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13
Jun

How Your Internet Search History Could Potentially Save Your Life

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A recent study by Microsoft researchers Dr. Ryan White and Dr. Eric Horvitz, along with Columbia grad John Paparrizos, found that the analysis of 9.2 million Bing search queries from patients whose inquiries revealed that they had been diagnosed with pancreatic... Continue reading
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13
Jun

Google backs the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership

Posted by on in Search Engines
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (also known as the TPP) is a very controversial trade agreement among twelve countries around the world, and now it has a new ally in the form of one of the world’s largest companies: Google. “We hope that... Continue reading
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09
Jun

New Length of Titles and Descriptions is Just a Test, Google Says

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After much speculation as to whether or not the extended length of search snippet titles and descriptions is a test or a permanent change, we finally got confirmation from Google’s John Mueller. On Twitter today Mueller answered a question about this... Continue reading
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09
Jun

Google's search app for iOS is now faster and loads news articles instantly

Posted by on in Internet Search
Google released an updated version of its namesake app on iOS today, with the company claiming that some new speed improvements and performance optimizations will save users "a combined 6.5 million hours" this year. "Each time you open the app or... 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

Yahoo tests new top search bar, while Google tests gray background on homepage

Posted by on in Search Engines
Both Google and Yahoo were caught testing new user interfaces around their search features. Here are screen shots of both of them.   Rubén Gómez from All Google Testing captured Google testing a gray background color on their homepage and also... Continue reading
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08
Jun

Google’s latest Now on Tap update shows more info for selected words & photos

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The Now on Tap Android feature works across all apps, displaying relevant information for selected words, phrases or photos.    Google announced today new updates to its Now on Tap feature for Android, making it possible to see more information about... Continue reading
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30
May

SEMPO’s latest salary survey shows search marketer average pay up 16% over 2013

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According to SEMPO’s most recent salary survey, the average pay for search and digital marketing professionals is up 16 percent since 2013.   The nonprofit organization for SEO and SEM professionals polled nearly 600 search and digital marketing professionals across a... Continue reading
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27
May

Google Dodges $9 Billion Bullet

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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

Microsoft will no longer let you use '12345' as your password

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The golden age of passwords is coming to a close. The change started when websites started rating passwords as we were creating them, trying to get us to add some capital letters and symbols to boost their status from weak to... Continue reading
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27
May

Jury finds Google’s implementation of Java in Android was fair use

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Software developers can breathe a massive sigh of relief — a jury found today that Google’s implementation of 37 Java APIs in Android qualified as fair use. However, Oracle attorneys have already indicated that they will appeal the decision.   “Today’s... Continue reading
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23
May

Google's Parsey McParseface helps machines understand English almost as well as humans

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Understanding human language is easy for humans — not so for machines. Making them understand human sentences is one of the biggest challenges in today's field of artificial intelligence (AI).   Now, Google has open sourced its new English language parsing... 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 launches Google Assistant to take on Siri and Alexa

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Look out SIRI. Step aside Alexa, Google has its own voice-based digital assistant: Google Assistant. While it lacks a proper or even pretty name, this could be the mother of all voice-activated assistants.   "Our ability to do conversational understanding is... Continue reading
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21
May

Google AMP has reached 125 million documents & is expanding to apps & recipe pages

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AMP is growing and expanding. Here's some of the latest information from Google's Richard Gingras at Google I/O.   In addition to discussing Google’s beta test of a real-time indexing API, Google’s Richard Gingras also shared more data around the AMP... Continue reading
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