Xinhua News Agency debuts AI anchors in partnership with se…

China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency introduced so-called “composite anchors” on Wednesday, combining the images and voices of human anchors with artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The new AI anchors, launched by Xinhua and Beijing-based search engine operator Sogou during the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, can deliver the news with “the same effect” as human anchors […]

Facebook briefly blocked breaking news stories about its se…

This afternoon, Facebook held an emergency press conference to disclose a startling security breach. The company said 50 million Facebook accounts were affected in a hack that allowed attackers to control an account as if they were the account holders. “Since we’ve only just started our investigation, we have yet to determine whether these accounts […]

Google admits it’s using very limited personalization in se…

Google has told CNBC that “there is very little search personalization” going on in the Google search results ranking right now and that the personalization that is currently used is limited to “user’s location or immediate context from a prior search.” Fading fast: Personalized search for search rankings was a big deal several years ago, but […]

Five Easy Ways To Fill Your Editorial Calendar And Boost SE…

Five Easy Ways To Fill Your Editorial Calendar And Boost SEO  Forbes Full coverage Swiftype Custom Site Search Related Posts:How to Create an Editorial Calendar for Content…Overstock.com Is Getting Crushed By A Google…4 ways to boost your e-commerce business without…

Top 3 tips for a strong voice-assisted search strategy – Se…

Kristina: What can brands/marketers do now to prepare for the changes that voice assisted search will bring? Chaitanya Chandrasekar, CEO, QuanticMind: While it’s hard to anticipate and prepare for all of the changes to search voice assistants are poised to make in the coming years, there are assumptions about voice assisted search marketers can take […]

Google faces €4.34 billion fine over Android browser and se…

Credit: European Union, 2018 Google has been ordered to pay a €4.34 billion fine and stop forcing Android smartphone makers to install its search engine and browser on their phones. That decision was handed down by the European Union’s antitrust authority on Wednesday. The ruling could open the way for smartphone makers to offer more […]