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  • Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways partners Google to make flight search easier July 8, 2014

    Dubai: Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has struck a partnership with Google to make it more convenient for travellers to check the airline's flight schedules and fares using the search engine. Using Flight Search application of Google, travellers in the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and...
  • Tips and tricks: How to use Google like never before May 20, 2014

    Almost all of use Google to get answers to our questions, but there are very few users who make the most of the search engine. This infographic lists a spate of tricks that can help you perform a well-executed search on Google. ...
  • 'Is Lady Gaga a man?' 'Why do men have nipples?' 'How to hide a dead body?': The most common bizarre Google search queries May 7, 2014

    Here are the most common bizarre search queries that people make on Google if the search engine's Keyword Planner Tool is to be believed. ...
  • Google accused of illegally monopolising the Internet and mobile search market May 2, 2014

    Consumer rights law firm Hagens Berman said it filed a nationwide antitrust class-action lawsuit against Google Inc alleging the company "illegally monopolised" the Internet and mobile search market in the United States. The lawsuit alleges that Google has expanded its monopoly of the Internet search market by pre-loading its applications onto...
  • Android to Nest: Google's forays beyond the search box January 15, 2014

    San Francisco: Google Inc announced plans to acquire smart thermostat maker Nest Labs Inc for $3.2 billion, signalling the Internet company's intention to expand into a broader array of devices and bringing valuable hardware design expertise in-house. The Internet giant has in recent years ventured further afield from its roots in...
  • Tips and solutions: How to erase yourself from the Internet December 27, 2013

    If the online world has started taking a toll on you and you want to disappear from the Internet for sometime, here are some tips and solutions for you. ...
  • Interesting facts about Google you probably didn't know December 26, 2013

    It is said that the biggest leap in search usage came when Google introduced its much-improved spell checker, giving birth to the "Did you mean" feature. This instantly doubled Google's traffic. There are many other interesting facts about Google you probably didn't know. ...
  • Google adds new features to make search more personalised November 20, 2013

    Taipei: Internet major Google is adding new features to its popular services like search page, maps and youtube to provide more personalised information especially related to day to day lives of its users. Weather updates at the start of the day of or traffic movement during...
  • Google's viral 'Reunion' ad reignites hope for easier Indo-Pak visas November 15, 2013

    Islamabad: The latest advertisement by Google depicts two elderly friends who reunite for the first time after the partition of India and Pakistan, capturing the entire process in less than four minutes. If only it were that simple in reality. For several people across the border, this is a dream that...
  • Watch: Google pitches emotion in separated-by-Partition-united-by-Google ad November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: At a time when to many of its users Google has long shed its "Don't be evil" image of its startup days and is resembling the evil corporate behemoths that it once appeared to stand against, Google is subtly attempting an image makeover by highlighting the good that...
  • Google retools search with new 'Hummingbird' algorithm September 27, 2013

    Menlo Park: Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers. The overhaul came as part of an update called "Hummingbird" that Google has gradually rolled out in the past month without disclosing the...
  • Google Search now supports Hindi handwriting August 22, 2013

    Bangalore:...
  • Graph search will take social media optimisation to the next level: Zafar Rais January 17, 2013

    Will Facebook Graph Search change the way people behave on Facebook? Founder & CEO of MindShift Interactive Zafar Rais joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. How do you think this will make privacy an even more difficult thing to ask for? Asked by: Vishnu ...
  • 'Satyamev Jayate' grows more popular than Aamir May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood star Aamir Khan's teleshow "Satyamev Jayate", where he deals with sensitive social issues backed by statistics, has surpassed his own popularity, indicates a survey on online Google searches. The first episode of "Satyamev Jayate" was aired May 6 on Star Plus. Its concept was kept under wraps till...
  • Wall Street bets on Google's next big business ideas September 5, 2009

    San Francisco: Google Inc made its fortune on Internet search ads, but Wall Street is increasingly eager for signs that the company's other money-making bets will pay off. "Even though paid search is 95 percent of the business, I think everybody's looking for that next trick," said John Lutz, a senior...
  • Human error at Google sends the wrong message February 1, 2009

    San Francisco: Internet search giant Google said that for nearly an hour on Saturday, users got an erroneous message when they searched on many sites, saying, "This site may harm your computer." The problem began at 6:30 am (1430 GMT) and ended at 7:25 am "What happened? Very simply, human...