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Microsoft mission to increase Bing usage by '10-15%' ends in 1%

Before the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft claimed the new operating system's deep-reaching search features would lead to a 15 percent increase in Bing usage. Nearly two months on, an independent study says only a 1 percent increase has been experienced.

Google has an all-new logo to convey colour and friendliness

Google is rolling-out an all-new logo with a flatter, more modern design with a greater emphasis on bold colour and simplicity. It can be seen today on the company's search engine and will be bringing updated multi-colour iconography to apps very soon.

Intel publicly releases code behind Stephen Hawking's voice

Intel has publicly released the code for the software that powers Stephen Hawking's speech engine. It allows developers to go ahead and delve into how it works, opening the gateway to new systems based upon it but expanded by the knowledge of others.

Google announces massive restructuring, 'Alphabet' parent company

Google has surprised the world by announcing a large-scale restructuring of its entire business that will result in the formation of a new holding company, Alphabet, to contain the search giant itself and the various other companies it has acquired.

What hackers could do to the Jeep Cherokee: Anything they want to

Two security researchers have found a way to gain total control of the Jeep Cherokee in a way that gives complete remote access to all of its systems from any location, across the Internet. That includes the throttle, brakes, engine and much more.

Google harms consumers and itself by promoting its own content

A new study has concluded that Google harms consumers by filtering search results so that listings for its own services are promoted to the tops of pages. It adds more fuel to the EU's recent accusation of Google engaging in anticompetitive practices.

Google admits that it 'doesn't always get it right' in Europe

Google has admitted it has messed up in Europe, leading to the strong anti-trust allegations it is faced with now. The company's European chief made the comments in an interview yesterday, saying "As far as Europe is concerned: We get it."

Microsoft's Bing is finally eating into Google into the U.S.

A market research firm has found Microsoft's Bing search engine powered more than 20 percent of U.S. searches for the first time in history last month, taking a large chunk out of Google's share. The story is rather different outside of the U.S. though.

Google has been indexing private network-connected hard drives

A report has found that Google has been inadvertently indexing network-connected hard drives in peoples' homes. These drives are often used by families for backing up devices and the researchers found that stored files could be found on Google.

TransAsia plane crash probe focuses on engine failure

Taipei - One engine failed on the TransAsia plane that crashed in Taiwan this week with the loss of at least 35 lives, and the pilots may have inexplicably shut down the other, investigators and experts said Friday.

Op-Ed: Finding your way through SEO in 2014

It is about half way through 2014 and Google has been slapping all the SEO abusers with its Penguin update 3.0, which actually is the 6th update.

WordPress SEO plugin hijacked, search ratings could be affected

A popular WordPress plugin, All in One SEO Pack, downloaded around 19 million times has received emergency patches to dangerous vulnerabilities that could have allowed hackers to inject malicious code into pages and lower the search ratings for the site.

Video: Airbus A330 jet engine explodes just prior to take off

Manchester - Passengers on this Airbus A330 heading for the Dominican Republic were rather lucky that the engine exploded prior to takeoff at Manchester Airport in the UK.

Lickable ‘Jaffa Cake’ lift goes up in London

London - McVitie’s has unveiled a new art installation that consists of an elevator with walls adorned with Jaffa Cake-flavoured stickers that people can lick on their way up and down a London office block.

270,000 Toyota vehicles to be recalled due to faulty engines

At least 270,000 vehicles with potentially defective engines will be recalled. Around 180,000 of the total vehicles with defective engines were sold overseas and the remaining in Japan. The models affected were the Crown and Lexus.

Russia planning to build new spaceship with nuclear engine

The Chief of the Russian Federal Space Agency announced his agency's plans to build a manned spacecraft with a nuclear power source.

Yahoo prepares to launch new-look home page

Yahoo is preparing to launch its new look Home Page design the Wall Street Journal says, almost two months earlier than expected. It's expected to slowly become available across the globe starting tomorrow.

Vote for the most iconic invention at London's Science Museum

Curators at the Science Museum in London, England, have picked ten of the most significant breakthroughs in history from the museum's collection and are asking you to vote for the most iconic of these inventions.

Hands on with Bing, Microsoft's new 'decision engine' Special

After taking the new Bing search engine for a pre-release test ride, I'm amazed at what I see. But is it enough to keep Microsoft in the search game?

Microsoft rolls out ‘Decision engine’

Microsoft has looked into its arsenal and produced a new kind of search engine to compete with giants such as Google and Yahoo

Car company promises 100 mile per gallon engine

A private car company claims it can produce cars that will give 100 miles per gallon by the year 2011. This is following another announcement from a diesel engine company which says it can produce the same.

Search Engine Smackdown

Ever wondered who was going to win the search engine wars? Well now you can compete in a pseudo-wresting ring match against one of your competitors for supremacy.

Tractor with VW Engine Hilarious

A tractor is replaced with a VW Engine, hilarity ensues.

Calgary girl dies after getting caught in power window

There are many reasons to turn your engine off. Two small children were left in a running vehicle, the 2 year old girl died after getting her neck caught in the power window.

Xerox Launching Search Engine To Rival Google

New "natural language processing" search engine technology allows users to search like they speak

Boeing 777 Engine Failure on Takeoff

A Boeing 777 Engine Failure on Takeoff in Malaysia.

MIT engine: high efficiency, low cost

Another great idea if it works...

345 horsepower, 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine powered Barbeque

Inspired by "Tim Allen" I'm sure but why did he build one first?...

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The Bing homepage on 17/04/2015
The Bing homepage on 17/04/2015
The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled  V-12  piston aero engine. The first operational a...
The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled, V-12, piston aero engine. The first operational aircraft to enter service using the Merlin were the Fairey Battle, Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire.
A preserved wreckage from a British Hurricane aircraft  circa 1940.
A preserved wreckage from a British Hurricane aircraft, circa 1940.
An old train engine
An old train engine
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Picture of a cat
The jet engine of an Airbus A330 exploded just prior to takeoff at Manchester Airport on June 24  20...
The jet engine of an Airbus A330 exploded just prior to takeoff at Manchester Airport on June 24, 2013.