Google Search: News

29 May 2024


Google to discontinue Business Messages in Maps and Search

Google has announced that it will be discontinuing its Business Messages feature within Search and Maps.

27 May 2024


How to avoid AI Overviews in Google's search results?

Google's AI Overviews, a feature that generates automated responses to certain search queries, has been a significant change in the user experience.

14 May 2024


Google Search undergoes a transformation with AI-generated answers

Google is set to revolutionize its Search feature by introducing AI-powered changes, as announced at the I/O, its annual conference for developers.

11 May 2024


Indian government websites have been compromised by online betting ads

A scam involving online betting advertisements embedded on several Indian government websites has been reported.

04 May 2024


Want to turn off Google's dark mode? Follow these steps

Google's core services, including Google Search, Gmail, Drive, and YouTube, now support dark mode.

30 Apr 2024


Google trims down 3D animal models in Search feature

In a subtle move, Google has significantly reduced the number of 3D models available in its Search feature.

17 Apr 2024


Google's Pixel Tablet to get 'Look and Sign' feature

Google is developing a unique feature for its Pixel Tablet, known as "Look and Sign" (LnS).

08 Apr 2024


Google Search's new filter lets you quickly find short videos

Google Search, a widely used tool for finding web content, is currently testing a new filter called 'Short Videos.'

07 Apr 2024


Google testing bottom search bar with Material 3 design elements

Google has been experimenting with the design of its bottom search bar on the Android app for a while now.

05 Apr 2024


Google experiments AI-powered search responses in the UK

Google has initiated a pilot program in the UK to test search responses powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

04 Apr 2024


Google considers paid search features powered by AI 

Google is contemplating the introduction of charges for its AI-enhanced Search features, according to a report by the Financial Times.

01 Mar 2024


Google Chrome introduces new features to improve search suggestions

Google has unveiled new features for its Chrome browser, aimed at offering "more helpful suggestions" to improve the user experience on both desktop and mobile devices.

28 Feb 2024


Google Search introduces redesigned settings for web version

Google has unveiled a fresh design for Search settings on the web, consolidating all options within the account menu.

19 Feb 2024


Your Google Search results could be wrong, thanks to AI

Google, the top search engine globally, is famous for its frequent updates and modifications. However, of late, certain search results have been leading users astray.

20 Dec 2023


Google Discover now shows all articles you've liked: Here's how

Google Discover, part of Google Search, now lets users easily view all the stories they have "hearted" in one convenient location.

11 Dec 2023


Kiara Advani is India's most searched person of 2023

We're approaching the moment to say farewell to the year 2023, and Google India has now unveiled its 2023 Year in Search report.

31 Oct 2023


Google Search, Lens can now help students complete their homework

Google has unveiled new features for Search and Lens, designed to help students tackle math, physics, word problems, and geometry assignments.

23 Oct 2023


After US, Japan launches antitrust probe into Google

Japan's Fair Trade Commission is examining Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., for possible antitrust violations.

13 Oct 2023


Google experimenting with Discover Feed on desktop homepage in India

Google is currently experimenting with adding a Discover Feed to its desktop homepage for a select group of users in India, as spotted by MSPowerUser.

29 Sep 2023


Google's Search Generative Experience expands to teens in the US

Google has announced that its Search Generative Experience (SGE) will now be accessible to teens aged 13 to 17 in the United States.

14 Sep 2023


Google expands Emoji Kitchen to Search for web, iOS

Google has now integrated Gboard's Emoji Kitchen to Search for the web (and iOS, ultimately), allowing users to create unique stickers by combining different emojis, from any device, including desktops and iPhones.

31 Aug 2023


Google's AI-powered Search comes to India with new features

Google is broadening the reach of its AI-powered Search Generative Experience (SGE) to India and Japan, offering users a conversational mode that functions like an AI chatbot.

08 Aug 2023

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Google Search now offers an AI-powered grammar check feature

Google Search now offers a grammar check feature that can suggest corrections for grammatical errors and spelling mistakes. The feature works on "AI systems," per Google.

24 Jun 2023


Google Search gets 'Perspectives' filter: Know how it works

Google introduced the "Perspectives" filter at I/O 2023, and it is now rolling out to users.

11 May 2023


How Google's AI-updated Search differs from the Bard chatbot

Google's I/O 2023 event was packed. From PaLM 2 to Google Bard, the tech giant made a couple of interesting announcements.

09 May 2023


Google I/O 2023: All AI-related announcements we can hear tomorrow

Google's annual developer conference, I/O 2023, will be held tomorrow. The tech giant is expected to introduce a slew of Pixel devices at the event. However, that's not all.

29 Mar 2023


Google will now notify you about extreme heat conditions

Google is releasing new extreme heat alert in the Search tab that will channel relevant information to help people stay safe during heat waves.

19 Dec 2022


Google drops new multisearch and search-in-video features: How to use

Google has released two new features—multisearch and search-in-video—for its Google Search app.

06 Dec 2022


Google Search gets new continuous scrolling feature on desktop

Google has introduced the 'continuous scroll' feature for search results on desktop. This feature will now display up to six pages of search results in one go.

29 Sep 2022


Google Search is getting faster, deeper, and more relevant

Google Search makes looking up something on the internet extremely easy for us. The question is, can it get any easier? Well, Google says yes.

12 Aug 2022


You can now play cloud games directly from Google Search

Google is testing a new feature that is bound to make gamers happy. It appears that if you search for a game on Google Search, you might be able to launch the game instantly.

09 Aug 2022


US: Explosion at Google's data center critically injures 3 people

An "electrical incident" occurred at a Google data center on Monday in Council Bluffs, Iowa, critically injuring three electricians, said the tech giant and the Council Bluffs Police Department.

12 Oct 2021


Google Search gets a chromatic guitar tuner: Details here

Google has added another music-related feature—a chromatic guitar tuner—to its Search capabilities following the release of a feature to identify a song from a hum last year.

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.

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.

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.

14 Aug 2020


NewsBytes Briefing: Fortnite removed from app stores, and more

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.