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09
Jun

NEW PERSONAL DATA APP OFFERS INSIGHT INTO SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITIES

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Citizenme, a new mobile app that aims to help people to get value from their personal data, has launched.   The app, available on iOS and Android, offers users insights into their digital personality traits and the ability to exchange data... Continue reading
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09
Jun

MOBILE SURVEYS AND ONLINE COMMUNITIES HIT 'MAINSTREAM' ADOPTION, SAYS GRIT REPORT

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US — Mobile survey approaches are now used by 74% of research companies and online communities by 61%, according to the Greenbook Industry Trends ( Grit ) report for Q1-Q2 2016.   An additional 17% of companies said they were considering mobile surveys,... Continue reading
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08
Jun

Google tests new look for “people also search for” feature

Posted by on in Search Engines
Often, when searchers use Google, they see a box with a heading named “people also search for,” and then some additional search phrases that expand into additional search results. We reported about it a few times here, most recently in April... Continue reading
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06
Jun

Bing’s Share of the Search Market is Growing Faster than Google’s

Posted by on in Internet Search
According to the latest numbers, comScore reports that Bing’s share of the search market grew more than Google’s this past April. To be exact, Bing’s market share rose by 0.2% while Google’s dropped by 0.2%.   Google’s total share of the... Continue reading
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06
Jun

Google's new app lets users conduct scientific research on their phones

Posted by on in Search Engines
Google's new Android app revamps the clipboard for scientific field experiments. The app, called Science Journal, measures and records data in real time, and then converts that data into easily readable graphs and charts.   Users can store several projects in... Continue reading
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27
May

Google Dodges $9 Billion Bullet

Posted by on in Search Engines
Google just won a major court battle with software giant Oracle over Google’s use of elements of Oracle’s Java programming language. If Google had lost, it could have held major ramifications for the ways in which almost all software is developed.... Continue reading
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27
May

Facebook and Microsoft team up to lay a massive internet cable across the Atlantic

Posted by on in Search Engines
Facebook and Microsoft announced a partnership today to lay the highest-capacity subsea internet cable to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean, starting with hubs connecting Northern Virginia to Bilbao, Spain. The cable, called "MAREA" after the Spanish word for "tide," will be... Continue reading
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27
May

DuckDuckGo Adds Instant Answers For Nearby Parking, Online Courses & UV Index Risks

Posted by on in Search Engines
In the latest DuckDuckGo newsletter, the small privacy oriented search engine announced they launched a few new instant answers including finding nearby parking, online education courses and how risky it is to go outside based on the UV index.   Here... Continue reading
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27
May

Google may 'shame' carriers and manufacturers into updating Android faster

Posted by on in Search Engines
Google may be taking a new tactic in persuading phone manufacturers and carriers to push out Android updates faster.   The company is considering a plan that would publicly "shame" device makers and carriers who don't keep up with the latest... Continue reading
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27
May

Google's password-killing project is coming later this year

Posted by on in Search Engines
Android users may soon be able to abandon some of their passwords for good.   Google plans to start testing the first version of its password-killing Project Abacus with banking apps next month and will make the tools available to every... Continue reading
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26
May

Saying a third of mobile searches are local, Google brings “Promoted Pins” to Maps

Posted by on in Search Engines
Ads on Google Maps
Local searches are growing 50 percent faster than mobile searches overall.   Google has experimented with ads in Google Maps off and on for years. But in the “mobile first” era, it’s getting much more serious about ads on Maps.  ... Continue reading
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23
May

Aussie politicians to get prominent position in Google search results

Posted by on in Search Engines
If you search for the Australian Liberal Party on Google Monday, the results may look a little different.   Google has launched its experimental Google Posts feature in Australia, a company spokesperson confirmed to Mashable Australia. The platform, which feels something... Continue reading
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23
May

Google's new social app bakes YouTube, Chrome and search into group chats

Posted by on in Search Engines
We may have more messaging apps than ever before, but sharing with small groups is still a problem — at least, according to Google. The company is hoping its new app, Spaces, will fix it. The social app, launching today on... Continue reading
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23
May

Google is finally bringing Android apps to Chromebooks

Posted by on in Search Engines
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google's Play Store, home to more than 1 million Android apps, is finally moving beyond the confines of Android.   Chrome OS, the operating system that powers Chromebooks, is getting support for the Play Store, Google announced... Continue reading
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21
May

Google Reviews Get Easier, No Google+ Required

Posted by on in Search Engines
Google has loosened its restrictions on who can leave reviews. Once requiring a Google+ account, now reviews can be left whether signed in to a Google+ account or not.   To be clear, a Google account is still required, but a... Continue reading
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