In 2010, Google announced that page speed was a factor in determining both organic rankings on desktops, and AdWords quality score. Fast forward to 2018, Google has announced that page speed will become a major ranking factor for mobile searches results. This update will go live in July 2018 which provides you with time to prepare your website.
Earlier this month, Google announced that it will begin to release a new and improved Google Search Console (GSC) globally. The new GSC was rebuilt by using actionable insights from experts and users, and creating an interaction model. This model will guide users through the process of fixing any pending issues.