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Google adds salon and spa bookings through Maps and Search

Look out StyleSeat and other salon booking apps, starting today Google will let people book hair and spa appointments. The addition is an expansion through Reserve with Google, which rolled out a feat

Got It Pro uses machine learning to find a human solver for your techie problem

Can AI be used to intelligently rank expertise? Serial entrepreneur Peter Relan thinks it can, and and has today launched what he's billing as a "knowledge-as-service" (KaaS) platform to connect (huma

Google is now using deep learning to measure store visits

Google is announcing a major update to its store visits measurement tool today at its Google Marketing Next conference. Google has used anonymized location and contextual data since 2014 to estimate b

Google Search will now help you find nearby events

Google today is updating its app and mobile web experience in the U.S. to help web searchers more easily find things to do – like concerts, art exhibits, lectures, festivals, meetups, sporting e

Google search on iOS will now help you find TV shows, movies and music on streaming services

Google is today launching an update for iOS users that will make it easier to find media content — like TV shows, movies and songs — on various streaming services and content marketplace

Google makes its local reviews easier to use when traveling with automated translation

Google announced today it’s making its business reviews easier to access and read when you’re traveling by performing automatic translation. The company says it will now translate the user

Google’s fact check feature goes global and comes to Google Search

We live in the age of fake news -- both the really fake news that's simply fake and the kind of news that some people like to call "fake" only because they don't like hard facts. Over the last few mon

How Google’s Search business and humanity’s information is disappearing

Search, Google’s crown jewel, and humanity’s way of finding the world’s information, has big problems. These problems threaten the internet as we know it; if they’re allowed to continue develo

Google can now tell you how busy a place is before you arrive

With Popular Times, Google introduced a nifty feature for its search engine last year that lets you know how busy a restaurant or bar typically is at any given time of the week. Today, it's taking thi

Google will display election results as soon as polls close

Google has been highly involved with connecting U.S. voters to timely information throughout this election cycle, by offering everything from voter registration assistance to polling place information

Why did ProtonMail vanish from Google search results for months?

If you're the maker of a popular, zero access encrypted webmail product and suddenly discover your product is no longer featuring in Google search results for queries such as "secure email" and "encry

Google Flights will now tell you when fares will increase, help you find cheaper tickets

Google’s airfare search destination Google Flights already offered a variety of features aimed at helping you find low-cost tickets, but today it’s rolling out one more: it will show you w

Google adds ballot information to search results

Google is again stepping up its efforts to provide U.S. voters with all the information they need ahead of Election Day with the addition of ballot information to Google Search results. Web users who

Google starts highlighting fact-checks in News

Today Google added a new “fact-check” tag to its popular Google News service. The site aggregates popular timely news from multiple sources and has traditionally grouped them with tags li

Google adds Spanish-language voting guides to Search

Google is continuing its push to get more Americans registered to vote ahead of the upcoming presidential elections by expanding its voter information guides in Google Search to Spanish. While the com

Chipotle to test burrito delivery by drone with Project Wing at Virginia Tech

Alphabet’s innovation lab X has a drone-focused team called Project Wing which has just announced a plan to commence aerial burrito delivery, in partnership with Chipotle, on the campus of Vir

Google will soon start punishing mobile sites that show hard-to-dismiss popups

Google today announced two major changes related to its mobile search results. The one you’ll probably notice first is that Google is removing the “mobile-friendly” label that highli

Google search now includes info on how to vote

Google has rolled out an update to search aimed at helping U.S. users find out how they can vote in the upcoming November election. This includes information on what sort of ID you need to bring with

Google to surface critic reviews and best-of list inclusions for bars and restaurants

Google announced an interesting little tweak to its search results today that will highlight reviews from reputable critics and best-of list inclusions for bars and restaurants when you search in th

Google adds recent earthquake info to its search results

If you live anywhere near an earthquake zone (hello, San Francisco!), chances are you’ve occasionally wondered whether what you felt was an earthquake or just the rumbling of a heavy truck driv
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