Google Photos

Google Photos can now search for text in your images. That’s great if you need help methodically curating your personal collection of early-American street sign photos. But when will Google add the feature to its image search? Of all the things Google does, image search may be the most in need of some “engineering love.”

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Shelly Palmer is a business advisor and technology consultant. He helps Fortune 500 companies with digital transformation, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology, he is the co-host of "Think About This with Shelly Palmer & Ross Martin" on the Westwood One Podcast Network. He covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC, and writes a popular daily business blog. Follow @shellypalmer or visit

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