Yahoo! on Thursday launched a Spanish version of its Internet home page for mobile devices in a move to court the growing US Hispanic population.
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If you haven’t noticed, Bing and Google are engaged in a tit-for-tat over which search engine has the best features.
Given undistinguished history of Microsoft’s late and unlamented Live Search engine, the predecessor to Bing, it’s easy to dismiss Redmond as a hapless also-ran in the search market. But given the vast sums of money and resources that Microsoft is investing in its fledging Google challenger, this could change in a hurry.
Google’s getting more than the usual amount of attention this week for sponsoring free airport Wi-Fi during the holiday season. And rightfully so: During a long layover, no one wants to fire up their laptop and Web browser only to see a Web page demanding money for Internet access.
Google is adding World Bank figures to Internet results in a bid to make hard facts about countries worldwide easier to find.
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has pulled out of doing a keynote at January’s Consumer Electronics Show due to a change in her schedule, a Yahoo spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.
Google on Tuesday launched an online tool for tracking down where to get vaccinations against H1N1 and seasonal influenza in the United States.
Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Carol Bartz promised Tuesday to turn around the struggling Internet company after this year’s “terrible” performance.
With its eye on the mobile ad market, Google on Monday said it will buy the AdMob mobile advertising network for $750 million in stock.
Update | 2:05 p.m. Google has agreed to acquire AdMob , a fast-growing start-up that developed technology to place ads on mobile phones, for $750 million in stock, the company said Monday, The New York Times?s Miguel Helft reports from San Francisco.