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Google Chrome beta adds built-in 'Ok Google' voice search

Google Chrome beta adds built-in 'Ok Google' voice search

By 27 February 2014

Google Chrome will get voice search built-in for all users, if a new beta released on Thursday is any indication. Google updated the Chrome Canary (beta) build with the addition of its "Ok Google" search functionality, made popular on several Android... >>

OK Google: Voice search next frontier for Google as it looks beyond the link list mentality

OK Google: Voice search next frontier for Google as it looks beyond the link list mentality

By 7 November 2013

"OK Google". That's a phrase that Google wants you to memorise and get used to saying, saying a lot. It's not a question, it's a statement, and something that Google will be pushing you to do from now on. The search giant is not just getting into voice... >>

Google's Larry Page won't be joining earnings calls for a while - here are his full remarks

Google's Larry Page won't be joining earnings calls for a while - here are his full remarks

By 18 October 2013

When Google reported its third-quarter earnings this afternoon, CEO Larry Page took a moment to tell Wall Street that he planned to stop joining earnings calls for a while. He spoke in a quiet, hoarse and shaky voice. The same voice we've heard for well... >>

Google adds local search to desktop carousel, 18 new languages to Drive

Google adds local search to desktop carousel, 18 new languages to Drive

By 18 June 2013

Google has a bevy of products and services under its far-reaching internet umbrella, and it's good at pushing out updates and keeping some of them from falling to the wayside. The company continued these efforts on Monday with useful updates to desktop... >>

Yahoo redesigns search in US with Google-like navigation bar, higher results

Yahoo redesigns search in US with Google-like navigation bar, higher results

By 5 June 2013

Yahoo has introduced a redesigned search page in the United States that puts results "front and centre".  Announcing the new look in a Tumblr post on Wednesday, Yahoo notably said search results would now appear higher on the page. The company has also... >>

Pinterest rolls out Search Your Own Pins feature on web

Pinterest rolls out Search Your Own Pins feature on web

By 4 June 2013

Pinterest launched a fairly significant redesign last month in an attempt to bring an increased amount of information to each posted pin, but now the service has introduced yet another feature: search your own pins. Pinterest, which enables users to... >>

Google Search adds nutritional data for over 1,000 foods

Google Search adds nutritional data for over 1,000 foods

By 30 May 2013

Google bulked Search on Thursday with nutritional facts for more than 1,000 fruits, vegetables and meals. The internet giant said the health information would help Web browsers make smart choices about food whenever they search for things like "How much... >>

Google Trends launches monthly top 10 charts and trend visualiser

Google Trends launches monthly top 10 charts and trend visualiser

By 22 May 2013

Google Trends is a nifty tool that gives insight into Google's popular keywords, and it has launched new charts on Wednesday for the most-searched things in more than 40 categories, along with new visualisations of real-time Hot Searches, to show the... >>

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

By 19 March 2013

Google has expanded its Flight Search functionality to the UK, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands, after previously being available for US users only. The Google Flight Search, using data from ITA Software and launched in 2011, provides a curated... >>

Google tests design without navigation bar

Google tests design without navigation bar

By 17 March 2013

Google has begun testing a new design for its homepage and services that does away with the top black bar that links together all of its services.  First noticed by The Next Web, the change appears in the Google Chrome Canary build, where Google usually... >>


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