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Not OK Google: Chrome Allegedly Listening To Your Voice And Recording It Without Your Permission

Not OK Google: Chrome Allegedly Listening To Your Voice And Recording It Without Your Permission | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google is accused of downloading audio listeners into any computer with Chrome on it. Is Google really sending your conversations to the NSA?
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How is 'ok google' going to work if it's not constantly monitoring what you're saying? Which is of course different to doing anything with that information.

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Apple is launching a new search engine aimed at ending Google (and you're already using it) - AGBeat

Apple is launching a new search engine aimed at ending Google (and you're already using it) - AGBeat | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Apple is launching a search engine aimed at destroying Google and chances are, you're already using it. What is it and how will this impact Google?
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Google takes steps to crack down on revenge porn

Google takes steps to crack down on revenge porn | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Victims of revenge porn will be able to put in requests to Google to take down content from search results.
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Google Now has just gotten insanely better, and very freaky

Google Now has just gotten insanely better, and very freaky | Internet Search | Scoop.it
For many people, Google Search is the only way to search the web for relevant information about all sorts of topics, and the company has constantly improved it to offer more accurate and better tai...
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Google adds 'dragon' to list of public transport options in Wales

Google adds 'dragon' to list of public transport options in Wales | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google reveals how much easier travel would be if you could summon a dragon, in the style of Daenerys from Game of Thrones
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As well as Dragon you can have location specific Nessie, or a Royal Carriage

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Self-destructing site shows how long it takes Google to find you

Self-destructing site shows how long it takes Google to find you | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Wondering how long it would take for Google's search engine to find your website if you didn't promote it? About 22 days, according to Matthew Rothenberg
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My DuckDuckGo Investigation | Base Creative - Web design and development in London

My DuckDuckGo Investigation | Base Creative - Web design and development in London | Internet Search | Scoop.it
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It's a pretty compelling case!

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16 cool things to try with the new Google Photos

16 cool things to try with the new Google Photos | Internet Search | Scoop.it
You've seen the first impressions. You've tried the app yourself. Now check out some of the awesome advanced features tucked inside the new Google Photos.
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With Its New Mobile Features, Google Returns to Form (And Buries Its Flops)

With Its New Mobile Features, Google Returns to Form (And Buries Its Flops) | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google advances on its goal to take its Web dominance to mobile.
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Predicting the Future Google

Predicting the Future Google | Internet Search | Scoop.it
While these changes will certainly take time and a multitude of other shifts will happen in the meantime, it's always good to keep a pulse on where Google is going. It effects us all, for better and for worse.
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Bing now powers 1 in 5 desktop searches in the US

Bing now powers 1 in 5 desktop searches in the US | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Which search engine are you using these days? Google might have the upper hand in terms of global statistics, but Microsoft's Bing is starting to make significant inroads in the United States.
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5 Ways Google Search Results Will Change By 2016

5 Ways Google Search Results Will Change By 2016 | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Search engine results pages (SERPs), much to the irritation of search marketers who count on them, change constantly. Google is constantly making tiny, hardly-noticeable tweaks to the familiar layout of its signature creation, leading to gradual changes in user behavior and disrupting the expectations of optimizers who were counting on [...]
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The Hidden Gender Bias In Google Image Search

The Hidden Gender Bias In Google Image Search | Internet Search | Scoop.it
A new study finds that the stereotypes and underrepresentation in Google image searches for some careers affect unconscious bias.
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DuckDuckGo Surpasses 10 Million Daily Queries

DuckDuckGo Surpasses 10 Million Daily Queries | Internet Search | Scoop.it
DuckDuckGo, the privacy focused search engine, hits a major milestone - reaching 10 million daily queries.
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Instagram's Overhauled Search: Real-Time Instead of Real Bad | WIRED

Instagram's Overhauled Search: Real-Time Instead of Real Bad | WIRED | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Instagram is debuting new search and discovery tools to make it easier to see what's happening in real time anywhere.
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Google Mobile Search Overtakes Desktop Search In UK

Google Mobile Search Overtakes Desktop Search In UK | Internet Search | Scoop.it
There was a time when a mobile website, or responsive design, was considered a luxury. Big brands, and tech savvy website owners, were really the only ones that considered it important. The proliferat
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Google introduces location-aware search to answer questions while you’re on the go

Google introduces location-aware search to answer questions while you’re on the go | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google knows where you are -- and now it can answer questions based on that knowledge.
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Is Apple planning its own search engine?

Is Apple planning its own search engine? | Internet Search | Scoop.it
What is Apple Search? That's a question a lot of people will be asking over the coming months, after Cult of Mac spotted a job ad that references the as-
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This makes perfect sense to me. Apple needs to break away from Google and Microsoft and really strike out on its own.

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Bing Adds Last Updated Dates & View Counts to Search Results - The SEM Post

Bing Adds Last Updated Dates & View Counts to Search Results - The SEM Post | Internet Search | Scoop.it
In addition to WikiHow getting tabbed answer boxes in the search results, they are also one of the sites sporting some new annotations in the Bing organic search results.  They are now displaying a “last updated” date, as well as the number of times an article has been viewed. If you view one of the …
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Except that it doesn't. At least, not if you're in the UK using the .com version it doesn't. 

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Google incorporates relevant tweets within search results

Google incorporates relevant tweets within search results | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google has teamed up with Twitter to pair both organisations expertise in search and real-time content to incorporate relevant tweets...
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But only if you're in the US and searching in English. And using iOS or Android. And using their app. Other than that, perfect. It will be rolling out to other countries in the next few months.

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Google Maps And YouTube Will Be Available Offline Later This Year | The LAD Bible

Google Maps And YouTube Will Be Available Offline Later This Year | The LAD Bible | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google Maps And YouTube Will Be Available Offline Later This Year
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The Ultimate Students Guide to Search Engines

The Ultimate Students Guide to Search Engines | Internet Search | Scoop.it
The Ultimate Student’s Guide to Search Engines Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. How Search Engines Work. 2.1. Function 1: Crawl Sites and Build Indexes. 2.2. Function 2: Provide Ranked...
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This is a really interesting article on the history of search.

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Google Image Search Has A Gender Bias Problem

Google Image Search Has A Gender Bias Problem | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Not all doctors or CEOs are men. Not all nurses are women. But you might think otherwise if you searched for these professions in Google images.

It turns out that there's a noticeable gender bias
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10 Reasons Why You Should Search Using DuckDuckGo

10 Reasons Why You Should Search Using DuckDuckGo | Internet Search | Scoop.it
These days, mostly, a search engine is the only source of information whenever someone is seeking the answer of a problem
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Give it a go - give your brain a break from Google!

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6 Ways Bing is the Opposite of Google | Search Engine Journal

6 Ways Bing is the Opposite of Google | Search Engine Journal | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Let’s take a look at what sets Google and Bing apart and how to navigate those tricky situations as an SEO professional.
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