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  How Serious Is Facebook About Search?


An article in BusinessWeek suggests that Facebook is planning a deeper push into search. Will that be limited to improving search for the site — or will it be something more comprehensive? It’s clear that Facebook needs better internal search. Right now the search function at the top of the page is not very useful. Improving Facebook site search seems to be the first objective of an internal team, led by former Googler Lars Rasmussen, according to BusinessWeek; Searching the socia...

   Facebook,Search,Internal search     2012-03-31 03:31:12


  Bing now supports code search


In programmer's daily life, much time is spent on searching Google or StackOverflow for code snippets which can help them understand how the code works. Now there is one more option. Microsoft's Bing now adds a new feature which support code snippet search. With this new feature, you can search code snippet and execute them directly within the search results. For example, if you type "quick sort java", you will see below search result : This feature now supports a few popular programming langua...

   BING,CODE SEARCH,HACKERRANK     2016-04-09 02:49:25


  What does a Bing driven Siri mean to Google?


On Tuesday, Apple announced that Bing would become the default search engine of the upcoming iOS 7. This is another Google service kicked out by Apple after Youtube and Google Maps.For Siri: if the default system of Siri can not answer your question, it will try to search the Internet. Currently, Siri connects to the Safari browser by default, and Safari's primary search engine is Google (Can change to Yahoo or Bing). But in iOS 7, Siri's default search engine will be replaced by Bing. Siri will...

   Siri,Bing,Google     2013-06-12 00:20:34


  The new Google Search By Voice


Along with the new announcement of the new Google logo, there is a new change to the Google search -- The Google Search By Voice. When you use Google in a browser, you will see below color mic icon now:   With this, you can search by speaking in front of your computer,  OK, Google will listens to what you are saying and do the search for you.  As described by Google, this change: A colorful Google mic help you identify and interact with Google whether you’re talking, tap...

   Google, Google voice, Google logo     2015-09-02 11:07:13


  China's search engine war becomes tough


According to CNZZ, the new search engine market share report for August shows that the war of search engine is becoming tough in China. In August, four major players took almost all the search engine market share.  Among these four, Baidu still tops the market share with 63.16 percent, but it experienced a 1.09 percent drop compared to July. In contrast, its main competitor Qihoo continued to inch upwards, Qihoo's market share increased by around one percent compared to July. In the third ...

   CNZZ,Search engine,Baidu     2013-09-17 02:46:02


  Qihoo 360 confirms the cooperation with Google


Affected by the news that Qihoo 360 would cooperate with Google, Qihoo 360 and Baidu are treated differently in capital market at the beginning of 2013. Analysts have high expectations on Qihoo 360 and increase its performance expectations for fiscal year 2013, while Baidu suffered price target downgrades.According to Sina technology news, Qihoo 360 confirmed this news to ZDNet, but they refused to disclose more details. According to Qihoo 360, there is some kind of cooperation existed between ...

   Qihoo 360, Google, Search, Baidu     2013-01-04 12:06:17


  Google upgrades its built in calculator


Google search engine is more and more intelligent.It has been a long time since Google integrated a built in calculator in its search engine. Today, Google upgraded its built in calculator function in its search engine, a new calculator interface with 34 buttons is added.Before upgrading, if you type 6+7 in the search field, Google will only show the answer 13. But now, if you enter this formula again, in addition to the answer, it will display one calculator interface with 34 buttons. See follo...

   Google,built in,Calculator,Upgrade     2012-07-25 11:07:33


  Measure the improvement of Google search algorithm


On the day of Google's 15th birthday, Google released its new "Hummingbird" search algorithm, this is the first time that Google changes its search algorithm since 2010 after the Caffeine algorithm. It will affect 90% of search results, according to Amit Singhal, Lead of Google Search. Some may be curious about how Google measures the improvement of a new search algorithm. There are many factors need to be considered, for example, accuracy, relevance, search depth etc. According to Amit Singhal...

   Google search,Algorithm, improvement     2013-09-29 23:25:53


  Is Google still in China?


According to Tencent Tech, data from traffic statistics agency CNZZ shows that Google only ranks fifth in China's search engine market calculating by page views. Its market share is 2.13% in China. and although Baidu is still at the first place, its market share also declined and the its market share is less than 70%. Overall, Google's market share in China drops continuously. At the same time, Baidu also faces competition from other search engines, especially from new entrants Qihoo. Qihoo laun...

   Google,China,Market share     2013-07-05 07:12:58


  Microsoft is going to redesign Bing again


On 10 May,2012, Microsoft announces in San Francisco they will  redesign its search engine Bing, and it will cooperate with Facebook, Twitter etc to build a new search service.Bing now is the second largest search engine in the world, but compared to Google, Bing is always the second city of search. Bing these years has always been putting effort on improving its service and the accuracy of search results. Unfortunately, it still cannot gain market share from Google. Today, Microsoft is goi...

   Bing,Social network,Integration,Sidebar     2012-05-11 05:26:11