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.

Pichai tells DC pols Chinese Google search isn’t imminent, but is being modeled

Google has been developing potential search engine products for the restrictive Chinese market, its CEO tells Capitol Hill lawmakers.
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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.

No, Google search is not returning to China, censored or otherwise

A recent Intercept report claiming that Google might return to China with a censored search engine was debunked by China Securities Daily
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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 search bar widget now has feed sub-bar in beta

A little box below the search bar will pop up the weather, scores, news or anything that tops your Google feed at the moment.

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

Accelerated Mobile Pages comes to Google iOS app

On a need to know basis? Need something you need to know to load up fast? On iOS? Google has an update for you to save your butt.

Google Spaces is an app for groupies to share stuff

If you and your friends need a space to share stuff, you can now get Google Spaces. You’ll have YouTube, Chrome and Google all in an app.

Google extends new podcast support to main Google search app

This week’s big Play Music Google podcast support has been spreading, and is now hitting the core Google search app.

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.

Smartphone sounding a little different? Google picks up a new and improved voice

Google’s been improving its voice-driven features to make the Google search voice sound more human-like than ever.

Google Search makes it easy to follow the US presidential race

Google wants to contribute to the well-being of the American democracy however it can, offering a host of quick search presidential election functions.

Google giving users ability to install new apps right from search results

Check out the new Google app installs from search behavior, letting you get new Android software without pulling up the Play Store.

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.