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Google Making Changes To Google +

July 27th, 2015 Comments off
In a blog post today Google announced some changes upcoming to Google + and how users can use just a Google account to create accounts and share info. There have been complaints over the last couple of years that you needed a Google + profile to act as your identity. Your Google + profile for […]
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Google Answers The Question Of How Will It Rank New gTLD’s: .Brands Get No Extra Weight

July 21st, 2015 Comments off
Google published a post today on how will Google rank new gTLD’s. “”With the coming of many new generic top level domains (gTLDs), we’d like to give some insight into how these are handled in Google’s search. We’ve heard and seen questions and misconceptions about the way we treat new top level domains (TLDs), like […]

Google May Offer Custom Gmail Addresses for as low as $2 A Month

July 21st, 2015 Comments off
Kishalaya Kundu wrote on AndroidHeadlines.com that Google may start offering custom Gmail addresses for as low as $2 a month. Kundu referenced a report from GSM Arena who actually got screenshots before Google removed the information. From the article: Google is seemingly prepping to offer custom email addresses to Gmail users for as low as […]
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Google up big in After Hours after beating expectations

July 16th, 2015 Comments off
Google reports better than expected earnings Google posted second-quarter net income of $3.93 billion, or $6.43 per Class C share, up from $3.35 billion, or $ 4.88 per Class C share, a year earlier. Excluding certain costs, the company had earnings of $6.99 a share in the latest quarter; analysts had projected earnings of $6.70 […]
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Google Hates ICANN’s Attempt to Eliminate Whois Privacy Calling it “Impractical & Ineffective

July 7th, 2015 Comments off
  Google filed it’s comment on the whois privacy issue with ICANN today. Google  seems to hate the proposal of the ICANN working group to prohibit  commercial domain registrants from using proxy or privacy services calling it unfair to small businesses and individuals. Google even cites it’s own Charleston Road Registry an example of how […]
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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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