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Instagram finally lets you search for posts by keyword

Enhancements to Guides isn’t the only thing Instagram users can look forward to checking out today. The app has started rolling out a new, more robust search tool to users in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland and two other English-speaking … Read the rest of this entry

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Google’s ‘Search On’ event will reveal new AI-powered features on Thursday

If you’re not done with presentations after Apple’s iPhone 12 launch earlier, set some time aside on Thursday afternoon to find out what’s new in search. Google just sent out invites for a live stream event on October 15th at … Read the rest of this entry

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Google’s Search app finally has a dark mode

2019 was the year of the dark mode. It’s now 2020, and in a “better late than never” move, Google is finally rolling out a light-on-dark option for its Search app. Dark mode starts rolling out today and will come … Read the rest of this entry

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Google can give you AR science lessons right from the search page

Last year, Google launched an augmented reality feature within Search that lets you put virtual animals in the real world. Now, it’s adding more 3D objects you can view right from your Search results page on mobile, including Neil Armstrong’s … Read the rest of this entry

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Google will display virtual healthcare options in Search and Maps

Though many doctors and clinics are limiting or halting in-person visits to restrict the spread of COVID-19, people still need access to healthcare providers. To help you get the care you might need, whether or not it's related to COVID-19, … Read the rest of this entry

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US court let police search GEDmatch’s entire DNA database despite protections

Michael Fields, a detective from the Orlando Police Department, has revealed at a police convention that he secured a warrant to search the full GEDmatch database with over a million users. Legal experts told The New York Times that this … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitter is finally working on search for DMs

Twitter isn't just launching a deluge of tests — it just announced that a few sought-after features in the pipeline. Most notably, it's developing a long-overdue search for direct messages. Although there aren't many specifics at this point, it's… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Google officially closes ‘Dragonfly,’ its controversial Chinese search project

Google's controversial Project Dragonfly has officially been shelved. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week, Google's vice president of public policy, Karan Bhatia, said that work on its censored Chinese search engine had been "terminated… Engadget RSS Feed

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Government hackers reportedly broke into Russian search company Yandex

According to a Reuters report, hackers working for Western intelligence agencies reportedly broke into Yandex, the company often referred to as "Russia's Google." The hackers were allegedly looking for technical information that would indicate how Ya… Engadget RSS Feed

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Dropbox brings its simple mobile search to the desktop

Dropbox has given its search function for desktop a much-needed boost by making it more like its mobile app counterpart. Now, when you tap on the little Dropbox icon sitting on Windows' system tray or Mac's menu bar, you'll find … Read the rest of this entry

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