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Report: Yahoo hoping to woo Apple away from Google

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reportedly has a secret plan: To convince Apple to use her company's mobile-search technology, rather than Google's. (If so, it's not much of a secret anymore.)

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Five free Chrome tools for faster, easier searches

Look no further! These tools let you automate, customize, and cull searches to improve your results.

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Google's iOS search app gets improved reminders, notifications

The new tools announced Tuesday bring more of the features that are already on Google’s Android-based search app to iOS devices.

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Six quick Spotlight tips

Looking for a file? You'll have a better chance of finding it with these tricks for OS X's Spotlight.

Safari Keyword Search review: Searching made simple and speedy

Safari Keyword Search is a browser extension that lets you search a variety of sites right from Safari's unified search field.

Exploring Google Search's tenuous relationship with pirated content

Mountain View says it filters copyright-infringing content from its autocomplete function, but not all search filters are created equal.

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Hands-on: Google starts highlighting in-depth articles in (some) search results

Google's Knowledge Graph already provides you with tasty informational tidbits, and now, the company plans to point you towards the meatier stuff.

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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.

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Microsoft to sanitize Bing for schools

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

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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.