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Microsoft challenges Google to “Bing It On”

(image) Microsoft has launched its 'Bing it On Challenge' in an effort to convert Google-happy searchers with a side-by-side comparison test.

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Bing harnesses Encyclopaedia Britannica for search

(image) Microsoft's search engine Bing is ready to compete with Google's Knowledge Graph thanks to Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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Microsoft request 500,000 links removed from Google

(image) New figures released by Google show Microsoft asked 500,000 links be removed from its search index last month.

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Google brings Knowledge Graph to Search

(image) Google is out to make its search engine act 'more human' with the addition of Knowledge Graph to its algorithm.

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Google plans search revamp

(image) Google has announced plans for a big shake up on its search results page, placing an emphasis on "semantic search".

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How often do ‘friends’ see Facebook posts?

(image) Facebook explains just how often posts are seen on the social network - and introduces a new premium service to help increase that number.

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Social networks Focus on the User

(image) Engineers from Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have joined forces to bite back at Google and bring search results from social networks with Focus on the User.

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Google+ phases out incoming stream

(image) Google+ quietly announced it will phase out its 'incoming' stream in favour of other, more simplified features that do the same thing.

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Google brings Your World to your search results

(image) Google's ever-expanding social remit now includes Your World, a further initiative by Mountain View to break down search results by personal recommendations and search history.

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Google demotes itself after paid-blog fuss

(image) Google is demoting Google Chrome in search rankings following an ad campaign that violated company policy.

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