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Man Search His Name In Google, Found Himself In ‘Most Wanted’ List And Surrendered To Police

Man Search His Name In Google, Found Himself In ‘Most Wanted’ List And Surrendered To Police

Many people run searches for their own names, or the names of people they know, on google.com. Last year, Christopher Viatafa, who resides in California did the same thing, but interestingly, he found himself in ‘most wanted’ list and surrendered to police!

By On March 18, 2014 Respond
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10 Awesome ‘Ok Google’ Uses For Google Now Apps In Android & iOS

10 Awesome ‘Ok Google’ Uses For Google Now Apps In Android & iOS

Apple caused a revolution in the arena of voice-based commands when it unveiled Siri. Since then, other tech giants have been trying to catch up. The new Google Now app has finally matched the competition by offering quality voice-based assistance on Android. Below are 10 awesome things you can get Google Now to do for you.

By On November 18, 2013 Respond
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Google Testing Banner-Like Ads In Search Results

Google Testing Banner-Like Ads In Search Results

Search giant Google is always eager to test new things for its search results. Now the company is testing banner-like ads in search results.

By On October 24, 2013 Respond
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Google Brings In-Depth Articles To Search Results

Google Brings In-Depth Articles To Search Results

When using Google search for different topics, every once in a while, we want to get straight to the top-quality articles. To help us with it, Google is now bringing ‘in-depth articles’ to its search results.

By On August 7, 2013 Respond
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Google+ Introduced Photo Only Search Filter

Google+ Introduced Photo Only Search Filter

We have reported when Google introduced larger size Cover photo in Google+ profile, and Fecebook announced their updated home feed. Today Dave Cohen, from Google+ Technical Lead announced a new very easy Photo filter on Google+ search. Take a look inside.

By On March 22, 2013 Respond
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Google May Generate $5 Billion In Revenues From Tablet Ads During 2013

Google May Generate $5 Billion In Revenues From Tablet Ads During 2013

The landscape of the computing world has sharply changed in recent years. With the rise of tablets and decline in PC sales, advertisers as well as companies such as Google are now more interested in capturing the mobile platform. According to a report, Google is all set to bag an estimated $5 billion from its ads on tablets alone during the current year.

By On February 14, 2013 Respond
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Google Search Bug Returns Porn Results For Contradictory Queries

Google Search Bug Returns Porn Results For Contradictory Queries

Google takes pride in being the quickest and most reliable search engine online. That doesn’t mean it’s security is fool-proof. A Quora member has recently revealed that a Google bug makes the search engine treat different equations as impossible queries and then return porn links in search results.

By On February 9, 2013 Respond
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Google Search Indexes 86000+ HP Public Printers, Open To Hack And Use

Google Search Indexes 86000+ HP Public Printers, Open To Hack And Use

Devices connected to internal organizational networks need a bare minimum level of security. But what happens when they are not set up with that minimum security? The consequences are manifest in the fact that Google’s search reveals more than 86000 HP printers, some of which don’t even have a password to stop an outsider from using it.

By On January 27, 2013 Respond
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Blekko Launches Izik – The First Tablet-Oriented Search Engine

Blekko Launches Izik – The First Tablet-Oriented Search Engine

Currently, the web search arena is predominantly occupied by Google. Microsoft’s Bing also has a sizeable share of the market. Both Google and Bing primarily follow directory-oriented format, being meant for desktop PCs at the time of their inception. Blekko now intends to compete with them by launching Izik, the first tablet-oriented search engine.

By On January 6, 2013 Respond
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Google Stops Warning Chinese Users About Censored Keywords

Google Stops Warning Chinese Users About Censored Keywords

Chinese government is known for actively controlling and censoring the internet, including Google search. The internal filters of the government root out any ‘undesired’ keywords from the search query. Hence, Google used to notify the users when a keyword would be censored, but it has abandoned the warning system now.

By On January 5, 2013 Respond
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Seven Months Since Its Launch, Google’s Knowledge Graph Grows Three Times In Size

Seven Months Since Its Launch, Google’s Knowledge Graph Grows Three Times In Size

When Google first launched its Knowledge Graph, it was fairly exciting for the users. This new feature promised to deliver more accurate results, factually and syntactically. Less than seven months later, the Knowledge Graph has been able to grow three times in size.

By On December 5, 2012 Respond
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Google Uses Search And Maps To Help Recover Abducted Children

Google Uses Search And Maps To Help Recover Abducted Children

Google is used by a huge number of users each day. This puts the company in a position to leverage this audience for different things, which now include helping in locating kidnapped children. The company has now started using ‘Amber alerts’ within search and maps to let the users know of the kids who have been kidnapped.

By On November 2, 2012 Respond
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Google Search Application On iOS Adds Voice Recognition Feature

Google Search Application On iOS Adds Voice Recognition Feature

Back in August, Google announced it would update its search application for iOS with voice recognition “in a couple days.” But that clearly did not happen. Apple has taken two months to approve the new Google Search application — finally releasing it early Tuesday afternoon.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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Windows RT Doesn’t Meet Google Search App System Requirments

Windows RT Doesn’t Meet Google Search App System Requirments

Google Search is certainly the far-most utilized search engine available on the net. Google provides applications on Android, iOS, and the Windows marketplace for its search engine. But there is one slight issue – users running Windows RT are receiving critical errors when they attempt to download Google Search from the Windows marketplace.

By On October 29, 2012 Respond
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Google Proposes Branding Its Own Services In Search To Placate European Regulators

Google Proposes Branding Its Own Services In Search To Placate European Regulators

European regulators have been after Google for quite some time. The company is accused of pushing out the competition from the market by unjustly promoting its products and services using its dominant search engine. Google is trying to counter these allegations by making a new offer to the regulators – it will clearly brand its services when they appear in search results.

By On October 11, 2012 Respond
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