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Big Brother DreamHost Demands Obstructing Google Bot!

May 18, 2007 | 1,407 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Search Engine Journal has an interesting report on DreamHost, a Web hosting & Server company who has asked its Client sites to block Googlebots. The news came known when a letter DreamHost sent one of its clients

Zoso emerged.

Stated in the letter from DreamHost:

Google Webmaster Tool Slow With Updates?

May 18, 2007 | 1,630 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Webmaster Tool users in a Google Groups forum are irate about their sites not receiving regular query updates.

It began with a post that said "Seems Query stats for my site have frozen. They haven't changed for about 6 weeks. They used to update at a good rate. Seems my internal links haven't changed either. I included several new pages and they are turning up in Google search but not in internal links tool. Sitemaps and last crawl date are seemingly the only data that is updating."

Google Book Search: Bigger And Better!

May 18, 2007 | 1,958 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Book Search has added another feather to their cap, in this situation additional results will appear besides the digitized format already present in Book Search. The extra results will be present as it prevails in analog.

That means, if you have entered “Catcher in The Rye” in the new book search engine besides the full text “you can often read reviews, a summary, or see what other people had to say about the book around the web.”

Google Paid Links Law Affect Both Buyers and Sellers!

May 17, 2007 | 1,514 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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David Naylor addresses the issue of Google's Paid Links Algorithm affecting both sides of buying and selling paid links.

Google Changes Ads Stance!

May 17, 2007 | 1,962 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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When Google and AOL negotiated a deal to create Global Advertising Partnership, one of its clauses included, "Expanding display advertising throughout the Google network".

To this provision, Google's official Blog vehemently commented, "There will be no banner ads on the Google homepage or web search results pages. There will not be crazy, flashy, graphical doodads flying and popping up all over the Google site. Ever."

Google To Launch CLIR: Cross Language Information Retrieval

May 17, 2007 | 2,487 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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At Google's world webcast Searchology Press conference, Udi Manber , VP Engineering, Google Inc announced the launch of Cross Language Information Retrieval (CLIR) among other things.

Google Far From A Perfect 10!

May 17, 2007 | 1,988 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Inc is safe from a preliminary injunction in which they were charged for showing thumbnail-sized images from sexually explicit Websites. However, they might still be held liable for approving links to websites featuring pirated images.

Peek Into Your Google Mobile Ads For Free

May 17, 2007 | 1,328 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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A thread at eWhisper.net mentions a way to preview your ads on Google mobile without clicking and paying for it.

Your mobile ads can be seen at adPreview. After the home page opens, you can view the ad through Country & Carrier, Spoken language, Markup language and finally Search type.

Besides, they can be seen at adPreview. Read on, for more on how to preview ads.

Google Inc Plans A Universal Search Model

May 17, 2007 | 2,925 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Inc. announced in their Press Conference at Mountain View, California that their focus towards perfecting a model on Universal search. The Web Giant also launched a new homepage with additional new features to make finding information simple and quick for users.

Google To Livecast Searchology Press Conference

May 16, 2007 | 2,552 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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On Wednesday, May 16th, 9:30am – 12:30pm PDT, Google Inc will present a Live webcast direct from their Mountain View, California office. The webcast will show its Searchology press conference.