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Google faces allegations of anti-competitive behaviour yet again, as a UK mapping company says its products are now "harder to find" due to Google's "cynical manipulation of search results".
Microsoft has released a list of the top searches on Bing for 2012, with the iPhone 5 on top of the list for the most searched news stories and Kim Kardashian on top of the most searched person.
Google seems to have introduced some new functionality for their main search engine, adding additional clarification to famous names and what they are most primarily celebrated for.
Google has announced that, starting next week, it will push down websites that have received high amounts of removal notices for copyright infringements in its search results.