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Google Sets Sights on Another Coupon Company?

Google Sets Sights on Another Coupon Company?

Unfortunately for Google, the deal with Groupon died on the table earlier this month.  The New York Post is reporting that Google is now on the search for a Groupon-like company so that they can compete with Groupon.  If Google succeeds, they will most likely expand rapidly into new markets using their global reach.  (via New York Post)

Dec 30th, 2010Comments Off on Google Sets Sights on Another Coupon Company?
Personalized Voice Recognition with Voice Search for Android

Personalized Voice Recognition with Voice Search for Android

Google recently updated the Voice Search app for Android, giving users the option to setup personalized recognition. With the feature enabled, Voice Search remembers words that were searched for and associates them with your Google account.  The goal is to improve the accuracy of voice search and enable users to search faster.

This update is only available for users running Android 2.2+, and currently only for English in the United States.  Although Google stated it has plans to support additional nations […]

Dec 18th, 2010Comments Off on Personalized Voice Recognition with Voice Search for Android
Google Releases “Google Instant”

Google Releases “Google Instant”

Google announced the most recent update to their search service, dubbed “Google Instant.”  This new update allows users to get results as they are typing their queries or as Google explains it to “search-before-you-type…Instant takes what you have typed already, predicts the most likely completion and streams results in real-time for those predictions—yielding a smarter and faster search that is interactive, predictive and powerful.” Some of the core features include:

Dynamic Results – Google dynamically displays relevant results […]

Sep 14th, 2010Comments Off on Google Releases “Google Instant”
Bing for Mobile Launched for Verizon Android

Bing for Mobile Launched for Verizon Android

Microsoft announced the launch of the official Bing for Mobile Android Application this week, exclusively for Verizon customers. The app features the Bing image of the day, with clickable hotspots, and supports voice search for quick and relevant answers for things like movies, stock quotes, and flight statuses. As an alternative to Google Maps, the Bing app will automatically find your current location, discover nearby places by category, and provides walking or driving directions.

Download the app from the Android Market […]

Sep 1st, 2010Comments Off on Bing for Mobile Launched for Verizon Android
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