Google has release Chrome 71 to the Stable desktop channel, which means it is now available for everyone to download. This version comes with a bunch of new features, with most of them focusing on protecting users from abusive ads, deceptive billing pages, and unwanted autoplay audio.
A bug in Google Search has been discovered that breaks search result links when using Safari in macOS if the link contains a plus symbol.
In Chrome 71, Google is performing an experiment where the browser will show a Google search query in the address bar instead of the Google search results URL.
Google really wants to get rid of the WWW subdomain. First we had Google removing WWW in the Chrome 69 address bar and now there is some test underway to remove it from search results as well.
Google announced today a shift to "mobile-first indexing," a move which means that Google search crawlers will look at a site's mobile version before the desktop one.
One of every 200 Google search autocomplete suggestions are poisoned and are used to drive traffic to misleading sites, to malware, or other malicious content, a team of academics from three US universities has discovered.
Google drops its First Click for Free program for paywall publishers and institutes a new program where publishers can decide how much content they wish to show for free..