Monthly Archives: November 2009

Search Engine News Updates: November 16 to 21 – 2009

With the specter of holiday season approaching in full swing, and as we prepare for a happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas we also manage to wrap-up some hottest search engine optimization and marketing news tech industry titans like Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and others…
Microsoft Bing Goes Live In The UK

The software giant Microsoft aiming to go head to head with Google, has officially took the wraps of the UK version of its Bing search engine…

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Google Earth Releases iPhone 2.0 App Updated, Adds Custom Map-Viewing

If you admire globe trotting and a penchant for some exciting adventure, then iPhone users with an interest in exploring the world, have a reason to rejoice today: as Google released version 2.0 of Google Earth…

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YouTube Makes Alliance With Univision For Full-Length Hispanic Shows

YouTube on Monday announced that it is making alliance with Univision Interactive Media, the most-watched Spanish-language media network in the U.S…

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Google “Swirls” Image, Offers Fun Ways To Explore Images

After attaining success with last months release of “Similar Images” feature in Google Labs, web search leader Google on Tuesday unveiled that it is publicly experimenting with a new image search interface…

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Google Sites Tarts Up With Dozens Of New Templates Gallery

Expanding in to the territories of web designing, Google Sites, which was introduced around two years back, on Tuesday Google announced the addition of new templates and a public gallery…

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Google Adds Automatic Captions, Improving YouTube Videos

Expanding in to the territories of web designing, Google Sites, which was introduced around two years back, on Tuesday Google announced the addition of new templates and a public gallery…

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Yahoo Adds Fresh Tweets, Videos And Photos To News Results

In an attempt to improving its own search as it awaits Bing Deal, Yahoo Inc. is geared up to set in motion the pace in the race to provide the best real-time news from news sources, photos, videos and most importantly Twitter…

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Google Revamped News For Mobile Site On More Mobile Devices

Similar to most “mobile versions” of websites, Google News was made compatible for use on devices attributing what Steve Jobs once called “the baby Internet.” Google just made some improvements to this service which is available now for iPhone, Android and Palm Pre users…

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Microsoft Unwraps Office 2010 Beta With Streaming Delivery

For every modern businesses, even with the availability of open source office applications, Microsoft Office is the standard for productivity applications…

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Yahoo To Discontinue Yahoo Go Apps In Early 2010

Yahoo Go, a four-year-old mobile application service that connects users to a number of diversified services (including mail, news, and weather), is reportedly getting ready to pull its shutter down on January 12, 2010, the company announced…

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Search Engine News Updates: November 9 to 13 – 2009

It has been another diversified week in the tech industry, although it may have moved a bit slow out there, we did managed to grasp some big news, covering the week’s highlights in the world of search engine optimization and marketing from industry heavyweights like Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and others.
microsoft-health Microsoft Health Care Launching Health Tech Video Show

Striving to strengthen its medical pedigree, software behemoth Microsoft Corp. is ready to debut an online video series, “Health Tech Today,” describing the developments in the health care technology field…

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Microsoft Beats Google, Yahoo In Total Time Spent Online: comScore

Despite all the benefits reaped by other companies, this will surely come as a surprise to some. Industry tracker comScore, Inc., last week released a study showing that, in terms of time spent on sites

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Google Acquires Mobile Ad Firm AdMob For $750 Million To Boost Android Capabilities

In a bid to gain a foothold in an ultra-competitive mobile advertising market, Google on Monday took aim at the mobile display ad market when it announced that it has agreed to acquire AdMob for $750 mln

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Microsoft Releases New SDK For Facebook Platform

While there have been a number of .NET libraries for the Facebook Platform for some time now, Microsoft on Monday officially unveiled its latest software development kit for Facebook that empowers developers

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Twitter, LinkedIn Team Up — Status Updates Are Now Synced

Twitter continues to spread its wings across the Web. Twitter’s spree of associations is not ending anytime soon. Late last month, Microsoft and Twitter made an alliance to integrate Twitter within Bing

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Google Bestows Free Wi-Fi At Major US Airports For Holiday Travelers

In what could be deemed as a thinly veiled endeavor to shine up its image, Google Inc., hoping to attract holiday cheer to harried travelers, on Tuesday announced an early Christmas present in the form of free Wi-Fi

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Google Now Becomes Full VoIP Provider With “Gizmo5” Acquisition

With an eye on strengthening its VoIP offerings, search titan Google has made a clever move by harnessing the technology offered by “Gizmo5,” a startup which offers services similar to Skype into Google Voice

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Google Introduces Product Listing Ads With Images And Pricing In Time For Holiday Shopping

Global search leader Google has recently been engaged in experimenting its new “Product Listing Ads” ad format with several online retailers as a new model to get paid search ads featuring product images

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New “Bing Adopts MSN Video” Incorporates Content From Hulu, YouTube

After cannibalizing Live Search and additional brands attached to the moniker utilized for Microsoft’s former search engine, Bing now swallowed MSN Video. Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled Bing Video

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Yahoo Rolled Out Most Advanced Mobile Homepage For Hispanic Users

Based on its commencement of the world’s most advanced mobile homepage, Yahoo on Thursday unveiled a “Yahoo Mobile en Español,” a Spanish-language mobile homepage

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