Can Yahoo Out-Google Google in Image Search? (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

hoo has quietly updated its Yahoo Image Search preview page with a friendlier interface that displays larger images, and makes it easier to browse related thumbnails. Is it easier to use than Google Image Search? My first impression is yes. Let’s take a closer look.

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Google, Microsoft, Apple sued over preview icons (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

A Michigan-based networking company on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Google, Microsoft, and Apple alleging that all three tech giants violated a patent it owns on the use of document-preview icons–or thumbnails–in operating systems.

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Google Loses Two German Copyright Cases Over Image Search Thumbnails (CBS News)

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Google (NSDQ: GOOG) has told paidContent.co.uk it intends to appeal two seperate copyright cases it lost in Hamburg, Germany today over its unauthorised indexing of an artist’s work and a photographer’s photo as thumbnails in Google image search results. Bloomberg reported that Google lost both cases at the Regional Court of Hamburg: photographer Michael Bernhard brought the action after one of …

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