Google Owns 98.29% of Mobile Search Market

All your mobile search are belong to Google. According to a recent report from Statcounter, Google commands 98.29 percent of the mobile search market while their next closest competitor, Yahoo, sits at .81 percent.  Bing comes in third with .46 percent, the same as “other” combined ...

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Handcase Launches Gune Search for Android

Brazilian company Handcase has devised a new way to conduct searches on your Android device. It’s called Gune, and it consults Google and Bing for the most popular results. Ricardo Garay, CEO of Handcase, explains their goal, “To optimize the time of the user and to provide a ...

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Google Now Offering Sources for Trivia Wars Everywhere

So for all you know-it-alls–I mean trivia buffs, Google has implemented a new feature in mobile searches to help you answer questions and source your arguments for the year that the Fonz jumped the shark. Pictured to the left you see the new feature, which recognizes queries with terms ...

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The Google Phone Rumor Returns… AGAIN

Here we go again!  The “it’s not happening/yes it is” rumor of an actual Google branded handset has come back.  TechCrunch is reporting today that not only is it going to happen, but it was originally slated to drop this quarter. While we might have dismissed this rumor a ...

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Search, Better

One of the most exciting things about Android is that it is constantly changing. We were all anxious for Cupcake, Donut and now for Eclair. Admit it, you waited by your phone anxiously anticipating the moment it informed you of the availability of a new system update. Some changes come under ...

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Google’s Schmidt: “Android Adoption is About to Explode”

Yay for headlines like that. Today was Google’s Q3 earnings conference call and one of the hot topics was the growth in their mobile division.  As well all know, Android is the key ingredient to the recipe of success.   We’ll spare you the entire call and transcript and give you the ...

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Former Googler Puts New Twist on Mobile Search with Aloqa

The former head of Google Product Marketing thinks mobile search isn’t effective enough so he decided to take the CEO position of a startup called Aloqa.  The company has announced their Android app today and will be demonstrating it at MobileBeat.   

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