Blog posts involving the most popular search engine in the world, Google.

Bing & Facebook Challenge Google Instant Search

Google and Yahoo are currently the two top search engines, but Bing will be knocking Yahoo into third place soon enough. With two new features being added to the search engine, Bing is making big strides to challenge its main competitor, Google, and its new ‘Instant Search’ feature. Either way, the way we search is changing fast.

Mark Zuckerberg and Qi Lu (Karen T. Borchers/Mercury News)

Yesterday, big names like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft’s Qi Lu announced a major merging of the two companies’ most popular websites. This all started with Microsoft buying a 1.6% stake in Facebook for… Continue reading

Google Cars Drive Themselves

Smart Phones, Smart Texts, and now Smart Cars?

According to an article in The Huffington Post, Google is now working on their next big breakthrough: cars that drive themselves.

Project Leader Sebastian Thrun said that the goal is to “help prevent traffic accidents, free up people’s time and reduce carbon emissions” through ride sharing and “the new highway trains of tomorrow,” on Google’s corporate blog Saturday.

The car is never completely unmanned, as a backup driver will always be behind the wheel to monitor the software that makes it capable for the car to drive on its own. These… Continue reading

3 Ways to Use Google Instant Search

Google’s new Instant Search feature has gotten a lot of attention in the past day or so, but what can it do for you?


Whether you are a busy SEO professional or a stay-at-home dad, you have probably noticed that Google has upgraded their search engine to provide instant results as you type. If you haven’t heard of this yet, according to statistics, you will experience it soon enough. 

When you visit the search engine, you will be greeted by the same simple home page. The difference will be obvious once you begin to type. As soon as… Continue reading

Search Gets Even Faster with ‘Google Instant’

The mystery behind this week’s changing Google logo was revealed today as the company released its new searching platform, ‘Google Instant.’



In a San Francisco seminar this morning, Google announced it would be launching “Google Instant,” a faster, more interactive way to search the web.

When you search on Google today, your results will appear instantly.  Instead of clicking the search button or pushing enter to see your results, the results of your search will appear as you type. 

Not only can you see your search results as you type your query, but Google Instant will predict what… Continue reading

Google Voice Challenges Skype

Gmail got a little more competitive on Wednesday as Google unveiled its Google Voice phone service designed to allow its users to make free phone calls directly from their email inbox.


In a major move to challenge the success of Skype, Google is basically offering every Gmail user a way talk on the phone for free, at least in 2010, to landlines and cell phones in the United States and Canada. Not only can Gmail users call any phone numbers, but they will also be assigned their own Gmail phone numbers. That way, phone users can call Gmail Voice users… Continue reading