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Apple is ruffling features by collecting search and location data from OS X Yosemite users through Spotlight features that some argue should be off by default.
Apple's updated Spotlight search capability in OS X 'Yosemite' includes tighter integration with Microsoft's Bing search.
Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth on why criticism of Ubuntu hasn't blunted its plans for integrating online search into the OS.
The mobile ecosystem continues to search for a real No. 3 platform. Why not Mozilla's Firefox OS?
The app, similar to those available for iOS and the BlackBerry OS, lets users search online without needing to fire up a browser. However, it will not work on Windows RT-based systems such as the Surface tablet that will go on sale this Friday.
As the leading enterprise Kanban tool, LeanKit lets you visualize your work and workflow, collaborate more effectively, and identify...
Canonical-backed Ubuntu's October update to the open-source OS now pulls in online results to desktop search, while the criticised Amazon store display now has a toggle to turn it off.
Chinese search giant says mobile channel increasingly important, with plans to monetize mobile search traffic and expand its Baidu Yi mobile OS to more devices.
The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary: Revised and Expanded is the best kanji-learning tool available for electronic devices. Based...
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.
If it weren't for Android, Google would have a pretty lousy record when it comes to working with hardware manufacturers. Google TV has been a bust to date (though the latest update may help resuscitate the platform), and sales of Chromebooks, systems that run the search giant's Chrome OS, have been very modest.
Dell will make handsets based on Baidu's upcoming Baidu Yi mobile OS, which is based on Android but replaces Google's web services with its own search, email and maps
RIM software CTO David Yach discusses a single BlackBerry OS that works on two very different devices, and the tie-up with Bing that is about more than search
The two foundation manufacturers that search giant Google has signed up to sell hardware running its fledgling Chrome OS platform have pledged to bring the devices to Australia in the second half of this year. Although Australians have a while yet to wait for information on exact availability, linked 3G mobile broadband plans and pricing details.
Malware writers are usually quick to exploit hot news topics such as royal weddings and the assassination of terrorists, and Osama Bin Laden's death is no exception. In this case, malware events include the exploitation of Sohaib Athar's website -- he's the man who live-tweeted the US attack in Abbottabad without knowing it -- and scareware attacks on Mac OS X via the usual poisoned search engine results.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces at Blackberry World 2011 that Bing will become the default search and map provider in all upcoming Blackberry devices.
The updated mobile OS will use GPU-accelerated graphics and add support for near-field communication technology, and underpin two new Bold smartphones
Since Google announced that it is planning to drop support for the H.264 codec from its Chrome browser (and presumably Chrome OS) the blogosphere has exploded with thoughts, ideas, rants and conspiracy theories about what motive the search giant could have for this move.
They might not like Google's pesky search engine, but the Chinese government seems open to letting the Google Android OS stay on their smartphones.
Google certainly spent a lot of time on search in 2009, but had more pressing issues with the U.S. government and building next version of its smartphone OS.
Google announced the open-sourcing of its Chrome OS early this morning, and the search giant was very clear in explaining its target market for Chrome OS devices: this is a companion device, not a primary desktop machine. But is a Chrome OS netbook intrinsically better than a lowly iPod?
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