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Google is reportedly planning a censorship-friendly search service for China

Google’s search service could be poised to make a dramatic return to China next year, according to an explosive report from The Intercept. Google yanked its search service from China in 2010 in

LinkedIn debuts Your Commute, navigation and maps to evaluate jobs based on how far they are

LinkedIn, the social media site that’s aimed at people looking to network or otherwise change up their career prospects, is taking a plunge into location-based services. From today, the company

Microsoft advances several of its hosted artificial intelligence algorithms

Microsoft Cognitive Services is home to the company’s hosted artificial intelligence algorithms. Today, the company announced advances to several Cognitive Services tools including Microsoft C

Microsoft looks to make Bing results smarter with new AI-powered features and Reddit partnership

At a special AI-focused event today in San Francisco, Microsoft announced a number of feature updates to Bing that it hopes will make results smarter by leveraging the company's AI research, as well a

Crunch Report | The tech companies helping to educate the public on fake news and how to get free Postmates Unlimited

Today’s Stories: These tech companies want to get rid of fake news; Say goodbye forever to Facebook app invites; Apple is giving out free Postmates Unlimited; Mashable sells to Ziff Davis; Virgin Hy

Apple switches from Bing to Google for Siri web search results on iOS and Spotlight on Mac

Apple is switching the default provider of its web searches from Siri, Search inside iOS (formerly called Spotlight) and Spotlight on the Mac. So, for instance, if Siri falls back to a web search on i

Bing now means business

Unless you're a regular Bing user, chances are you haven't thought about Microsoft's search engine all that much in recent years. While Microsoft has kept adding features to the service over time, its

Organizing your marketing tech stack

Figuring out how to organize your marketing stack is almost like putting together a 1,000 piece blank jigsaw puzzle -- impossible.

Microsoft’s Bing mobile apps get support for Google’s AMP

Bing, the search engine Microsoft pays you to use, is jumping on the AMP bandwagon. The open source AMP format is essentially Google’s version of Facebook’s Instant Articles and its stri

Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard takes on Google with integrated GIF and Bing search

If customized keyboards for mobile devices are to be the next-gen interface for accessing the wider web – including information you’d normally turn to a search engine to find – then

Media.net acquired for $900M in mega ad-tech deal

The flow of Chinese capital into foreign ad-tech companies increased this morning with the acquisition of Media.net for $900 million USD. A consortium will be paying cash for the startup with key o

Microsoft now helps businesses use the data that powers Bing Predicts

  A few years ago, Microsoft launched Bing Predicts, a project that aims to correctly predict sporting events and elections by combining lots of data with machine learning algorithms. Until now,

Tor switches to DuckDuckGo search results by default

Tor users are currently being served DuckDuckGo search results by default.

Microsoft restricts Cortana on Windows 10 to Bing and Edge

Cortana is Microsoft’s version of Google Now and Apple’s Siri digital assistant. It’s built right into Windows 10 and, while I’ve generally not found it all that useful, it&#82

Microsoft and HackerRank bring executable code snippets to Bing’s search results pages

Sooner or later, every programmer ends up searching for code snippets and algorithms. Most search engines, though, don’t exactly specialize in code search and so you end up with a couple of link

Bing’s New Apps For iOS And Android Focus On Finding Deals, Local Offers

Microsoft’s Bing is trying to carve out a niche for itself on mobile by focusing on the types of common searches and information requests people need to access while on the go. To that end, the

Bing Is Profitable

Microsoft promised that Bing would stop losing money in its fiscal year 2016. Today, the company reported the first quarter's results of that fiscal period and dropped an interesting tidbit: Bing is p

Google To The Yahoo Rescue

Yahoo had a profit miss for Q3, causing shares to drop, but there was a gem in the release that should make investors very happy. The company says that it reached a search agreement this month with se

Microsoft Targets Revenge Porn With Link Removal Form

Falling in step with various recent industry moves, Microsoft has set up a formal process for removing links to so-called 'revenge porn' from its Bing search engine, allowing victims to notify it via

Bing Follows Google With Its Own “Mobile-Friendly” Ranking Algorithm Change

There's no "mobilegeddon" taking place on Bing, but Microsoft did announce today that it's taking steps to improve the search rankings for mobile-friendly websites. The changes follow a similar move b
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