Search Engine News Updates: December 01 to 05 – 2009

With Christmas fast approaching along with ever growing new technologies, making a wide range of real-time information easily accessible to anyone with a connection. Google, the world’s most popular and preferred platform for search engine this week made new acquisition to boost its advertising, whereas, Microsoft confirms releasing Office 2010 by the mid of next year and Yahoo shuttering its Direct Media Exchange and more.
baidu Baidu Targets Google With Preloaded Search Engine

The ever growing high-tech industry have agreed that the mobile market is key in China. Baidu, which is trying to fend off a challenge from Google, which is playing greater role in introducing its web experience into phones in the Chinese mobile search market, is rolling out a new mobile.

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davidko Yahoo’s Mobile Head “David Ko” Promoted To Become Audience Head

Yet another management shuffle at Yahoo. The Sunnyvale, Calif., company has given “David Ko,” formerly senior vice president for Yahoo Mobile, has been awarded to the Internet giant’s vast media properties in the U.S. to his portfolio, is now senior vice president of audience division.

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Yahoo, Right Media To Shutter DMX Platform End Of January 2010

As part of Sunnyvale-based Yahoo’s strategy to recast the Right Media, the ad exchange that Yahoo acquired in 2007 for a reported $680 million in cash and stock, but on Tuesday the company announced that it will shut down the Direct Media Exchange (DMX) advertising platform.

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Google Mollifies Whining Publishers: Sets Parameter To Access Free News Articles

Google, facing the wrath from media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and some other newspaper owners over the way it offers free access to newspaper articles, said it will allow publishers to set a new parameter.

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Microsoft Confirms Release Of Office 2010 In June

After quietly releasing the Office 2010 public beta, software maker Microsoft is reportedly prepping the next major release of its productivity applications suite – Office 2010 – right on time, in June of its namesake year.

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Yahoo Weaves Tighter Integration With Facebook

Internet pioneer Yahoo Inc. on Wednesday said that it is weaving tighter integration with Facebook that will further open its Internet properties to users of its email, photo-sharing and other online products.

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Microsoft Revamps Bing Maps: Adds Richer Street-Level View And More

The Redmond, Wash., software giant Microsoft, taking aim at one of Google’s most popular services, Google Maps, continues to fine-tune its fledgling Bing search engine, on Wednesday enhanced its own online mapping service with several new capabilities, including a street-level view.

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Google Exhibits Uncluttered Home Page With New Look

Global search engine leader Google has recently been playing around with various homepage designs has formally introduced a brand new version of the search engine’s redesigned iconic homepage.

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Google Debuts New Translation Into Main Search Results Pages

Search engine giant Google recently unfolded two new feature, an automated search feature dubbed as: “Translated Search” aimed at passing over the language barrier across web search results.

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Google Acquires Online Collaboration Startup “AppJet” To Boost Wave

Google seems to be hurrying to get its holiday shopping done, having just acquired its fourth company in less than a month. In order to boost its recently invited Wave product, Google on Friday said it is buying the San Francisco based online collaboration startup “AppJet,” which.

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