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Google Search King Amit Singhal Retiring, Artificial Intelligence Research Head Taking Over

Amit Singhal, Google’s SVP for search and an incredibly powerful figure within the company, is retiring at the end of this month.

John Giannandrea, the engineering VP who leads Google’s sprawling research and artificial intelligence efforts, is taking his place. 217 more words


Yahoo is so far behind Facebook on mobile

Last week, Facebook announced on its earnings call that 80% of its revenue now comes from mobile users. In four years, the social network has created a $13 billion mobile business. 296 more words

Google Wants to Make It Easier to Install Android Apps

Some Android users are reporting the ability to install an application from Google’s search results, instead of having to open the Play store app to complete installation of an app. 361 more words


Mobile User Acquisition Just Got Tougher, Or Did It?

Google has played a master stroke with the release of its “app streaming” services, or so it hopes. For those who were playing along with the “App Only” strategy, app discovery and user acquisition were already a pain. 760 more words


Google Is Packing Everything About Musicians, Celebrities Onto Your Phone's Search

The latest in Google’s steady march to reinvent search for smartphones leads with the stars.

On Friday, Google rolled out new features adding more information on music, TV and movies directly into mobile search results — and above the outbound links. 186 more words


Google Search now has a Pinterest-like image saving feature

Google today has added the ability to save and organize the photos you find through Image search. The Pinterest-like feature currently only works on a mobile browser, but will be welcomed by those who often browse via Google Image search. 212 more words


Google Says Local Search Result That Buried Rivals Yelp, TripAdvisor Is Just a Bug (Updated)

Over the weekend, executives from public Internet companies Yelp and TripAdvisor noted a disturbing trend: Google searches on smartphones for their businesses had suddenly buried their results beneath Google’s own. 602 more words