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Sayonara Amit: Top 10 Contributions Made by Singhal to Google Search

Google has bid ‘Sayonara’ to its most influential engineer Amit Singhal, shocking the tech world and raising eye-brows among the Googlers, who never thought that the tech maestro from India would be dispensed with so ease. “Search is stronger than ever, and will only get better in the hands of an outstanding set of senior leaders who are already running ...

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Instagram Launches Search Tool for its Web Version

Ever since Instagram moved to web users from an app-only platform in 2013, the numbers of the free photo-sharing platform have been growing wild among celebrities and their followers. Of late, the Facebook-owned Instagram has been adding new features and the latest among them was a search tool for the first time. Using this search tool users can now browse user accounts, ...

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New ‘Google Trends’ Works in Real Time to Keep Tab on Trending Topics, Issues

Google has announced its latest feature called Google Trends, an updated version over what it used to be since its launch in 2012. Now the refurbished Google Trends feature provides real-time data on everything from the FIFA scandal toDonald Trump’s presidential campaign kick-off, and get a sense of what stories people are searching for. The redesigned Google Trends homepage is ...

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EU Verdict Today: Will Google Face Truth Over Search Engine Results?

The European Union has cracked its whip against Google for monopoly practices in its search engine results, after a prolonged five-year investigation into the company. The EU, which took similar action against Microsoft 10 years ago, has begun its probe into Google monopoly practices or anti-competitive behaviour following complaints from Microsoft, Tripadvisor, Streetmap and others. Google owns 90% of searche ...

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Wikipedia? Nothing to be ashamed about…

Academics and students alike should be making better use of Wikipedia, said a major study of digital technology use in Higher Education. The Australia-UK study led by Professor Neil Selwyn from Monash University found that while Wikipedia was a popular background resource with students, it had not replaced traditional sources of intellectual scholarship. The study of more than 1,600 students ...

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Japan to have Google Alerts on earthquake info now

Google Search, Google Now and Google Maps will soon be available in Japan, which has on record nearly 5,000 earthquakes a year. Though Japan is more prepared than any other country to face such disasters, its crisis preparedness and response information will get further enhanced with Google products made available this month onwards. Google has launched its Google Public Alerts ...

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Facebook launches own search engine but no match to Google

Social Networking major Facebook has finally rolled out its own version of a new search engine rivaling 14-year-old Google but the cap is that the search is confined to what one’s friends or facebook users have shared on the social network. The feature to be called, Graph Search, will help users to search persons, friends and those in the vicinity ...

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Undaunted, Google goes for a revamp of Google+

With 170 million people who have registered for Google+ so far, Google has decided to upgrade its social networking site with new ways to share in Search, Gmail, YouTube and other places, amid criticism that Google+ is not fully successful as it was played out to be initially. “We’re more excited than ever to build a seamless social experience, all ...

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