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mobile search

Searching the Internet from a smartphone or tablet. All mobile devices have a search function that works with one or more search engines. Mobile search has grown exponentially since the advent of virtual assistants that enable voice queries in natural language. Contrast with desktop search. See virtual assistant.
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The company also says that in the field of Google's overall ad revenues, mobile search is gaining significant share.
Mobile search is the intersection between our online and offline worlds, says Amerland, adding, "There are thousands of apps which are created to take advantage of Google's search API and many of these are actually increasing search traffic in very specific ways."
MobileSearch.net launches in weeks and connects directly to any local or global content source or search engine specified by MCN's partners to deliver mobile search services under their brand and business rules.
In 2007 allwords(sm) was launched by MCN in Japan as an outgrowth of its award-winning mobile search applications on NTT DoCoMo's iMode portal andwith Yahoo!
Rakuten FAST Mobile Search will be 50/50 owned by FAST and Rakuten, and will have a capital reserve of JPY800m.
Mobile search is a coming trend to the China, and mInfo is clearly positioned to set the new standard for what users will expect for such services in this market.
A lot of sites not labeled 'mobile friendly' in mobile search results are likely already losing traffic from decreased click-through rates.
Thus, UCWeb and Alibaba joint venturing is looking to hold on to this big mass with their new mobile search platform.
Sprylogics technology provider of local mobile search and messaging solutions for consumers and businesses, helps aggregates content on a wide range of topics including video, restaurants, movies, coupons, events and much more that enables users to discover, view, share movies, restaurants, etc without leaving the messaging or mobile app.
The mobile experience, though, is still a relatively new concept compared to the traditional web--so figuring out how to provide the best mobile search interface remains a work in progress.
EF reports that 97 percent of mobile search spend (for Efficient Frontier clients) went to Google, while 3.2 percent spend was credited to Bing/Yahoo.
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