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Argentinian court to Facebook: Delete profile that offended local businessupdated: Tue Jul 17 2012 19:31:00

An Argentinian judge has ordered Facebook to remove a profile from its site that allegedly was defaming a local business.

CNNMoney: The Internet now has 340 trillion trillion trillion addressesupdated: Wed Jun 06 2012 09:13:00

One of the crucial mechanisms powering the Internet got a giant, years-in-the-making overhaul on Wednesday.

Yahoo launches Axis 'search browser'updated: Thu May 24 2012 11:49:00

Yahoo has joined the browser wars with Axis, its very own tool designed to enhance its search with a clear eye toward the rapidly expanding mobile Web.

Google search undergoes 'most radical transformation ever'updated: Tue Jan 10 2012 12:01:00

Google search is about to get way more personal.

What gets you through the workday?updated: Mon Jan 09 2012 08:11:00

Distractions in the workplace are inevitable, and they happen for a multitude of reasons.

Could Chrome overtake Internet Explorer in the browser wars?updated: Wed Jan 04 2012 09:26:00

A month ago, Google's three-year effort to push its Web browser, Chrome, took a major step when analysts said it had passed Mozilla's Firefox to become the second-most popular tool of its kind on the Internet.

Photographers to 'give,' not 'take' portraitsupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 13:58:00

"This is me and my daughter's first picture," a Los Angeles woman wrote on her portrait. "I'll always remember this moment and cherish this beautiful picture forever and ever. I'm so blessed this was captured."

Xbox upgrades aim to be 'future of TV'updated: Mon Dec 05 2011 12:22:00

An update rolling out Tuesday for the Xbox Live network aims to do what Microsoft has been teasing for a while -- turn a platform designed primarily for video games into one that will be the major hub for all television viewing.

CNNMoney: Feds shut down dozens of online mortgage relief scamsupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 16:18:00

The federal government is cracking down on scammers who target struggling homeowners looking to lower their monthly mortgage payments.

Black-belt shopping strategiesupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 12:33:00

Are you looking forward to the season ahead? With Shivers of anticipation? Or just shivers? Robin Monheit gathered O's best gift buying advice and got even more tips from style experts Jesse Garza and Joe Lupo, authors of Life in Color (Chronicle).

CNNMoney: Google and Microsoft play game of Yahoo chickenupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 15:35:00

These are seriously ugly times for Yahoo, yet the struggling Internet company is getting courted like the prettiest girl in school.

10 most useful travel websitesupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 10:21:00

The Web should make things easier for travelers, but the sheer volume of services out there is often more overwhelming than useful. Unfortunately, you don't always know which outfits pay off until you've already invested your time. The Budget Travel team puts websites -- new and established -- to the test every day.

CNNMoney: Microsoft's plan to stop Bing's $1 billion bleedingupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 12:41:00

Bing, Microsoft's two-year old search engine, is losing nearly a $1 billion a quarter, with no sign of letting up.

CNNMoney: Microsoft to launch Xbox TV later this yearupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 06:34:00

Microsoft is trying to succeed where Google, Apple and Sony have all flopped: The software giant wants to change the way people watch TV.

CNNMoney: Google launches Flight Search - with a cool feature rivals lackupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 17:15:00

Google launched a new flight search service on Tuesday, putting it in direct competition with travel search players including Orbitz and Kayak.

CNNMoney: Microsoft 'Kinects' with a 30% profit jumpupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 18:16:00

Even when Windows is sputtering, Microsoft still has plenty of gas left in the tank.

Money Magazine: Best travel deals - 2 expert picksupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 07:45:00

Post-recession penny-pinching has kept many Americans from jetting off in recent years. Still, your family has to go on vacation sometime.

CNNMoney: Yahoo shares slip on weak search, outlookupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 17:57:00

Yahoo reported second-quarter earnings that met Wall Street estimates, but weakness in display and search revenue sent shares lower in after-hours trading.

Tech blogs not sold on Google's 'Facebook clone'updated: Tue Jun 28 2011 17:39:00

There's an old joke in the tech world:

Make dad a viral video starupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 08:28:00

CNN's Josh Levs shows some of the best videos for and about dads.

How viral ads have exploded into the mainstreamupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 08:28:00

With roller skating babies, dancing royal look-alikes and the fragrant Old Spice Guy popping up everywhere, web surfers can't avoid viral advertisements these days -- but do they actually work?

CNNMoney: Google stock below $500. Time to buy?updated: Fri Jun 17 2011 16:54:00

Google is an innovative, 21st-century technology company. So why is its stock trading at a valuation similar to companies from an industry that had its roots in the early 1800s?

CNNMoney: Google, Facebook test IPv6 Internet upgradeupdated: Wed Jun 08 2011 05:09:00

Today hundreds of Internet giants, including Google and Facebook, are participating in the first worldwide "test flight" of a major engineering upgrade to the Internet's infrastructure.

Microsoft to put live TV on Xbox 360updated: Tue Jun 07 2011 11:10:00

Live TV on the Xbox and a more mature second generation of games for the Kinect were among the promises at a Microsoft briefing Monday in advance of the E3 video-game expo.

Bing adds more Facebook data to search resultsupdated: Tue May 17 2011 13:57:00

Bing is weaving even more Facebook into its search results in a bid to create a search experience that is unmatchable by Google. Whether it's better is, ironically, a matter of opinion.

The skinny on finding airfare dealsupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 08:09:00

There's no doubt about it: Airfares for this summer are higher than they were a couple of years ago, especially for business trips that don't require a Saturday night stay.

Royal wedding chatter amps up on Facebook, Twitterupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 07:35:00

One hardly need look at the numbers to know that talk of the Royal Wedding is accelerating rapidly ahead of the April 29 event.

Google, Bing still calling each other copycatsupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 10:13:00

While search engines are busy crafting results pages to address our every whim, software engineers at Bing and Google have been peering at their competitors and crying foul.

CNNMoney: Yahoo earnings: Ad biz jumps, search dropsupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 17:52:00

Yahoo reported first-quarter sales and earnings in line with Wall Street's expectations, though net income slid 6% compared to last year.

Artificial intelligence in your handsupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 01:29:00

Google Goggles gets rid of your keyboard and uses your camera to search the internet.

How Google is teaching computers to seeupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 01:29:00

Computers used to be blind, and now they can see.

Money Magazine: How to find hidden airfare dealsupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 14:36:00

If you're looking to get away this summer, brace yourself: Airfares are likely to be 10% to 15% higher than last year, warns Rick Seaney, CEO of

CNNMoney: DOJ's Microsoft prosecutor: Google is a monopolyupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 19:28:00

Microsoft has a surprising ally in its argument that Google is an abusive monopolist: Samuel Miller, the prosecutor who led the federal government's first antitrust case against Microsoft more than a decade ago.

With +1, Google really, really wants to be your friendupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 14:40:00

Google is pretty good with robots. Not so much with people.

CNNMoney: Microsoft accuses Google of antitrust violationsupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 11:23:00

Microsoft plans to file a formal complaint with the European Commission Thursday, accusing Google of abusing its position as the region's dominant search engine.

Yahoo debuts 'future of search'updated: Thu Mar 24 2011 08:07:00

Yahoo is looking to one-up Google and its own search partner Bing, offering a new search experience it describes as the "fastest thing you have ever seen."

Money Magazine: Save $50,000: Bundle small savingsupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 10:25:00

You may think you've done it all: You're careful with a buck, don't overindulge, and stash away as much as you can for future goals. But while it may not seem as if there's any more you can comfortably squeeze from your budget, there are ways to save more -- 10 pretty painless ways, in fact, to save $50,000 or more in almost every aspect of your life, from your everyday bills to your taxes and investments.

5 trends to watch at SXSW Interactiveupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 11:07:00

It's the festival that launched Foursquare and popularized Twitter.

Microsoft hopes daily deals make its cash register go 'Bing!'updated: Fri Mar 04 2011 10:00:00

Microsoft has dialed up its competition in the search-engine wars with the introduction of a daily deals facility on Bing.

Google: Sting proves Bing copied search resultsupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 04:46:00

Microsoft's search engine Bing is copying results from Google, the dominant search engine on the internet, has claimed.

CNNMoney: Microsoft posts record sales of $20 billion -- thanks Kinect!updated: Thu Jan 27 2011 17:57:00

Microsoft's booming holiday season led the company to record quarterly sales, which easily trumped Wall Street's forecasts, the software giant announced Thursday.

CNNMoney: Yahoo profit grows, but revenue dipsupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 18:15:00

Yahoo reported fourth-quarter sales and earnings that lived up to Wall Street's expectations, with net income rising 120% compared to last year.

Humans vs. automated search: Why people power is cool againupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 09:26:00

What's the best way to find great links on the web? Is it algorithmic search engines like Google, people-powered decision-making, or a combination of both?

Bing battles Google with prettinessupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 10:00:00

Microsoft showed off a host of visual and search enhancements to its search engine Bing Wednesday, in hopes that better packaging will help it eat away at Google's online dominance.

Will you sit and surf or dash for deals?updated: Mon Nov 29 2010 09:36:00

CNN's John Sutter and Lisa Respers France duke it out over whether to shop online or hit the mall this holiday season.

Holiday shopping goes mobile, socialupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 09:36:00

One of our Twitter followers put it best:

yourname@facebook.comupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 02:06:00

Facebook just announced you can have an email address on the site. Drew Griffin and Josh Levs are "Taking the Lead."

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg prefers underdogsupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 02:06:00

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg favors the little guy, but that attitude can pose obstacles for popular websites that want to work with his company.

GOOG-411 shuts down, but there's an alternativeupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 18:44:00

Google's 411 service will shut down for good on Friday, but that doesn't mean the end of free calls to business numbers.

Google Instant Previews show search results before you clickupdated: Wed Nov 10 2010 16:30:00

Google has been working to make its web searches faster -- up to the point of guessing what you're searching for before you're finished typing with Google Instant.

Alternative search engine Blekko launchesupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 07:37:00

Blekko's alternative search engine -- a $24 million venture-backed project that's been three years in the making -- is today launching its public beta.

Windows Phone 7 is the real Facebook phoneupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 07:30:00

When Microsoft and Facebook announced that they were partnering to integrate Facebook and Bing for social network-powered search, it confirmed something I thought Monday: Windows Phone 7 is the real Facebook phone.

Could Facebook be bluffing on search-engine plans?updated: Thu Oct 14 2010 15:13:00

Facebook this week announced a major partnership with Bing. Your Facebook connections now affect the search results delivered by Microsoft's search engine.

Skype adds Facebook tabs, group video chatupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 13:41:00

With Facebook integration and the ability to have group video chats, Skype is getting more social.

Bing likes Facebook's help in searchupdated: Wed Oct 13 2010 17:32:00

You may start seeing some familiar faces in Bing search results soon.

How technology keeps movies, TV shows relevantupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 09:36:00

Upon his release from prison in the new "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," corporate raider Gordon Gekko reclaims his belongings: A gold watch and a mobile phone the size of a 2-liter bottle of soda.

How Bing is out-innovating Googleupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 15:04:00

Google is one of the smartest, most innovative companies in the world, but in its core business -- online search -- it's being routinely shown up by Microsoft's third-place search engine, Bing.

CNNMoney: Microsoft's chance to show it still leadsupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 10:01:00

It's a pretty good time to be Microsoft -- but the company still has a lot to prove.

CNNMoney: Microsoft sales spike on soaring Windows demandupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 18:06:00

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday reported that its quarterly sales soared, thanks to gains across all of its key product lines.

1,000 images per page on new Google searchupdated: Tue Jul 20 2010 16:43:00

Google took the wraps off a new look for Google Images Search on Tuesday, putting up to 1,000 images on the first results page and implementing a new image-based ad format.

Twitter's 'early bird' deals: Flop or fly?updated: Thu Jul 08 2010 12:51:00

Twitter intends to offer special deals and discounts to its users, the company revealed this week. Is this a smart move for the social messaging site, or just an attempt to leap aboard the "online deals" bandwagon?

CNNMoney: Google to buy travel data giant ITA for $700 millionupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 17:53:00

Google on Thursday announced it will buy online travel software company ITA Software for $700 million cash, a move the search giant hopes will boost its visibility in the highly competitive airfare market.

Google's new background option - Bing's not impressedupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 12:45:00

You may have noticed that Google's simple white search page is much more colorful than usual.

Google amps up its search with 'Caffeine'updated: Wed Jun 09 2010 12:49:00

If you search Google on Tuesday, you may notice that the information you're looking for is a bit "fresher" than it would have been on Monday.

Bing envy? Google now lets you create custom homepagesupdated: Thu Jun 03 2010 08:49:00

Ever think that Google's homepage was just a little too sparse? If all of that white space bothers you, your prayers have been answered: Now you can customize your background on

Is voice becoming the new text (again)?updated: Mon May 10 2010 11:56:00

On a recent episode of the TV show "Modern Family," a character named Mitchell gets in his car and does something that's frustratingly familiar for early adopters of technology:

CNNMoney: Microsoft profit surges on Windows 7 momentumupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 18:36:00

Microsoft posted a quarterly profit Thursday that surged from a year earlier and topped Wall Street's forecasts, thanks to momentum from Windows 7, the operating system released in October.

Making the real-time Web relevantupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 13:30:00

If there is perhaps one universal truth about the Web, it's that people want it now.

In China, Bing's turn to show some spineupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 18:16:00

Microsoft's Bing search engine will not follow Google out of China. Executives have made that clear. But will they take the high road or the low road in their quest to win a bigger piece of a China's fast-growing Internet market?

CNNMoney: Google in EU antitrust inquiryupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 06:38:00

Google is being scrutinized by European antitrust officials, who have notified the Internet search giant that three companies have complained about its practices.

CNNMoney: Yahoo-Microsoft search gets final OKupdated: Thu Feb 18 2010 11:34:00

Microsoft and Yahoo said Thursday that their online search deal has received approval from U.S. and European Union regulators, paving the way for the two companies to combine much of their Internet search business.

CNNMoney: Super Bowl ad breaks Google's TV silenceupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 16:15:00

If you watched the Super Bowl Sunday night, you saw at least two unprecedented events: The New Orleans Saints won their first championship, and Google ran an ad for its search engine on television.

CNNMoney: Microsoft profit soarsupdated: Thu Jan 28 2010 18:40:00

Microsoft posted quarterly profit and revenue Thursday that soared from a year earlier, driven by sales from the October release of Windows 7, the company's newest operating system.

TV of the futureupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 15:13:00

Sensio previews the latest in 3D technology ahead of the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show.

Microsoft opens CES without much-hyped tablet, highlights past successesupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 15:13:00

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer opened up the largest consumer technology trade show in the world with a tone that was both reflective and energized, but without living up to much -- if any -- of the anticipation that preceded the speech.

CNNMoney: Yahoo gets kicked to curb by Google, Bingupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 13:21:00

Once the world's online search leader, Yahoo's share has sharply declined, putting it in danger of losing its relevance in a market increasingly dominated by Google.

Bing Maps Beta: Very cool, but limitedupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 12:42:00

Microsoft's Bing took a major step forward Wednesday in adding rich mapping and image data to its search engine, but until it assembles more data, pretty pictures aren't enough to beat the Google Maps juggernaut.

Microsoft plays down anti-Google search plansupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 01:36:00

Microsoft's top search technology executive on Wednesday all but dismissed the likelihood that the company would pay newspaper owners and other publishers for removing their content from Google.

Cashmore: Block Google and consumers will loseupdated: Wed Nov 25 2009 15:23:00

If Rupert Murdoch gets his way -- and he's not simply bluffing -- you may one day need to "Bing it" rather than "Google it" to find news stories online.

CNNMoney: Hello Bing: News Corp's search for searchupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 16:30:00

News Corporation is searching for revenue. Rupert Murdoch has made it clear he wants internet search engines to pay for online content produced by his company's outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and Fox News.

Microsoft and News Corp eye web pactupdated: Sun Nov 22 2009 20:17:00

Microsoft has had discussions with News Corp over a plan that would involve the media company's being paid to "de-index" its news websites from Google, setting the scene for a search engine battle that could offer a ray of light to the newspaper industry.

Follow Friday: Techie Twitterers to knowupdated: Mon Oct 26 2009 09:12:00

This has been a wild week for tech news.

CNNMoney: Microsoft wows the Streetupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 11:12:00

Microsoft Corp.'s stock soared early Friday after the software giant reported quarterly sales and profit that fell from year-ago results but easily beat Wall Street's forecasts.

CNNMoney: Yahoo earnings soar even as sales dropupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 18:49:00

Yahoo Inc. raised its outlook for the rest of the year on Tuesday as it reported third-quarter earnings that blew past analysts' forecasts.

Money Magazine: Microsoft stages a big comebackupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 04:27:00

From the mid-1980s to 1999, a period that marked the rise of the PC, Microsoft made a lot of people rich: Its shares soared 59% a year.

New Internet search toolsupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 10:29:00 writer John Sutter demonstrates the new Internet search-engine tools from Microsoft and Google.

Microsoft, Google expand search-engine toolsupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 10:29:00

Say you're buying a dog. You know the breed you want; you can picture it in your head. But what was the name? A bull terrier? A pit bull? A bull mastiff?

Report criticizes Yahoo over prescription-drug adsupdated: Thu Aug 20 2009 18:27:00

One of the largest Internet search engines is being accused of violating both federal and state laws by accepting advertising from online pharmacies it should have known were selling drugs without valid prescriptions.

Breaking down Microsoft and Yahoo's search dealupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 12:18:00

With a few strokes of a giant purple pen, Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Yahoo's Carol Bartz finally signed a deal Wednesday that will turn Microsoft into the second-largest search company in the world, and turn Yahoo into a media-driven advertising broker.

Testing search enginesupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 09:42:00

CNN's Adrian Finighan conducts a very unscientific test to gauge how ingrained in the public consciousness Google is.

Analysis: Microsoft wants some of Google's good thingupdated: Thu Jul 30 2009 09:42:00

Microsoft knows a good thing when it sees it. And what Google has going on with its search advertising business is a good thing -- which, of course, is why Microsoft wants a bigger piece of it.

CNNMoney: Microsoft and Yahoo: Search partnersupdated: Wed Jul 29 2009 15:29:00

Microsoft and Yahoo reached a long-awaited partnership Wednesday in a bid to challenge Google's dominance in online search.

CNNMoney: What 'Microhoo' means for Googleupdated: Wed Jul 29 2009 12:51:00

"Microhoo" is finally a done deal, but will it really be able to make a dent in Google's enormous search market lead?

CNNMoney: Microsoft and Yahoo strike deal - reportupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 19:22:00

Microsoft and Yahoo have finally come to a search deal and will announce the details of the agreement in the next 24 hours, according to a report.

CNNMoney: Microsoft sales sink another 17%updated: Thu Jul 23 2009 18:24:00

Microsoft Corp. blamed weakness in the global PC and server markets for a sharp drop in quarterly revenue that badly missed Wall Street's forecasts.

CNNMoney: Bing gaining on Google and Yahooupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 16:19:00

Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, has been up and running for just a month, but it has already begun making waves in the lucrative search market.

Google vs. Microsoft: What you need to knowupdated: Wed Jul 15 2009 12:22:00

In less than a week, Google announced an operating system to compete with Windows, while Microsoft announced that Office 10 will include free, online versions of its four most popular software programs -- a shot at Google's suite of web-based office applications.

Fortune: Bing v. Bingupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 05:48:00

On May 28, Microsoft proclaimed it would launch a new search engine that would compete in the vast hunt for search bucks. In an incredible act of sagacity, it announced that the name of the new search engine would be ... Bing. Uh-huh. Microsoft top elephant Steve Ballmer mentioned something about Bing being the "sound of found." No duh. I found it. Some time ago, in fact.

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