13 April 2010

Google buys UK visual search engine

Google announced this week that the search engine plans to buy the UK based visual search engine company called PlinkArt, making it the first UK based company to be acquired by Google. PlinkArt is just four months old and is currently available as an application on Google’s mobile platform Android. It allows users to identify works of art by photographing …

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15 August 2009

Internet Explorer 8 is partnering with top search providers like Bing, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, Amazon

Internet Explorer 8 is partnering with top search providers like Bing, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, Amazon to deliver visual suggestions that provide you with immediate answers. For example, typing “Isaac Newt” with Wikipedia visual suggestions will instantly show you a preview of the results directly in the Search Box drop-down. Look for more visual suggestion results with your preferred search providers. The …

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