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  • Google Takes On Twitter By Integrating Real-Time Responses From Presidential Candidates Into Search Results

    Google Takes On Twitter By Integrating Real-Time Responses From Presidential Candidates Into Search Results

    Google announced today that it will begin testing an experimental feature will allow presidential candidates to respond to issues brought up during the Republican debate in real-time directly in Google’s search results. The search company says the feature is meant to “level the playing field” as it lets the candidates share their ideas or positions – even if they… Read More

  • Google Updates “Now On Tap” To Let You Track Packages, Flights And Find Related Articles

    Google Updates “Now On Tap” To Let You Track Packages, Flights And Find Related Articles

    Google is expanding the capabilities of its clever mobile feature, “Google Now on Tap,” which offers additional information about what you’re looking at within a mobile application without having to exit and then perform a Google search. Before, the feature supported the ability to find restaurants and points of interest, learn more about songs or artists in music apps… Read More

  • Google Turns Image Search Into Pinterest With New “Collections” Feature

    Google Turns Image Search Into Pinterest With New “Collections” Feature

    Watch out, Pinterest, you’ve got new competition. Google has now rolled out a new feature on its search engine that offers users an easy way to save to save images they find to collections they can reference at a later time. The search giant suggests you could use the feature for saving things like hairstyle examples to show your stylist, or snowman ideas to have some winter fun. Read More

  • Apple’s App Store Gets A Smarter Search Engine

    Apple’s App Store Gets A Smarter Search Engine

    A number of mobile app developers and industry observers recently noticed a significant change in the way the Apple App Store’s search algorithms are returning results. Developers say that, following a series of shifts that took place beginning on November 3, app search results now appear to be more intelligent and far more relevant – especially among the top results – than… Read More

  • Google Maps Gets Offline Navigation And Search

    Google Maps Gets Offline Navigation And Search

    It’s 8am and you’re in your garage. You have to head into a different direction today, but you can’t fire up Google Maps until you’ve left the garage, because you’re offline. You probably pull off to the side of the road until your phone gets connectivity. Not anymore. Starting today, Google Maps will make itself available offline (search and navigation) for… Read More

  • Google To The Yahoo Rescue

    Google To The Yahoo Rescue

    Yahoo had a profit miss for Q3, causing shares to drop, but there was a gem in the release that should make investors very happy. The company says that it reached a search agreement this month with search giant Google, CEO Marissa Mayer’s old stomping grounds. It’s a three-year, non-exclusive agreement that covers both mobile and desktop audiences here and abroad. Here’s… Read More

  • Automatically Animate GIFs In Your Google Image Search Results

    Automatically Animate GIFs In Your Google Image Search Results

    Even though I’m a huge Giphy fan, I still use Google Image Search a lot to find fun imagery…especially animated GIFs. The problem with using Google Search for this is that the results aren’t animated. Static as the day is long. Womp Womp. Read More

  • Is Personalized Discovery A Feature, Category Or New Paradigm Crunch Network

    Is Personalized Discovery A Feature, Category Or New Paradigm

    What do you do when you don’t know what you want to read, watch, listen to or do next? What do you do if you don’t know what to search for? Or can’t describe clearly what you’d be interested in next? There are so many great choices available in the digital realm. Nevertheless, a universal personalized Discovery solution doesn’t exist yet. Why? Read More

  • Google Is Now Surfacing The World’s Constitutions In Its Search Results

    Google Is Now Surfacing The World’s Constitutions In Its Search Results

    Google has partnered with the Constitute Project to surface, analyze and compare key passages in the US Constitution, as well as the constitutions of Afghanistan, Bhutan, Estonia, Finland, France, Iceland, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Micronesia, Norway and Ukraine. As someone who was watching the debates last night and googling the constitution, I can report that I’ll use this particular feature… Read More