Articles about Google Search

Google will explain why Search users see specific results

26 Jul 2021

Google will explain why Search users see specific results

Google is finally going to provide context about why its algorithms displayed the search results that you see. The search giant will add this information to the "About This Result" feature introduced earlier this year.

Google threatens to disable Search in Australia; Facebook follows suit

22 Jan 2021

Google threatens to disable Search in Australia; Facebook follows suit

Google has threatened to disable its search engine in Australia in an attempt to stop the government from passing a law that will force it to pay local media outlets for sharing their news content.

WhatsApp group invite links, user profiles accessible via Google search

11 Jan 2021

WhatsApp group invite links, user profiles accessible via Google search

In a disturbing development, several WhatsApp private groups and user profiles are showing up on Google search, compromising the privacy of users.

NewsBytes Briefing: Fortnite removed from app stores, and more

14 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Fortnite removed from app stores, and more

In the updates since last night, Fortnite made major headlines.

Now, Google will help you with Math problems: Here's how

12 Aug 2020

Now, Google will help you with Math problems: Here's how

In the wake of COVID-19, millions of kids have been asked to switch to the routine of online 'virtual' classes and studying from home.

Google Search can show your virtual visiting card: Here's how

11 Aug 2020

Google Search can show your virtual visiting card: Here's how

In a bid to help regular internet users build an online presence for themselves, Google has launched a feature called 'People cards' on Search.

Now, Google News will offer more context around stories

29 Jul 2020

Now, Google News will offer more context around stories

Every now and then, Google experiments with the News section of Search to improve the experience of readers while giving them the latest and most relevant updates from credible sources.

Microsoft cleverly slips in Bing search on Android phones

14 Jul 2020

Microsoft cleverly slips in Bing search on Android phones

Even though Microsoft is a leader in the desktop OS market (thanks to Windows 10), it has a long way to go in other consumer-focused categories such as Search.

Now, Google can tell you what to watch: Here's how

24 Jun 2020

Now, Google can tell you what to watch: Here's how

When a deadly virus is wreaking havoc around the world, the best way to survive is to sit home and binge.

Meet Keen, Google's experimental AI-powered Pinterest rival

19 Jun 2020

Meet Keen, Google's experimental AI-powered Pinterest rival

Despite being the internet giant it is, Google has struggled to make its mark in the social media space.

You can locate COVID-19 testing centers using Google Maps, Search

12 Jun 2020

You can locate COVID-19 testing centers using Google Maps, Search

In light of the ongoing pandemic, Google is introducing the ability to find the nearest COVID-19 testing centers in Maps, Search, and Assistant.

Every single day, Google flags over 2,500 crore spam pages

10 Jun 2020

Every single day, Google flags over 2,500 crore spam pages

The ability to produce relevant and reliable results has made Google a leader in the Search segment.

Your WhatsApp-linked number could show up in Google Search

07 Jun 2020

Your WhatsApp-linked number could show up in Google Search

Your WhatsApp-linked number, maybe even name and email address, could be leaking through Google Search.

Google announces new Android 11 Beta Launch show: Details here

27 May 2020

Google announces new Android 11 Beta Launch show: Details here

Every year in May, Google hosts the I/O developer conference to unveil new software and hardware products.

How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

15 Apr 2020

How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in India, Google is doing everything it can to help people hit by the crisis.

Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here

06 Apr 2020

Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here

In a bid to support the underprivileged during the nation-wide lockdown enforced by the Indian government, Google has started showing the location of food and night shelters on Maps.

#TechBytes: How to view life-sized 'AR animals' using your phone

30 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to view life-sized 'AR animals' using your phone

Since last year, Google Search has been offering the ability to view animals - from tigers to pandas - as life-sized creatures in augmented reality (AR).

Now, Google allows marking businesses as 'temporarily closed' on Maps

26 Mar 2020

Now, Google allows marking businesses as 'temporarily closed' on Maps

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, Google Maps' listings have become a little unreliable.

Google's coronavirus website is finally live: Details here

21 Mar 2020

Google's coronavirus website is finally live: Details here

When US President Trump boasted about Google's coronavirus screening website, the company was quick to clarify that it was actually Verily, its sister company, working on the platform.

#TechBytes: How to keep WhatsApp group links from being exposed

07 Mar 2020

#TechBytes: How to keep WhatsApp group links from being exposed

Recently, DW's Jordan Wildon flagged a major bug in WhatsApp - an issue that allowed Google and other search engines to index invitation links to private groups on the messaging service.

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

06 Feb 2020

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

Google has launched a new service in India that helps you easily find, compare, and even recharge your prepaid account using Google Search.

How much did Alphabet earn from YouTube, Cloud, and Search

04 Feb 2020

How much did Alphabet earn from YouTube, Cloud, and Search

Alphabet, Google's parent company, has announced financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ending on December 31, 2019.

Google promises to make search 'better' after redesign criticized

25 Jan 2020

Google promises to make search 'better' after redesign criticized

Despite giving more than a decade to improve Search and transform it into the platform we use today, Google is facing severe backlash from its users.

Google is changing search. And not for the better!

18 Jan 2020

Google is changing search. And not for the better!

Google dominates the web search space, but the recent choices made by the internet giant on the user interface aren't being appreciated by many.

Now, Google will highlight 'key moments' in videos: Here's how

20 Sep 2019

Now, Google will highlight 'key moments' in videos: Here's how

Google shows relevant video results in search to save users from the trouble of heading to YouTube or any other site looking for a clip.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: New iPhones, Apple Watch, period-tracking apps leaking data, more

15 Sep 2019

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: New iPhones, Apple Watch, period-tracking apps leaking data, more

The second week of September was more about consumer technology and security than anything else.

Finally, Google fixes bug that kept news stories from appearing

11 Aug 2019

Finally, Google fixes bug that kept news stories from appearing

After creating problems for publishers and media outlets alike, Google appears to have fixed the bug that kept content from appearing in search results.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What is KaiOS and why is it so popular

29 Jul 2019

#NewsBytesExplainer: What is KaiOS and why is it so popular

From Maps to AI assistants, Android/iOS smartphones bring everything into the palm of our hands.

Google search is changing drastically: All about it

07 Jun 2019

Google search is changing drastically: All about it

In a bid to make Search results more diverse than ever, Google has made a major change in its algorithms.

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

26 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

Nokia 8110 4G, which recently received WhatsApp support in India, is now getting support for both WhatsApp and Facebook globally.

This is Google's newest trick to filter search results

11 Apr 2019

This is Google's newest trick to filter search results

In a bid to simplify the experience of looking up information, Google is adding a new trick into search.

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

03 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

The iconic Nokia Banana phone finally gets WhatsApp support in India via Nokia Store.

5 apps for students to make money while in college

10 Mar 2019

5 apps for students to make money while in college

Are you a college student looking to make some quick money to cover your expenses?

Google 'best toilet paper' and images of Pakistan's flag appear

19 Feb 2019

Google 'best toilet paper' and images of Pakistan's flag appear

Pakistan has been on the forefront of criticism these days after a deadly terrorist attack on Indian CRPF jawans in Pulwama was carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed last week. And, rightly so.

#FinancialBytes: 5 mobile apps to make easy pocket money

03 Feb 2019

#FinancialBytes: 5 mobile apps to make easy pocket money

Smartphones and mobile apps have become an integral part of our lives; today, there is an app for almost everything we want to do.

5 apps for students to make money while in college

03 Feb 2019

5 apps for students to make money while in college

Are you a college student looking to make some quick money to cover your expenses?

By typing Captcha, you are actually helping Google. Read how

29 Jan 2019

By typing Captcha, you are actually helping Google. Read how

Have you ever come across the word 'Captcha' on the Internet while entering a password or filling a form, and Google says it is to prove that you are human?

Watch out! This Trojan spoofs search results to steal cryptocurrency

27 Jan 2019

Watch out! This Trojan spoofs search results to steal cryptocurrency

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have flagged a new form of Trojan, one that uses disturbing new tricks to steal cryptocurrency.

#TechBytes: 5 handy tricks to get better Google search results

23 Jan 2019

#TechBytes: 5 handy tricks to get better Google search results

Today, Google offers one of the most powerful search engines in the world.

Now, Google's activity cards will help you explore topics

11 Jan 2019

Now, Google's activity cards will help you explore topics

Often, you may encounter topics requiring heavy research.