Yandex surpasses Bing in the world’s top search engine rankings

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The biggest search engine few people have ever heard of. is probably Yandex.  According to Search Engine Watch,  the Russian search engine has surpassed Microsoft’s Bing in the world’s top search engine rankings.  Search Engine Watch got its data from ComScore.

 

 

 

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Maps: Google vs. Bing vs. Yahoo

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Mapping Comparisons

Justin O’Beirne takes a close look at the most popular online map sites to try and figure out just why Google Maps is more readable. It comes down to the finest of details: Google adds white outlines to city names that are just thick enough to conceal what is behind the text, has a finely-tuned contextual hierarchy of type sizes, and a carefully selected color scheme…

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The Future of Microsoft’s Desktop Could Look Like a Mobile Phone

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The future of Microsoft’s desktop?

Competition in the personal computer market is heating up, even as it becomes increasingly difficult to distinguish just what we mean when we talk about a PC. Airline flight attendants seem to be able to discern the difference between mobile phones and personal computers in their in-flight announcements, but the vendors who make and sell them increasingly can’t.

 

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