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Could Apple Surpass Google in Search One Day ?

July 3rd, 2015 Comments off
There was an interesting article on of all places LearnBonds.com with regards to Apple going after Google in search. The article discussed the fact that Applebot has been crawling the web for close to a year and that back in May, Apple made that clear. The article also delves into why Apple cannot collect as […]
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Over 242 million Internet users visited Google properties in May

June 28th, 2015 Comments off
In a post on 24/7 Wall Street they broke down visitors to Google, Facebook,Yahoo, etc… for the month of May. Google owned sites had 242.4 million visits in May. Of course Google has You Tube and a few other popular sites under their banner. Only three companies had over 200 million visitors for May. Facebook […]
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Google To Start Removing Links Related To Revenge Porn

June 20th, 2015 Comments off
Google is finally going to start removing content associating with revenge porn, back in March Twitter updated its TOS banning such content from their service. There have been a few high profile cases with Hunter Moore and his website IsAnyoneUp.com being the most famous. Moore was eventually arrested. From Ars Technica: On Wednesday, Hunter Moore, […]
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France Tells Google To Expand “Right To be Forgotten” Or There Will Be Sanctions

June 13th, 2015 Comments off
It was a little over a year ago when a European court decided Google had to grant its citizens the right to be forgotten. As a refresher this is what the court said: In an advisory judgment stemming from a Spanish case, The Court of Justice of the European Union said Google and other search […]
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Canadian Court Rules It Can Order Google To Block A Website Globally

June 12th, 2015 Comments off
TechDirt.com published an article this morning that deals with what has been a growing trend around the world. Countries wanting to dictate terms to Google. A Canadian court has ruled that it can order Google to block websites globally. This all started with one company accusing another of selling counterfeit goods. From the article: Almost […]
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Gmeil.com 11 Year old Typo For Gmail.com Sells At Auction For $3,255

June 10th, 2015 Comments off
The domain name Gmeil.com, which is a pretty clear typo for gmail.com, just sold in a domain drop auction for $3,255 The domain name dropped on June 7th and was caught by the domain catcher dropcatch.com The domain name has an original registration date of 2004, so Google had over a decade to go and get […]

Google Launching InstaWeb Or Beat To The Punch?

May 21st, 2015 Comments off
Is Google Inc. getting ready to launch InstaWeb or did they get beat to the punch? Here are some things that I have found and it all revolves around domain names.

Google to add Buy Buttons to Mobile Search

May 18th, 2015 Comments off
Google is planning on launching buy buttons in mobile search only, there will not be buttons when someone searches on desktop. One has to wonder how all the advertisers who spend big money on Adwords will feel about this. Engadget stated there are several reasons why this will be mobile only. The biggest reason ? […]
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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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