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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

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"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... >>

Klingon language added to Bing translate, Star Trek Into Darkness tie-in

Klingon language added to Bing translate, Star Trek Into Darkness tie-in

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To celebrate the release of Star Trek Into Darkness, Microsoft has partnered with Paramount to add Klingon to the languages available on its Bing translation services. The service will be able to translate any of the 41 available languages into Klingon... >>

Google to change search results after striking deal with EU regulators

Google to change search results after striking deal with EU regulators

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The European Commission has agreed to Google's proposed changes to the way it presents some search results, ending a two-year antitrust investigation into the search engine giant, says a report by the New York Times, based on revelations by its sources.... >>

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

Google launches Flight Search in the UK, neighbouring countries

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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

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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... >>

Interactive Google doodle celebrates Douglas Adams' birthday with Kindle-like Hitchhikers' Guide

Interactive Google doodle celebrates Douglas Adams' birthday with Kindle-like Hitchhikers' Guide

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As we pointed out on Valentine's Day, if we were to cover every Google doodle, we'd be doing one every second day or so. However, we did say that we'd highlight the more inventive whenever they appear. Certainly, today's celebration of Douglas Adam's... >>

Valentine's Day Google doodle: Interactive animal love... er...

Valentine's Day Google doodle: Interactive animal love... er...

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It seems that Google is always pulling a Google doodle out of the hat these days. If it's not a national or global holiday it's the birthday of someone who invented the loo brush or something. That's why we made the wise choice not to cover them all on... >>

Google Q4 2012 earnings make for better reading than its 'Pending Larry' Q3

Google Q4 2012 earnings make for better reading than its 'Pending Larry' Q3

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Google has announced strong fourth-quarter earnings, reporting $12.91 billion in revenue, up 8 per cent versus last quarter and 22 per cent year on year. Net income for the quarter reached $2.89 billion, versus $2.71 billion in the year-ago quarter.... >>

How to sign up for Facebook Graph Search beta

How to sign up for Facebook Graph Search beta

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So now we know everything about Facebook's new search functionality, but as the Facebook Graph Search beta test phase is currently invitation-only, how exactly can you register your interest? Well, first up, you need to change the language on your Facebook... >>

With Bing Desktop you can have your Windows wallpaper automatically Bing-ified every day

With Bing Desktop you can have your Windows wallpaper automatically Bing-ified every day

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Microsoft has launched a Windows desktop application that can change your wallpaper to the Bing homepage automatically each day. In addition, you get a search bar, with updated news and trending terms. Bing Desktop is a free download and, once installed,... >>