Search Engine News Updates: February 15-20-2010

Welcome back to the another week of furious activity in the Search Engine Marketing world as we mine the web for gold and pull out a few nuggets. Barely a week has passed yet as the internet is abuzz with a lot of buzz about the new product from the Google’s stables – Buzz. Also, Microsoft unveiled its iPhone rival – the Windows 7 Phone series and Adobe released its AIR for smartphones and more…
Google Modifies Buzz Settings To Tackle Privacy Flaws

There has been quite a buzz ever since Google unveiled “Buzz” their new social networking platform on February 9. Over the weekend, Google Inc. moved quickly and issued a mea culpa, after its first attempt to quell a growing outcry of criticism over Buzz’s privacy issues…

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Google Takes Street View’s Cameras To The Slopes Of Winter Olympics

If you considered the Google Street View trike was weird, now get ready to take a run on the bobsleigh course, the official Street View snowmobile. Google’s new Street View micro-site for the Winter Olympics in Vancouver has taken to the slopes with the launch of Google Snow View…

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Microsoft CEO Unveils Game-Changing Windows Phone 7 Series Software

After three years of dodging questions over why it was so far behind Apple’s iPhone; At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft has reappeared from the backseat of the smartphone war to front and center, unveiling an impressively redesigned Windows Phone 7 for the first time…

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Nokia, Intel Gets “Cozy” On Mobile Software Race

Nokia and Intel at the Mobile World Congress, on Monday said they have forged an alliance in a new clash of the operating systems with the joint creation of MeeGo, to power sophisticated smartphones and netbook computers, in an attempt to catch up with Apple and Google…

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Google Delivers MySpace Status Updates To Real-Time Search Results

Google and MySpace have taken the real-time plunge. During a search event in December, Google introduced its Real-Time Search service, which already is a useful feature that utilizes updates from various sources like Twitter and FriendFeed. Now, MySpace, which has been trying to keep pace in the real-time, has been added to the service…

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Adobe Announces Full-Featured AIR 2.0 For Smartphones — Android First

Adobe Systems, hard at work is preparing a mobile version of (AIR), on Monday announced making improvements to its popular Flash video player that promise to enhance the experience of watching video on a mobile, and said it would support Google’s Android phone platform…

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Microsoft Selects AT&T As Preferred Windows Phone 7 Carrier

In an unusual turn of events, Microsoft Corp.’s recently unveiled Windows Phone 7 at the World Mobile Conference, announced that AT&T will be the premier carrier with all four U.S. carriers and several international ones…

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Google Acquires Mobile E-mail Startup reMail For Gmail

Barely a week ago Google acquired social search engine Aardvark, and today, the Mountain View-based company once again makes headlines with yet another acquisition. This time the global search leader has acquired e-mail startup “reMail,” which is responsible for developing a powerful email search application for the iPhone…

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Google News Opens Up “Living Stories” To The World

After delivering traffic since its launch in December, Google is bestowing new life to “Living Stories,” the news research project that it began experimenting with the New York Times and the Washington Post will now be publicly available to provide a deeper user engagement… Read More

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Google Buzz Slammed With Class-Action Suit From Harvard Student

Enjoy it or ency it, Google Buzz has dominated tech headlines since its launch last week. A Florida woman on Wednesday filed a class-action lawsuit against Google’s latest real-time social network tool, “Google Buzz,” accusing that the new Buzz violates the privacy rights of Gmail…

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