AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – A Hong Kong artist has created an artificial intelligence (AI) robot which creates its own paintings. Victor Wong took three years to build and program the robot called A.I Gemini and teach it artistic techniques. Randomness has been written into its algorithm, meaning Wong does not know what it will paint before […]

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Google says de-indexing issue is fixed – Search Engine Land

Google announced Wednesday night that it has finally fixed de-indexing issue that has been affecting websites for a week. More details. Google dropped pages inadvertently from its search index due starting on April 4. Three days later, Google said it had fixed the issue, only to say a day later that it was not fully […]

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FBI’s ‘art cops’: In hot pursuit of Renoirs, Rembrandts and ruby slippers – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When a 17th century Dutch painting looted by the Nazis turned up for sale in New York in late 2017, the FBI’s Art Crime Team moved in, verified its identity and helped win a court order to return the work to its rightful owners. It was the latest of many high-profile […]

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The anatomy of an SEO robocall scheme – Search Engine Land

On Oct. 11, 2018, I received a phone call and discovered that Classy Brain (my company) was in existential crisis. The end was near – Google was after me. The future looked grim. My clients would leave me one by one. I’d have to lay off employees, close my doors, and “Shutter” my location in […]

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‘Rich Answers’ coming to Google Assistant – Search Engine Land

  Google is putting more graphics, tools and enhanced visual content in Google Assistant search results for Android devices. Calling the range of imagery and new types of content “rich answers,” the company appears to be harmonizing results in the Assistant with mobile search results more generally. Snippets, onebox, knowledge panel, direct answers. The screens […]

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What the numbers tell us about the current voice search opportunity – Search Engine Land

Despite the rapid growth of voice and virtual assistant adoption, platforms like Google and Amazon have yet to provide businesses with the ability to segment voice interactions from typed interactions in performance reports. This makes it difficult to fully assess the role of voice search and virtual assistants at present, but there are some signals […]

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Computer Aided Design Software Global Market Research Report | Key Players – Autodesk, TurboCAD, SketchUp – Market Research Periodical

Market Intelligence Data Inc. recently introduced market study “Computer Aided Design Software research 2019-2022” with in-depth focused approach on qualitative research, describing product Scope and elaborating Computer Aided Design Software industry insights and outlook to 2022. The market Study is putting a lot of emphasis on macro-economic issues, influencing factors and key market trends and […]

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Amazon to introduce video ads in mobile-app search results – report – Search Engine Land

Amazon.com is starting to roll out video advertising on its smartphone apps. Currently, nearly every search result yields a graphical ad unit at the top of the SERP. According to Bloomberg, video ads for relevant products will start to appear in those same positions. The report says that “Amazon has been beta testing the ads […]

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Google fined another $1.7 billion by EU for ‘abusive’ AdSense publisher contracts – Search Engine Land

Google faces its third significant antitrust fine in the EU. This time the company was penalized 1.49 billion euros ($1.69 billion) for “abusive practices in online advertising” involving publisher contracts surrounding AdSense for search. The fine “takes account of the duration and gravity of the infringement. . . . [and] has been calculated on the […]

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Google on the March 2019 core update: This is not the biggest update we’ve released – Search Engine Land

It’s still a bit early to tell too much about what the March 2019 core update that touched down on March 12th  means for publishers and search marketers, but Search Engine Land was able to get some more questions answered by Google. Read between the lines. When asked if this new core update reverses the previous […]

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