Neowin News Feed for: Searches Neowin News Feed for: Searches en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft showcases top web searches of 2014 with Bing Trends <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s new Bing Trends 2014 site reveals some of the year&#039;s top web searches in various categories, with popular searches from several parts of the world, including the US, UK, India and Japan. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:00:01 +0000 US House passes an amendment which would remove funding from the NSA's backdoor searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/360578153NSA.jpg" alt="" /></div>The US House of Representatives has pushed forward an amendment that would cut funding from the NSA&#039;s controversial backdoor searches and stop the NSA from adding backdoors to encryption standards. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:20:35 +0000 German Federal Court decides Google auto-complete can violate privacy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1522871488germanyicon.jpg" alt="" /></div>Germany&#039;s federal court has decided the Google auto-complete function can violate user privacy and former President Christian Wulff&#039;s wife is being used as the key example of this problem. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Tue, 14 May 2013 21:26:43 +0000 California bill could require warrant for cell phone searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1309934620349156043s_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you own a mobile phone in the state of California, a proposed state bill would require the police to get a warrant to search the contents of your phone or other devices if it becomes law. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:52:48 +0000 Google denies filtering Microsoft related searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>The popular UK price comparison website has been deeply affected by Google&#039;s recent changes to it&#039;s search system. According to BBC News, Ciao&#039;s parent Company, Microsoft, claims that Google is involved in rigging searches... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Zoe Austin) Sat, 16 Apr 2011 07:16:54 +0000 Charter To Begin Tracking Users' Searches And Inserting Ads <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Charter Communications is sending letters to its customers informing them of an &quot;enhanced online experience&quot; that involves Charter monitoring its users' searches and the websites they visit, and inserting targeted third-party ads based on their... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 14 May 2008 10:16:09 +0000 Yahoo tops Google in quality of searches, study says <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a study released this week by Compete Incorporated, 67% of the 7.5 billion monthly searches done by the U.S. online population in August were done using Google and 65% of those prompted a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Sep 2007 17:30:59 +0000 EU Searches for Galileo Funding Source <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Union will decide this week where the €2.4bn shortfall in funding for the Galileo GPS satellite system will come from. A meeting on September 19th is expected to suggest that the cost is... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 17 Sep 2007 22:33:39 +0000 TorrentSpy Blocks Searches From US Visitors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In what appears to be a preventative measure to protect its users, popular Bittorrent search site TorrentSpy has begun to block all search from US visitors, starting today. The site has been caught up in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 27 Aug 2007 21:32:36 +0000 Google logs half of all US searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Overall, Americans are searching more than they did a year ago: queries have increased by 11% since 2006. Google, the only search engine among the top five to gain market share, logged more than half... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 26 Jun 2007 23:46:09 +0000 Microsoft Testing Multiple Searches on One Page <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It seems Google isn't the only one that has decided to redirect a handful of users to test a different approach to web search. Microsoft is redirecting a small number of random users who use... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 19 May 2007 16:59:00 +0000 Similarity searches accelerate P2P downloads by 30-70% <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>I know you've all searched for a file, only to see it be displayed over and over in a P2P client's search results. The file name or description may be different, but you can... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 10 Apr 2007 21:23:38 +0000 Google searches for $135 per share <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has finally setup a price range of $108 to $135 for shares of its company. With these high prices Google hopes to make $2.7 billion and $3.3 billion dollars. Eventually you can... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 Jul 2004 16:52:57 +0000 Porn 3X more popular than searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Online porn sites get about three times more visits than the top Web search engines, including market leader Google Inc., a research firm said Thursday. Web sites categorized as &quot;adult&quot; accounted for about... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 05 Jun 2004 00:40:46 +0000 New Tool Searches and Replaces SCO Code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Linux developer Aduva released a tool at this week's LinuxWorld that will allow companies looking over their shoulder for lawyers to replace offending Linux code with code that doesn't infringe on what SCO alleges is... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 11 Aug 2003 06:27:04 +0000 Bungie Searches For America's Biggest Halo Fan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Game Studios recently announced a new contest aimed at Halo fans eager to attend the upcoming Bungie Fan Fest and check out Halo 2, as well as try out the PC port of the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sun, 06 Apr 2003 10:59:13 +0000 Microsoft searches for Ms. M.o.X.i.e. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) on Tuesday announced the Search for Ms. M.o.X.i.e. (Microsoft Office v. X Integrated Experience) contest. The MacBU is looking for the most &quot;nimble, determined, Mac-wielding businesswoman around to take... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 Oct 2002 18:42:36 +0000 Netscape Navigator browser snoops on web searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AOL's Netscape unit is snooping on searches performed by users of its latest Navigator browser at Google and other search sites. According to a network traffic analysis performed by Newsbytes, Netscape is... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 08 Mar 2002 04:04:22 +0000 Yahoo! puts a price on searches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Paul Piovesan for the heads up :D &quot;Yahoo Premium Document Search,&quot; is designed to expand on a previous agreement with search technology provider Northern Light Technology, which Tuesday was acquired by enterprise... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Jan 2002 09:28:55 +0000