Microsoft has announced that it is giving Bing a makeover, with changes to the logo, interface design, and search functions. Touted as 'modern' and 'human', the next phase for Bing is aimed at winning users over from rival Google.
Iran was granted legitimate access to social media sites on Monday for the first time since 2009.
Google Trends has brought in Hot Searches and Top Trends to help break down the data of what has proved popular among users.
Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts has announced that the backlink data currently available through Webmaster Tool is soon to change following feedback from its users. Find out more about the improvement and the sites it is most likely to benefit.
The value of Facebook shares has reached $45 for the first time, as Mark Zuckerberg admits the company should have gone public earlier.
Apple has unveiled two new handsets. The iPhone 5S is super-fast and features fingerprint recognition, while the iPhone 5C is intended to be cheap and cheerful. However, analysts and surveys suggest it is still too expensive for its target market.
Google+ users can now employ automatic authorship on all their blog posts using WordPress and Typepad, while they can also embed their posts on their site.
Facebook has revealed that it will follow its recent inclusion of hashtags on the site with API updates that integrate the social network with media outlets.
Google has offered insight into the 3 most common Adwords violations its sees and the top reasons for disabling sites and blocking ads in a recent Google Hangout. The search engine giant also explains how sites can go about resubmitting a site following a suspension.
While the search engine giant is yet to confirm anything, talk amongst webmasters strongly suggests that a significant Google algorithm update is forthcoming.
The latest UK search volume data has been published by StatCounter Global Stats, revealing a further loss for Google compared to gains for its rivals Bing and Yahoo.
Microsoft purchase Nokia patents and licences for $7.2 billion as the two make a play to be among the smartphone and tablet market leaders.
The two companies want to be allowed to reveal more information about the government requests they receive, and how these are dealt with.
Google head of search spam Matt Cutts has announced that site owners can report small quality sites that they believe deserve to be ranking better in the search engine. theEword investigates why Google is choosing to gather such information.
Speaking on the 10 year anniversary of the launch of Skype, a senior executive announced that the company is looking to implement 3D technology to its service in the near future.
A report from Marin Software has revealed that Google's Product Listing Ads are a success for both retailers and consumers. There has been a surge in adoption and spend, while increasing click through rates suggest shoppers find the ads relevant.
Users of popular websites including Instagram, Vine and Netflix were left either unable to access the sites or struggling at a slower pace after a glitch in Amazon's cloud network on Sunday.
In the latest of a series of recent updates to Google AdWords reporting, users can now see paid and organic traffic side by side.
Google has recently unveiled the advanced FAQs it frequently gets asked, while also providing answers to these common queries. Find out if you are using the Google Authorship tag correctly, and the benefits it can have for both the author and searcher.
Mark Zuckerberg is joining forces with global telecoms brands to provide affordable internet access to 'every person on Earth'. 5 billion people (two thirds of the world population) currently have no access to the internet.
Google has stated that information obtained was not 'private or confidential' following a lawsuit from UK claimants.
Google saw all its services go offline for a brief time on Friday evening, as analysts reported a 40% drop in online traffic as a whole.
A hint at the future of marketing was offered yesterday, as Google files a patent for 'Pay Per Gaze' advertising on Google Glass.
Google has introduced a new feature, which will allow users to discover the answers to questions about their lives directly through search results.
Facebook has published usage stats that conflict with many recent surveys. In both the UK and US, daily active user numbers remain strong, with a huge surge in mobile and tablet visits which could have an impact on advertisers.
In 1999 BlackBerry introduced mobile phones with email for busy execs on the go, 14 years on and they have fallen so far behind their rivals they could be forced to sell.
Apple is thought to be ready to launch a new iPhone, rumoured to be either an iPhone 5S or 6, as well as a low-cost incarnation of the iPhone 5.
Google has announced new guidelines and updated its PageSpeed Insights tool to help webmasters optimise their mobile page speed. The new support looks at how you can deliver above-the-fold content in one second or less in order to avoid interrupting user flow.
For those Google users who require a significant amount of information from their search, the introduction of an 'in-depth articles' section should provide a significant bonus.
The latest UK search engine market share stats for July 2013 have been published by StatCounter Global Stats. The results show another small drop for Google, while Bing and Yahoo have climbed.