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Most Americans Feel Google, Microsoft Too Intrusive

Seventy-three percent of people polled in a new survey feel search engines that keep track of preferences and gather information to personalize future results are invading their privacy. Full story

How Using Microdata Can Improve Your Website SEO

Working informative tags into your site's programming can help search engines process information about your business, leading to more web traffic to your website. Full story

Search engine users disapprove of data collection: survey

Search engines users disapprove of personal data being collected for search results or for targeted advertising, according to a Pew survey released on Friday that underscored the public's growing concern with web privacy. Full story

Russia's Search Engine: Yandex

   CNBC's Steve Liesman has the story on one of the few search engines in the world to beat Google inside its own country.

Technolog: Beware of malware networks in search engines: report

A new security report warns of malware networks ("malnets") lurking within Google and other search engines, driving unsuspecting Web surfers to sites where they might share their personal or financial information to unintended parties.The Blue Coat Systems 2012 Security Report& … Full story

What You Need to Know About Brand Building vs. SEO

Follow these suggestions to balance branding and search-engine optimization in your marketing efforts. Full story

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  Study: Internet use affects memory

A new study shows that search engines are changing the way we learn and remember things. Msnbc's Richard Lui talks with Columbia University professor Betsy Sparrow.

  Google Victim of China Hack Attack

CNBC's Eamon Javers with details of an Asian cyber attack on the giant search engine company.

  Yandex: Next Red Hot IPO?

If priced today, the Russian internet search engine will be the sixth Russian company whose securities trade on a major U.S. exchange, but political risks may loom, reports CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  Is the web filtering results for us?

With more and more websites personalizing search results and content to individual users, is it possible we are not getting the full picture when we browse the web? Activist and author Eli Pariser has a book out on the issue.

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A photo illustration shows the websites of search engines Baidu and Bing on computer screens in Shanghai July 5, 2011. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Robin Li, founder and chief executive of Chinese search engine Baidu, attends the Baidu 2011 technology innovation conference in Beijing
Robin Li, founder and chief executive of Chinese search engine Baidu, attends the Baidu 2011 technology innovation conference in Beijing

Robin Li, founder and chief executive of Chinese search engine Baidu, attends the Baidu 2011 technology innovation conference in Beijing, September 2, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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