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Sayonara Amit: Top 10 Contributions Made by Singhal to Google Search

Google has bid ‘Sayonara’ to its most influential engineer Amit Singhal, shocking the tech world and raising eye-brows among the Googlers, who never thought that the tech maestro from India would be dispensed with so ease. “Search is stronger than ever, and will only get better in the hands of an outstanding set of senior leaders who are already running ...

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Instagram Launches Search Tool for its Web Version

Ever since Instagram moved to web users from an app-only platform in 2013, the numbers of the free photo-sharing platform have been growing wild among celebrities and their followers. Of late, the Facebook-owned Instagram has been adding new features and the latest among them was a search tool for the first time. Using this search tool users can now browse user accounts, ...

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Google Turns Pro-Active, Decides to Block Revenge Porn from Search Results

Search giant Google said it would block effectively the revenge porn from its results, whether it was with or without consent. Amit Singhal, senior vice president of Google Search, wrote in a blog post that the company had received many complaints and horror stories where the revenge porn was used to humiliate people amounting to “sextortion” on some websites, where ...

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New ‘Google Trends’ Works in Real Time to Keep Tab on Trending Topics, Issues

Google has announced its latest feature called Google Trends, an updated version over what it used to be since its launch in 2012. Now the refurbished Google Trends feature provides real-time data on everything from the FIFA scandal toDonald Trump’s presidential campaign kick-off, and get a sense of what stories people are searching for. The redesigned Google Trends homepage is ...

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EU Verdict Today: Will Google Face Truth Over Search Engine Results?

The European Union has cracked its whip against Google for monopoly practices in its search engine results, after a prolonged five-year investigation into the company. The EU, which took similar action against Microsoft 10 years ago, has begun its probe into Google monopoly practices or anti-competitive behaviour following complaints from Microsoft, Tripadvisor, Streetmap and others. Google owns 90% of searche ...

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Site Ahead Contains Harmful Programs, Says New Google Chrome Safety Feature Against Malware

Google has stayed away from alerting its Google Chrome browser users from downloading or installing but no longer so as it has joined Firefox and Explorer to alert the users whenever they attempt to download malware from unknown or unwanted website just before opening such websites. The new feature in Google will help users to make out whether a particular ...

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Wikipedia? Nothing to be ashamed about…

Academics and students alike should be making better use of Wikipedia, said a major study of digital technology use in Higher Education. The Australia-UK study led by Professor Neil Selwyn from Monash University found that while Wikipedia was a popular background resource with students, it had not replaced traditional sources of intellectual scholarship. The study of more than 1,600 students ...

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