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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.

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Google's search to shame sites that don't play well with phones

Google says that it will discourage users from clicking on sites that don't correctly process page requests from mobile phones.

Google starts accepting 'right to be forgotten' requests in Europe

The company set up a page where people can submit their requests

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3 time-saving Chrome extensions that maximize your Google search efficiency

Even master searchers can benefit from these search tools for Chrome.

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Windows Phone 8.1 users can now rack up Bing Rewards

Microsoft finally brings the gift card program to its own mobile platform.

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DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn't track you, makes terrific overhaul official

The privacy-themed search engine got a slew of new tools