Items tagged with google search

Most people that enter a query into a search engine want to find a website with content authored by humans. This content is much more likely to be both relevant and coherent, in comparison to something computer-generated. Take, for example, one of our graphics card reviews. We write carefully-reasoned analysis of the... Read more...
You ever Googled yourself? No, it's not an improper question—we're talking about the actual process of putting your own name into Google and seeing what comes up. You might be surprised. Shady websites charge fees to list huge databases of personal information, matching names with addresses and phone numbers that may... Read more...
Don't show this to your kids—Google Search and Lens can now solve advanced trigonometry, calculus, geometry, physics, and other science problems. Thanks to improved Search smarts, solving and visualizing challenging formulas or concepts are merely a click away. Mountain View just made its Search and Lens... Read more...
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella commented during his testimony in Google's antitrust trial that the company cannot compete with Google and that Google's dominance in the search engine market is so significant the internet has more or less become "Google web." Nadella's comment is in light of deals Google has made with... Read more...
Google recently announced its AI-powered Search Labs experiments at the company's IO 2023 event. Now, the tech giant is beginning to roll out access to its technology to those who signed up for early access. Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking over the internet with tools such as chatbots and generative AI... Read more...
The Google IO 2023 event was filled with a plethora of AI announcements. The company left no doubt that AI is its central focus moving forward. One of those announcements included how Google is continuing to develop its search engine, with generative AI reimagining what it can do. Google's new era of Search will... Read more...
In a battle of artificially intelligent wits, researchers at an e-learning company pitted ChatGPT against Google Search to figure out which one is smarter and, more importantly, which can provide better answers to a broad range of questions that users might be inclined to look up on the web. The result? One is clearly... Read more...
Google CEO Sundar Pichai made it clear to investors, during Alphabet's Q4 2022 earnings call, that the tech giant is still an AI-first company. Pichai outlined how Google will "unlock" the potential of AI, including a hint that the technology will be coming to Google Search platforms sometime this year. Shortly... Read more...
Google pays tribute to Gerald "Jerry" Lawson today with its Google Doodle feature. Lawson is known as one of the fathers of modern gaming who led the development of the first home video gaming system with interchangeable cartridges. Lawson gained fame as the "father of the video game cartridge," which he created as... Read more...
Have you ever searched for something on the internet and found something close to what you were looking for except for a few key elements? Like a garment in a style you adore, but that's the wrong color, for example. Google's latest search innovation is specifically designed to help with that kind of scenario. It's... Read more...
When you are on the internet, do you ever browse to a new dark-themed page and think, "Man, I hope I don't get eaten by a grue"? It looks like Google does not seem concerned about this on its search pages one bit. It has been adding seemingly random changes to the dark mode that users may or may not... Read more...
Internet safety continues to be a concern for parents when it comes to their children. Anyone with internet access can simply do a quick internet search of your child's name and be able to view photos you may have intended only for your Facebook followers. Google is now providing parents with more control over those... Read more...
Do you often find yourself searching for questionable content that you wish could be quickly deleted from your device's history to avoid inevitable embarrassment? Google apparently agrees that there's a need and is enabling a new option for a select group of users. This new "Quick Delete" feature was first mentioned... Read more...
Its widely understood that Google will collect data about people to customize and better-target ads for each person with a Google account. What you may not have realized is that the data gathered about you for tailoring ads is also only a Google search away, and you too can see what Google thinks it knows about... Read more...
The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected our education system in ways many are still trying to fully understand and cope with. Both lessons and exams must now be delivered and regulated online. This includes Advancement Placement (AP) exams which have traditionally been administered in-person to high school students... Read more...
"Don't be evil" -- that used to be part of Google's corporate code of conduct until last year. With that unofficial motto now gone, it may not be too surprising that Google has been fingered for a rather underhanded move regarding song lyrics that pop up in Google search (among other things). Genius, a popular song... Read more...
Are you craving Chinese take-out? Hungering for a hamburger? You no longer need a slew of third party apps to get some apps to your door. Users will now be able to easily order food from Google Assistant, Maps, and Search. Participating restaurants will have an “Order Online” button, if a user searches for them... Read more...
Are you in the market for a new smartphone? Perhaps you're looking to replace a long-serving Google Nexus 5 or a Samsung Galaxy S6. Google is looking to make your search for a new smartphone easier and make you a better-informed consumer thanks to a new tool that was uncovered late last week. The new feature, which... Read more...
Your throat hurts. Your head is throbbing. Could it be the common cold? Could it be the rare disease your co-worker was talking about over the water cooler? Google now lets users navigate through information regarding mild and common symptoms and ailments. Google Product Manager Veronica Pinchin stated that the... Read more...