Mobile Minutes: Google’s mobile search; Yahoo, Microsoft search partnership; Google’s phone location; Twitter makeover
With eye on mobile, Yahoo revises its search partnership with Microsoft
SAN FRANCISCO — Marissa Mayer has finally gotten what she’s wanted ever since she left Google three years ago to run Yahoo: a chance to build a new experience for searching the web and mobile phones.
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You can now ‘Google’ your lost Android phone
Google has quietly added its “find my phone” service to the Google app on Android, home to Google Now’s predictive engine. You literally search for a misplaced phone or tablet to find where it’s ended up.
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Twitter gives its home page a makeover to grab new users
Visitors to the social network can now explore a selection of tweets without having to register or log in, as Twitter tries to get both passive and active users to interact more frequently with its service.
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