Google’s made an announcement regarding Unicode, and believe it or not, there’s something for everyone here. Programmers should be interested to know that Unicode is becoming more popular at a rapid pace. Normal Google users, meanwhile, will be happy to learn that searches should now turn up additional useful results.
Bing said today it has added new features to make it easier for users to search for and find financial information.
Bing says it has developed a "stock and funds pages" which covers most U.S. stocks and funds.
Although Nexus One sales estimates haven’t exactly blown everybody’s minds so far, it seems that the cell-phone-you-can-only-buy-from-Google experiment is going to continue. Motorola’s co-CEO announced today that his company is working on device for it.
Search engine firm Startpage, and its E.U. brand, Ixquick, has released a new proxy service that allows Internet users to surf the web in privacy.
The proxy lets users browse websites anonymously, without sharing any private, personally identifiable information to the websites they view.
When users conduct a search on Startpage they will see a clickable "proxy" option below each search result. When this option is selected, Startpage acts as a go-between to retrieve the page and display it in a privacy- protected window.