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Existing search engines won't support Internet of Things: Experts

Internet search mechanisms will need to change to support the Internet of Things (IoT) whereby billions of devices will become connected, say experts.

Nov 25, 2016, 20:03 PM IST
Impatient with Yahoo, some investors cheer Starboard effort

Impatient with Yahoo, some investors cheer Starboard effort

Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP`s campaign to replace Yahoo Inc`s board of directors is being welcomed by some investors who have grown impatient with the faded Internet pioneer`s drawn-out process of selling its Web business

Mar 31, 2016, 16:28 PM IST
Searches related to online protection growing in India: Google

Searches related to online protection growing in India: Google

Online search related to changing passwords has grown by 20 percent, while those related to two step verification jumped 97 percent over the last year as an increasing number of Indians are becoming cautious about online security and protection of their data, technology giant Google said Wednesday.

Feb 10, 2016, 19:08 PM IST
16-year-old NRI kid claims his search engine is 47% more accurate than Google!

16-year-old NRI kid claims his search engine is 47% more accurate than Google!

Google is the undisputed king of search engines! It is said to have one of the fastest, most accurate search results as compared to other search engines that exist.

Aug 20, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

'Tech-friendly' Indians more willing to use 'digital wallets' than US, UK counterparts

A new survey has revealed that 51 percent Indians are early tech adopters and about 30 percent are interested in using digital wallets, a number that is three times the average of other international markets including, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, United States, Australia and the Middle East.

Nov 06, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Software that makes internet search relevant for you

A new computer programme developed by scientists - including an Indian-origin researcher - at University of Washington and Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Seattle is adept at teaching itself everything available on internet about a comprehensive visual concept.

Jun 13, 2014, 15:11 PM IST

New govt should remove obstacles for Internet growth: IAMAI

Industry body IAMAI wants the new government to ensure that Internet growh in India is not hampered by rules that give room for intermediaries, including telcos, Internet and web-hosting service providers and search engines, to be harassed.

May 14, 2014, 22:16 PM IST

Google accused of making `library visits` history!

Excessive reliance on modern day technology and search engines like Google is likely to make libraries consisting hard books extinct in no time.

Oct 22, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

Now, get multi-stage directions with Google Maps

Google has reportedly updated its Maps app providing users with multi-stage directions, flight reservations, notifications for upcoming events all in maps themselves.

Oct 11, 2013, 14:24 PM IST

New gen next search engines for personalised results

Researchers have developed a new way for search engines to provide users with more accurate, personalised search results.

Sep 19, 2013, 17:16 PM IST

How Google`s Gmail privacy argument got misinterpreted

The entire debate surrounding Google`s so-perceived indifference towards its users` concern about their email privacy has been put to rest.

Aug 15, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

Google Search goes personalized

Search engine giant Google goes more personalized with straight answers to questions regarding a user`s flight or courier status.

Aug 15, 2013, 10:53 AM IST

`Privacy` search engines see jump after NSA row

Internet users are taking a fresh look at "privacy" search engines that do not store data or track online activity, in light of the flap over US government surveillance.

Jun 22, 2013, 20:48 PM IST

Can Google influence close election outcome?

Internet search engine like Google can manipulate search rankings, giving an edge to a favored political candidate by pushing up flattering links and pushing down unflattering ones, an expert has said.

Mar 30, 2013, 16:22 PM IST

Petition to save Google Reader hits 100,000 signatures

The campaign to save Google Reader is gaining momentum, with 100,000 people signing the online petition in a bid to stop Google withdrawing the service.

Mar 17, 2013, 20:52 PM IST

Google to tweak practices to end US probe

Google is expected to make some make voluntary changes to end nearly two years of US investigation into claims that the Internet search giant intentionally manipulates search results to harm competitors.

Dec 17, 2012, 13:22 PM IST

Yahoo! India’s most searched personalities in 2012 list

Arvind Kejriwal topped the list of newsmakers, while adult film star Sunny Leone was the most searched celebrity online in 2012 in India, a report by search giant Yahoo! today said.

Dec 13, 2012, 15:35 PM IST

Google revamps mobile newsreader app ‘Google Currents’

Internet search giant Google has updated its social news reading app to make it easier to find breaking news and browse content from multiple sources.

Dec 13, 2012, 14:29 PM IST

Google launches 100 times faster Internet service

Google has unveiled a new Internet service that is 100 times faster than the average ISP connection currently available.

Nov 26, 2012, 20:54 PM IST

Anti-Islam film: UK Muslims protest against Google

Thousands of British Muslims reportedly staged a protest against Internet search giant Google for releasing the ‘hateful and offensive’ anti-Islam video.

Oct 15, 2012, 18:10 PM IST