Growth potential make search engine stocks attractive, but risky

...aren't many publicly traded search engine stocks to choose from, and their...Wall Street is so excited about search engine stocks is it seems they are only...Street are thinking as they snap up search engine stocks, consider this: Spending...

AltaVista search engine re-designed

AltaVista Co., a no-frills Internet search engine, will undergo radical surgery Monday in its bid to become a full-fledged consumer media company offering live news updates and...

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Google unveils cheapest Chromebooks yet as Microsoft slashes price on Surface Pro 3 tablet

...Android software for mobile devices, the Chrome system is set up so users will automatically begin using Google's search engine and other services, such as Gmail and YouTube. Google has used the Chromebooks as a prod to bring down the prices...

Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...Google has been at the forefront of upheaval during the past 15 years. Besides building the Internet's dominant search engine and digital ad network, the Mountain View, Calif., company also boasts the top mobile operating system in Android...

Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'

...advising a user to stay away. Google also is demoting the nettlesome sites in the rankings of its dominant Internet search engine so people are less likely to come across them in the first place. Google disclosed Thursday that the safe browsing...

Microsoft launches Windows Live Internet search engine

...launching a revamped Internet search engine it says will help computer users...Search will replace the existing search engine that powers MSN.com. MSN spokesman...test. A key goal with the new search engine will be to give people more control...

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Microsoft promises Windows 10 will be familiar on all devices, even holographic headsets

...integrated with Cortana, the company's voice-activated answer to Siri. Microsoft is expanding Cortana to serve as a search engine and personal assistant, capable of answering questions and responding to commands such as "Play music" on desktop...

Researchers develop 3-D search engine

...industrial parts. Ramani expects his search engine will serve huge industrial companies...practical." With the Purdue search engine, designers could sketch the part...and colleagues have put a 3-D search engine on the Web that lets anyone sketch...

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3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...wireless plans to consumers.The pre-installation of the Wallet app is similar to what Google already does with its search engine, Gmail and YouTube on millions of other phones running on Android ? an operating system that Google has been giving...

Microsoft to preview new search engine

...beginning Thursday. Microsoft has long offered a search engine on its MSN Web site, but the technology behind it has...search technology, and announced plans to launch its own search engine. The preview that begins Thursday won't include technology...

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