Search Engine News Updates: February 08-13-2010

As the week comes to a close on a hectic note, and as for those who are trolling the Internet for the most significant development in the Search Engine Marketing world, we have got one for you! — Google has brought the latest in the world of, well, it plans to build develop a super-fast networks, with speeds up to 1 gigabit per second. And, in competition with Twitter and Facebook, tears into the social networking scene with its latest addition to Gmail — Buzz. While Microsoft and Facebook amended their ad pact and Yahoo finally shuttered down its Yahoo Tech.
Microsoft, Facebook Modify Ad Relationship–Swaps Banners For Search Deal

Microsoft and Facebook have operated together since 2007, but now their relationship is beginning to develop, with both sides sacrificing a little but harvesting more in exchange.

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Facebook Reaches 400 Million Users, Celebrates 6th Birthday Redesigned Home Page

Facebook, the popular social-networking site, which recently surpassed the 400 million user mark and is celebrating its sixth anniversary, has once again started rolling out a revamped homepage last week, a redesign intended to make it easier to find certain features, like notifications, news photos, and chat.

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Google Earth Demonstrates Historical Aerial Images Of World War II

Interestingly enough, Google Earth is a great tool to explore places around the globe you may not be able to get to otherwise. But it does not ends just there, it takes you back in time.

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Google Aims At Facebook, Twitter With Gmail Buzz

Search engine behemoth Google is heading for a head-to-head combat with Facebook and Twitter after it unveiled a bundle of new social networking features on its email service. Google, on Tuesday announced a new social networking service called
Google Buzz.

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AOL Partners With Facebook, Integrates Lifestream To AIM

Just a day after Google integrated its Gmail with a social networking feature, the newly-independent AOL Inc. unfurled a beta version of its AIM instant messaging client that connects with Facebook’s Chat service.

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Google Preps To Build SuperFast Broadband Networks

Trying to speed up Internet service across the nation, Google on Wednesday unveiled plans to develop and test an experimental fibre optic broadband network in several communities that would be 100 times faster.

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Yahoo Shutters Yet Another Tech Vertical In March

As Yahoo continues to take stock of its non-performing properties, the company, Yahoo Tech has failed to make the cut. According to reports, Yahoo is closing down Yahoo Tech.

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Google Acquires Social Search Startup Aardvark

The coolest search engine that never reached the masses got snapped up by Google Thursday for a reported $50 million. With its first acquisition of 2010, Google is making it know that it is serious about social networking.

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Microsoft Adorned Bing Maps With Flickr Photos, Indoor Imagery

At the TED conference this week, Microsoft outstripped Google’s Street Views application when the software giant unleashed some cool new features for its revamped Bing Maps application, taking panoramic views indoors.

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Google Unveiled Maps Labs With 9 Cool New Features

Hold on your breathe a nice surprise from Google’s Maps team: Google on Friday, just like Gmail Labs, unveiled a cool new set of innovative add-ons to its popular mapping service that offers a multitude of new ways to explore places near and far..

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Google Releases New Beta Chrome Extensions, Bookmark Sync For Macs

The browser wars never ceases… Search engine giant Google on Thursday unveiled via a blog post that it has rolled out a new update for the beta version of its Chrome web browser for Mac.

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