Search Engine News Updates: July19-24-2010

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Milind is the founder - CEO of eBrandz, a professional SEO company in New York & India. Milind has been featured in various IT related magazines like Digit (Nov 2005) and BenefIT (Sep 2007). Milind also writes articles on Search Marketing in Popular Magazines like "Search Marketing Standard".

Welcome to another weekly edition of Search and Social updates — packed with announcement, alliance, disputes and axing down services or products, from Silicon Valley’s tech leaders like Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL, Bing and others, as well as many more interesting Search Engine Optimization news from across the web…
Google To Close Down Nexus One Web Store Soon

As revealed just two months back, Google said it is gearing up for the closing down of its Nexus One web store. The search engine behemoth Google last week announced that they would soon be pulling shutter on the Nexus One store and would cease selling Nexus Ones to the public…

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Flickr App Updates Delivers Support For iPhone 4

The most admired photo sharing site Flickr initially released its indigenous iPhone app in September 2009. The recent iPhone 4 and iOS 4 update, which that has proven to be exceptionally useful for people who share their photos online, is now available on iTunes and takes advantage of…

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Yahoo Hammers Ad, Content Alliance With Gannett

Based on the success of its association with the Newspaper Consortium, Internet pioneer Yahoo over the weekend has struck a local advertising and content partnership with Gannett that it says will allow the media company’s newspapers and TV stations to sell Yahoo inventory as part of…

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Google Makes Alliance With Tata Communications To Offer Cloud Apps For Indian Businesses

For a country that is known for moving on a fast-track with tech innovations with its enormous population — should soon have improved access to Google Apps. Mountain View, Calif., search engine giant Google Inc. has entered in to partnership deal with Tata Communications to provide cloud-based collaborative business connectivity applications that…

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Google Unleashed The Google Buzz “Firehose”

Well, against all odds, Google Buzz is once again beginning to gain some momentum. The search engine Google has just uncovered a key data stream coming out of Google Buzz called “Firehose,” a new feature for the Buzz API that gives developers access to activities and content…

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Adobe Soon To Release iPad App-Creation Tools To Create Digital Magazines For Tablets

With the arrival of iPad, content publishers are looking for software for creating apps for the iPad and other tablet devices. Adobe has recently announced the Digital Publishing Solution, the first phase of a new set of creative software specifically intended to help you publish…

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Yahoo Starts Testing Search Ads From Microsoft

This has long been overdue, but Yahoo over the weekend initially begun testing displaying organic and paid listings using Microsoft’s search engine Bing for up to 25 percent of Yahoo Search traffic in the U.S., a key step toward enforcing a comprehensive search agreement…

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Google Launches Revamped Bing-Inspired Image Search Interface

Google on Tuesday announced that it is unveiling a new design for its popular Google Images search service, adding a number of attributes that should allow consumers to more quickly and easily find online pictures and art, along with a polished landing page and what the company said…

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Google To Withdraw Technical Support For Two Online Products In China

As the internet search engine titan Google Inc. realigns its operations in China, the company on Tuesday said that it would withdraw technical support for two online services in China run by the operator of one of the country’s most popular online forums Tianya.cn as relation between the…

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Google Maps Enhances Border Accuracy For 60 Countries And Regions

The technical difficulties of maintaining a detailed map of the world are hard enough, but things get even more complicated when you factor in political issues like border disputes. Mountain View, Calif.-based search engine titan Google late Tuesday announced “significant improvements to [their] borders for over 60 countries and regions” that will be displayed on…

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Facebook Celebrates Milestone With 500 Million Active Users Worldwide

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg yesterday issued its own eye-popping status update: The 6-year-old social networking site has long ago surpassed MySpace to become king, but the site had just surpassed 500 million users around the world…

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AOL Releases New HTML5 Mobile Portal And Picks Android Applications

Ignoring the iPhone in favor of the “top-of-the-line smartphone platform,” AOL Inc. on Thursday unleashed a new smartphone portal, m.aol.com. Additionally, the company has just jiggled its focus on the Android operating system with the release of 2 new exclusive app for Android…

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Microsoft, HP To Release New Tablet Computer To Rival iPad

Microsoft Corp. is joining hands with Hewlett-Packard to produce a tablet computer that operates on Windows 7 software for the enterprise business market this year, a senior HP executive has revealed…

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YouTube Launches Revamped Version Of Music Video Discovery Page

Another day, another change — Google owned world’s most popular video sharing website — YouTube has rolled out a refurbished version of its Music page, trailing in the footsteps of its shows and movies pages…

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