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Latest update : 2013-09-27

Google celebrates 15 years with search engine overhaul

Google is celebrating its 15th birthday with an overhaul of the algorithm that powers its search engine. The company estimates that the "Hummingbird" model will alter 90 per cent of search results. Meanwhile, in the United States, nine Japanese car parts manufacturers have been fined $740 million over price-fixing on some 30 different products.

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