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Google releases new core search algorithm update, expected to roll out over next few weeks.
Apple contemplated acquiring Bing and partnering with DuckDuckGo, newly unsealed testimonies from the ongoing Google antitrust case reveal.
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Google unveils AI-powered Assistant With Bard to provide personalized help through conversational prompts.
Microsoft integrates OpenAI’s advanced DALL-E 3 text-to-image model into Bing Chat and Bing Image Creator.
LinkedIn is piloting AI-driven tools to modernize recruitment and learning experiences.
Google is working to remove unintentionally indexed Bard chat transcripts from searches after privacy concerns were raised.
Google expands its AI-based Search to U.S. teens, emphasizing safety and education, while continuing to refine the technology.
Google concludes its September 2023 Helpful Content Update, altering AI and third-party content guidelines.
Meta unveils new AI tools and characters with celebrity voices for Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp.
Google is indexing conversations with its AI chatbot in search results. Users should be cautious as private chats may become public.
Amazon invests $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic to advance next-generation AI through strategic collaboration.
Google launches free and paid generative AI training courses on the Cloud Skills Boost platform.
OpenAI rolls out voice and image features for ChatGPT, making conversations more natural and intuitive.
Microsoft gives publishers more control over Bing Chat with new meta tag options while ensuring content still appears in regular searches.
Google Ads cracks down on misrepresentation, moving violations to a stricter policy with immediate account suspensions.
Bing Webmaster Tools unveils advanced sitemap reporting features to improve website index coverage and user experience.