Google has released its 2013 Google Zeitgeist, listing the most searched-for terms, people, places and moments throughout the calendar year. US leather goods brand Coach topped the list for most searched for fashion brand by UK Googlers this year, toppling Stella McCartney who was last year’s most searched-for fashion brand.
Former chief executive of Apple, John Sculley, is reportedly considering a move for smartphone rivals BlackBerry, according to the Globe and Mail. Speaking to the Canadian newspaper, Sculley said: “The only thing I would say is, I think there’s a lot of future value in Blackberry”.
Apple Inc. unveiled the new, sleeker and thinner “iPad Air” on Tuesday, as the company bids to combat its eroding market share ahead of the holiday season.
New data has shown that the UK is one of the world’s leading shopping hubs after a sharp increase in the amount of consumers searching for British retailers on the internet was noted by the British Retail Consortium and Google.
Online retail search volumes climbed 12 per cent year-on-year in Q3, according to the BRC-Google Online Retail Monitor. Search volumes on tablet devices continue to outpace any other device, up 100 per cent on last year, while search volumes on smartphone devices also showed impressive growth, up 58 per cent.
Chief executive officer of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has revealed that he will retire sometime in the period of the next 12 months, compared to his initial plan to step down in the midst of the firm’s transition to a devices and service company.
Yahoo! attracted more search traffic in the United States than Google during July, proving that Marissa Mayer’s switch from Google to Yahoo! is proving effective. According to rankings from comScore, nearly 197 million individuals visited a Yahoo! website last month, next to 192 million for Google.
The American multinational corporation, Google, briefly experienced an outage which in return generated a 40 per cent fall in web traffic.
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