Love dinosaurs? Google Search puts them in your living room with AR view
You can also record AR videos and recreate scenes from the Jurassic World movies, complete with sounds of a dinosaur’s roaring and footsteps.
Google brings free product listings to the main Google Search results page
The free product listings will appear in the product knowledge panel on the main search results page, and will first appear on mobile followed by desktop.
Google will now auto-delete search and location data of new users after 18 months
Google is also extending the change to YouTube, where auto-delete will be set to 36 months by default for new users or those enabling it for the first time.
Google now highlights the text you see in search snippets on the source webpage
The webpage will also automatically scroll down to the highlighted text when you click on the source link in the search snippet.
Google Search now helps you self-assess your anxiety levels
You’ll have to answer a series of clinically-validated questions called GAD-7 that a health professional may ask to assess your anxiety levels.
YouTube app on Android tests showing Google Search results alongside relevant videos
You can directly open the suggested webpage or even check out the full Google Search results page, all within the YouTube app.
With Google services missing, HUAWEI P40 series turns to Qwant search engine
HUAWEI has partnered with Qwant to offer its privacy-focused search engine services on the newly launched HUAWEI P40 series phones in Europe.
Google terminates its Chinese censored search engine project
Google has discontinued work on Dragonfly, as executive confirms that the censored Chinese search engine project has been “terminated”.
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You can now order food using Google Search, Maps or Assistant
When you search for a restaurant using Google Search or Maps, for select partners, Google has added an Order Online button for food delivery.
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Google paid Apple almost $10 billion in 2018
According to Goldman Sachs estimates, Google paid Apple almost $10 billion in 2018 for the privilege of remaining the default search engine on iPhones.
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Google employees sign petition to end Project Dragonfly development
A recent report claims that 200 Google employees have signed a petition on Tuesday demanding the end of Project Dragonfly development.
Tim Cook defends Google and Apple’s lucrative deal with it
Despite all the criticism towards Google and its privacy practices, Tim Cook defended Google and Apple’s lucrative deal with it.
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White House calls on Google to give up on Chinese Search
In a recent speech, Vice President Mike Pence called on Google to immediately end its Chinese Search efforts and mobile search app development.
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Google’s Chinese search engine allegedly ties searches to phone numbers
Google’s future possible Chinese search engine is reportedly in prototype phase as an application that would link searches to phone numbers.
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Google faces record fine (again) for gaming Android’s dominance in Europe [UPDATE]
Google has been fined more than €4 billion for tying up Android with its search and web services. We’ve updated this story with a statement from Google.
Apple’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X were among Google’s top three 2017 global searches
The iPhone 8 and iPhone X have been by far the most popular consumer tech devices in 2017 Google searches, ahead of the Nintendo Switch and Galaxy S8.
Google estimated to be paying Samsung even more than Apple for search engine pre-loading
As the world’s number one smartphone vendor, Samsung is likely charging Google around $3.5 billion a year for search engine preinstallation.
Google search and Gboard for Android gain voice typing support in 30 new languages
Voice typing is closer and closer to becoming truly ubiquitous on various Google products, including search and the Gboard Android app.
Google’s Spotlight Search, “In Apps” mode, announced
Google brings search for old conversations, contacts and all the stuff on your phone to its “In Apps” mode. The LG V20 will get extra tricks, too.
Google Search update to help you with your medical symptoms
Learn more about some of the recent changes arriving to Google Search, as the company now focuses on improving its medical results
EU takes Google antitrust battle to the next level with Android search pre-install complaint
Google is now hit with more accusations of EU antitrust rule violations, in connection with its search services being pre-loaded on most Android devices.
Ask Google for a bubble level on your phone, and it shall provide
See what your phone can do with the hidden Google bubble level feature, available in search without the need for a separate app.
Google’s been prototyping a voice-powered “combadge” wearable
Learn the story of the in-testing Google “hearable” prototype, and how a love for Star Trek led to its creation.
Streaming virtual apps come to Google Search results
Google’s got a crazy new technique for connecting Search users to in-app content, offering virtualized streaming apps for software not locally installed.
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