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Redfin Will Launch Real Estate Brokerage and Search Site in Canada in Early 2019

Buyers and sellers in Toronto and Vancouver will soon be able to work with Redfin agents Toronto, Canada – Jan. 14, 2019 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) Redfin (, the next-generation real estate brokerage, plans to launch a national Canadian real estate search site and brokerage service in Toronto and Vancouver by March, with plans to expand to other provinces in the future. “Our goal is to make buying and selling Canadian homes more affordable, with Redfin agents who always put custo...
Tags: Real Estate, US, Toronto, Search, Radio, Canada, United States, Vancouver, Seattle, Broker, Anderson, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Canadian, Real Estate News, Competition Tribunal

Managing book highlights and excerpts

In the pre-ebook era we didn't have a lot of options for managing book highlights and excerpts. They generally lived on your shelf and if you didn't have that book with you, well, you were out of luck The 2007... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Joe Wikert]
Tags: Amazon, Books, Evernote, Kindle, Search, Collaboration, OCR, Book Excerpts, Joe Wikert, Technology Stuff, Book Highlights, Book Notes

Microsoft Bing not only shows child pornography, it suggests it

Illegal child exploitation imagery is easy to find on Microsoft’s Bing search engine. But even more alarming is that Bing will suggest related keywords and images that provide pedophiles with more child pornography. Following an anonymous tip, TechCrunch commissioned a report from online safety startup AntiToxin to investigate. The results were alarming. [WARNING: Do not search for the terms discussed in this article on Bing or elsewhere as you could be committing a crime. AntiToxin is closely s...
Tags: Health, Google, Google Play, Security, TC, Facebook, Apps, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Tech, Search, Policy, Bellevue, Bing, Microsoft Bing, Child Exploitation

Pick up where you left off on Search

While we’ve probably all turned to Google to settle a bet, often we need more than just a quick answer.You might be looking for information to help you complete a longer-running task, whether it’s meal planning for a new food regimen, researching new stretching routines for post-gym recovery or picking up a new hobby. You might come back to Search to find information on the same topic, hoping to retrace your steps or discover new, related ideas.To help you with these ongoing search journeys, we’...
Tags: Google, Search

Ways to Reduce PPC Spend Without Turning Out the Lights

Explore a few ways to take action in your account to reduce PPC spend without having to turn out the lights on your campaigns! Read more at
Tags: Seo, Ppc, Search, Basic Ppc Strategies

See What Podcasts People Are Listening to Right Now

Listen Notes, Lifehacker’s favorite podcast search engine, has a new real-time feed that shows you what podcasts its users are currently listening to. These people are streaming the podcasts on the site, not in their usual player, so this won’t tell you the most popular podcasts overall. In fact, while you’ll see a…Read more...
Tags: Podcasts, Search Engines, Search, Lifehacks, Podcast Discovery, Listen Notes

Google, Yahoo, MS and FB block child porn related keywords

Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and Microsoft have started blocking keywords related to child pornography and child sexual violence, reports the Economic Times. This comes just months after the Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on several tech companies for not updating the court about progress... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, News, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Yahoo, Internet, Google Search, Search Engines, Search, Policy, Pornography, Content, Child Pornography, Economic Times

Google says mobile-first indexing is now used for over half the web pages in its search results

Google announced today it’s now using mobile-first indexing for over half the web pages shown in its search results globally – a significant milestone in Google’s move to favor mobile sites over desktop sites in its search results. The plans for the project have been in the works for years. The company had first detailed its efforts around mobile-first indexing back in 2016, where it explained the impacts to how its search index operates. It said it would shift over to using the mobile versio...
Tags: Google, Mobile, Tech, Indexing, Search, Googlebot Smartphone Google

Test your knowledge of the year’s top trends with Game of the Year

Is Wakanda real? What’s up with that racoon on the skyscraper? Is it Laurel, or is it Yanny? And who exactly is Kiki?Take a stroll through Google Search trends and you’ll discover a lot of fun stuff about the year, from royal weddings and major news events to unexpected memes and breakthrough stars. And while the headlines of 2018 will look pretty familiar, what trended the most on Search can be quite surprising. How well do you know what the world searched for this year? Game of the Ye...
Tags: Google, Google Search, Search, Trudeau, Justin, Yanny, Bieber Timberlake

Google still claimed to be blocking search rivals on Android, despite Europe’s antitrust action

Mobile licensing changes made by Google this fall, when it tweaked terms for OEMs wanting to license its Android smartphone platform on devices destined for the European market, don’t appear to be offering succour to search rivals — despite being triggered by an antitrust ruling intended to reset the competitive playing field. The European Commission found the search giant guilty of anti-competitive practices related to its Android platform this summer, slapping the company with a $5BN ...
Tags: Google, Android, TC, Mobile, Europe, Microsoft, France, Germany, Samsung, Tech, Search Engines, Smartphones, Search, Competition, Commission, European Commission

Say مرحبا, msawa, mihofnima or hello! to 500 languages on Gboard

Our goal with Gboard is to help you communicate in a way that’s comfortable and natural, regardless of the language you speak. While the ten most common languages cover about half of the world's population, many more thousands of languages are spoken by the other half. As the Next Billion Users come online, technology needs to support their languages so they can get the most out of using the internet. Today, Gboard offers more than 500 language varieties on Android, bringing a smart, AI-driven t...
Tags: Search, Devanagari, Gboard, Bambara Bambara, Chiki Santali Ol Chiki Persian Persian Gboard, Ol Chiki, Santali Building

New Zealand Official Blasts Google for Publishing Name of Murder Suspect in Trending Newsletter

The government of New Zealand “admonished” search giant Google for publicizing the name of a man charged in the killing of backpacker Grace Millane in Auckland, with justice minister Andrew Little demanding that the company change its algorithms to prevent it from happening again in the future, the New York Times…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Search Engines, Search, New York Times, New Zealand, Free Speech, Auckland, Andrew Little, Grace Millane, Grace Millane Trial

Microsoft could split up search and Cortana in the next Windows 10 release

In the latest Insider preview build, Microsoft is exploring ways to split up Cortana and search on Windows 10. If Microsoft moves ahead with this change, we could see separate search and Cortana options in the Spring 2019 Update. The post Microsoft could split up search and Cortana in the next Windows 10 release appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Microsoft, Cortana, Trends, Search, Computing, Windows 10

Year in Search: Movies, TV, music and sports we searched for in 2018

Curious which flicks, footballers and masters of falsetto have the fiercest fans? Year in Search might have a clue for you.You can explore both the global and country-specific trend lists here, but we also wanted to dive deeper into the leagues, genres and styles that captured people’s attention in the world of sports and entertainment in 2018. Music Our feet were tapping and our fingers were typing as we searched for these artists, the top trending in each major musical genre this year: ...
Tags: Search

We Answered the Most Googled 'How To' Questions of 2018

“How to vote” was officially the top-trending search term of 2018, according to Google’s annual year in review. And Lifehacker had an answer. In fact, we had an answer for nine of the top 10 Google searches this year. (And our sister site answered the tenth.)Read more...
Tags: Google, Search, 2018, How To, Lifehacks, Year In Review

The Year in Search 2018

Every day, people turn to Search to explore the world of information on the web. They come looking for everything from news and helpful how-tos to song lyrics and easy dinner recipes.As each year closes, Google Trends data reflects not only these everyday queries, but also the moments, people, ideas, and questions that made that trip around the sun so unique. During a year of highs and lows, the Year in Search highlights all the ways people continued to search for “good”—and this year, it was mo...
Tags: Google, Aretha Franklin, Search, Thailand, Google Trends, Anthony Bourdain

Steve King Demands List of Google Staff So He Can Check If They're God-Fearing Patriots

Google CEO Sundar Pichai finally swung by the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday for a real clown show of a hearing which—including a denial that the company is planning to launch a censored Chinese search engine “right now”—contained little useful information. Instead, it was mostly Republican members of the…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Technology, Search Engines, Search, Sundar Pichai, House Judiciary Committee, Steve King, Tech Policy, Sure Whatever

Google’s search data shows YouTube’s influence over this season’s hottest toys

If there was any doubt about YouTube’s power to influence children, look no further than this year’s list of the hottest holiday toys, based on Google shopping search data. According to the search giant, at least four of the top ten most searched toys were among those heavily featured in YouTube unboxing videos – subsequently turning them into the most in-demand and best-selling toys of the holiday season. Plus, another top toy is the JoJo Siwa Singing doll – a product from the YouTube star o...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Family, Toys, Kids, Media, Parents, Children, Youtube, Tech, Walmart, Data, Search, Harry Potter, Barbie, Vtech

Google’s New Ad Position Metrics: Rethinking Average Position

Average Position shouldn't be your go to metric to measure ad placement. Find out how to better adjust bids with Google's new metrics! Read more at
Tags: Google, Seo, Search, Google Adwords, Bid/budget Management, Google Ads, AdWords Updates, Average Position, Lost Is, Impression Share Metrics

What To Do If Your Black Friday Flopped

A slow start to the holidays doesn't doom you to full season of PPC failure. Take a second to collect your thoughts, analyze the data, and set the strategy for where opportunity exists. Read more at
Tags: Seo, Ppc, Search, Ppc Strategy, Ecommerce PPC, Adwords Holiday Extensions, Google Holiday Tips, Holiday Ecommerce, Holiday Ppc, Remarketing For Search Holidays

Imagining new ways to learn Morse code’s dots and dashes

We first met Emmett at Adaptive Design Association, an organization near Google’s NYC office that builds custom adaptations for children with disabilities. Communicating for him is difficult—he uses a clear plastic word board and looks at specific squares to try and get across what he wants to say. We thought we might be able to help.At the time, we were working on a special Morse Code layout for Gboard. With its simple dot and dash encoding, Morse is a good fit for assistive tech like switch ac...
Tags: Google, Youtube, Search, Accessibility, Ben, Morse, Emmett, HANNAH, Adaptive Design Association, Morse Matthew

Correlates of Trump voting: searches for erectile dysfunction, hair loss, how to get girls, penis enlargement, penis size, steroids, testosterone and Viagra

The precincts that swung hardest for Trump in 2016 and for the GOP in 2018 also had the highest incidence of Google searches for “erectile dysfunction,” “hair loss,” “how to get girls,” “penis enlargement,” “penis size,” “steroids,” “testosterone” and “Viagra.” ' This is new: votes for John McCain and Mitt Romney did not correlate strongly with these searches. The search terms are a proxy for "fragile masculinity," a secret insecurity about one's manhood. Men who boast about their testoste...
Tags: Google, Post, News, Washington Post, Search, Gop, Data journalism, Mitt Romney, John Mccain, Donald Trump, Trumpism, Trump, Fragile Masculinity, Short-fingered Vulgarians, Suggestive Correlations, Eric Knowles

Why Exactly Do We Need the BPP?

Why exactly do we need the Broker Public Portal? That’s a question I’ve been trying to answer every since it started. A few industry leaders offer their answer in the following video… One critical voice is missing….the consumer. I didn’t hear any of them explain anything about how Broker Public Portal / HomeSnap helps the consumer. You know, the person who actually pays everyone’s bills. Is there any benefit for them? Until there is a real answer, this project will go on being a problem chi...
Tags: Search, Radio, BPP, Real Estate Portals, Homesnap, Broker Public Portal, National Broker Public Portal

Friendsgiving? More like #trendsgiving

Across America, people celebrate next week’s day of thanks with their own unique traditions, and many come to Search for help to pull off Turkey Day like a pro. (In fact, you can simply search “Thanksgiving” and find video tips from expert chefs on how to master mashed potatoes or ideas to elevate a pumpkin pie!)But there’s a cornucopia of searches you can do, and we took a look at some of the top and trending ideas that people are gobbling up to hone their side dish skills and perfect their pie...
Tags: America, Turkey, Search, Hawaii, Party, Google Maps, New England, Southwest, Eastern Seaboard

Introducing Vrolio, and Meet the RE Tech Founder with Erica Muller

I’d like to introduce you to a new online real estate marketplace for the vacation rental segment of the industry: Vrolio. I’ve spent the majority of my career in three core areas: real estate, travel (Oh Hey World & Horizon), and community. That’s why I was so excited to meet Vrolio’s founder, Erica Muller. Her startup is mixing two of those three areas together. We originally connected on a FB group thread about vacation rentals — and after we got acquainted over a long phone call, Erica Mulle...
Tags: Interviews, San Francisco, Search, Radio, Mls, Peta, Zillow, Curation, Vacation Rentals, Erica, Inman, Geek Estate Members, Vrolio, Erica Muller

M-Files Leads Five of Gartner’s 2018 Critical Capabilities for Content Services Platforms

Companion Report to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms Ranks M-Files at the top for content management, content security, search, metadata and classification and delivery model DALLAS – Nov. 13th, 2018 – M-Files Corporation, the intelligent information management company, today The post appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, Analysis, Press Releases.
Tags: Seo, It, Search, Gartner, Dallas, Content Management, News Trends, Content Security

Google revenues up 25% YoY to $33B, hardware & cloud revenue up 29%

Google’s revenues increased by 24% YoY to $33.74 billion from $24.7 billion a year ago, for the quarter ended September 2018. Advertising revenues accounted for 86% of the total revenues. Google posted a profit of $9.1 billion in the quarter, as compared to $6.7 billion in the same quarter... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, News, Internet, Advertising, Google Search, Search, Earnings, Alphabet, Earnings Sep-18

May we GIF you a suggestion? Emojis and more on Gboard

We communicate in pictures more than ever before. Emoji, stickers, or GIFs often get your point across better than just words. Can you imagine celebrating a birthday without the cake emoji, or *life* without the Carlton GIF? Conversations would be so much more boring—and more misunderstood—without them.For those of us who just can’t even without the perfect GIF ( … or emoji, or sticker), never fear, Gboard is here! On Gboard, you can search for stickers, emoji and GIFs, all at once. It also has ...
Tags: Search, Gboard, Carlton GIF

Protecting what we love about the internet: our efforts to stop online piracy

The internet has enabled people worldwide to connect, create and distribute new works of art like never before. A key part of preserving this creative economy is ensuring creators and artists have a way to share and make money from their content—and preventing the flow of money to those who seek to pirate that content. Today, we're releasing our latest update on those efforts..Our 2018 "How Google Fights Piracy" report explains the programs, policies, and technology we put in place to combat pir...
Tags: Google, Youtube, Search, Ads, Youtube Google, Public Policy

Election Day with Search

Today is Election Day—less commonly known as the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November—and people all across the country are heading to the polls to cast their votes. With many candidates, measures, and propositions on your ballot, Google tools are here to help you navigate the process, understand your choices, and view the results of races across the country. Navigating the process Whether you're registering to vote for the first time, voting absentee, or seeking directions to your l...
Tags: Google, Senate, Search