Google was hit with an anticompetitive lawsuit in Russia over forcing its own search engine as default for Android phones sold with Google Services. The main complaint was that other search engines like Yandex were being pushed out.
Now the search giant has settled, agreeing to pay a $7.8 million fine as well as allowing ... Read More »
Google Search is great for searching the internet, but searching one’s own device is a bit tougher. With so many apps containing so much separate data, finding what you need is a challenge. Thankfully, Google is aiming to fix that.
The company is adding an In Apps tab to Google Search which will search through ... Read More »
Google ranks sites based on hundreds of signals like how useful they are, how safe they are, and more. Google has also been working hard to push for more useful sites, ranking sites lower if they don’t have mobile sites.
Google’s next step is to change rankings based on intrusive pop-up ads. Starting January 10, 2017, ... Read More »
Earthquakes can be extremely dangerous, and they’re definitely something to keep in mind if you live in California. We’re always at risk of big earthquakes, and smaller but still significant earthquakes happen all the time.
Google will now show earthquake information in cards at the top of search results in the event of an earthquake near you. ... Read More »
Google aims to provide as much information as possible to you before showing you related links. Cards in search results give you info on cars, diseases, weather, and a lot of other useful topics. Google is adding another to the list, so now search results will display live TV listings.
In today’s age of wanting instant access to everything, webpages that load slowly can be a real drag. In fact, people tend to leave sites that haven’t loaded in less than three seconds. Google is aiming to fix this with the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project.
Google Now on Tap is easily the biggest feature of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and Google is working to make the service as useful as possible. Beginning today, Google is rolling out a few new features to Now on Tap that add some functionality to the service, particularly in light of the ... Read More »
The Google app has been getting smarter and smarter as time goes by. First it started with the Knowledge Graph, which provided information on single entities. Then it became more advanced, recognizing facts about those entities and answering simple questions.
Now, Google will be able to answer more complex questions. Questions with multiple factors ... Read More »