7 things you didn’t know Google Search could do until now

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Google Search is much more powerful than most people know. Google is way more powerful than most people realize. Regular searches are helpful, but they don't even scratch the surface of Google's abilities. Sometimes, your basic search inquiries may not be enough or you need a tip to get the best results. Fair warning: You can't mention Google without also mentioning tracking.



How to quickly manage and delete your Google search history

PCWorld

We already know Google collects a ton of data on us, and a lot of it comes from search. Google offers plenty of ways to limit the amount of data you have lying around, but they're not all that easy to find. Starting today, Google is making it easier to both see and delete your search activity. Previously, you could visit your Google Account in Settings on Android phones or on the web on iOS, tap Manage your data & personalization and then My Activity to see your search results. Then you needed to tap the three-dot menu and select Delete to get rid of something.


Google launches new search engine to help scientists find the datasets they need

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Google's goal has always been to organize the world's information, and its first target was the commercial web. Now, it wants to do the same for the scientific community with a new search engine for datasets. The service, called Dataset Search, launches today, and will be a companion of sorts to Google Scholar, the company's popular search engine for academic studies and reports. Institutions that publish their data online, like universities and governments, will need to include metadata tags in their webpages that describe their data, including who created it, when it was published, how it was collected, and so on. This information will then be indexed by Dataset Search and combined with input from Google's Knowledge Graph.


Google Search App For iMessage Allows Google Searches Sans Exiting iOS App

International Business Times

Google has launched a new Google Search app extension for Apple's iMessage instant messaging service. What this extension does is allow iPhone users to perform Google searches without the need to exit the iOS app.