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Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google to retire standalone editing tool Map Maker in March 2017, will integrate features directly into Google Maps   —  Google has decided to retire Map Maker.  The company is consolidating map editing in the Google Maps app and through Google Search.  —  Google My Business insiders …
Nov 9, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Home's assistant outshines Amazon Echo's Alexa assistant as it can answer a variety of complex questions   —  Google has a winner with Google Home, for those who want a hands-free assistant that can answer a broad range of questions that come up during day-to-day activities in the house.
Nov 3, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google to launch new mobile-only search index within months, says it will eventually become primary index, but a separate desktop index will still be maintained   —  Google is going to create a separate mobile index within months, one that will be the main or “primary” index that the search engine uses to respond to queries.
Oct 14, 2016, 8:10 AMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Top EU court rules that linking to copyright-infringing content knowingly or for profit is direct infringement   —  In a decision that is already controversial, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of copyright owners and against hyperlinks.
Sep 10, 2016, 12:25 AMIn context
Ginny Marvin / Search Engine Land:
Google tests mobile Shop the Look ads for apparel and home products in search results, which offer products via partners like LIKEtoKNOW.it, Polyvore, Curalate   —  Google is mixing up the mobile shopping experience in search again with a new format called shop the look.
Sep 6, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google app for Android gets In Apps tab for searching within installed apps, which currently works with Gmail, Spotify, and YouTube; more app support coming   —  Google has announced a new way to locate content within apps on Android phones.  “In Apps” is a search tab that allows this, a new addition to the Google app for Android.
Aug 31, 2016, 10:45 AMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google plans to lower search rankings of publishers' mobile pages that use intrusive interstitial ads starting January 10   —  Google has announced that it will begin cracking down on “intrusive interstitials” on January 10, 2017, because this type of ad “can be problematic on mobile devices where screens are often smaller.”
Aug 23, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google's RankBrain machine learning system is now used to process every search query, up from processing less than 15% of the queries last year   —  Google is now using its RankBrain machine learning system to process every query that the search engine handles, and the system is changing the rankings of lots of queries.
Jun 24, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google launches business-friendly tool that tests your website mobile-friendliness & page speed   —  Google announced on the Google Small Business blog that they have released a new landing page to test your website's mobile-friendliness and page speed for desktop and mobile all in one place.
Jun 3, 2016, 9:05 AMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google now handles at least 2T searches per year, up from 1.2T searches per year in 2012   —  How many searches per year happen on Google?  After nearly four years, the company has finally released an updated figure today of “trillions” per year.  How many trillions, exactly, Google wouldn't say.
May 24, 2016, 1:50 PMIn context

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