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Google is getting rid of Instant Search on desktop

One of the search giant's speediest features is leaving — but you probably weren't reliant on it. Google prides itself on bringing information to its users quickly, but one of the tech giant's speediest search features is on the way out......»»

Source:  TechradarCategory: Top7 min. ago Related News

BMW and other carmakers team up to take on Waze and Google Maps

A company formerly owned by Nokia wants to create a more accurate, up-to-the-minute map of traffic conditions.   The key? Getting multiple automakers to pool traffic data collected by their cars’ sensors. Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz will.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top51 min. ago Related News

You Can Now Enter a Beta for the Google Cast Receiver App

Google has opened up a beta for the Google Cast Receiver app, allowing developers to ensure their apps will always work when a new version is getting pushed. Sure, we aren’t developers, but we still want the latest builds out there, so anyone c.....»»

Source:  DroidlifeCategory: Mobile1 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Google Is Testing Autoplay Videos Directly In Search Results

For a select group of individuals, Google has enabled autoplay videos in Search. "We are constantly experimenting with ways to improve the search experience for our users, but have no plans to announce [the feature] at this time," a Google spokespers.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top2 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world"s workers for the rise of its robots

Google's philanthropic arm is launching a multimillion-dollar effort to aid workers impacted by some of the tech championed by its parent company. Google.org said Wednesday that it's set aside $50 million to fund nonprofits focused on teaching new jo.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Google Chromebooks may soon get to send and receive text messages

Rumors suggest Google is looking to add SMS messaging to Chromebooks. The ability to shoot Messages from both an iPhone and MacBook is the best thing about owning Apple’s devices, and now Google might finally be bringing that feature to.....»»

Source:  TechradarCategory: Top2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

What"s in the latest Chrome update?

Google on Tuesday released Chrome 60 for Windows, macOS and Linux, adding support for the Touch Bar on the newest MacBook Pro laptops and a new online payment API, and patching 40 security vulnerabilities.Chrome updates in the background, so most.....»»

Source:  CwCategory: Operatingsystems2 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

iPhone-maker Foxconn to build flat-screen display factory in Wisconsin

Upwards of 10,000 jobs could come to the state. Enlarge / The OLED-toting Google Pixel (left) next to the iPhone 7 Plus' LCD panel. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Foxconn, one of the electronics manufacturers that makes Apple's iPhones, is set to revea.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: Top2 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

You Can Now Use Waze Right From Android Auto in Your Car

Even though many would say Google Maps remains superior to Waze, the community-based navigation platform does have its benefits. If you enjoy Waze, and also have a dash unit with Android Auto in your vehicle, you’ll be happy to learn that you c.....»»

Source:  DroidlifeCategory: Mobile3 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

Tech Leaders Speak Out Against Trump Ban on Transgender Troops

Technology executives, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to social media to voice their displeasure over President Donald Trump's latest stance on transgendered people in the military. "I am grateful to the tran.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top3 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

OnePlus Pushes Launcher and Weather Apps to Google Play for Easy Updating

If you’re utilizing a OnePlus device, take note that the official OnePlus Launcher and OnePlus Weather applications are now available directly inside of Google Play. As we’ve seen before, this is done to allow for quick updates, thanks to.....»»

Source:  DroidlifeCategory: Mobile4 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Google kills Google Instant in effort to optimize Search for mobile devices

Google continues to push toward mobile optimization and as part of that, the company announced the end of Google Instant, a feature that essentially loaded search results as you typed them in the search bar. The post Google kills Google Instant in ef.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top4 hr. 51 min. ago Related News

Google Challenges Canada’s Global Blocking Injunction in the US

In June, the Supreme Court of Canada ordered Google to remove a company's websites from its search results all over the world, not just in Canada. With options to appeal exhausted in Canada, this week Google filed for an injunction in the United Stat.....»»

Source:  TorrentfreakCategory: Internet4 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Google is killing a feature that helped you search faster

Google is making more big changes to search. Over the last couple weeks, the company has been phasing out its "Instant" search results, or the  results that were displayed as you typed. SEE ALSO: With its new feed, Google is preparing for the en.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top4 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

Google Pixel XL 2 Leaks Bring Rumors to Life

Google Pixel XL 2 Leaks Bring Rumors to Life is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. The Google Pixel 2 release date is coming up fast and as a result, more rumors and details continue to surface. In the last few weeks, we’ve received t.....»»

Source:  GottabemobileCategory: Mobile5 hr. 15 min. ago Related News

Google is testing vacation rental listings in addition to hotels

Now, when you tell Google that you need to find a place to stay in, say, Los Angeles, you’ll be able to select your “Accommodation Type.” That could include vacation rentals but the results won't be coming from Airbnb. The post Google is testin.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top5 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Google tests auto-play videos in search results

Some users are seeing movie trailers automatically start in their search results......»»

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Roku is beating Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims

It's been about 10 years since the debut of the Roku streaming media player, and in that short time, the company has gone from a total unknown to now beating all the tech giants competing to be your TV streaming device of choice, a new report claims......»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top6 hr. 15 min. ago Related News

Nova Launcher With Sesame Shortcuts is Pretty Sweet

Nova Launcher is already a fantastic 3rd-party launcher, but with the latest inclusion of support for Sesame Shortcuts, it just got a whole lot sweeter. Sesame Shortcuts, which is a separate app download from Google Play, offers the ability to access.....»»

Source:  DroidlifeCategory: Mobile7 hr. 7 min. ago Related News

Google"s app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS

Smartphones allow us to stay in contact with our loved ones more closely than ever before, but some of the most important features, like location sharing, are only functional when everyone uses the same operating system on their devices.   That'.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: Top7 hr. 43 min. ago Related News