Oscobo Is An Anonymous Search Engine Targeting Brits

 We’re frequently told Brits don’t care a fig-leaf for online privacy. But one London-based startup is about to test that theory — it’s just launched an ...

Google Adds More Music, TV And Movie Content To Mobile Search, Including Recommendations

 An update to Google search rolling out to mobile users is putting a greater emphasis on music and media, including recommendations on songs, TV shows, movies, and more. Now, when ...

The Unofficial Facebook Advanced Search Engine

 Facebook doesn’t have an easy-to-use advanced search engine, so one guy built his own. “Search Is Back” lets you use familiar drop-down menus to find people ...

Google Turns Image Search Into Pinterest With New “Collections” Feature

 Watch out, Pinterest, you’ve got new competition. Google has now rolled out a new feature on its search engine that offers users an easy way to save to save images they ...

Contextual Search Platform Atlas Is Ivy Softworks’ First Spinoff

 Ivy Softworks — a so-called “innovation studio” founded by Napster’s Jordan Ritter in Seattle — is taking the wraps off its first products today. ...

Google Search Now Surfaces App-Only Content, Streams Apps From The Cloud When Not Installed On Your Phone

 Google today is making a big change in terms of its ability to surface the content found in mobile applications through Google search: it’s no longer requiring that apps ...

Google Voice Search Gets Smarter, Now Understands Complex Questions And Their Meaning

 If voice-based assistants are to become the primary way we interact with our devices now and in the future, then Google has just upped the ante in the battle between its own voice ...

Apple’s App Store Gets A Smarter Search Engine

 A number of mobile app developers and industry observers recently noticed a significant change in the way the Apple App Store’s search algorithms are returning results. ...

Google Open-Sources The Machine Learning Tech Behind Google Photos Search, Smart Reply And More

 Google says today it’s making the machine learning technology that powers a number of its products, including Google Photos search, speech recognition in the Google app, ...

Google Maps Gets Offline Navigation And Search

 It’s 8am and you’re in your garage. You have to head into a different direction today, but you can’t fire up Google Maps until you’ve left the garage, ...

Yahoo Rolls Out A New, Flickr-Powered Image Search That Returns Your Own Photos

 Yahoo announced today an upgrade to its image search engine which now includes a combination of web results as well as images from its photo-sharing site Flickr, including your ...

Facebook Expands Search To All 2 Trillion Posts, Surfacing Public Real-Time News

 Facebook is ready to challenge Google and Twitter for control of real-time news search and the news itself. Starting today with a rollout to US English language users, Facebook ...