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A New Tool Shows How Google Results Vary Around the World

A Google spokesperson said the differences in results were not caused by censorship and that content about the Tiananmen Square massacre is available via Google Search in any language or locale setting. Touristy images win prominence in some cases, the spokesperson said, when the search engine detects an intent to travel, which is more likely for searchers closer to Beijing ...

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Search on for YouTuber who abused girls

The Pulianthope cyber crime cell has intensified its effort to trace Madan OP, a YouTuber, following complaints that he used obscene language to shame teenage girls in his videos. Though the game PUBG is banned, a few are still playing it illegally. Madan, alias Madhan OP, runs a channel based on the game. The police said his viewers were between ...

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Google Hopes AI Can Turn Search Into a Conversation

Google often uses its annual developer conference, I/O, to showcase artificial intelligence with a wow factor. In 2016, it introduced the Google Home smart speaker with Google Assistant. In 2018, Duplex debuted to answer calls and schedule appointments for businesses. In keeping with that tradition, last month CEO Sundar Pichai introduced LaMDA, AI “designed to have a conversation on any ...

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Locate nearest vaccination centre using Google Search and Maps: A step-by-step guide – Times of India

Coronavirus spread in the country once again and created an alarming situation in the country. Although the coronavirus spread has slowed down in the past couple of weeks, almost 1 lakh cases are reported every day. In situations like this, vaccines are probably the only way to contain the spread and Indian government has already started the vaccination for everyone ...

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Google’s Antitrust Cases: A Guide for the Perplexed

Do good things come in threes? Not if you’re Google. Heading into the holidays, the company finds itself facing a trio of antitrust cases brought by an overlapping network of state and federal enforcers. That’s a lot to keep track of. Let’s try to sort through some of the biggest questions. Why are there all these separate cases against Google, ...

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Google adds 50 new 3D Animals to Search – Times of India

Internet search giant Google has added 50 new augmented reality animals to Search on mobile, the company announced on Twitter. “Hip(po), hip(po), hooray! There are 50 new AR animals to discover on Search. Search for your favorite animal on your Google mobile app, tap “View in 3D” to see them in your space and don’t forget to share your best ...

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The DOJ Is Fighting Google on a Shifting Battlefield

Marissa Mayer, Google’s 20th employee who later went on to lead Yahoo!, once told me that for many years, Google would do a test: It would show a certain percentage of users a version of search with no ads, to see if people preferred a commercially pristine experience. The result, she boasted, was that users would consistently use the ad-supplied ...

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