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Google search warns mobile users of potential Flash clash

Sites that rely heavily on Flash elements will soon be flagged in mobile Google searches.

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Microsoft trains 'brain' to explain Pomeranians and make Cortana smarter, too

Microsoft continues its work on machine learning through a research project called "Adam." One of its goals is to make its Cortana digital assistant even more intuitive and helpful.

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Google starts removing 'right to be forgotten' search results

European Google users may now see a warning when they search for a name

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Google adds music deep-linking to search on Android

Now when you search for that Pharrell song you are in no way sick of, you can immediately play it on Spotify, Rdio, YouTube, and more

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Call businesses directly from Google search results on your PC with Hangouts

Google has baked in Hangouts calls to business directly from Google's search results page.

Pinterest ramps up location search

The new tool is faster and better at predicting users' intentions, the company said.

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Meet LEVAN, the algorithm designed to learn everything about anything it sees

A picture's worth everything to the University of Washington's LEVAN program, which can teach itself by assembling a visual archive around an idea or thing.

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Google My Business app aims to streamline managing your business's online info

The new Google app gives businesses easy access to communicate with customers or edit how it's seen on Google services.

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Bing, algorithms claim United States is doomed in World Cup

The collective wisdom of Microsoft's Bing and other predictive algorithms say that the United States will be an early exit from the World Cup soccer tournament, which kicks off this week.

Google Chrome's experiment with killing URLs appears to be on hold

For several months, Google toyed with the idea of hiding full web addresses from users in Chrome. That idea appears to be on hold.