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When I researched an article on multimedia search last year for [URL="http://www.econtentmag.com"]EContent Magazine[/URL], (The [URL="ttp://www.streamingmedia.com/article.asp?id=9879"]resulting article[/URL] was republished on Streamingmedia.com last December.) I learned in the course of my research that it's hard to search for non-text elements because they lack the contextual language of text. Seems logical enough, but …
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Not everything Apple touches turns to gold, a case in point is the .mac service which has recently been rebranded with not terribly clever moniker: MobileMe. What Apple fails to understand from the get-go is that people expect their cloud services to be free or at least extremely cheap and …
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Google is making it much simpler to work out which photos you're allowed to use for what, and which you aren't. The company is allowing people to search for pictures and you can filter by what's available for reuse, what's available for reuse without modification and so on. It's using …
by GuyClapperton 12 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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The great thing about modern technology is that it makes our lives easier, well, most of our lives that is. For some, it would seem, technology just adds another layer of confusion into the whole living their life thing. Take the many cases of people apparently having to do exactly …
by happygeek 1,655 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Not only is there a [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story304425.html"]debate [/URL]about the constitutionality of using Global Positioning System units to help fight crime – now there’s concern about using Google Earth as well. The Associated Press [URL="http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100814/ap_on_hi_te/us_eyes_in_the_sky"]reported [/URL]a few days ago that government officials in regions ranging from the Riverhead, N.Y., to the country …
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[URL="http://www.facebook.com"]Facebook[/URL] has got in the way of [URL="http://www.google.com"]Google[/URL] and acquired [URL="http://www.friendfeed.com"]Friendfeed[/URL]. This is not great news for Google. The search giant has one major chink in its armour; you can't search social media in real time. Once entries have been around for a while you can find stuff; I've certainly …
by GuyClapperton 12 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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[ATTACH=right]16482[/ATTACH][URL="http://demandmedia.com"]Demand Media[/URL], a name that isn't well-known but tends to stir existential emotions in those who do know the Santa Monica-based content farm and domain services company, confirmed some longstanding gossip and rumor on Friday when it filed for its initial public offering (IPO). Demand operates something called [URL="http://demandstudios.com"]Demand Studios[/URL], …
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[ATTACH=right]14514[/ATTACH]So you want your company to be innovative like Google. You want to have a lab and a constant flow of ideas, but you don't know where to begin. In an entertaining speech the other day at the [URL="http://www.aiimexpo.com/"]AIIM 2010 conference [/URL]in Philadelphia, [URL="http://www.cyrusmistry.com/"]Cyrus Mistry[/URL] from Google explained some the …
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I've criticized [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story245746.html"]Google's waste of power in several of my blog[/URL]s, and on my [URL="http://www.twitter.com/ry_satterfield"]twitter account.[/URL] Well, thanks to someone who posted a comment and a link on one of my pro ecosia articles I found out about [URL="http://www.google.com/corporate/green/datacenters/"]Google's green movement[/URL]. Google began their green movement in 2007 when they …
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Remember Richard Blumenthal? The Connecticut Attorney General who has led a pack of other state Attorneys General for more than a year chasing [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story220115.html"]pedophiles [/URL](who may or may not have been there) on social networks and [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story220488.html"]prostitutes [/URL]on Craigslist? And who, in what is surely just a coincidence, is running …
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At the end of May, [URL="http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/304693/has_asus_all_given_up_linux?rid=-219"]Computerworld reported[/URL] that [URL="http://usa.asus.com/"]Asus[/URL], one of the early Netbook success stories had all but given up on Linux Netbooks. This was telling because the [URL="http://usa.asus.com/products.aspx?l1=24&l2=164"]Asus Eee[/URL] (of which I own one) has a very nice, simple-to-navigate interface. It starts up fairly quickly and has long …
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Go Google the term "oil spill." I'll wait. First item? "BP [url]www.BP.com/OilSpillNews[/url] Info about the Gulf of Mexico Spill Learn More about How BP is Helping." It's a "sponsored link," meaning that BP paid for it to be there and to come up as the first item when someone searched …
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A week ago today, the unthinkable happened. That's right, Gmail went down...for *two* hours. You would have thought, judging from the amount of chatter on Twitter that we were experiencing an epic attack, a horrible natural disaster, perhaps the end of life as we know it; but it was none …
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Today even in the UK we have seen the news about the American First Lady, Michelle Obama, and the scandal over [URL="http://www.google.com"]Google[/URL] searches throwing out a racist image. Let's leave aside the revulsion over this - it's a daft schoolkid prank and should be treated with that sort of contempt. …
by GuyClapperton 12 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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What appears to be a brand new feature of our beloved Google is the ability to "Note" any URL which turns up in the search results. Noting a URL adds it to your personal notebook, which works like a scrapbook ala bookmarks. Pretty interesting ... although I'm still a fan …
by Dani 1,442 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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It's not exactly news that the relationship between Google and China has soured over the last month or two and it looks as though [URL="http://www.macworld.com/article/147096/2010/03/china_google.html?lsrc=rss_main"]Google may quit China soon[/URL] leaving the vastly lucrative Chinese market to Microsoft and others. What's not clear is what the implications will be for the …
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Google does a lot of things well, maybe too well, and it's adding to its portfolio of tools on a weekly basis. At some point you have to look at the number of pies in which Google has its fingers and start to get a little frightened of this company. …
by Techwriter10 42 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Steve Ballmer, [URL="http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/mar/03/microsoft-bing"]speaking[/URL] at the [URL="http://searchmarketingexpo.com/"]Search Engine Marketing Expo[/URL] this week, credited Google with being the first company to get internet search done right. Google certainly wasn't the [URL="http://searchenginewatch.com/2175241"]first internet search engine[/URL]. Yahoo!, InfoSeek, Excite and Alta Vista to name but a few, came along long before Google emerged in …
by Techwriter10 42 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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[URL="http://www.google.co.uk"]Check it out[/URL] Google has turned the lights out and gone black, but it is only for today it seems. Apparently it is all in a good cause: Earth Hour which invites people around the world to switch off their lights for an hour during the course of Saturday 29th …
by happygeek 1,655 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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When you are dealing with a populations as large as China's, even when you take into consideration that three quarters of the population doesn't have internet access, you are still talking about a very large number of those who do. So it's no surprise that Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! want …
by Techwriter10 42 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Lately everyone on the Web has been wanting to know about one thing Google Buzz, well I'm tired of that subject. I would probably write about a different company but when I found out that [URL="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/02/pictures-worth-thousand-translated.html"]Google is getting into the food industry[/URL], I felt that I had to write about …
by tiger86 16 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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I started writing about [URL="http://www.ecosia.org"]Ecosia[/URL], the new, "green powered" search engine, the very first week it launched. I can't help but admit that I'm a bit envious that [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story244378.html"]Davey Winder wrote the very first article about Ecosia[/URL] the very first day it launched. But, hey, if he hadn't written about …
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Ryanair has lost almost 60% of its visibility online since September 2009, according to search marketing agency Greenlight which has just published its research. The report, [URL="http://www.greenlightsearch.com/sectorreports/flights.html"]Flights Sector Report – Issue 4[/URL], analysed key search terms used by UK consumers looking on the Internet for a flight and profiles search …
by newsguy 30 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Earlier this week [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story244378.html"]I read a very interesting article [/URL]written by my colleague Davey Winder about the new search engine[URL="http://www.ecosia.org"] Ecosia[/URL]. After reading Davies article, I decided to do some research comparing Ecosia vs. the monster search engine [URL="http://www.google.com"]Google[/URL]. Ecosia claims that one search via Google uses around the same …
by tiger86 16 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Given all the media excitement that [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story229555.html"]Apple[/URL] can generate with the mere mention of a new 'i' product such as the new iPad, you might think that the iPod would kick television ass in terms of SEO. But hold your horses, according to UK [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story254786.html"]search marketing[/URL] agency Greenlight, it's the …
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The business world might still be struggling to shake off the recession but one sector has been enjoying truly extraordinary growth: the search market. What's more, according to digital metrics specialist [URL="http://www.comscore.com/"]comScore[/URL], one company has dominated this booming marketplace and unsurprisingly it is called Google. Of the 131 billion searches …
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If it is so concerned about the online rights of users, as the [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/news/story252590.html"]Google statement about pulling out of China[/URL] would suggest, maybe it should consider pulling out of Italy next. Unless of course the China crisis is more to do with commercial failure to dominate an emerging and important …
by happygeek 1,655 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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A new normal? That’s what one financial services guru says America consumers can expect now that the housing market has collapsed and people are losing their jobs in droves. “The worst is yet to come," adds Howard Davidowitz, chairman of Davidowitz & Associates. He thinks that the once lofty American's …
by Brian.oco in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Google has signalled, in the strongest possible manner, that it will be pulling out of China unless something is done to address censorship of searches. It has also accused China of launching a "highly sophisticated and targeted attack" on the Google corporate infrastructure, along with another twenty large companies from …
by happygeek 1,655 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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Last week I opened my [URL="http://www.feedburner.com/"]Feedburner[/URL] account to check the daily traffic statistics for my [URL="http://byronmiller.typepad.com"]by Ron Miller[/URL] blog. There was a link at the top of the page encouraging me to transfer my Feedburner account, which Google had purchased back in 2007, to my Google account. Seemed like a …
by Techwriter10 42 in Search Engine Strategies ()
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