Mar 062015
 

Google announced the launch of its first ever app dedicated to managing AdWords campaigns. The app is now available worldwide on the Android operating system, with an iOS version said to be in the works. “Businesses, large and small, are increasingly using smartphones to manage everything from customer support to product orders to marketing. Now, […]

Feb 182015
 

Yandex, Russia’s largest search provider, has filed a complaint against Google for what it believes are anti-competitive practices. The complaint specifically relates Google’s bundling of its search engine and apps into Android, which is, by far, the most popular mobile OS in Russia. According to Yandex, Google is actively preventing local smartphone vendors from pre-loading […]

Feb 182015
 

Yandex, Russia’s largest search provider, has filed a complaint against Google for what it believes are anti-competitive practices. The complaint specifically relates Google’s bundling of its search engine and apps into Android, which is, by far, the most popular mobile OS in Russia. According to Yandex, Google is actively preventing local smartphone vendors from pre-loading […]

Feb 092015
 

A job listing has appeared on the tech giant’s official recruitment site It is advertising for an Engineering Project Manager in its Apple Search division to develop ‘a search platform supporting millions of users’ This has fuelled speculation Apple is working on a standalone search tool  Google has been the default engine on Safari for […]

Jan 262015
 

Google has been talking for years about “building the Star Trek computer,” a conversational machine that understands and naturally communicates answers to spoken questions. The company has been making incremental progress toward that objective. But with the launch of Cortana on the PC, Microsoft may have leaped ahead of its rival. Microsoft’s new holographic goggles, HoloLens, and digital assistant Cortana […]

Sep 112014
 

Who says rivals can’t work together? If you search on Google for “iPhone 6″ or “Apple Watch,” you’ll discover new information boxes about each product that Google created with the help of Apple. Here’s how it looks for search on iPhone 6: And for the iPhone 6 Plus: And for the Apple Watch: These boxes, commonly called […]

Sep 082014
 

You may have noticed a slightly new look for certain search results. That’s because Google announced a new way for users to perform a site search on a website within the search results with the sitelinks search box. This new functionality places the search box in a more prominent position and helps remove a step in […]

Sep 052014
 

Google announced a few changes to the search box you find within the Google search results. Often, when you search for a brand name, Google will add a search box within the search snippet result for that site. That box allows you to search within that specific site only. The results are similar to the […]

Aug 292014
 

After three years the great Google Authorship experiment has come to an end … at least for now. Today John Mueller of Google Webmaster Tools announced in a Google+ post that Google will stop showing authorship results in Google Search, and will no longer be tracking data from content using rel=author markup. This in-depth article, […]

Aug 282014
 

After three years the great Google Authorship experiment has come to an end … at least for now. Today John Mueller of Google Webmaster Tools announced in a Google+ post that Google will stop showing authorship results in Google Search, and will no longer be tracking data from content using rel=author markup. This in-depth article, […]