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After 11 Years Google Finally Gains Control Over The Domain GoogleTranslate.com

April 22nd, 2015 Comments off
Google has won control over the domain name Googletranslate.com 11 years after it was registered,  in a one member UDRP panel decision. The domain name undoubtedly got a lot of traffic over the years making its owners a lot of money. The domain GoogleTranslate.com has an Alexa ranking in the US of 226,000 Why Google […]
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Google April Fool’s Prank Actually Backfires

April 19th, 2015 Comments off
ArsTechnica.com published an article that a Google April Fools prank actually pranked their own security. The error allowed a click – jacking exploit that tricks users into changing things they don’t want changed. Apparently hackers would be able to incorporate Google into their own site and embed code that would change functionality. From the article: […]
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France Wants Google to Show Them What’s In Their Secret Sauce

April 15th, 2015 Comments off
The tension between Google and the E.U. continues to persist, now there is talk of a new law in France that would force Google to reveal its secret sauce, in other words show us how your algorithm works. If you think of Google as being dominant in the U.S. it is far greater when it […]

Google Malaysia Experiences DNS Redirect Attack

April 14th, 2015 Comments off
TheStat.com.my is reporting that Google Malaysia was hit by a DNS redirect hack. It looks like Google’s actual servers were not comprimised and not everyone accessing the local Google site is being affected. From the article: Some users visiting the Google Malaysia website are seeing a hacked page that says “Google Malaysia hacked by TiGER-M@TE”. […]
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Google Removes Images To Avoid Being Banned in Turkey

April 7th, 2015 Comments off
According to BBC.com, Turkey had threatened to ban Google unless it removed links to images of a an Istanbul courthouse where a Turkish prosecutor was taken hostage. Google apparently has removed the image and therefore no ban took place. Other social networks were also required to remove the image and several networks saw brief outages. […]
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Google To Blacklist All Digital Certificates from CNNIC

April 3rd, 2015 Comments off
ZDNet took a look at Google and their black listing all digital certificates issued by the organization that manages the .cn extension. The article goes on to discuss what steps Firefox may take with regards to CNNIC. From the article: A recent alarm over a mis-issued digital certificate for several Google domains has resulted in […]
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Motley Fool Ponders if Go Daddy is Cheap – One Analyst Sees Go Daddy A Bigger Threat to Web.com

March 31st, 2015 Comments off
Alex Dumortier on Motley Fool took a look at the Go Daddy IPO and honed in on the history of operating losses and whether or not the stock is cheap based on projections. From the article: We have a history of operating losses and may not be able to achieve profitability in the future. That […]

Donuts: “We’ve priced the product higher quite simply because we think it’s significantly superior,”

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
Xconomy.com did an article on the new gtlds and had a focus on Donuts and they got quotes from Richard Tindal a co-founder and COO. Again I think some of the quotes are way off base. Tindal talks about Donuts pricing being higher because it is a superior product. No new gtld currently is superior […]
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Google Testing No Divider Between Paid and Organic Listings

March 26th, 2015 Comments off
Barry Schwartz is out this morning with a post on Search Engine Land that Google will be testing removing the divider between paid and organic listings. From the article: Google is testing not displaying the line break or line separator between the search ads at the top of the search results and the organic/free listings […]
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MOZ.com: “Moving 5 Domains To 1 an SEO Case Study”

March 24th, 2015 Comments off
Dr. Peter J. Meyers wrote an excellent piece on Moz.com that deals with changing multiple domains, basically 5 into 1 for this case study. The article is very detailed and is definitely something you want to bookmark in case there ever comes a time when you need to do this. From the article: People often […]
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