At a special event in the garage where Google was born, the company announced a new “Hummingbird” search algorithm is live and especially designed to handle complex queries. Google also announced a new design for tablets and phones, richer direct answers with comparison, a new song exploration feature and notifications of Google Now information for iOS 7.
Below is our live blog with the news. Google’s also posted more information here. Here are also our two formal posts with news from the event:
- Fast FAQ: All About The New Google “Hummingbird” Algorithm
- Google’s Knowledge Graph Gets Smarter With Comparisons & Filters