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Google to acquire Frommer's travel guide brand

Google will buy the Frommer's travel guide brand from publishers John Wiley & Sons, in a move that will bolster its position in the travel business. The deal is expected to close shortly for an undisclosed price, according to the…

Google speeds up local searches and search building on mobile

In addition to mobile search features like autocomplete, Voice Search, Google Goggles, Google Instant, and Instant Previews, Google has now introduced two new mobile search features: faster local searches and faster search building. They are both now available on Android…