Mozilla’s Firefox Quantum Aims to Dethrone Google Chrome as Fastest Internet Browser

Google Chrome, the leading U.S. browser at the moment, is about to face some serious competition up ahead. Mozilla just unveiled an improved version of its browser called the Firefox Quantum touted to be drastically faster than its predecessor and…

Google Introduces ‘Trending Searches’ and ‘Instant Answers’ to iOS App

Google is giving users of Apple products greater functionality with the addition of Twitter-like features in a recent update to its iOS app. The mobile version of the search engine which was introduced in its Android app last year, now…

Yandex Offers Search Refiners To Help Archive Search Goals

Yandex now offers search refiners to help web users achieve their search goals. The new functionality appears right below Yandex’s search bar in response to unspecified queries, helping users to instantly refine their searches. Those searching for “blueberry”, for instance,…

Baidu: Chinese People Can’t Spell Google

Baidu is on a mission to take over the world, but seriously, who isn’t? There’s only a couple markets in the world where Google is present, but not dominant and they include China, South Korea, and Russia. Actually it should…

Google Being Challenged By Italian Professor

The man who helped inspire Google has created a new search engine that will directly compete with the search engine giant. Massimo Marchiori, an Italian computer science professor, launched Volunia to a select group of users on Monday. It’s an…

Google Still Dominates Search

Water’s wet, sky’s blue, and Google is still king of the search engine industry. So much so, in fact, the amount of search queries conducted on Google more than double Yahoo and Bing (one and the same now?) their combined…

Bing Needs Users to Break the Google Habit

One of Bing’s Facebook fans brings up a good point about the search market. Google is simply ingrained in so many people’s online habits, Bing’s biggest challenge is to simply keep Google users from being sucked back into the Google way. 

Have you tried to use other search engines besides Google, only to find yourself coming back? Was it for the quality of results or just out of habit? Let us know

Google Enables Tweets Via Phone in Egypt

Google has devised a way for Egyptians to tweet by calling a phone number and leaving a voicemail. The voicemail will be automatically interpreted into text and tweeted in real-time. This is extremely important to the democracy movement in Egypt in light of an attempt by the Egyption government to close Internet communication. Here is Google’s blog post announcing the arrangement:

Select Droid Devices Now Getting Google Instant Beta

It appears as though a beta version of Google Instant has been spotted in the wild, according to Droid Life. If you have an Incredible, Droid, or Droid X chances are you now have the ability to use Google Instant.

Do you like Google Instant? Tell us your thoughts.

Top Tech Blogs in The UK During August

Next week, European search engine and news portal Wikio will be publishing the rankings for August 2010 of their lists of the top blogs in the many categories under which they’re classified.