Engineers from Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have created a browser add-on that they say cancels the effects of Google's bias towards Google+ results.
Former Formula One motor racing president Max Mosley is suing Google in the European courts, with the aim of getting it to change the way it censors search results.
Google's moved quickly to disable a flaw that allowed anybody that felt like it to remove websites from its search index at will.
University of Illinois researchers have created a curation software tool for genetic biologists and it has led to a new approach in searching for information. They call it the BeeSpace Navigator.
Google's conceding that its search results are sometimes less than ideal, and is promising new efforts to reduce the amount of spam that it generates.
The EU has opened an anti-trust investigation into Google in reponse to allegations that it unfairly promotes its own services in search results.
As the European Commission opens an anti-trust enquiry into Google, the company has revealed details of how it ranks its search results.