Search Engine News Updates: December 14 to 19 – 2009

As Christmas is here, there has been plenty of last minute hush-hush and interesting stories around the world of search engine marketing and optimization, we manage to cover the past week’s post with the latest news with emphasis on news stories related to corporate search engine optimization from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and more…
Google To Introduce Android Smart Phone In 2010, A Latest Blow To Apple Iphone

In its latest attempt to make headway in the lucrative mobile market around the globe, search engine titan Google Inc. is developing its own proprietary Android smartphone dubbed as “Nexus One,” to be released in early 2010 without a mobile carrier partner, marks a new push…

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Microsoft’s Bing Maps Powers New Climate Change Web Apps

As world leaders gather in Copenhagen, planning to thrust engagement and support of actions against climate change, Software behemoth, Microsoft rolled out a new Web-based applications designed to…

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AOL’s MapQuest Introduces Street-Level Imagery To Catchup With Google Maps

AOL’s MapQuest has finally announced the launch of “360 degree views,” to its maps today, a feature that saw the day of light almost two-and-a-half years after Google first added similar images to Google Maps Street view…

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Microsoft China Accused Of Plucking Off Design And Code From Plurk

With competition between tech titans on the rise, it looks as if Redmond software maker Microsoft is running out of ideas and is now desperately adopting crooked ways on ruining their reputation by using stolen code…

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Google And Facebook Launches Custom URL Shorteners

Google and Facebook are each set to embark into new territory on Monday with the launch of a new URL-shortening service, a tool that modifies a long internet address in to a much shorter string of random characters such as
Goo.gl

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Google Earth Hits The Road In Style — Integrated Into New Audi A8

The Germans are great admirer of their cars and occasionally they add innovative gadgets in the newest models they export around the world. Search engine giant Google, another creative thinker is partnering with German car manufacturer Audi to include Google Earth

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Google Adds One Button Duplicate Contacts Sorter To Easily Merge In Gmail

Managing your contacts can be a pretty irksome task, especially when you have multiple instances of your contacts scattered all over the place. Global search leader Google, earlier this week introduced a new feature

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Google Adds 50 New Media Partners To “Fast Flip” Online News Project

Internet giant Google amid criticism from media companies, now continuing to appease the dying newspaper industry, has added more than dozens 24 media partners to its online news reader “Fast Flip,” including…

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Google Reportedly Making Bid To Acquire Yelp

According to various media reports suggesting that Google Inc., world’s most popular Internet search engine, is making a bid to acquire the popular San Francisco do-it-yourself review site Yelp Inc….

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Microsoft Releases Bing Search App For The iPhone

Even though Microsoft’s Windows Mobile business competes with iPhone maker Apple, the Redmond, Wash., software maker’s new Bing app is pushing its Bing search engine pretty hard into the mobile space…

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