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How Much Did Google Pay The Guy Who Bought Google.com?

If there’s one that that is integral to the operation of Google.com it is their domain name. Sure, they have .co.uk and a whole host of others from around the world, but ...

January 31, 2016 at 12:28 pm by

How DuckDuckGo Makes a Profit Without Tracking Users

Gabriel Weinberg, founder and CEO of ‘ethical’ Google search engine rival DuckDuckGo, recently took part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) for YCombinator’s Hacker ...

October 8, 2015 at 8:28 pm by

Google Announces ‘Alphabet’ Restructuring Programme and new CEO

Larry Page, co-founder of Google, has unveiled a number of dramatic changes to Google’s management in a blog post today. The statement announces his departure as ...

August 11, 2015 at 9:30 am by

BBC Disrespects EU’s Right to Be Forgotten – Publishes List of Pages Removed

The BBC, in flagrant disregard of the European Union’s ‘right to be forgotten’ law, has published a list of its own webpages that have been removed from search engine ...

June 26, 2015 at 9:58 pm by

Yahoo Trying to Trick Java Users into Switching Search Engines

Do you use Yahoo Search? No? Me neither. But Yahoo is hoping to change that via trickery. The internet giant has teamed up with Oracle to backdoor Yahoo Search as your default ...

June 26, 2015 at 2:28 am by

Microsoft Reveals How Their Bing Algorithm Determines ‘Mobile-Friendly’ Websites

Microsoft first revealed their interest in mobile-friendly web pages and finding a way to figure out some guidelines for them last year. It seems that the company has been ...

May 15, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

Can’t Find Your Android Phone? Just Search for It in Your Browser!

The ‘Find My Phone’ features nowadays are a great way to find you phone if you’ve lost it or had it stolen. You can just go to the manufacturer’s ...

April 17, 2015 at 4:58 am by

Is Google Messing With Your Shopping Search Results?

Do you use Google as your default search engine? You do? Have you ever thought that everything you read, stumble upon or even buy are just imposed on you? Well, it might be ...

April 16, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Google Targets Firefox Users with Special Warnings

Mozilla users will soon see a new message in Google’s search engine urging them to switch their default search engine to Google. Users can also choose to ignore the ...

March 23, 2015 at 2:58 am by

Microsoft Update Takes Down Bing and Yahoo

The outages of search engines Bing and Yahoo! Search on Friday night has been attributed to a flawed piece of code uploaded to servers by Microsoft. The bad code also took ...

January 4, 2015 at 4:59 am by

Yahoo and Microsoft Compete to Become Apple’s Default Search Engine

As Google Search’s contract with Apple nears its end, Yahoo and Microsoft are both vying to replace it as Safari’s default search engine. Yahoo have already stepped into ...

November 26, 2014 at 1:51 am by

Firefox Drops Google in Favour of Yahoo

Mozilla’s Firefox browser has abandoned Google as its search engine of choice and signed a five-year partnership deal with Yahoo. As of next month, both mobile and desktop ...

November 20, 2014 at 11:55 am by

Right to Be Forgotten Is a Waste of Time

The legal ruling in Europe that allows everyone to wipe their digital slate clean is a complete and utter waste of time. Simply removing your articles from Google is hardly ...

July 31, 2014 at 8:22 am by

Google Goes Down For 30 Minutes, Desktop Users Like Lost Sheep

On July 4th (yesterday) at approximately 10:30am GMT Google’s search engine went down for desktop users all over the world. The Google desktop search engine pages ...

July 5, 2014 at 1:34 pm by

Google Try Stop Terminator from Coming Back to Kill Larry & Sergey

Google and their plans for world domination are not exactly rare subjects in the news, but when our Google overlords do finally create a human crushing army of robots worthy ...

July 4, 2014 at 8:23 am by