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New Google Feature Means Businesses Need Apps For Search Marketing

The world of search engine marketing is ever-changing, and it’s no secret that mobile continues to take over the desktop. Google has a new feature, even beyond a related ranking signal for organic search on mobile devices, that gives businesses more incentive to have mobile apps for search marketing purposes. It essentially expands as search marketing-related benefit device-wide, as opposed …

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This Isn’t Really How Yahoo Expects To Compete In Search Is It?

Yahoo held a conference call on Tuesday to discuss its Q1 earnings. Over the course of the call, CEO Marissa Mayer said a lot about search in her prepared remarks before talking about the subject even more in the Q&A session. It turns out that she was apparently alluding to an actual product the company is building, which would aim …

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Google Now Just Got A Lot More Useful

Google Now may be getting a whole lot more useful as Google just announced that it’s integrating with third-party apps on Android. The company has already partnered with over 30 developers to bring new cards into the fold, giving users helpful updates from the apps they use. “Starting today, the Google app on Android can help you keep up with …

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Google Now To Start Reminding You About Your Bills

Google is reportedly adding bill pay reminders to Google Now, which will notify users about upcoming bills that are due, and how much they cost. Google reportedly gains this information from users’ Gmail accounts. Cult of Android reports: No configuration is necessary in order to register for this service. Google has the facility to generate its bill payment reminder cards …

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Google Shows When You’re Near A Store That Carries A Product You Searched For

Google announced that it has added functionality to Google Now to show consumers when they’re near stores that carry products they have searched for. In a Google+ post, the company said, “You’ve been looking for the perfect pair of hiking boots online, but haven’t gotten around to pulling the trigger. Starting today, if you’re out and about and near a …

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Bing’s Answer To Google Now Comes To The Desktop

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it is launching personalized cards on the Bing Homepage, which will let users keep track of news, weather, flights, stocks, and eventually more. Kind of like an early version of Google Now on the desktop, only Bing. The personalization utilizes technology that the company uses in its Cortana offering for Windows Phone 8.1. Users can …

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Google Now Notifications Come To Chrome (Beta)

Google announced that it has launched Google Now notifications in Chrome beta. If you’re on the beta channel, you’ll be getting notifications via the notification center on Mac, Windows or Chromebook. You’ll need to sign into Chrome with the Google account you already use for Google Now, of course. “Your friend Steve’s flight from New York is delayed by an …

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Here Are Over 60 Things You Can Say To Google Now

TrendBlog.net has put together a pretty cool infographic listing all the different commands you can use with Google Now. There are over sixty of them. What would you like to be able to tell Google Now in the future? Let us know in the comments. You may already know most of these, but it’s nice to see them all collected …

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Google Now Adds Site Updates, Traffic Incidents, TV Recommendations And More

Google has added some interesting new cards to Google Now for Android. The features come in the latest update of the Google Search app. Google has added a Website update card, which could mean more traffic for publishers. It brings the latest posts from sites the user frequents, “so you’ll never miss a story.” There’s a new News topic card, …

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Smartphones Will Soon Run Themselves, Says Analyst

Smartphone (or smart TV or smart watch) is a bit of a misnomer at this point. Sure, the devices are far more capable than feature phones and their wireless access to the internet can make their users seem smart, but they are still just tools. That could soon change, though, as the software running on the devices begins to predict …

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That Google Smart Watch Might Be Coming Sooner Rather Than Later [Report]

Everybody these days is making a smart watch. Even if Samsung and Sony are the only major manufacturers out of the gate, many more are finalizing plans to launch one within the year. Now a new report has found that the next smart watch to hit the market may be from Google. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google’s smart …

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New Google Now Knowledge Graph Reminders For Music And TV Shows Are Pretty Awesome

As we reported last week, Google launched an update to its Google Search app for Android, adding some new Google Now functionality. Among the improvements were the ability to set reminders when you search. Now that we’re seeing this in action, it’s really cool. You can set reminders while you’re searching from the desktop as well. Search for a band …

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