It was only a matter of time before Google would branch out from the realm of type-based search and move on to voice search. Similar to Apple’s Siri voice search app, Google Now is another “virtual personal assistant” that can be downloaded on any iPhone and iPad.
Thinking about the afterlife is never a comfortable thought, but Google has attempted to ease any privacy concerns for us who use their services by allowing users to take advantage of what they have called their “Inactive Account Manager”, which has also been nicknamed Google “Afterlife”. Google hopes that with their new Inactive Account Manager tool that you’ll be able to decide “what you want done with you digital assets when you die or can no longer use your account”.
By Todd Bailey. Google announced via Twitter that Panda Updates have ceased for 2011 and will resume after the New Year. Perhaps this is an early Holiday gift to webmasters that need to cultivate content and links on their existing webpages. The last update came in November and all have been considered “minor” updates, each Read more about Google Announces Panda Updates Will Resume in 2012[…]
by the Google Apps team. The new look is now the permanent interface for Google Docs, Docslist, Spreadsheets and Sites. Major changes to your Documents List include – – The Upload button is now an icon rather than a text button. It shows an up-arrow coming out of a hard drive. – To access the Read more about New look is permanent interface.[…]
By AMIR EFRATI Google Inc. is penalizing Overstock.com Inc. in its search results after the retailer ran afoul of Google policies that prohibit companies from artificially boosting their ranking in the Internet giant’s search engine. Overstock’s pages had recently ranked near the top of results for dozens of common searches, including “vacuum cleaners” and “laptop Read more about Google penalizes Overstock for search tactics[…]