Search Engine News Updates: November 15-20-2010

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…
Facebook Poised To Unleash “Gmail Killer” Email Service

Rumors have been spreading wildly since the popular social networking outfit Facebook has sent out a press invitation for an announcement Nov. 15 in San Francisco to unleash @facebook.com email service in its latest attempt that could make it a serious rival to Gmail…

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Google Earth Introduces Panoramic https://blogs.ebrandz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11 From 360 Cities

Panoramic https://blogs.ebrandz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11 are becoming increasingly popular, global search engine leader Google Earth’s ability to showcase a visually mesmerizing 360 degree panoramic view of the world’s terrain, cities, oceans, weather data, treks, and more never fail to amaze its users…

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AOL Rolls Out “Project Phoenix” Update To Its New Webmail App

Once ubiquitous, having lost the email crown long ago to Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo, now continuing its efforts to regain its glory, AOL unveiled a beta version of the new AOL mail — aptly code named “Project Phoenix” — with snazzy features to streamline communications…

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Microsoft And Facebook Deepens Office App Integration To Rival Google

Software monopolist Microsoft’s 2007 investment into Facebook keeps paying dividends for both companies in their battle against Google. Social networking titan Facebook on Monday announced that it is embedding Microsoft’s online versions of its Office applications into the Facebook messaging service…

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Yahoo Debuts “Contributor Network” — Seeks User-Generated Content

Internet giant Yahoo building on its acquisition of ‘content farm’ earlier this year, began unfolding its properties to outside writers, photographers and videographers on Monday with the launch of the “Yahoo Contributor Network.”…

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Google Launches “Boutiques.com” For Stylish Women

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, in a move that marks Google’s attempts to keep its users informed about latest fashion trends and provide shopping recommendations, the Internet search engine giant on Wednesday sauntered into the world of haute couture with the launch of boutiques.com, an online shopping venture that analyzes women’s tastes and…

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Yahoo Takes A Jab At Google Instant With Rich Search Assist

Google is being stalked! In an attempt to outsmart Internet search engine behemoth, Yahoo is rolling out a new search feature that surfaces answers and results as you type based on search suggestions…

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Google Docs Gets A Makeover With Auto-Corrections, https://blogs.ebrandz.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11 And LaTex Support

While we might be squabbling whether or not Google Buzz is dead, Google Docs is alive and well. For those of you who rely on Google Docs to organize their works, share files or simply process their thoughts, now have the reason to rejoice! In a blog post, the Google Docs team just added several new features that should come in handy in special…

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Yahoo Connected TV Platform Calls For Widget Developers

Yahoo is doing what it can to continue to promote its brand in solutions that present strong opportunities in the overall market. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based internet portal is expanding its Connected TV program so that developers can build fee-based widgets for television sets that use the Yahoo application platform…

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MySpace Creates Mashup With Facebook Connect

MySpace, once the dominant online social network, acknowledged today that social-media activity has shifted elsewhere by announcing an innovative service dubbed as “Mashup with Facebook” that will allow Myspace to suggest entertainment content to its users based on…

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