Twitter today announced several changes to the desktop and mobile Twitter experience to make relevant breaking news, events, and stories easier to discover.
Going forward, the Explore section of Twitter will be organized using topic tags so users can more quickly see what’s happening in news and entertainment and what’s most relevant to them.
Twitter is also improving search with related news, events, or stories that are listed at the top of search results when you search for something.
Twitter’s „Happening now“ timeline that was introduced last year for sports is being expanded to include breaking and personalized news, with [...]
Say you want to look up a topic online, so you type a search word or phrase into Safari’s address bar. The first link in the returned results looks promising, so you click it. On the site you’re sent to, you see another link about a related topic, so you click that, too.
Moments later another link grabs your attention, and you check it out. Soon you’re distracted by some other tangential subject, and before you know it you’ve fallen down a rabbit hole of clicks and links without finding out much about what you were actually looking for in the first place.
If that sounds familiar, Safari SnapBack can help you. It’s a long-standing [...]
Apple has snapped up John Giannandrea, who today stepped down from his position as the head of Google’s search and artificial intelligence unit, reports The New York Times.
According to Apple, Giannandrea will run Apple’s overall „machine learning and A.I. strategy,“ reporting directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
In an email sent out to employees and obtained by The New York Times, Cook had high praise for Giannandrea. „John shares our commitment to privacy and our thoughtful approach as we make computers even smarter and more personal,“ he said. „Our technology must be infused with the values we all hold dear.“
Google today announced the launch of a new Google Search app extension for Messages, which can be accessed through the dedicated Messages App Store available within the Messages app on the iPhone and iPad.
When having a conversation with someone in the Messages app, you can tap on the new Google Search icon to bring up an interface that allows you to conduct Google searches without the need to exit the Messages app.
There are quick buttons to access the weather, restaurants located nearby, attractions in the area like parks and museums, trending news stories, and trending videos. You’ll also see a search bar at the top of the interface for traditional [...]