Google is updating its Search for Android application and accompanying Google Now predictive search tool, introducing a series of new features designed to streamline holiday travel.
Russian search giant Yandex is considering building its own version of Google's open-source Android mobile operating system in an effort to more effectively compete against Google's mobile services.
Hosting her first earnings call as Yahoo President and CEO, Marissa Mayer admitted Monday that the company has failed to exploit opportunities in the mobile segment, pledging dramatic changes moving forward.
Mobile search traffic related to the U.S. presidential debates has increased 2,000 percent since the 2008 campaign season, according to Google.
Apple has hired Amazon executive William Stasior to lead its Siri software unit, All Things D reports. Amazon declined to comment on Stasior's exit.
Yandex will power mobile mapping services for the Russian market when iOS 6 rolls out to the country's consumers Wednesday, and reports say Yandex could soon replace Google as Apple's default Russian mobile search partner as well.
Americans now spend an average of nine hours per day consuming media content, with more of that time spent on mobile devices than any other platform, according to a new study conducted by OnDevice Research on behalf of mobile ad network InMobi.
Google released an updated version of its Translate application, enabling Android device users to interpret foreign-language street signs, menu descriptions and related text by snapping a photo of the word or phrase in question.
Google is bringing its revamped voice-enabled search software to Apple's iOS mobile operating system, where it will go head-to-head with Apple's own Siri voice recognition tool.
Olympics-related searches on smartphones and tablets increased 10x worldwide during the first week of the 2012 games compared to the previous week, according to new data published by Google.