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Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect Google Music All Access Goes Live, Here’s What to Expect
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If you’re still looking to add a streaming music service to your collection of services (which, admittedly, could be pretty massive by now), Google wants to throw their hat in the ring. Today, Google launched Google Play Music All Access, …

Pinterest Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile Pinterest Adds Notifications, Mentions, and Better Search to Mobile

Pinterest is one of those services that is not yet as potent on mobile as it is on the desktop. At this point, I do most of my tweeting and Facebooking on my mobile device – and I’m not alone. …

Play Atari’s Breakout in Google Image Search with This Awesome Easter Egg Play Atari’s Breakout in Google Image Search with This Awesome Easter Egg
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If you were planning on getting any more work done today, well, cancel those plans. Go to Google Image search and type “atari breakout.” Are you doing it yet? What you’ll find is a wonderful little Easter Egg from Google, …

Google Shows Weird Experiment On YouTube Search Results [Updated For Non-Juiciness] Google Shows Weird Experiment On YouTube Search Results [Updated For Non-Juiciness]
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Update: “Nothing juicy to see here!” Follow @YouTube YouTube @YouTube Seeing a weird banner in your search results? No worries-fix in the works. Nothing juicy to see here!  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite1 hour ago via web · powered by @socialditto Some …

Yahoo Has Some New Search Products Coming Our Way Yahoo Has Some New Search Products Coming Our Way
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As it has indicated numerous times in the past, Yahoo still takes search seriously, even if it’s outsourcing its system to Microsoft these days (we’ll see how long that lasts). But in recent months, since former Googler Marissa Mayer took …

Google Adds Google+ App Activity To Search Google Adds Google+ App Activity To Search
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Google announced today that it is adding app activities from Google+ Sign-in to web search results. “When users search for your app, they often want to go deeper and see what in-app content fellow users find interesting,” writes Google+ Director …

Foursquare Redesigns Location Pages in Its Bid to Become a Leader in Local Search Foursquare Redesigns Location Pages in Its Bid to Become a Leader in Local Search
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Foursquare knows that more and more people are visiting their location pages on the web. Back in October of last year, Foursquare launched a huge redesign of foursquare.com, and a big change to the way the site works: Non-members were …

Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up

Yahoo reported its Q1 earnings on Tuesday, with GAAP revenue at $1,140 million for the quarter. Revenue ex-TAC was $1,074 million. The company posted GAAP income from operations at $186 million and Non-GAAP income from operations at $224 million. In …

Google Mobile Results Get Expandable Sitelinks, ‘Quick View’ Badges Google Mobile Results Get Expandable Sitelinks, ‘Quick View’ Badges

Google announced a couple of updates to its mobile search results today. One is for expandable site links like these: “When you’re searching for information on the go, speed matters,” write software engineers Hiroshi Mizuno and Alex Fischer on Google’s …

Bing Suggests You Search for ‘Sex Games for Kids’ and a Bunch of Other Questionable Queries Bing Suggests You Search for ‘Sex Games for Kids’ and a Bunch of Other Questionable Queries

Updated with comment from Microsoft below. Like Google, Yahoo, and most other search engines, Bing offers to autocomplete queries in their search box. While Google calls this feature “autocomplete,” Bing calls it “search suggestions.” Well, it looks like Bing is …

Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google? Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google?
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The competitive landscape surrounding Google gets more and more interesting by the day. Now two of its rivals, one of which is being run by someone who probably knows Google’s inner workings more intimately than most of its current employees, …

Foursquare 6.0 Launches As a True Local Search and Recommendation App Foursquare 6.0 Launches As a True Local Search and Recommendation App

Foursquare has been improving their service in the hopes of “moving beyond the check-in” for some time now. Today, they’ve released the all new Foursquare version 6.0 for both iOS and Android. With this update, search and recommendations (what Foursquare …

Gmail Rolls Out Past Search Autocomplete, Contact Thumbnails Gmail Rolls Out Past Search Autocomplete, Contact Thumbnails

Google is shipping an update to Gmail that should make it easier to locate that email that you just searched for the other day. Starting today, Google begins the global rollout of new autocomplete predictions for your past Gmail searches. …

Facebook Tests Pre-Graph Search Era White Search Box Facebook Tests Pre-Graph Search Era White Search Box
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Facebook appears to be testing a new look for the search bar that more closely resembles the old white search box of old, as opposed to the box-less blue bar of the new Graph Search. Those who have been switched …

Wolfram Alpha Offers Handwritten Results for April Fools Wolfram Alpha Offers Handwritten Results for April Fools

If there’s one thing that the internet lacks, it’s quality handwritten content. For decades, computers have been slowly but surely killing off the need for actually writing anything down. Lucky for us, Wolfram Alpha is here to bring a little …

Bing’s New SEO Tags Let You Tell Them Exactly Where You Should Rank (April Fools’) Bing’s New SEO Tags Let You Tell Them Exactly Where You Should Rank (April Fools’)
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Attention SEOs: Bing is finally rewarding you for all your hard work. Starting today, new Bing SEO tags let you tell Bing exactly where your page should rank. Easy as that. The new SEO tags cut out the middleman and …

Bing Adds Time Period Sorting To Search Results Bing Adds Time Period Sorting To Search Results

Bing has added a new way for users to sort their search results by time period. You can sort by “Past 24 hours” to see the top links that have surfaced during the last day, for example. You can also …

Google Announces Opt-Out Tool To Keep Content Out Of Its Specialized Search Engines Google Announces Opt-Out Tool To Keep Content Out Of Its Specialized Search Engines
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Google has launched a new way for sites to opt out of having their content show up in Google Shopping, Advisor, Flights, Hotels, and Google+ Local search. Matt Cutts announced the feature in a very brief post on the Google …

LinkedIn Revamps Its Search Algorithm, Adds Features LinkedIn Revamps Its Search Algorithm, Adds Features

It doesn’t come with all the fanfare of Facebook’s Graph Search, but another important social network has just revamped its search engine. LinkedIn announced some new search capabilities, which it describes as “smarter and more streamlined,” and though Facebook’s Graph …

Angel Tompkins Nude Pic Shows Up In Google Knowledge Graph Angel Tompkins Nude Pic Shows Up In Google Knowledge Graph
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Update: Google has removed the image from the Knowledge Panel. Rather than replacing it with a non-nude image, they went with no image at all. The image in question is also gone from the image search results (though it’s still …

Google+ Adds a New Search Filter for Photos Google+ Adds a New Search Filter for Photos

Google+ search has just gotten a little more useful. Now, when searching anything within the social network, you can filter the results to only show photos. Just search for whatever you’re looking for, and hit the drop-down menu at the …