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Here are the latest posts about Google on HowToWeb:

2022 Search Trends: Here we discuss some of the latest search trends for 2022 using a live blog format. What are people searching for? (September 15, 2022)

Google Ramps Up Google Meet to Challenge Zoom: Google is using its Google Meet video conferencing app to challenge Zoom. (May 14, 2020)

Google Maps Adds Sharing Feature With Lists: Google Maps has added a sharing feature. You can track your favorite places and share them with your friends. (February 13, 2017)

Google Reveals Year in Search for 2016: Google has revealed its Year in Search for 2016. The top searches included Pokemon Go, iPhone 7, Donald Trump, Prince and Powerball. (January 2, 2017)

Google Unveils Gboard iPhone App: Google has unveiled its new iPhone app called Gboard. The app makes it easy to use mobile search from within any app. (May 16, 2016)

Google Terminates Gmail Mic Drop April Fool's Day Feature After it Backfires: Google quickly terminated its Gmail Mic Drop April Fool's joke after it backfired and users sent unwanted mic drop emails to their bosses and colleagues. (April 1, 2016)

Google Unveils New Logo and Four Color G Icon: Google has unveiled a new logo and a four color G icon. (September 1, 2015)

Google Loses Some Search Marketshare: Google loses some search marketshare as Yahoo's jumps. (January 8, 2015)

Google Introduces New CAPTCHA Test: Google has introduced a new CAPTCHA to test whether users are a robot or not. (December 4, 2014)

Google Uses Camels to Capture Arabian Desert on Street View: Google used camels to capture the Arabian desert on street view. The Liwa Desert is seen in the imagery. (October 11, 2014)

Google Launches Domain Name Service: Google has launched a domain name service called Google Domains. It is currently in invite-only mode. (July 7, 2014)

Google to Buy Titan Aerospace: Google is going to buy Titan Aerospace, a manufacturer of drones. (April 15, 2014)

Google May Have to Relocate Mystery Barge in San Francisco Bay: Google may have to relocate its mystery barge which is floating in the San Francisco Bay. (February 4, 2014)

Stephen Colbert Reveals Plan to Defeat Google's New Military Robots: Stephen Colbert has revealed a plan to fight back against Google's new military robotics division. (January 2, 2014)

Google Launches Hummingbird Algorithm and Celebrates 15th Birthday: Google is celebrating its fifteenth birthday. It has also launched a new Hummingbird algorithm this week. Hummingbird actually went into effect a month ago. (September 27, 2013)

Feedly Lets You Migrate From Google Reader Using Google Credentials: Feedly, a newsreader, lets you migrate from Google Reader using your Google username and password. (May 8, 2013)

Guardian Animated Guide Explains Future of Search: This animated guide from The Guardian explains how Google created the leading search engine. (April 21, 2013)

Google Closing Google Affiliate Network: Google has decided to close its Google Affiliate Network. This is a boon for competitors like Commission Junction and Linkshare. (April 17, 2013)

Seattle Bar Bans Google Glass: A Seattle bar has made the decision to ban Google Glass ahead of its release. The glasses are capable of recording photos and video. (March 9, 2013)

Google Releases Zeitgeist 2012 Video and Search Results: Google has released this emotionally charged video that highlights the top events, people and things people searched for in 2012. (December 15, 2012)