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Google rolls out more options to mute ads that usually stalk you
Jan25

Google rolls out more options to mute ads that usually stalk you

Google wants you to have greater control over those annoying ads that stalk you everywhere you go online. It goes without a say that some ads can be so annoying they show up in the least expected places. The search engine giant on Thursday announced addition of more options to its Ads Settings and Mute This Ad to give you more options to mute the ads you see on Google, websites, and apps. For clarity, Google explains exactly how to...

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Google Go is a data-friendly app that provides shortcut to trending topics
Dec06

Google Go is a data-friendly app that provides shortcut to trending topics

Google has the emerging markets well within its sight—the search engine giant has launched a new data-friendly app to provide shortcut to trending topics. Google Go was announced on Tuesday in New Delhi India as a new search app to help you search the web faster, and offer you shortcuts to trending topics around you. It’s a good one for all those accessing the internet for the first time. For one, it will help such people find what...

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Searching for Answers: Comparing Mobile Usership of the Top 5 Search Engines
Nov21

Searching for Answers: Comparing Mobile Usership of the Top 5 Search Engines

Information is power, and for thousands of years, humans have pursued it knowing it was the key to their advancement. Since the invention and widespread adoption of mobile devices, it is easier than ever for all of us to search and assimilate information. We now turn to our mobile devices and Internet search engines to power our hunger for knowledge. With great power comes great responsibility, and though we are all empowered through...

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Google expands speech recognition capabilities to 30 more languages
Aug14

Google expands speech recognition capabilities to 30 more languages

Google has added more language support for its speech recognition technology. The company on Monday added support for India and Africa; two regions that are fast becoming a huge pull for tech companies around the world. What this means is that users around the world will be able to search the web by voice in addition to being able to type via voice using Gboard, Google’s keyboard app for mobile. Today’s update brings the total number...

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Google dumps Instant Search from search result
Jul26

Google dumps Instant Search from search result

Google has ditched “Instant Search” from search result, reports Search Engine Land. Instant Search is that feature that shows search results as you type them in the Google search bar. Launched in 2010, the feature was a very useful tool especially for those finding it difficult to find or use the right words when searching on Google search engine. Going forward, the feature will no longer be available. The decision was based on the...

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Google amends rules to include banning sites that utilize “pop-under” ads
Jul12

Google amends rules to include banning sites that utilize “pop-under” ads

Google will no longer condone ads that pop up in front of your current browser window, the search engine giant has announced. According to Google, such ads are not only annoying, but “obstruct content you want to see.” Google announced the new change in policy on Tuesday, which means such websites will no longer have access to Google ads: “That is why we recently clarified our policies around pop-ups and pop-unders to help remove any...

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