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Google to Revise Search Rankings to Downplay Fake News, Hate Speech

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Google says it will downgrade the search rank of websites that show a clear pattern of distributing fake news, hate speech or deliberately misleading information.
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Google Updates Image Search With New ‘Similar Items’ Feature

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The feature is currently available only on Google search app for Android and mobile web. However, Google will release it on other platforms later this year.
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Google Introduces Fact Check Label on News Stories, Search Results

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A new label will let users more easily identify articles that contain fact-checked content rather as opposed to unverified or even "fake news" reports posted on the internet.
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Google Claims Progress Reducing Fake Business Listings on Maps, Search

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Google says it is making progress in eliminating fake business listings on Google maps and Search, but claims that less the 0.5 percent of search results lead to phony listings.
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Google Offers Advice on Optimizing Sites for Web Crawling, Indexing

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Google is letting webmasters know that there are multiple factors can affect how efficiently Googlebot crawls a site, company says. Efficient crawling improves website indexing and a site's visibility in Google Search.
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Google Moves to Mobile-First Indexing for Search

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Google's algorithms will use websites' mobile versions, rather than their desktop versions, for ranking sites in searches.
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Yahoo's Earnings Exceed Expectations but Ad Revenue Still Eroding VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Yahoo's earnings report shows ad revenue is still eroding; Intel's record Q3 revenue is offset by a disappointing forecast; Dell EMC brings PowerEdge servers to VxRail and VxRack; and there's more.
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Google Rolls Out 'Rich Cards' Search Results Format VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Google introduces 'rich cards' for content previews in Search; Dell launches new endpoint security technologies; Apple launches iOS App Design Accelerator in India to grow sales; and there's more.
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Facebook CEO Meeting With Beck, Other Conservatives on Bias Claims VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leading conservatives on Facebook bias claims; Mozilla issues a legal challenge to the FBI to disclose a Firefox flaw; Sony may consolidate its smartphone lines, reports say; and there's more.
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Apple Improves MacBooks' Graphics Performance, Flash Storage Speed VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Apple MacBooks get faster processors, increased battery life; IBM extends its cloud video reach at NAB show; Google Search is 'partially dangerous'—according to Google; and there's more.
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Microsoft Rolling Out Windows 10 Mobile to Windows Phone 8.1 Devices VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft begins Windows 10 rollout for Windows Phone 8.1; Google to boost mobile-friendly Web pages in search results; EMC notches a win in court against Pure Storage; and there's more.  
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Microsoft Extends Bing Image Search to Office Apps, Edge Browser VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft sharpens Bing image search for Office and Edge; Microsoft's SQL Server database is heading to Linux; Google offers tool to help evaluate vendor security; and there is more.
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Updated Bing for iPhone Tuned for Faster Web Searches on the Go VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft revamps Bing iPhone app to 'find and do' faster; Samsung to bring new Britecell technology to its phone cameras; AMD launches project to ease HPC development on GPUs; and there's more.

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