“Google makes constant changes to its search algorithms and infrastructure, but such a change in this magnitude has not been done since 2006,” said Matt Cutts, Principal Engineer, Google.
Google has unveiled the preview version of Caffeine, a new search engine technology which promises to “push the envelope on size, indexing speed, accuracy, comprehensiveness and other dimensions.”
Microsoft has been praising the momentum of its recently-launched Bing search engine and is believed to take long term approach for closing the gap with Google. Microsoft has also announced a tie-up with Yahoo. Google has a two-third share in the search engine market, as Yahoo stands second and Microsoft at third in a search engine market.