Google home page search box now shows you recent searches by default

Even former Google search executive Matt Cutts calls this new Google search behavior “super annoying.”

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Google beefs up mobile shopping results for the holidays, adds more product info & buying guides

Google has also released search trends around Black Friday and Cyber Monday-related search queries.

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Google tries to bring more transparency to news content with help from The Trust Project

Google will display indicators to help distinguish between quality journalism and false information in search and elsewhere.

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Google aims to make apps for Google Assistant more functional and discoverable

It also enables users to start a task on Google Home and complete it on a smartphone.

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Google adds new features to its job listings search tool released earlier this year

Salary, location and application details are now included directly in job listing search results.

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Google News adds new referral URL source that publishers should begin tracking

Google tells publishers to add news.url.google.com to the Google News referral tracking sources.

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Missouri Attorney General initiates Google antitrust investigation

Focus is on consumer data collection practices and alleged “search bias.”

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Local ranking factors study finds reviews, organic SEO best practices boost local visibility

This is the second year of the LocalSEOGuide ranking factors study, performed in conjunction with UC Irvine.

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Google changes info command search operator, dropping useful links

The info search operator is the latest Google search feature to have changed, possibly for the worse.

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Google adds new knowledge panel to provide information about news publishers

In an effort to combat fake news and equip searchers with more data about news sources, Google has released a new publisher knowledge graph.

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