Google Shopping Updated With New Design, Price Tracking, Local Inventory

Google has upgraded Google Shopping with a redesign and several new features that make it easier for users to find what they’re looking for. The new experience starts with a…

Facebook is being leaned on by US, UK, Australia to ditch its end-to-end encryption expansion plan

Here we go again. Western governments are once again dialing up their attack on end-to-end encryption — calling for either no e2e encryption or backdoored e2e encryption so platforms can…

Google Chrome Will Block Mixed Content

Google announced that Chrome browser will begin blocking web pages with mixed content beginning December 2019. Publishers are urged to check their websites to make sure there are no resources…

Google Reveals Small Business Search Trends for 2019

Google has released a new report with fresh data on how people are searching for small businesses in the United States. Local business search is experiencing “tremendous” momentum, Google says,…

TikTok explains its ban on political advertising

Already under fire for advancing Chinese foreign policy by censoring topics like Hong Kong’s protests and pro-LGBT content, the Beijing-based video app TikTok is now further distancing itself from U.S….

Europe’s top court sets new line on policing illegal speech online

Europe’s top court has set a new line for the policing of illegal speech online. The ruling has implications for how speech is regulated on online platforms — and is…

Will Smith just dropped $10K on a startup that pitched him on stage at Disrupt

Actor and Hollywood media mogul Will Smith surprised the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019 audience this afternoon by announcing he would invest $10K in a startup that pitched to him onstage…

Google’s John Mueller Asks Why SEOs Don’t Publish Their Address

Mueller questions why SEOs do not publish addresses on their about page. The SEO community responded with numerous reasons, ranging from it’s a negative ranking effect to they don’t service…

Google Announces New Ways to Hide Personal Activity, Including Incognito Mode in Maps

Google has announced three new ways for users to hide their personal activity while using Maps, YouTube, and Assistant. These features were announced to mark the occasion of October being…

Google to Update Googlebot’s User Agent in December

As part of Google’s switch to an evergreen Googlebot, the user agent will soon be updated to reflect the new version of Chrome. This change will take place in December….