Scientists develop comparative search engine that helps to predict human gene function
The Human Genome Project wrapped up over a decade ago, yet around a third of the genome remains mysterious, its function unknown. Now, School of Medicine researchers have developed a comparative search engine ...
Researchers create first image-recognition software that greatly improves web searches
Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have created an artificial intelligence software that uses photos to locate documents on the Internet with far greater accuracy than ever before.
At 15, Google revisits past, eyes future
Google celebrated its 15th birthday Thursday with a trip down memory lane, and an update to the search engine formula which helped spawn the tech giant.
Google's 'Hummingbird' hatches new search formula (Update 3)
Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers.
Google promises new thinking for health company
Google announced Wednesday it was launching a new company focused on health and well-being, and hinted at cooperation with longtime rival Apple in the venture.
Google settles suit, clears way for stock split (Update)
Google has resolved a shareholder lawsuit blocking a long-delayed stock split, clearing the way for the Internet search leader to issue a new class of non-voting shares later this year.
Yahoo! revamps search page design
Yahoo! unveiled a new search page design Wednesday as part of the struggling Internet pioneer's effort to ramp up competition with Google.
Google's recipe for excitement
Even though its ubiquitous Internet search engine practically mints money, Google Inc. was widely seen as a company whose best days were behind it. It was written off as the next Microsoft Corp. - a staid ...
Yahoo redesign aims to make site more inviting (Update 2)
Yahoo is renovating the main entry into its website in an effort to get people to visit more frequently and stay longer.
Google gives search results more room
Google began Tuesday serving up revamped search pages that give results more room by shifting the tools menu to the top of the screen.
Google opens window into secretive data centers
Google is opening a virtual window into the secretive data centers where an intricate maze of computers process Internet search requests, show YouTube video clips and distribute email for millions of people.
Iran blocks access to Gmail
Iran blocked access to Google's popular and relatively secure Gmail service Monday amid first steps by the Islamic republic to establish a walled-off national intranet separate from the worldwide Internet.
Google builds birthday reminders into search
Google on Wednesday began letting members of its online social network get search page reminders about the birthdays of friends.
Google chief betting big on social and mobile
Google co-founder Larry Page said his first year back at the company's helm has been marked by big bets on social networking and mobile gadgets.