar to the election hub launched prior to 2008 election, 2012 election hub allows you to set filtering parameter in accordance to the news you want to see. Predefined parameters for major presidential election are running President Obama along with 7 Republican, who are hoping to topple him.

Three's Company! Gmail- Contacts And Google+ Integrated

Dec 15, 2011 | 2,049 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Connecting with people is much easier now, as Google has integrated its three services- Gmail-Contacts and Google+. So, now you can see and filter emails while on Google+ and can get your notifications while using Gmail and see your Contacts updated thru Google profiles.

Google Announces A New Markup For Multilingual Content!

Dec 6, 2011 | 2,007 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The fact that there are many websites that cater to a global audience, has prompted Google to better its support for multilingual content with improvement in two basic cases. These scenario being- multiregional websites that have the same content in various regions, with only minor changes like prices; and those multiregional websites that have product/services pages in a different language for every country (French/German etc).

Top Bing Searches 2011- Justin Beiber Is The Most Searched Person!

Dec 1, 2011 | 2,741 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The American choice of celebrities underwent quite some change in the year 2011, as pop star Justin Beiber took the number one place among the most searched people. Bing has released a list of the top searches in 2011, and is a reflection of the collective interest of Americans in the year.

As compared to the 2010 edition, there have been some major changes.

Google Bids Farewell To Wave, Knol, Friend Connect And More Products!

Nov 24, 2011 | 1,723 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Continuing on its spring cleaning path, Google has announced the end of seven more of its failed products including the failed social network Wave and the knowledge platform Knol. It seems that Google is walking steadily on its path to shut down its products that haven’t taken off. Some of the earlier products that have been axed include- Buzz, Jaiku, and even Google Labs.

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