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Google’s new algorithm: major websites hit due to fake news?

Google wants to provide quality content at the cost of major websites - for now
Google is known for making some serious algorithm changes without notice, and this new algorithm change is a serious one. After the Presidential election, the internet was flooded with fake news and...
23 March 2017 -
M. Jorgensen

Google to start rating 'offensive' content, possibly leading to lower rankings

Google is starting to rate content that is 'upsetting-offensive.' This is a new feature that can possibly result in lower rankings for such sites.
Google hs recently introduced a new feature to their list of guidelines for evaluating content. Under this new rule, people who work for Google by assessing search engine results are instructed to...
16 March 2017 -
B. Levin

YouTube's newest challenge and what this means for users

YouTube could face major changes after losing advertisers for bad content
YouTube may be the go-to network for videos, how-to content or a music video, but it has become a place where people may not want to hang out. The video platform has faced some harsh criticism from...
24 March 2017 -
M. Jorgensen
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    8 March 2017
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  • Google sues Uber over tech theft

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    Waymo, a self-driving car unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet sues Uber and Otto for stealing their key technology. Waymo became a stand-alone unit of Alphabet last December. Last year, several...
    26 February 2017
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  • Google 'Meet' promises to deliver more than expected for enterprise users

    Google has launched an advanced Hangout type application named 'Meet', which will enable enterprise companies to interact efficiently.
    Google Meet, a new video conferencing application identical to that of the Google Hangouts has been launched. Exclusively designed for HD video meetings, the official website located at...
    4 March 2017
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  • Google announces launch of YouTube TV

    Video-sharing web giant unleashes streaming television service to compete with AT&T and DirectTV Now
    When Susan Wojcicki, CEO of the definitive video-sharing website giant YouTube, mentioned in an interview that their videos are able to reach far greater viewers than good old television itself, she...
    28 February 2017
  • Chromebook Pixel laptops discontinued for now, Google says

    There will be no Chromebook Pixels for now, according to Google’s senior VP for hardware.
    At the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Google’s senior VP for hardware Rick Osterloh surprised journalists when he hinted that Chromebook Pixel laptops have hit the end of the line....
    1 March 2017
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  • Second Pixel phone expected in 2017

    Google announces a likely second Pixel phone will be released this year.
    Rick Osterloh, Senior Vice President of hardware at Google, let slip this week that a second Google Pixel phone is in the works and will be released later this year. Speaking in Barcelona during MWC...
    3 March 2017
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