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Google Users, You Have A 'Brutal' Choice To Make This Week
The Chairman of the FTC says Google is forcing consumers to make a 'brutal choice.' On March 1, Google flips the switch on its privacy practices. In case you've missed the Internet freak out, notification on Google sites, and an email from the company, ...


Keeping Google from mining your Web searches
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
“On March 1, Google will implement its new, unified privacy policy, which will affect data Googlehas collected on you prior to March 1 as well as data it collects on you in the future. Until now, your Google Web History (your Google searches and sites ...

Google's New Privacy Policy May Violate EU Rules
ABC News
Google announced its new privacy policy with much fanfare last month. The rules, which are set to come into force on Thursday, regulate how the Web giant uses the enormous amounts of personal data its collects through its search engine, email and other ...

Google privacy overhaul 'fails to meet EU rules'
As of March 1, the software giant will link information across its services so that information gathered in one place – for example, a user's Google search terms – can be used to recommend content elsewhere – when they next use YouTube, for example.

40 More Google Search Quality Updates From Google
Search Engine Roundtable
As we have been writing about a lot this morning, Google announced 40 changes to searchquality they made over the past month or so. This is an update from their 17 changes in January. More coverage for related searches. [launch codename “Fuzhou”] This ...

Google's new privacy policy may violate EU data protection rules
Los Angeles Times
Google's search engine has more than 90% market share in the European Union. "The CNIL and the EU data protection authorities are deeply concerned about the combination of personal data across services: They have strong doubts about the lawfulness and ...

Los Angeles Times

Google Will Give $1 Million to Hackers Who Find Flaws in Chrome [VIDEO]
Google wants you to help find security flaws in its browser, Chrome — and the search giant is paying a handsome reward. The company told attendees at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver next month they can get up to $1 million in cash and ...

Google taking $453M loss with sale of Clearwire stake
ZDNet (blog)
By Matt Weinberger | February 27, 2012, 3:36pm PST Summary: Google is selling its shares in wireless Internet service provider Clearwire at a steep discount - and potentially taking a $453 million loss on the deal. Turn the clock back to 2008: Google ...

Google's New Privacy Policy Breaches European Law, Say Data Regulators
PCWorld (blog)
By Peter Sayer, IDG News Google's new privacy policy does not comply with European data protection law, and the company should delay its introduction pending an investigation of the changes, the French data privacy regulator told Google CEO Larry Page ...

Most Users In the Dark About Google's New Privacy Policy
PC Magazine
By Angela Moscaritolo While Google has drawn criticism from US lawmakers and consumer groups over its new privacy policy, a vast majority of users are in the dark about the changes, which are set to take effect on Thursday, according to a new study.

Eric Schmidt: Google search will continue to become more personalized
The Next Web
During Schmidt's keynote, he didn't speak specifically about Google products and services but during the question and answer portion of his talk, he was asked directly about the future of Google search and advertising. He gladly answered the question ...

The Next Web

Australia absent in Google privacy feud
The Canberra Times
Google claims its unified policy will deliver more relevant search results and provide a more “intuitive” experience. Its critics say the plan to create a single user profile across the 60 products is a massive invasion of privacy. For Google users ...

The Canberra Times

EU tells Google that privacy policy could violate laws, asks for delay
Washington Post (blog)
By Cecilia Kang (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO - AFP/GETTY IMAGES) European regulators on Tuesday warned Google that its new privacy policy set to take effect Thursday appears to violate privacy rules, and they asked the search giant to delay the changes.

EPIC, FTC battle lighting up courts days before Google's privacy policy rollout
ZDNet (blog)
By John Fontana | February 28, 2012, 11:32am PST Summary: The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Federal Trade Commission are gong toe-to-toe in court just a few days beforeGoogle rolls out its new privacy policies.

If you use Google, you may want to read this
Sydney Morning Herald
Today is your last chance to adjust your Google privacy settings ahead of a major change to the way Google collects and collates data about you, its users. From March 1, the company will begin to aggregate all the information it acquires about its ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Google unified privacy settings unsettle users
Washington Post
Google will begin Thursday creating far more comprehensive profiles of its users by following their activities across the company's Web sites. From videos watched on YouTube to the terms typed in a Google search, tracking such behaviors will enable the ...

Google looks to expand in Cambridge
Boston Herald
By Greg Turner Internet search giant Google Inc. wants to expand its Cambridge offices into an “urban campus” by linking two Kendall Square properties owned by Boston Properties. At last night's Cambridge City Council meeting, the real estate company ...

You can quit Google, but it won't be easy
Bend Bulletin
By Cecilia Kang / The Washington Post That's the frustration felt by Patience O'Connor, who has put much of her sensitive personal and professional information on Gmail and other Googleservices and does not want the company to use that data to create ...

Google 'fails to meet EU rules' on new privacy policy
BBC News
Google's new privacy policy may violate the European Union's data protection laws, according to the French data regulator. The search giant plans to unify 60 different privacy policies across its products from 1 March. But EU regulators had urged a ...

BBC News

Google's Schmidt Talks Human Rights and Tech, Unveils Latest Chrome
BARCELONA: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt mentioned his company very few times Tuesday, as he shared his vision of the future of mobile and Internet technology. In a keynote at the Mobile World Congress, Schmidt focused on human rights as well ...

Google in EU showdown over privacy rules
Financial Times
The standoff with regulators, along with a deepening public spat as each side claimed the other had failed to communicate adequately, highlights the importance of the new policy to Google'sbusiness as it has grown beyond its search engine roots.

Google Changes Privacy Policy
Google announced sweeping changes to its privacy policy that will go into effect this week. The company already records information from account holders who use any of its 60 web services---such as Gmail, YouTube, or Google Search.

Google users ignore major privacy shakeup
Only one in ten British Google users have read the firm's radical new privacy policy despite heavy promotion and controversy over its "invasive" terms, a survey has found. By Christopher Williams, Technology Correspondent The new system comes into ...

Google's New Piracy Policy Is Not So Private
Baruch College The Ticker
A recent announcement made by Google state that starting March 1 the company would be implementing a new privacy policy that includes using its various applications to collect personal data in order to "provide better services to all of our users.

How to Turn Off Google Search Plus Your World Results [VIDEO]
If you are tired of seeing the pileup of social content from Google+ friends every time you useGoogle, you can now do something about it. Here's how to get old Google back and block the personalized results that Google Search, plus Your World spews up ...

France raps Google's new privacy policy
PARIS — France on Tuesday demanded that Internet giant Google postpone rolling out its new privacy policy two days before it comes into effect as it appears to break European Union data protection rules. "A preliminary analysis shows that these new ...


Google privacy overhaul 'unlawful', say regulators
The new rules will allow Google to pool data from all its services - from Gmail, to YouTube, to search - to create a single profile for each of its hundreds of millions of users. The consolidated data will allow it to track interests and target ...

Touring Google's Crazy MWC Booth
PC Magazine
By Sascha Segan Just like last year at Mobile World Congress here in Barcelona, Google's booth is a playground. The search behemoth behind the Android mobile operating system is using its share of expensive tradeshow floor square footage as a place for ...

Google Watch - Evil Google - Google, Evil and the Binary Curse
By Clint Boulton
Search Engine Land's Danny Sullivan struck the right neutral tone in this piece, a commentary on Nick Bilton's New York Times piece on the fact that Google has made a number of privacy missteps. They include: Search, plus your world, a bid ...
Google Watch

Google Image Search Optimization Now More Important To SEO ...
By Chris Crum
Google announced forty changes it has made to its algorithm/search quality efforts over the past month. One of them was the increased sensitivity of Panda. Another was “more locally relevant predictions in YouTube“. I'm not going to run down ...
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Google and privacy | Bibliographic Wilderness
By jrochkind
On March 1st, Google will implement its new, unified privacy policy, which will affect data Googlehas collected on you prior to March 1st as well as data it collects on you in the future. Until now, your Google Web History (your Google searches ...
Bibliographic Wilderness

TX Trendy Chick » Blog Archive » Google is as Google does
By TX Trendy Chick
Right now, if you have Gmail, a YouTube account, and use the Google search engine, Google can't share your information across platforms. Come Thursday, they not only can share your information across platforms, but they will. What does ...
Texas Trendy Chick

How to Implement Video Microdata for Google & ...
By Terry Van Horne
Search engines, and in particular Google, have begun using the data in rich snippets. In the past search engines have managed to drive adoption of similar technology. Robots meta tags and robots.txt are two examples of search engines ...
Search Engine Watch - Latest

New Essential Music Promo Tools For Google, Bing, Facebook ...
By Clyde Smith
Recently a whole bunch of new options have been launched that allow you to have more control over search results in Google and Bing, more options on Facebook and additional uses for your music videos hosted on YouTube and Vimeo.

DoubleClick Search: Hear from DoubleClick Search and Google at ...
By Kit Broussard, Product Marketing Manager
Hear from DoubleClick Search and Google at SMX West. Tuesday, February 28, 2012 | 8:48 AM. SMX West kicks off in San Jose, CA today, and DoubleClick Search and Google will be there. We'll have presenters covering both paid and ...
DoubleClick Search
Google Panda Update 3.3 + 40 changes to algorithm
By Vincent Abry
Google Panda Update 3.3 + 40 changes to algorithm. Google confirmed 40 changes to thesearch engine algorithm in February, with a Panda Update. Google Panda Update. The 3 most important points are : -Panda update. This launch ...
Marketing Tech Blog

The Google Panda Update One Year Later [infographic]
By Berrie Pelser
The Google Panda Update One Year Later One year ago, Google launched its “Panda Update” designed to filter low quality or “thin” content from its top search results. Below, our.
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Motorola video shows Google Voice Actions battling Siri
In a pair of videos, Motorola takes a pair of its Android models, the Motorola ATRIX 2 and the Motorola PHOTON 4G and uses Google Voice Action to take on Siri in a multi-round battle to see which voice activated system is faster...
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Google Panda 3.3 Updates « eCom Experts - Online Radio ...
By WebmasterRadio.FM
Google Panda 3.3 Updates a bound as Shawna and Rene discuss the announcement ofGoogle making changes to the algorithm To How It Evaluates Links and Local Search Rankings.
eCom Experts

How do you clear your Google search history before their privacy ...
Google's Privacy Policy is about to change. They will soon keep track of any searches you perform on Google, Google-plus, Gmail etc, or YouTube while signed ...

The Art of the Search: Watch Google's "Search By Image" in ...
Web search has always been an especially arcane and unquestioned process, an abstract data-foraging ritual that is used much and understood little. But when ...

How This Month's Google Search Changes Affect Local Businesses
Google announced a big slate of changes to search this month. It confirmed a refresh of the "Panda" tweaks to the search algorithm that are designed to punish ...

Clear Your Google Search History Before 3/1, Here's How ...
Wipe out your search history before Google's new privacy policy kicks in. Here's how.

How to turn off Google's search-history logging and erase your ...
With Google's privacy policy change looming, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a guide to turning off Google's search-history logging, thus ...

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