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Google gets a 90-day ultimatum; fined $5 billion by the European Commission
Jul18

Google gets a 90-day ultimatum; fined $5 billion by the European Commission

Google has been slammed with a fine in the region of $5 billion by the European Commission for violating antitrust laws. The Commission says the search engine giant abused its dominance of the Android market in three major areas. Recall that the search engine giant has been criticized heavily for bundling its search engine and Chrome apps into the mobile operating system. The world’s largest search engine is also being accused of...

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Google Search integrated into iMessage
Mar06

Google Search integrated into iMessage

For all those who use Apple’s messaging app, iMessage, Google Search has now been integrated into the service. The integration is a part of an effort to get the world’s most popular search engine more rooted into iOS devices. According to Google, the search app for iOS now has an extension designed for iMessage. That means you can now search the web on your iPhone or iPad—and of course, quickly add the search results to your iMessage...

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Google Search is coming with a new material design layout
Mar05

Google Search is coming with a new material design layout

Google Search could soon be out with a new material design layout. A Reddit user DiscombobulatedLead first spotted the new look, which apparently confirms that the search engine giant is working on a refreshing new search-results page. A new material design is in line with Google’s new-found passion—and is already synonimous with some of the company’s products in recent times. The old layout displays your search results on a white...

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Google outperforms Facebook as 2017 top referral traffic driver
Feb22

Google outperforms Facebook as 2017 top referral traffic driver

Google outshined Facebook as the top traffic referral driver in 2017, a new Shareaholic data has revealed. The search giant probably outperformed the social networking giant after Facebook overhauled its News Feed in 2017; a move that affected traffic flow for many users. According to Shareaholic, per VentureBeat, search drove 34.8 percent of visits to sites as against 25.6 percent from social in 2017. Search engine was able to...

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Google also realizes the need to add its own version of Stories
Feb14

Google also realizes the need to add its own version of Stories

Google Search results are about to take a new shape—and the way you consume content will never remain the same again. Google on Tuesday announced that it’s launching a developer preview of what it called Accelerated Mobile Pages [AMP]. The search engine giant said it has begun testing a Stories format that will appear in Google search—but wait for it, you still have to look for it yourself. Let’s say for instance you search for the...

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Google’s new changes make it easier to book hotels and flights in search
Feb06

Google’s new changes make it easier to book hotels and flights in search

It’s no news that you can plan your next flight, book hotels, and even arrange a taxi to come pick you up just by using one of those travel apps. Planning for your next trip is not as easy as it is because it takes a lot of efforts—everything has to fall into place. The fact that one has to engage different apps to get all things sorted out can be energy sapping to put it mildly. Google has everything worked out for you—you can now...

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