Earlier today I saw mention of Michael Jackson’s kids in an article. I was curious about their their names (couldn’t remember) and ages. I did follow up searches individually for his son, Prince, and his daughter, Paris Jackson. In the latter case here’s what the Knowledge Graph showed me: Clearly Michael Jackson’s daughter is not [...]
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“With more features in the Knowledge Graph and more languages, with conversational voice search and hot-wording coming to Chrome on desktops and laptops, and with new Now functionality like reminders….search is becoming a really beautiful...Show More Summary
New notification features for Google Now and richer voice recognition in searches on mobile devices and desktops keeps Google the search to beat.
Google has shown off what's new in search at Google I/O and during the keynote they announced improvements to conversational search, Google Now and the Knowledge Graph. We've had conversational search on Android and iOS for some time, but now you'll be able to access it through Chrome on any laptop or desktop. Show More Summary
Google Now was already pretty awesome, but now it’s getting even better on both iOS and Android. And it’s coming to the desktop as part of Google’s Knowledge Graph. On the Google Now front, we’re about to see a lot more cards, in cluding cards for reminders, music albums, TV shows, public transit, books and [...]Show More Summary
Today at its I/O event, Google announced a number of search upgrades across its search technology, including an expansion of the number of languages that Knowledge Graph can accept as... Keep reading ?
During what may have been one of the longest keynotes in history, Google on Wednesday announced a number of new features for its core search product. The company has updated its intelligent search feature “knowledge graph,” which now anticipates future searches based on past and current queries. Show More Summary
Amit Singhal, Google’s senior VP of search, today announced that Google’s Knowledge Graph will start exposing a number of statistics as graphs on the search results pages. Google is also adding Polish, Turkish, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese to its lineup of supported Knowledge Graph languages. Show More Summary
Conversational search, the knowledge graph and other improvements will fundamentally change the future of search, says longtime engineer Amit Singhal.
With Google's Knowledge Graph, Wikipedia's Wikidata and Wolfram|Alpha's database (that supports Siri), the efforts to make the world understandable to machines are making information on entities and everything about them instantaneously available.
Matthew Syrett of PBS Media Shift recently shared his thoughts on the flaws of Facebook’s graph search. He writes, “With Graph Search, Facebook intends to mine our social networks to unlock knowledge stored among our online friends to create a recommendation search engine. Show More Summary
The feature is available as an update to the iOS Google Search app. It leverages user information in Google mobile apps and desktop services and its knowledge graph, aims to give users relevant answers to questions before they've even asked them.
Google has acquired news summarization start-up Wavii for more than $30 million. Wavii, which uses natural language processing technology to distil online news into topics the users most care about, confirmed the news in a post on their website.
Various reports suggest that Google is on the verge of announcing a $30 million-plus acquisition of Seattle-based startup Wavii, a real-time news service that creates “Facebook-style” news feeds for whatever users happen to be interested in. Techcrunch first reported the … Continue reading ?
Google is close to announcing its acquisition of Wavii, according to people familiar with the matter. The Seattle startup had been trying to give people a “a better way to consume the mountains of information being created on the We...
Google made a splash in May of 2012 when they announced the Knowledge Graph. The Knowledge Graph is a key component of Semantic Search. Semantic Search aims to get at the real intent of the query, rather than simply matching a page to a search string. A good analogy is that of a headhunter or [...]Show More Summary
Users are being conditioned to check (and click) the area of Google's SERP design that prominently displays information pulled via Knowledge Graph, Maps, and (conveniently for revenue) product listing ads, depending on the intent of a search query.
Google has managed to build or acquire properties in which users just naturally leave tracks. Is it all part of a grandiose scheme to build a massive graph that can help convert a search engine into a knowledge engine? Or is something else going on?