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In a new interview with The Wall Street Journal, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the company will be using “big data” to help build a better search engine, a move that is being welcomed by privacy advocates who have long pushed for greater transparency in the company’s technology.
Pichay said the Google search team is working with other companies to develop an “open-source search engine that is open to everyone, regardless of their expertise or knowledge.”
The search team has a focus on “how to make the world a better place,” he said.
“And we have to use big data to do that.”
Google will also be using Google Earth as a data-driven “world map” that will allow users to search for things such as where to eat, or where to shop.
Pitchforks, Google’s open-source mapping project, also is working on “better” ways to integrate with Google Maps, which are used to help users find places.
“If you want to go to a new restaurant in the US, it’s going to be on the Google map.
You’re not going to find that on the map,” Pichaitai said.
The search results page for a New York City restaurant.
The Google map of New York.
Pixar’s Coco, which is owned by Disney, will also use Google Earth to show you more information about a particular film, including the title, cast and a link to buy the film.
Puchaitai also said the search team will also continue working with the companies that make Google Earth, including Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Pixar.
The interview comes on the heels of the release of Pixar’s new animated film Coco, in which a young girl named Coco searches for a place to eat at a restaurant in order to escape a dystopian future where she is kidnapped by a villainous corporation.