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Alibaba's $232 billion early valuation makes it on paper more valuable than eBay (market cap $65 billion) and Amazon ($153 billion) combined.
In addition to pointing and clicking, improvements to Bing Image Search include a dynamic site design that is optimized for touch.
Microsoft's latest trick involves turning Bing's natural language search capabilities into ongoing chats. The company wants users to ask follow-up questions.
Google has created an online community where language lovers can contribute their expertise to continually refine Google Translate services.
Since HTTPS Websites are more secure, Google is looking at the idea of using that feature as another way to rank safe sites higher in Google Search.
Microsoft issues developer-friendly updates that are designed to make it easier to find code snippets or search for answers using special characters.
Google could need to agree to additional conditions as part of a proposed antitrust settlement agreement in the EU that has been on the table for five months.
Google's chief legal officer shares more about its recent response to the new law in an op-ed piece that was published in several European newspapers.
Under an EU court order, Google has begun removing links to content deemed objectionable by the subjects of the content. Critics are beginning to fume about the deletions.
A better Bing? Machine learning, the secret sauce behind the company's smart services slate, is set to make the company's search and security products even smarter.
CEO Meg Whitman and HP board are absolved, but former Autonomy executives will not be exempt from any subsequent litigation.