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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Suggesting Firefox Users Change Their Search Engine & Home Page   —  Now that Yahoo has gained search share from Google thanks to its Firefox deal, the search giant seems to be finally hitting back with moves to get users to switch to Google.  —  I've been checking each week since …
Jan 22, 2015, 3:50 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Chilling Effects DMCA archive decides to pull copyright removal notice pages from search engines, deletes whole domain from Google, probably by mistake   —  Chilling Effects On Chilling Effects As DMCA Archive Deletes Self From Google  —  Over the weekend, TorrentFreak noted …
Jan 12, 2015, 4:05 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Chilling Effects, a site tracking DMCA removal requests, pulls its copyright removal notice pages from search engines   —  Chilling Effects DMCA Archive Censors Itself  —  On an average day Google now processes more than a million takedown requests from copyright holders, and that's for its search engine alone.
Jan 12, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google Adds Song Lyrics To Top Of Search Results, Points Searchers To Google Play   —  Google is now displaying music lyrics at the top of its search results pages when you search for “song name” plus “lyrics” on Google - a move that may reduce the number of visits to music lyrics sites …
Dec 22, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google still surfaces news in search results in Spain after shutting down its News site   —  How Google News Lives On In Spain Despite Being Closed  —  Did Google News really close in Spain?  If you consider Google News to be the ability to browse stories by topic, especially from a dedicated home page, yes.
Dec 21, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Chrome Security Team Considers Marking All HTTP Pages As ‘Non-Secure’   —  Back in August, we noted that Google had started adjusting its search algorithm to give a slight boost to sites that are encrypted.  That is, all else equal, sites that use HTTPS will get a slight ranking boost.
Dec 20, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google revamps its iOS app with Material Design, one-tap search, built-in Maps, and recently visited pages   —  Google today launched a major revamp of its main iOS app, bringing a new look and adding new features.  You can download the new version now from Apple's App Store.
Dec 11, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Mike Beasley / 9to5Google:
Google announces custom gender option for Google+ profile pages coming this week   —  Google has announced a new update to the profile editor on Google+ which introduces a new “custom” gender option.  Rather than take the Facebook approach and present a long list of options, however …
Dec 10, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Google introduces Cardboard SDKs for Android and Unity, dedicates a page for Cardboard apps in the Play Store, refines building specifications   —  Google's road to virtual reality begins with Cardboard  —  When I first saw Google's Cardboard VR contraption earlier this year, I laughed.
Dec 10, 2014, 2:06 PMIn context
Kellex / Droid Life:
Google Mobile Results Now 100-150 Milliseconds Faster in Chrome for Android   —  According to Ilya Grigorik, a developer advocate at Google, when you tap on a Google Search result after performing a mobile search, the page will now load 100-150 milliseconds faster in Chrome for Android.
Dec 9, 2014, 9:25 PMIn context

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