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Hordes of baffled tourists are showing up in this small Norwegian town thanks to a Google Maps error

An error in Google Maps has been causing hundreds of tourists searching for a famous cliff to show up in Fossmork, a small Norwegian town nearly thirty kilometres from their intended location, much to the amusement of the local people.<p>Unintentional visitors to the town have been showing up whilst …

Google Maps

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 19 major US cities

If you want to buy a home, it will cost you.<p>Mortgage site HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major metropolitan areas in the US, according to first-quarter 2016 data.<p>In Q1, the site found that the prices of sold homes in the majority …

Real Estate

How to Make Sure Your Business Shows Up In Google's Top Three

Looking for local leads? You'll want to follow these steps to earn a spot in Google's 'Three Pack.'<p>Google processes over 3.5 billion searches per day. While these searches cover millions of different topics, a significant portion are people looking for a business or service in their local area, …

Google AdWords

There's more to Google than search: five things you didn’t know Google could do - Internet

We all use Google to search the internet, but did you know there’s a lot more that Google can do for you? Here are five things you didn’t know Google …

Google Search

IBM Signals End of Telecommuting Craze

Remote workers are strong proof that talking face to face is the best communication technology.<p>Remember the time Marissa Mayer banned telecommuting at Yahoo and started a media firestorm? Some thought she’d flipped her lid. Others said she’d made a grave mistake that would kill morale. Well, she …

Sergey Brin

Google Photos archiving is rolling out to everyone right now

It was a few months ago that we spotted an option for photo archiving in a teardown of Google Photos. Now, that option has gone live. Check your app …

Google Photos

Canada Android Pay availability reportedly begins from May 31

Apple Pay’s year-long run on the Great White North may be coming to an end as Android Pay may begin rolling out in Canada from May 31, sources to</i> …

Android Pay

Complete List of “Secret” Chrome URLs And Their Uses

To make itself more potent, Mozilla recently announced the multiprocess feature in Firefox. Despite growing competition, Google Chrome remains the …

Google Chrome

Inside Google Tango's augmented reality dreams

Augmented Reality

The GEOMAGIA database

Funded by:<p>SPP 1488<p>Available Models<p>This section gives an overview of the available global geomagnetic field models that can be calculated using the …

Google Earth

Google AdWords Introduces Ads Data Hub

Google AdWords is introducing an all new Ads Data Hub which will help advertisers gain more detailed insights into campaign performance across …

Google AdWords

Google Photos’ latest update lets you hide your most sensitive shots

Why it matters to you<p>We've all got pictures we'd rather keep to ourselves, and one of the world's most popular photo management apps finally offers a …

Google I/O

Android O Beta Release Date: 9 Features Announced At Google I/O 2017

The first public beta software for the Android O is now available for download and will give developers and fans an in-depth look at what Google has …

Google I/O

The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017

Google has been holding its annual developer conference for ten years now, but I/O is no longer just a developer conference. It’s a place for Google …

Google I/O

The most important announcements from Google's big developers' conference

If this is May, it must be time for Google I/O. CEO Sundar Pichai opened his keynote speech with an observation: That Google (GOOG, GOOGL) may have …

Artificial Intelligence

Gmail vs Inbox: Which Google email client is right for you?

Google loves to compete against itself, especially when it comes to messaging. When you want to send a text, you can hit up Allo, Android Messages, …

Google Voice

PlayOn, the DVR for streaming video, now also available as an Android app

Why it matters to you<p>Not satisfied with the limited number of titles you can download for offline viewing from Netflix? Just check out PlayOn Cloud …

Apps

Whether You Buy Online or In-Store, Google Will Know

Whether You Buy Online or In-Store, Google Will Know<p>Google's advertisers will soon be able to measure the success of their online campaigns based on …

Ziff-Davis

Google brings family sharing to Calendar, Keep and Photos

After showcasing a number of cool machine learning-friendly features scheduled for Google Photos at I/O, the search giant has once again streamlined …

Google Calendar

How to make your Android phone and iPad play nice

How can I use my Android phone with my iPad?If you're a "daywalker" and use both Android and iOS, you probably wish your Android phone and iPad could …

Google Apps

Get Ready for Google’s Very Own Job Search Engine

Well it searches for everything else with ease, so why not jobs too? Google just recently announced its intentions to launch a jobs search engine in …

Search Engines

Google knows you bought shoes in store you shopped for online

SAN FRANCISCO — Google already monitors your online shopping — but now it's also keeping an eye on what you're buying in physical stores to try to …

Canadian News

Google 7.3 adds app shortcuts on Android 7.1+, Google Lens icon, and more [APK Teardown]

Google Lens was one of most exciting announcements of I/O 2017, but we unfortunately have to wait until later this year for it go live. However, signs of it are beginning to show up in the latest Google beta, along with app shortcuts and other minor changes.<p><b>About APK Teardowns</b>: In this ‘APK …

Google Apps

Here's how to pay for things with your smartphone

Who needs cash or cards?<p>Most of us leave the house carrying three essentials: keys, wallet, and smartphone. But over the past few years, more and more people are combining the latter two objects. No, we're not talking about phone cases that also hold cash. Your smartphone can store your financial …

Android Pay

Google App v7.3 Prepares to Add a Notification Listener Service to Intercept Notifications

Google App v7.3.16 beta is rolling out to users on the Play Store, and while our traditional APK teardown hasn’t revealed much information that we …

Google Apps

The Best Marvel Mobile Games

It feels like all the Marvel mobile games are heading to space with <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> storming its way through theaters this season. I’m …

Comics

How Google’s ‘smart reply’ is getting smarter

(credit: Google)<p>Last week, <i>KurzweilAI</i> reported that Google is rolling out an enhanced version of its “smart reply” machine-learning email software to …

Machine Learning

'Anti-Smart' Home Disconnects When You're Engaged In Conversation

A set of tech prototypes, including a lamp that shuts off notifications during conversation, are designed to enlighten your life instead of …

Google Maps

Facebook and Google Are Bringing Automation to Marketers (FB, GOOG)

There’s no letting up in the battle to become number one in the rapidly growing digital advertising market. Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOG), who …

Advertising

Google is secretly tracking your credit card purchases

Google is always seeking new ways to improve its services—and there is nothing wrong with that, especially if things are done without breaking any …

Privacy