Google Now

Google Now is an intelligent personal assistant developed by Google. It is available within the Google Search mobile application for the Android and iOS operating systems, as well as the Google Chrome web browser on personal computers. Google Now uses a natural language user interface to answer questions, make recommendations, and perform actions by delegating requests to a set of web services. Along with answering user-initiated queries, Google Now passively delivers information to the user that it predicts they will want, based on their search habits. It was first included in Android 4.1 ("Jelly Bean"), which launched on July 9, 2012, and was first supported on the Galaxy Nexus smartphone.
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  • Five most important search marketing news stories of the week

    … that possibly lead to even more click through to mobile-friendly pages versus amplified pages?” As Al Roberts reports, Gabe created a quick poll that asked respondents if they knew what AMP referred to. Here are the results: Perhaps Google should’ve spent more time educating its users, rather than panicking webmasters. Google Now to deliver more…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 13 readers -
  • Voice: the future of next-gen search – expert predictions

    … The expansion of digital systems has resulted in the recent rise of voice search. More people today are using various digital assistants created by the major players of the technology market, such as Apple’s Siri, Google Now, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Amazon’s Alexa. The development of these systems and the recent improvements in their ability…

    Search Engine Watch- 29 readers -
  • Google Updates iOS App With Support for Accelerated Mobile Pages

    ….” Finally, this update adds sports highlights to the app’s Now cards. These Now cards offer users personalized information, such as reminders and weather information, as well as news updates and more. Information can be based on a user’s location or on their activity within other mobile apps. When users receive a Now card with a sports highlight, they can watch the highlight without leaving the Google app. Readers: What do you think of these updates? Featured image courtesy of Yeamake / Shutterstock.com. …

    AllFacebookin Google- 14 readers -
  • Why 2016 Will Be a Big Year for iOS 9

    … alternative to Google Now for predictive search (although Google Now still holds an advantage in being able to provide a richer vein of predictive results based on an Android user’s search history). The strength of Apple’s brand and adoption of iOS 9 likely will pressure Google to up the game for Google Now with new features in areas such as voice search…

    Street Fightin Google- 17 readers -
  • With iOS 9 Release, Local Businesses Should Care ‘Deeply’ About Apple Maps

    … to steal some thunder from Google and its next-generation personal concierge, Google Now on Tap. Google Now on Tap leverages text-based user input to offer personal assistance. If a user is looking at restaurant reviews on Yelp or TripAdvisor, Google Now on Tap will open a pop-up that might let the user make a reservation using OpenTable or Resy…

    Street Fightin SEO- 26 readers -
  • The Internet of Things Is Already Here – and There’s Nothing You Can Do About It

    … is an improvement on GM’s OnStar service, which offers users a subscription-based vehicle communication service featuring GPS navigation, in-vehicle Wi-Fi, and security features similar to those offered by LoJack. Image via Search Engine Land Although OnStar was popular among its limited user base when it rolled out in the mid-1990s, the service…

    Dan Shewan/ WordStreamin Paid Search SEO- 26 readers -
  • How Google Now is Improving Travel

    … are typically targeted to members of their loyalty programs or frequent travelers, but Google has a new product that might make them obsolete and level the playing field for independent hotels. Google Now Available with the latest versions of Google’s Android OS and through the Google Search app for the iPhone, Google Now is changing the way users…

    Joshua Meehan/ E-Marketing Associatesin Google How To's- 16 readers -
  • How Email Marketers Can Prepare For Inbox By Google

    … In late 2014, Google announced “Inbox by Google,” update to the nearly ten-year-old Gmail interface that is essentially a re-imagined email client for Gmail, but focused on helping people manage their busy lives. The effort takes the best ideas from products like Google Now and Gmail as well as from upstart email apps like Mailbox. The invite…

    Tom Sather/ Marketing Landin EMail Google How To's- 19 readers -
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