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Google Launches New Knowledge Graph Tools, ‘Hummingbird’ Algorithm & More

Google announced some new features today in celebration of its fifteenth birthday. First off, Knowledge Graph has a new comparison feature and new filters. “We keep expanding features of the Knowledge Graph so it can answer more questions—even those that don’t have a simple answer,” says Google’s Amit Singhal. “Let’s say you want to get your daughter excited about a …

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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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Laura Prepon Is The Face Of ‘Orange Is The New Black,’ According To Google

For the last couple weeks, we’ve been hearing that Laura Prepon is leaving the cast of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. Interestingly, she appears to be the face of the show, at least as far as the world’s largest search engine is concerned. Google’s Knowledge Graph, which aims to show users quick info about whatever topic they’re looking for …

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Google Adds Knowledge Graph-Like Carousel For Local Results

Google announced today that it is adding a new carousel feature for local search results on the top of some search results pages. It looks essentially like the recently redesigned Knowledge Graph carousel, but includes local businesses and their Zagat scores. Google says in a Google+ post: Give it a go—type or say “mexican restaurants,” or try any similar search …

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Siri Gets More Knowledge Graph-Like With Wikipedia, Bing

While demonstrating iOS 7 at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced some new Siri features. Among them, integration of Bing web search results. Siri has a new interface, and even a new male voice. It now understands more types of commands, such as: “Play last voicemail” “Increase brightness” “What is John Appleseed saying?” “Tell me about surfing” “What are the …

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Is It Worth It To Your Site To Help Google Build Its ‘Knowledge’?

Search is moving more and more toward structured data, which in turn, is leading search engines to delivering the information users are seeking without the need of having to send them to third-party sites. Google, in particular, is making tremendous use of this data in offerings like its Knowledge Graph and in Google Now, and it’s still very early days …

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Google Adds Nutrition Info To Knowledge Graph

Google announced that it is rolling out new nutrition information to search, as the latest addition to its Knowledge Graph. If you can’t already, you’ll soon be able to query things like “How much protein is in a banana?” or How many calories are in an avocado?” and get direct answers (spoken to you, if you’re using Google’s new conversational …

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Google Offers Webmasters Tools To Get Content In Knowledge Graph, Google Now

Google has launched two new tools for webmasters to provide the search engine with structured data from their sites. For one, Google’s Data Highlighter now supports eight types of structured data, including: events, products, local businesses, articles, software applications, movies, restaurants, and TV episodes. “With Data Highlighter, webmasters don’t even need to change their site’s HTML,” explains product manager Justin …

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Google Shows You How To Use Its Knowledge Graph Data In Your Own Apps

In one of many interesting Google I/O sessions, Google shows developers how to tap into Freebase, the open core of its Knowledge Graph, to enhance their own apps with Knowledge Graph data. The session takes a look at the Freebase APIs, and discusses how they can enhance applications to better understand people, places and things. During the Google I/O keynote, …

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Google Nose Beta Can Tell You What A Ghost Smells Like

It’s strange how some of Google’s most innovative products always seem to be introduced on April 1. Google introduced Google Nose beta today, which taps into Google’s Knowledge Graph to help users search for smells they encounter. With Google Nose, Google says you can “go beyond type, talk, and touch for a new notation of sensation.” Google’s “Aromabase” contains over …

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Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info Into Movies You’re Watching

Google has added a new feature to the Google Play Movies & TV app that lets you pause what you’re watching and figure out information about it without having to go search to find out what you’re looking for. Google Play product manager Ben Serridge writes on the Android blog: “What’s his name again? Wasn’t he the guy in that …

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Angel Tompkins Nude Pic Shows Up In Google Knowledge Graph

Update: Google has removed the image from the Knowledge Panel. Rather than replacing it with a non-nude image, they went with no image at all. The image in question is also gone from the image search results (though it’s still there if you search “angel tompkins topless”). There are other topless pictures of her showing up further down in the …

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