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One-Word Queries Up 19 Percent In Last Year, Hitwise Says

One-Word Queries Up 19 Percent In Last Year, Hitwise Says | SearchTools | Scoop.it
It looks like searcher behavior is changing. The folks at Experian Hitwise said yesterday that one-word search queries are up 19 percent since last year.
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Google Searches Still Way Better Than Siri, Study Finds

Google Searches Still Way Better Than Siri, Study Finds | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Munster ultimately gave Apple Siri technology a “D” for accuracy while Google earned a solid B+ for search results. In his own estimation Munster says Siri is approximately two years behind Google's learning curve but ...
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50 Cool Search Engines for Serious Readers [Updated] - Online Colleges

50 Cool Search Engines for Serious Readers [Updated] - Online Colleges | SearchTools | Scoop.it
These up-to-date search engines will help you find e-books, rare titles, and even discuss your favorite titles with other readers.
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Be a ‘Google Power Searcher’

Be a ‘Google Power Searcher’ | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Google has many hidden features that can enhance and focus search queries, but not all of them are known to the public at large.
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MetaGopher; a meta search engine | A cool selection of cool search engines with extra flavours

MetaGopher; a meta search engine | A cool selection of cool search engines with extra flavours | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Efficiently search the internet for information using our meta search engine. Results are combined from 8 major search engines and delivered to your browser in a simple web page format.
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The results are in: Google Search destroys Apple's Siri | Digital-News on Scoop.it today

The results are in: Google Search destroys Apple's Siri | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Every since Apple unveiled Siri, they tried to make us believe it was this amazing product that could never be wrong.
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Google Launches Endangered Languages Website - PC Magazine

Google Launches Endangered Languages Website - PC Magazine | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Google Launches Endangered Languages WebsitePC MagazineTo explain the effort, Google has produced a video (below) outlining the project's goals, and if you have fluency in or information regarding an endangered ...and more »...
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Will Yahoo Abandon Search? | WebProNews

Will Yahoo Abandon Search? | WebProNews | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Reports indicate that Yahoo is considering unloading its search business, and focusing on its stronger media business. Last month, we reported on rumors that Yahoo's “Search Alliance” with Microsoft may not play out for its ...
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Search Engine Trends and Limitations | Eyeflow Internet Marketing

Google has no doubt led the charge in parsing down what information is critical to the user when retrieving results for search queries. When other.
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Why Do Search Engines Keep Changing Their Algorithms ...

Why Do Search Engines Keep Changing Their Algorithms ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Whenever Google changes is algorithm it sends shock waves through the internet. Some sites seem to benefit while others who had worked hard to get their.
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Why Knowledge Graph Makes Google Search Smarter Than a Rat - Midsize Insider

Why Knowledge Graph Makes Google Search Smarter Than a Rat - Midsize Insider | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Why Knowledge Graph Makes Google Search Smarter Than a RatMidsize InsiderGoogle recently announced that they are introducing improvements to their search engine. The new semantic model, called Knowledge Graph, has more than ...
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Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests ...

Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
In the last half of 2011, governments asked Google to remove about 12000 pieces of content from their search index and attempted to access the data of over 28000 users. Google complied with 65 percent of court orders; ...
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Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search - WebProNews

Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search - WebProNews | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local SearchWebProNewsBing's local search tool recently received a 500cc injection of good, wholesome vitamin Yelp to boost the quality of search results for local businesses.
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Smackdown: Google Voice Search vs. Apple's Siri [VIDEO]

Smackdown: Google Voice Search vs. Apple's Siri [VIDEO] | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean brings with it voice search, but is it any match for Apple's Siri?
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Google Sound Search

The widget's name is Sound Search, but the most prominent message you're likely to see when using the widget is "What's this song?". The internal codename for the app seems to be "Google Ears". Here's the Sound Search ...
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isbn.nu: search for books and compare prices — fast! | A cool selection of cool search engines with extra flavours

isbn.nu: search for books and compare prices — fast! | A cool selection of cool search engines with extra flavours | SearchTools | Scoop.it
isbn.nu offers a quick way to compare the prices of any in-print and many out-of-print books at over a dozen online bookstores.   Post Image: http://bit.ly/LX9hRS (isbn.nu: search for books and compare prices — fast!
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Twitter Takes A Hard Look At Real-Time Search Queries

Twitter Takes A Hard Look At Real-Time Search Queries | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Twitter Takes A Hard Look At Real-Time Search Queries - WebProNews http://t.co/gAd4Nwiz...
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Simple Tune - Music Search Engine - Free Music, Charts and Radio

Simple Tune Music Search Engine is the quickest and easiest way to listen to music on the internet.
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Tips To Get Better Answers On Google Search Results

Google Search? If yes, then this post is very useful for you. Through this post, I would like to present some useful tips in case you would like to have appropriate and better answers of queries on Google search results.
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What Yahoo! Should Do With Search - Forbes

What Yahoo! Should Do With Search - Forbes | SearchTools | Scoop.it
What Yahoo! Should Do With SearchForbesExpect Yahoo to do something with its search business in the next few weeks. The most likely outcome is a reworked partnership or completely outsourced deal ...Will Yahoo Abandon Search?
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The 10 Best Shopping Engines

The 10 Best Shopping Engines | SearchTools | Scoop.it
A new study analyzes the best comparison shopping engines based on traffic, revenue, conversion rate, return on spend, average CPC, quality of merchant tools, and merchant response ratings to help guide marketing spend for online retailers.
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Search vs. Social: The 50 Shades of Gray in Online Information ...

Search vs. Social: The 50 Shades of Gray in Online Information ... | SearchTools | Scoop.it
Those who posit Facebook with improved search poses a genuine threat to Google's search dominance are painting a broad picture with a narrow brush. Users utilize search universally while turning to social in certain ...
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10 Best Search Engines on Internet for Kids

10 Best Search Engines on Internet for Kids | SearchTools | Scoop.it
The need to protect kids from inappropriate content is one of the reasons for having special Search engines for them. Well, here are ten of the best search engines for kids.
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What's the Difference Between a Search Engine and a Directory?

What's the Difference Between a Search Engine and a Directory? | SearchTools | Scoop.it
If you are only using search engines to find information on the Internet, you may be missing-out on a lot of what's out there.
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