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Google Fights Human Trafficking Using Big Data

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Google has donated $3 million to three anti-trafficking advocacy groups. The project will bring together a variety of human trafficking hotlines to create a consolidated base of data to identify trafficking hotspots around the world. Google has donated $3 million to three anti-trafficking advocacy groups. The project will bring together a variety of human trafficking hotlines to create a consolidated base of data to identify trafficking hotspots around the world. 0 Comments

Google Chrome & Android Will 'Remain Separate for a Very Long Time'

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An Android-Chrome merger seems unlikely now that Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has publicly stated that there are no plans to combine the divisions, despite recent speculation that a merger was on the cards following personnel changes. An Android-Chrome merger seems unlikely now that Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has publicly stated that there are no plans to combine the divisions, despite recent speculation that a merger was on the cards following personnel changes. 0 Comments

Bing Maps Adds Thousands of Venues

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Aided by Nokia, Bing has added thousands of "Venues" to its mapping offerings to help users in North America, Europe, and Asia find and navigate shopping malls, airports, convention centers, museums, parks, racecourses, racetracks, and stadiums. Aided by Nokia, Bing has added thousands of "Venues" to its mapping offerings to help users in North America, Europe, and Asia find and navigate shopping malls, airports, convention centers, museums, parks, racecourses, racetracks, and stadiums. 0 Comments

Google Chrome Becomes World's Most Popular Web Browser

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Google Chrome overtook Microsoft's Internet Explorer to become the world's most popular web browser for a full week for the first time in its history. Chrome enjoyed a week-long surge in use between May 14 and 20, according to StatCounter. Google Chrome overtook Microsoft's Internet Explorer to become the world's most popular web browser for a full week for the first time in its history. Chrome enjoyed a week-long surge in use between May 14 and 20, according to StatCounter. 0 Comments

Bing Unleashing Tiger to Speed Search Results

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Bing and Microsoft engineers are working on new back-end infrastructure, with the goal of delivering faster and more relevant search results for users. Known as “Tiger,” the new index-serving technology is being incorporated into Bing globally. Bing and Microsoft engineers are working on new back-end infrastructure, with the goal of delivering faster and more relevant search results for users. Known as “Tiger,” the new index-serving technology is being incorporated into Bing globally. 0 Comments

Google+ in Asia: Most Users Are From Singapore, India

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Singapore recorded the highest share of visits to Google+ in key Asia Pacific markets. Here’s a summary of the findings from Experian Hitwise, which measured visits over two months in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, and India. Singapore recorded the highest share of visits to Google+ in key Asia Pacific markets. Here’s a summary of the findings from Experian Hitwise, which measured visits over two months in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, and India. 0 Comments

Lunar Eclipse Google Logo & Other Eclipse Coverage

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Google's a big fan of the open sky, especially when awesome things are happening in it. A Google Doodle, as well as two heaping scoops fulls of other access points from Google, give users the opportunity to check out today's lunar eclipse Google's a big fan of the open sky, especially when awesome things are happening in it. A Google Doodle, as well as two heaping scoops fulls of other access points from Google, give users the opportunity to check out today's lunar eclipse 0 Comments

Search in Asia: Insights for International SEMs

Mobile search has gone mainstream in the Asia Pacific region. Also, a look at how consumers use search during the purchase process, plus SEM strategies for the top search engines, by country. Mobile search has gone mainstream in the Asia Pacific region. Also, a look at how consumers use search during the purchase process, plus SEM strategies for the top search engines, by country. 0 Comments