Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of about 338:

John Ribeiro / PC World:
Bing follows Google in offering Europeans the ‘right to be forgotten’   —  Microsoft has started accepting requests from users in Europe who want to remove search links from Bing under a recent “right-to-be-forgotten” ruling by Europe's top court.  —  The company has asked European residents …
Jul 17, 2014, 4:50 AMIn context
BBC:
US lifts restrictions on more detailed satellite images   —  The Worldview-3 satellite is set to launch in August  —  Sites like Google and Bing Maps will be able to use higher-quality satellite images, thanks to US government restrictions being lifted.  —  Companies had not been allowed …
Jun 16, 2014, 11:45 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Apple Drops Google For Bing As “Spotlight” Search Provider In iOS 8 & Mac OS X “Yosemite”   —  Bing has gained another win with Apple, becoming integrated into a new version of Spotlight in Apple's forthcoming Mac OS X “Yosemite” operating system and in the coming iOS 8 mobile operating system.
Jun 2, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft Bing rolls out personalized cards, integrated with Cortana, competing with Google Now and Siri   —  They're not calling it “Bing Now,” but a new service just announced by Microsoft will feel very familiar to some Google users.  “Starting today, we are unveiling a set of personalized cards …
Apr 16, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Did Microsoft just kill its anti-Google ‘Scroogled’ campaign?   —  Summary: A Microsoft Corporate Vice President claims Microsoft is ‘done’ with its ‘Scroogled’ campaign.  But is the company really Scroogled out?  —  Has Microsoft quietly done away with its anti-Google “Scroogled” campaign?
Apr 14, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Anonymous Social App Secret Confirms $8.6 Million In New Funding   —  Secret, the anonymous social sharing app popular among the Silicon Valley and tech industry crowd, officially announced today it has raised $8.6 million in outside investment.  The round included participation from Garry Tan …
Mar 14, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana will support nicknames, “Notebook” system for accessing personal info, Google Now-like notifications   —  This is Cortana, Microsoft's answer to Siri  —  Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update will include Cortana …
Mar 3, 2014, 11:15 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
More Cortana details: Siri/Google Now-like virtual assistant to replace Bing search feature in Windows Phone 8.1   —  Apple has Siri, and Microsoft is about to get Cortana  —  Microsoft has been in a state of “shut up and ship” with Windows Phone for more than a year now.
Feb 20, 2014, 3:20 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Re/code:
Ahead of Acquisition Binge, Lenovo Quarterly Revenue Tops $10 Billion for First Time   —  Lenovo, which is in the process of buying IBM's server business and Google's Motorola phone business, said Thursday that its existing business topped $10 billion in quarterly revenue, a first for the company.
Feb 12, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Microsoft beats Google by adding Bitcoin currency conversion to Bing   —  Microsoft today added Bitcoin currency conversion to Bing, which supports over 50 currencies in its index.  Conversion is as simple as typing in “x btc to currency” or “x currency to btc.”  The data is provided by digital wallet company Coinbase:
Feb 10, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Code is the universal language of the future  —  For the 34 teams descending on Seattle from all over the world for the Imagine Cup, code is a common and essential language they all speak — and represents the power to promote change.
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
The Best Thing for Your Data Center since vSphere  —  It's come to our attention that some folks are less than certain about the differences between vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management.  Let's clear things up:
Zoho:
Customer Spotlight: How One Company Went from No CRM to Zoho CRM Power Users  —  “We had evolved our CRM from spreadsheets, to Goldmine CRM and finally to ACT CRM, but we knew we needed to move to a native cloud-based CRM”
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.