Mobile-Search

Google brings six-second video previews to mobile search

Google announced a major update to its mobile search results pages today. Whenever your query brings up a video, Google will now show you a silent six-second clip to help you decide if it’s actu

Google will soon start punishing mobile sites that show hard-to-dismiss popups

Google today announced two major changes related to its mobile search results. The one you’ll probably notice first is that Google is removing the “mobile-friendly” label that highli

Mobile app search company Quixey raises $30M in debt funding

Mobile search company Quixey has raised an additional $30 million in debt funding. The company touts its ability to help users find content within their apps. More recently, it says it has develope

Google’s AMP project expands beyond news

Six months after launching AMP for news stories in its mobile search results, Google today announced the next step for the project: moving AMP beyond news and bringing it to other mobile sites, too.

Google’s latest mobile search algorithm update makes having a mobile-friendly site even more important

If your site isn't easy to use on mobile, Google penalizes it by ranking it lower on its mobile search results pages. To give publishers even more of an incentive to offer mobile-friendly pages, Googl

Ad Tech And Mobile In Focus In Microsoft And Yahoo’s Renewed Search Deal

After months of negotiations, Microsoft and Yahoo today finally announced a renewed search alliance, which includes amendments to the two companies’ earlier partnership. It will give Yahoo more

Google’s Mobile Search Now Highlights Recent Posts From News Sources

When you use Google's mobile search to look for your favorite news sources or more information about a hot news topic, you'll probably notice there's something different about the search results. Star

Disrupt Winner Vurb Raises $8 Million To Steal Mobile Search From Google

The conundrum of mobile is you either use one convenient app that is mediocre at doing many things, or you have to discover and hop between a flotilla of single-purpose apps. Vurb wants to solve this

Relcy Is Building A PageRank-Style Mobile App Search Engine With $9M From Khosla And Sequoia

As our connected world becomes more focused around mobile devices, we are increasingly app-centric, eschewing the wider mobile Internet in favor of individual, native programs that fulfil specific pur

Google Search On Mobile Now Warns When A Site Won’t Work On Your Device

Google is on track for mobile search queries to overtake those on desktop this year, and today it took one more step forward in how it is will control that experience on behalf of its users — f

SRCH2 Brings Its Fast, Google-Like Search Technology To Android Developers And Consumers

<a target="_blank" href="http://srch2.com">SRCH2</a>, an enterprise software company founded by ex-Googlers and Stanford PhD's and focused on building faster, more efficient search technology, is expa

Linkify’s SDK Wants To Make Mobile Searches Less Cumbersome

Performing Web searches on a mobile devices is often a fiddly experience that involves flipping between multiple apps and tabs in a single window. (I often end up juggling my smartphone and tablet to

Google Makes Mobile Search Faster, Adds Expandable Sitelinks And Experimental Quick View Cards For Wikipedia Articles

Today, Google has introduced a few new features for when you’re searching on the go. The ability to find the information that you want on the fly is something that is required for mobile searchi

Everything.me, The Search App That Bridges The Native And HTML5 Divide, Gets $25M From Telefonica, Mozilla And Singtel

Native apps are stealing the show when it comes to usage and functionality on mobile devices these days, but a lot of companies continue to hold out hope that more open HTML5-based mobile web services

Personal Search Service CloudMagic Arrives On Mobile For Fast Gmail, Docs & Twitter Search

<a href="http://cloudmagic.com/">CloudMagic</a>, the personal search service that indexes your Gmail, documents, contacts, calendar and Twitter updates, is now available as a mobile app. The release f

Google's Mobile Search Market Share: An Estimated, Whopping 98.29%

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/pingdom.png" /> How's this for absolutely dominating an increasingly lucrative and fast-growing segment? Google currently boasts a mobile se

Clash of the Titans: The Battle To Become The Mobile Search Leader

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/searchclash.jpg"> <em><strong>Editor's note</strong>: The following guest post is by Krishna Subramanian, co-founder of mobile ad exchange <a

Bing Tries To Take Over Web Search On Your iPhone By Making It App-Beautiful

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/bingphone.jpg"> Bing is on a roll. Yesterday, it released <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/06/22/bing-entertainment-music-stream">Bi

Report: Mobile Searches Estimated To Grow To 20 Percent Of Total By 2012

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/nexus1adspace.jpg"> Mobile search could grow from 9 percent of all queries this year to 20 percent by 2012, estimates <a href="https://www.rb

Searchme Launches Visual Search Engine For Mobile Devices

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0001/5184/15184v1-max-250x250.png" alt="Searchme" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://searchme.com">Searchme</a> is starting to focus much of it
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