Gizmodo Australia: Google Is Getting Some New AI Search Features

Gizmodo Australia: Google Is Getting Some New AI Search Features. “Google is celebrating its 20th birthday this week, and is taking the opportunity to announce some new search features which aim to improve the experience for users, as well as keep them using it for longer. Unsurprisingly, they all utilise integrated AI and have a strong focus on mobile. Here is what you’re going to be seeing in the near future.”

CNET: Google CEO Sundar Pichai pens memo warning employees against bias

CNET: Google CEO Sundar Pichai pens memo warning employees against bias . “Google’s CEO sent a memo to employees Friday saying the company doesn’t engineer its services to privilege any political view and warning staff that anyone violating that policy will be taken to task, according to various media reports.”

SEO Roundtable: Google Search Broke For 12 Hours On A Query

SEO Roundtable: Google Search Broke For 12 Hours On A Query . “It is rare to see Google bug out, not work, when you try to use it. But yesterday starting around 3pm EDT through this morning at 3am EDT Google could not give you search results for the query [compare the market]. It is not clear why it was broken, but it was for about 12 hours – which is really unheard of.”

EurekAlert: Online searches about cardiovascular disease follow strong seasonal and geographical patterns

EurekAlert: Online searches about cardiovascular disease follow strong seasonal and geographical patterns . “There is a strong seasonal pattern in seeking cardiovascular health information on Google, with higher search activity during winter months, according to a new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Investigators also found that US states with higher deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) have higher CVD-related search volumes compared with regions with lower CVD mortality. By integrating artificial intelligence in healthcare research, the data generated by online cardiovascular health searches could be leveraged in the future to estimate disease activity in the community.”

Searching for Bing: How Microsoft’s search engine has lost its way (ARN)

ARN: Searching for Bing: How Microsoft’s search engine has lost its way. “In 2015, Microsoft’s Bing search engine achieved something it had never had before: relevancy. By notching a 20-per cent share of U.S. search, according to comScore, it managed to impact Google, the brand that was literally synonymous with search. In 2018, it seems like Bing’s willing to hand some of that success right back. Why? Because, as a habitual Bing user, I’ve noticed a deterioration in quality.”

Google Blog: Helping you find useful information fast on Search

Google Blog: Helping you find useful information fast on Search. “Imagine you’re remodeling your kitchen, and you want information about how quartz compares to granite for your new countertops. Sure, Google can tell you what quartz and granite are, but that’s perhaps not what you had in mind. Chances are you’re hoping to learn more about the differences in cost, benefits, and durability of each, and may be looking for guidance on other subtopics to explore. For these types of queries, we’re introducing a new way to get you to relevant information fast and help you get a glimpse of multiple aspects of a topic with a single search.”