Friday, August 28, 2015

Around The Net

  • Google Rejects EU's Antitrust ChangesNew York Times

    Google rejected claims from European Union antitrust officials that the company favored its own search results over rivals. The New York Times reported Thursday that the response was in reference to fines worth billions of dollars if it is found to have broken the European Union’s antitrust rules. ...Read the whole story

  • Bing Is So Much More Than A Search EngineRedmond Magazine

    Bing means so much more than a search engine to Microsoft, writes Mary Jo Foley. Today, the search engine's advertising business contributes multiple billions to Microsoft's bottom line, but she claims that Web search advertising is just the tip of the Microsoft search iceberg. She runs through all the reasons why. ...Read the whole story

  • Google Serves Up Storm Tracking DataGoogle

    Google announced Thursday that it will expand weather-related information that appears in Google search results when Web users search for information about particular storms or tornadoes. It will show a map of the location in relation to the oncoming storm, visualizations of its forecast track, wind severity and arrival time, courtesy of NOAA, and more. ...Read the whole story

  • Beacons Challenged by Consumer BenefitsTechRepublic
Yahoo Makes Big Mobile Push

Like most Web giants, Yahoo is sparing no expense to curry favor with mobile developers. This week alone, the company hosted hundreds of developers at a Mobile Developer Conference in New York City. ...More