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Twitter ups its search game: How it compares against G+ and Facebook's Open Graph

Twitter’s new search features are supposed to make it easier to find accounts and recent photos related to your search topic, as well as view a stream of topical tweets as you could before.


Microsoft to sanitize Bing for schools

Microsoft announced plans to launch Bing for Schools, which will optimize results for K-12 students.


Siri in iOS 7

Siri in iOS 7: Apple still playing catch up with Google, but moving aggressively

Apple made a variety of announcements regarding Siri during the WWDC 2013 keynote. Lex Friedman says that in some ways, the Siri updates still appear to lag behind Google Now. But just as importantly, Apple's looking to hit Google where it hurts: in the search activity.

Bing-powered Siri joins Microsoft's anti-Google allies

Apple joins Facebook and Yahoo on Microsoft's side of the search-engine wars, but Bing's role as a backstop might still work to its disadvantage.

April Fools' Day 2013: A roundup of the best tech gags

Every April 1, the Web explodes with nonsense. Here is a rundown of many of 2013's most creative pranks.


Remains of the Day: Irony deficiency

Samsung's strategy revealed! Elsewhere, NORAD goes bing and Apple's happy to tell you all about things that aren't working.

Remains of the Day: Top of the pops

Even Microsoft has to admit Apple's products are super popular, Cupertino may be looking to switch chip suppliers, and a Mac mini vid fix is tipped to happen soon.

Bing's top 2012 search terms: iPhone 5, Facebook

The annual list of top search queries on Bing show that Facebook, Apple's iPhone 5 and the presidential election have been of significant interest to the online world during 2012.