Dec 222010

(AFP) – 1 day ago BEIJING — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg — on holiday in China, where his global social networking site is blocked — met with the head of the country’s biggest search engine Baidu on Monday, a spokesman said. Zuckerberg, 26, and Baidu chief executive Robin Li toured the company’s offices in Beijing […]

Oct 082010

(AFP) – 7 hours ago WASHINGTON — Yahoo! began rolling out changes to its Web search engine on Thursday, the first significant revamp since it partnered with Microsoft to take on market leader Google. Microsoft and Yahoo! reached an agreement last year which calls for the US software giant to eventually power searches at all […]

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Sep 192010

By Chris Lefkow (AFP) – 2 hours ago WASHINGTON — Google is the undisputed king of search in the United States. But who’s number two? Yahoo! has long held that position but Microsoft has been creeping up and may even have leapfrogged the Sunnyvale, California, company in a competition whose goal is to turn more […]

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