The iPhone and iPad maker is encrypting its services, end-to-end, in a bid to prevent law enforcement (even with a search warrant) from accessing your device data.
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The iPhone and iPad maker rolls out the latest version of its mobile platform, including fixes and updates to its Spotlight search engine and iCloud Keychain.
Russian search company Yandex places Android and iPad first on mobile.
Google has bought the mobile productivity firm Quickoffice in a bid to make its Google Apps product suite more compatible with various file formats, the search giant said on Tuesday.Quickoffice provides word processing and other office task functions for smartphones and tablets, including those running Google's Android operating system, and iOS-based devices such as the iPad and iPhone.
The iPad maker is planning to add Chinese search engine Baidu to the options in its mobile Safari browser in China, reports say
The flap over Google playing up Google+ in its search results continues. Now, Harvard professor and security expert Ben Edelman has weighed in on the debate. His argument: by embedding Google+ into search, Google is essentially prodding people to join its social network out of SEO fear.
Google has updated its iPad search app to add a big part of Chrome OS, right under Apple's nose.
While it might not be called "Chrome for iOS" or anything, the updated Google Search app for iOS is a dead ringer for Chrome OS when running on the iPad.
Google has re-introduced its Search app for the iPad, which is touted as more visual and interactive than before.
Google is evidently taking the iPad much more seriously these days.
Microsoft is rolling out an update to its Bing for iPad application with new "Lasso" touch-search technology.
Microsoft has released a Bing mobile app optimized especially for the Apple iPad. This app is so pretty it will surely make some users forget about a mobile app designed for another large search engine.
Nuance's Dragon speech recognition tools are well known on PC, but in the mobile world the company's probably best known for its work on extended T9. That's going to change with the arrival in the UK App Store of iPhone and iPad versions of its voice-powered Search and Dictation apps.
There are plenty of ways to search for an iPad case, but iPadCaseFinder.com makes it a very streamlined process.
Previewing South by Southwest and a 4G handset in 2011 top today's headlines.
Cisco's big announcement and some thoughts about the fate of netbooks top today's headlines.
Updated: Stephen Wolfram, creator of the Wolfram/Alpha search engine, on Tuesday demonstrated his much ballyhooed "computational knowledge engine" at a talk at Harvard University. Wolfram likened his effort to reproducing a global reference library and said Wolfram/Alpha will launch in "a few weeks.
In areas like New Jersey and California, as well as Boston, schools are getting together to meet personnel needs through online jobs portals.
Last week I had the distinct honor of listening to Harvard Business School's Andrew McAfee speak on Enterprise 2.0 at The New New Internet in Northern Virginia. I've written several times here about McAfee's thoughts and work about the use of freeform, emergent, social software to enable ad hoc collaboration. McAfee's work essentially applies and combines many of the key Web 2.0 concepts of social software, user generated content, and discoverability via search to the workplace.
Echoing his well known and much discussed and vilified "Harvard Business Review" essay "IT Doesn't Matter," Nick Carr writes at the end of a post on the commoditization of search that "maybe search doesn't matter." Nick posits that search from the big three isn't very differentiated, nor is it a major barrier to switching from one search engine to another.
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