GOOGLE FOLLOWS MICROSOFT’S LEAD BY ANNOUNCING PLANS TO COLLABORATE WITH TWITTER

Just after the news broke that Microsoft would start indexing Twitter updates through their newly launched search engine Bing, Google also revealed that they have plans to follow suit and will also begin delivering status updates from Twitter in the near future. The real-time Twitter search feature was announced by Microsoft at a web summit in Australia this week. The …

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YAHOO! AND TWITTER JOIN FORCES

Yahoo! has signed a deal with the popular micro-blogging site Twitter which will see Yahoo! users able to access Twitter via a whole host of Yahoo! products. It’s not unusual for search engines to partner up with social networking sites such as Twitter. Only last year Google and Microsoft’s Bing signed a deal with Twitter to start indexing their updates …

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REPORTS OF POSSIBLE YAHOO! ACCOUNT HACKING IN CHINA

It’s been reported that a number of Yahoo! accounts belonging to journalists and those involved in activist groups related to China have been hacked into over the last month. The news comes just days after Google announced it is planning to remove its Chinese language search services from China because of a spate of cyber-attacks and concerns over censorship. Google …

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