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Apple vs Google Mobile divorce approaching

Apple vs. Google: Mobile divorce approaching
ZDNet (blog)
Apple is likely to push Google Maps out of the way next week at its WWDC powwow in what's a long march toward nixing the search giant—friend now mobile foe—as a default service provider. The longer war between Apple and Google will revolve around...

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Facebook and Twitter Shares Closely Linked With High Google Search Rankings ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, Jun 07, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The volume of Facebook and Twitter shares a web page generates is closely correlated with how high it ranks in Google searches, while too many ads on a page are likely to be having a negative effect ...

Google dips toe into customer service business
Reuters
* Launches Google Trusted Stores * Supported by dedicated customer service team * Working on phone-based shopper support By Alistair Barr CHICAGO, June 7 (Reuters) - Google Inc is dipping its toe into the customer-service business as the world's ...

SMEs trapped by Google domination
Financial Times
As an association representing the interests of small and medium-sized technology enterprises globally, the Association for Competitive Technology has warned for years of the dangers of Google'sdominant position in the search market.

How Facebook and Google manage users who hate every redesign
Globe and Mail
Jon Wiley, the lead designer behind Google's home page, is used to taking heat any time he fiddles with the search giant's iconic stark-white design – no matter how small the change may be. While we shouldn't expect the dot-com bubble of the 1990s, ...

Search engine Google demonstrates new mapping technologies
News Tribe (blog)
By Maqsood Hussain - Jun 7th, 2012 (No Comment) San Francisco: Search engine Google has demonstrated new mapping technologies to reassert its position as a market leader. Google Maps has recently seen defections by some key developers and partners.

News Tribe (blog)

Google lends name to its trusted online merchants
CNET
The search giant wants to expand its merchant approval program to any US businesses worthy ofGoogle's stamp of approval. It's all a part of the company's new shopping experience. by Donna TamGoogle is opening up its Google Trusted Stores program ...

Google to add voice recognition to mobile enterprise search?
ComputerworldUK
By Derek du Preez | Computerworld UK | Published 11:30, 07 June 12 Matt Eichner, Google's general manager of enterprise search, has hinted that companies may soon benefit from voice recognition when searching enterprise data on mobile devices.

Saving Private Google
Business Standard
Google's antitrust problem is actually about privacy. They seem like separate issues — Google has argued as much —but the internet search giant's market dominance is largely fuelled by its access to users' personal data. Limiting that could give ...

iPhone and iPad to account for 2% of Google's 2012 revenue
Fortune
By Philip Elmer-DeWitt June 7, 2012: 8:17 AM ET FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) may be trying to minimize Google's (GOOG) presence on its mobile screens, but Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster doesn't expect the search giant to feel much pain.

Google deploying planes over cities for 3D maps
Reuters
By Alexei Oreskovic | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc is deploying a fleet of small, camera-equipped airplanes above several cities, the Internet search company's latest step in its ambitious and sometimes controversial plan to create a digital ...

Apple Said to Add Baidu as Iphone Search-Engine in China
Bloomberg
A deal with Baidu, which handles about 80 percent of China's Internet search queries, fits with a plan by Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook to gain a bigger toehold in the largest mobile-phone market. It also gives users an alternative to Google ...

Google Converts Free Product-Search Service into Paid
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Amir Efrati of the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that Google announced that it would be converting its free product-search service into a paid one in an effort to capitalize on its position as the biggest search engine on the World Wide Web.

Google keeps EU regulator waiting on concessions
Reuters
Nearly three weeks ago, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia offered the world's most popular search engine a last chance to settle the 18-month long probe and avoid a fine that could reach up to 10 percent of the company's global turnover.

Should Google Be Worried Over GDrive Patent Claim?
Wired News
Google Drive is at the center of its cloud app and OS strategy. Should Google be worried about this patent suit? Image: Courtesy of Google A small Massachusetts software company has suedGoogle, claiming that the search giant's brand-new Google Drive ...

Google's antitrust problem is all about privacy.
Slate Magazine (blog)
Google's market dominance is largely fueled by its access to users' personal data.Google's antitrust problem is actually about privacy. They seem like separate issues -Google has argued as much - but the internet search giant's market dominance is ...

Slate Magazine (blog)

Google Maps goes offline for mobile
Oman Daily Observer
SAN FRANCISCO — Google unveiled a revamped maps program on Wednesday that allows mobile users to use the service without an Internet connection as the Internet giant geared up for a possible competing service. “You will no longer need paper maps ...

How Google and Microsoft taught search to "understand" the Web
Ars Technica
by Sean Gallagher - Jun 7, 2012 12:30 am UTC Despite the massive amounts of computing power dedicated by search engine companies to crawling and indexing trillions of documents on the Internet, search engines still can't do what nearly any human can: ...

Ars Technica

Google Launches the Knowledge Graph for Better and More "Humanistic" Web Searches
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
On May 16, 2012, Google announced that it will be coming out with its new Knowledge Graph, which, according to industry experts, is a development that will bring significant changes as to how SERPs or search engine result pages are to be delivered.

When web design goes wrong: why users hate every Facebook and Google redesign
The Province
THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO TORONTO - Jon Wiley, the lead designer behind Google's home page, is used to taking heat any time he fiddles with the search giant's iconic stark-white design — no matter how small the change may be. Early on in his tenure, ...

On Apple And Google's Maps
RedOrbit
On the surface, the upcoming Maps app battle between Apple and Google — a single battle in the greater war which rages between them — seems to end in a complete landslide in Apple's favor. Apple's army is a large one, and the protected nature of ...

RedOrbit

Google versus Bing: Is underdog Bing the better man?
Los Angeles Times
By Amy Hubbard Bing may be the underdog of search engines, but its mighty nemesis Google is the underdog of social media sites. And you know what Mark Zuckerberg's default browser is, right?Bing. Derrick Connell, corporate vice president of Bing, ...

Google unveils new mapping technologies
BBC News
By Laura Locke Technology reporter, San Francisco Google has demonstrated new mapping technologies in an effort to reassert its position as a market leader. While it boasts one billion users, Google Maps has recently seen defections by some key ...

BBC News

Google (GOOG): New Shopping Strategy To Generate More Ad Dollars
istockAnalyst.com (press release)
In addition, existing Google Product Search merchants can receive $100 AdWords credit toward PLAs if they fill out a form before Aug. 15, 2012. Ranking in Google Shopping will be based on a combination of relevance and bid price, giving merchants ...

Matt Cutts Talks Google Penguin, Negative SEO, Disavowing Links, Bounce Rate ...
Search Engine Watch
Oh, and all those other search engines - Bing, Blekko, DuckDuckGo - they're a bunch of hackers doing illegal things. You heard it hear, folks. If you bought any of that, I have some icebergs I'd like to sell you. That video was actually a mash-up spoof ...

Google Launches Trusted Stores Program, Offers $1000 Lifetime Purchase Protection
TechCrunch
Google today announced the official launch of its Trusted Stores Program. This program is meant to give online shoppers more assurances that participating online retailers are actually trustworthy. Online retailers who choose to participate in this ...

Search Google Like A Magical Knowledge Genie: 20 Awesome Tips ...
By James Johnson
Google search is simple, you enter a term, you click “I'm feeling lucky” and you read the first website that pops up. Okay so perhaps Google search is not always cut and dry but for millions of users that is how the search engine is utilized.
The Inquisitr

Social Shares Trump Keywords in Google Search Rankings ...
By Chris Horton
In Google's post-Panda/Penguin search algorithm, social shares are now more important than keywords. This is one of the takeaways from a comprehensive study.
Business 2 Community

Another web browser using Google as their search, possible? Illegal ...
By YogSosoth
Does that sound illegal if they are piggybacking on Google's search engine? What if they don't identify that they're using Google, but just use it and report the search results? There's no law against another search engine using Google, right?
Straight Dope Message Board

Mozilla Firefox in Russia: DASVIDANIYA Yandex, Hello Google for ...
By √Člyse Betters
Mozilla's Firefox browser will kick Yandex to the curb this winter in favor of Google as its default search option in Russia. Yandex became the primary search engine in Russia for Firefox builds roughly three years ago, and it currently sports a ...
9to5Google

Aiming at Google, Apple to make Baidu default iOS search choice for
By Christian Zibreg
True, users will still be able to choose Google or Yahoo! over Baidu in iOS Settings, but since Baidu, a local search engine, will come enabled by default on devices sold in China, many people won't bother. Note that China is now the world's ...
iDownloadBlog.com

iPad, iPhone account for 2% of Google's revenue in 2012 | TUAW ...
By Mel Martin
"We estimate Google will generate gross mobile revenue of ~$4.5 billion in 2012 with approximately $500 million coming from display and $4 billion from search. We believe iOS is likely to be the biggest or close to biggest portion of mobile ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Is the Google Search Appliance Making a Comeback? : Beyond ...
By Stephen E. Arnold
Lately, we haven't been hearing much about Googles Search Appliance. The recent headline, Marval O'Farrell & Mairal Selects Persistent Systems for Enterprise Google Search Appliance Solution announced a bit of news regarding GSA.
Beyond Search

Google Greys the Line Between Organic & Paid. Again. Adds Pins ...
By James
Over the past few years Google has been implementing small, but significant, formatting and functional changes to their search result pages. There are several theories as to why they've made so many changes, and most align with two ...
Search Marketing Blog

Derrick Connell: Bing Results as Good if Not Better Than Google ...
By Drew Bowling
In essence, Connell at this point reiterated that goal isn't so much to build a search engine that can keep up with Google, but convince people that Bing can and does keep up with Google. Connell pointed out how Bing has slowly gnawed into ...
WebProNews

Simutaneously search Evernote when you do a Google search ...
By Ernest Svenson
If you use Evernote, it makes sense to search your notes at the same time you do a Google Search(works for Bing and Yahoo too). You need to use Chrome browser.
Paperless Chase

20 Search Tips for Google Masters – Know All That!
By Matt Silverman
20 Search Tips for Google Masters. Let's say you're buying sandals for your cat (go with me, here). Naturally, you type "cat sandals" into Google and hit "I'm feeling lucky." Do you end up with feline footwear or a list of Sandals Resorts hotels ...
Know All That!
Google search does not display properly | Firefox Support Forum ...
Having used Firefox with Google Search for years I am dismayed to find that the combination is no longer working properly and I am increasingly having to use ...
support.mozilla.org/questions/928666

The New Google Search: Six Changes That Rocked the SEO World ...
In a little over a year, Google has rendered 10 years of SEO dogma mostly useless. Go ahead and throw out everything you used to hold dear, such as link ...
www.mpdailyfix.com/the-new-google-search-six-changes-that...

20 Search Tips for Google Masters
Smart Googling requires finesse, a keen eye, some Boolean tricks, and a bit of ' jena se qua' we like to call 'Google-Fu.'
mashable.com/2012/06/07/google-search-tips/

Nitpicking Google: Google search for iPad is a pleasure to use
Google search for iPad is a pleasure to use. Bit surprised they didn't update the blogger app. Pity. Will have to try the web based version.
nitpicking-google.blogspot.com/.../google-search-for-ipad-is-...

Google Product Search to become Google Shopping Google Merchant ...
Stores will have to pay for inclusion google product search to become google shopping.
www.webmasterworld.com/google_froogle/4460386.htm

Google's giving away free Zagat ratings in search results - msnbc.com
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is adding a new entree to its menu: Free restaurant ratings from the Zagat review service. Zagat, which Google bought in ...
www.msnbc.msn.com/.../googles-giving-away-free-zagat-ratin...

How do I revert back my search engine back to Google? - Google ...
How do I revert back my search engine back to Google? I am having this big issue and I cannot remove GadgetBox from my search engines. I wanna revert back ...
productforums.google.com/d/msg/blogger/.../UqJKHEsupoUJ

Search results for 'google search web site' | Thoughts on the Web
It has the largest directory of just about any and every site that can be found. Try it , go to a Google search web site and see if there is something you cannot find!
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