Tag Archives: Search

eBay to Introduce Image Search on Android and iOS This Fall

eBay, the host of a large and varied database of products, is introducing Image Search in its Android and iOS apps. As the name suggests, users will be able to snap photos of products around them, and eBay will find similar looking objects in its large database, and throw up results accordingly. With Image Search, you will be able to ... Read More »

How Artificial Intelligence and Search Engines Work Hand in Hand

Artificial intelligence (AI) has influenced the search engines optimization industries to a great extent. It’s most widely used in almost every field but least understood my most people. Al is constantly evolving system trained by a lot of data, like content, links, trust, user behavior, and others. The most widely used search engine, Google, comes up with new algorithms which ... Read More »

Fighting fake news: societies using technology to search for truth

Governments must tread a fine balance when trying to weed out fake news. Photograph: Lopez/Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock Fake news has been accused of influencing election results and giving rise to populist movements. Is there anything governments – and citizens – can do to fight back? Some interesting responses to the fake news phenomenon are now in place around the world. The ... Read More »

Baidu to Fold Embattled Medical Business Into AI, Search Units

Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc will close some of its medical businesses and fold other health segments into its artificial intelligence and search teams, the firm said in a statement sent to Reuters on Thursday. Baidu has been refocusing its business strategy after Chinese authorities cracked down last year on medical advertising, once a lucrative business sector for the ... Read More »

Pinterest Introduces Search Ads, Here’s How They Work

Pinterest recently introduced a Search Ads feature with a dozen new clients who will now join a batch of brands including Target, eBay and Home Depot already testing the new service. “We’re excited to introduce Search Ads on Pinterest: a new way to connect with people searching for your products and services,” said head of global sales John Kaplan in ... Read More »

Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out

Google Search App’s Revamped Carousel UI for Recipes Now Rolling Out HIGHLIGHTS Update UI was first spotted in December Larger, detailed cards will be shown for step-by-step instructions New Search interface is also meant to help you discover new recipes Back in December, it had been spotted that Google was tweaking its search interface to offer users a more refined ... Read More »

Twitter’s Explore Tab Combines Trends, Moments, Search, and Live Video

HIGHLIGHTS The feature combines trends, Moments, search and live video highlight The intent was to make Twitter more inviting Twitter has been striving to boost its ranks of users and revenue Twitter on Thursday added an “explore” tab aimed at making it easier to find interesting content, the latest move to boost engagement at the one-to-many messaging service. The feature, ... Read More »

Google to Build a ‘Primary’ Mobile Index for Search Results in the Next Few Months

Google to Build a ‘Primary’ Mobile Index for Search Results in the Next Few Months HIGHLIGHTS Garry Illyes said that the mobile index should arrive in a few months The new mobile index will be updated more often than desktop It will be considered as the primary index by Google Google is going to create a new mobile index for ... Read More »

Google to Start Adding ‘Fact Check’ Tag to Accurate News Articles in Search Results

HIGHLIGHTS Factually correct articles will bear ‘Fact check’ tag next to them Google will check if websites are conducting fact checking on their own It is currently rolling out in the US and the UK How many times have you been proven wrong among your friends because something you said was factually incorrect? You then actually doubt your knowledge and ... Read More »

Klevu Self-Learning Search Tool Aims to Help Ecommerce Merchants Sell More

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Klevu is an on-site search tool for use on ecommerce websites that provides cloud-based, self-learning technology, intended to improve search quality and increase conversions. Klevu, a Finnish startup founded in 2013, is an ecommerce site search tool for websites that incorporates a variety of innovative techniques designed to help shoppers find what they are looking for ... Read More »