Google refines search to better understand sloppy queries

Business / Tech Oct 26, 2019

Google refines search to better understand sloppy queries

Google on Friday announced its "biggest leap forward" in years in its search algorithm, offering an unusually detailed public explanation of its secret formula. The world's most popular internet search engine said its latest refinement uses machine learning to improve how it handles conversationally phrased ...

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

National Oct 10, 2019

Number of Japanese-language institutions soars in Asia, survey finds

About 3.85 million people studied Japanese at a record 18,604 institutions overseas in fiscal 2018, with the number of institutions soaring in Asia, according to a survey released this week. The number of Japanese-language institutions jumped nearly fourfold to 818 in Vietnam from the previous ...