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Once Again, Another Google Employee Chooses To Opt Out

Jul 16, 2007 | 1,772 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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 Once Again, Another Google Employee Chooses To Opt OutPedram Keyani aka Gangsta Programma an Orkut engineer is the latest Google engineer to leave the search engine juggernaut for newer avenues.

Australia Shows Google The Way To Court

Jul 14, 2007 | 1,956 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google is going through some tough times. First a Chinese Company sues Google over the issue of name. And just one day back the forum community is buzzing about a recent decision taken by Australia to sue Google for allegedly listing misleading and deceptive sponsored results.

Get Indexed In Google With New Tag & Best Strategies

Jul 14, 2007 | 3,054 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In a recent thread on SEW it has some juicy discussion related to a post on High Rankings. In this particular post Google Engineer, Dan Crow, Director of Crawl Systems at Google came up with some valuable tips and suggestions to get your site indexed by the most popular search engine. The tips are new and one can't find them at Webmaster Guidelines.

Google Webmaster Tools- Feedback In A New Format

Jul 14, 2007 | 1,468 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has made some important changes in the feedback segment for sitemaps on Webmaster Tool. The improvements were made on the basis of the suggestions given by various users in their discussion group. The changes can be noticed in it's method of reporting errors. Basically the error reporting is reduced to warnings depending on the context of minor problems or major errors! Previously, there was no discrimination between major or minor problems, all problems were listed as error.

Chinese Company Takes Google To Court

Jul 13, 2007 | 2,221 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google lands up in a problem with a Chinese company, Beijing Guge Science and Technology over the issue of name. Google's Chinese name which is a transliteration of the English word "Google" is also used in Beijing Guge's commercially registered name. The Chinese company is going to take some legal actions against Google Inc's China subsidiary for copying its name. They have already filed a case and it has been accepted by a court in Beijing's Haidian district. However, the fate of the case is still unknown.

Ex-employee Of Google In An Uncensored Interview!

Jul 13, 2007 | 3,579 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google is not happy with the anonymity of an interview posted by an anonymous blogger on June 24th. The blogger interviewed an ex employee of Google named "Life at Google – The Microsoftie Perspective". The employee who was interview was also a former Microsoft employee. He talks about Google’s environment as well as areas Microsoft should consider improving in order to be more competitive.

Google bans made for adsense site, creates furor among the community!

Jul 13, 2007 | 1,596 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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There is one very interesting group of bloggers at a thread at Google Groups. The bloggers include SEO Buzz Box, DaveN, and Search Engine Journal and everyone is ready to voice their reactions. This time the discussion was about a more than ten year old site http://www.alkenmrs.com. The owner of the website realized that his site had been de-listed from Google without any warning. With help from his friends, he addressed what he thought were technical issues related to his site. But even so, his site was not re-indexed and the Google crawler had never come.

Google To Release A New META Tag!

Jul 13, 2007 | 2,457 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Dan Crow, Director of Crawl Systems at Google in an interview with Jill Whalen reports that Google is releasing a new META tag named “unavailable_after”. But when this tag will be released is still unknown. The interview took place last night on the occasion of the the third SEMNE event (Search Engine Marketing New England). Dan Crow discussed many important topics on how to get your site into Google.

Goggle All Set To Open Online Office Suite To Nonprofits

Jul 13, 2007 | 1,936 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Goggle came up with a new plan today for nonprofit organizations within the United States. It is going to open up educational tiers of Google Apps to nonprofit organizations. The announcement was made this evening at the Google campus in Mountain View, CA. On the occasion several nonprofit organizations were also present like Mercy Corps, Idealist.org, NTEN, and the East Bay Community Recovery Project. The organizations announced their planned adoption of Google Apps.

Keio University’s Library Is The Latest Google Book Search Project

Jul 12, 2007 | 1,416 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Tokyo's Keio University got the privilege to be added as the latest Google Book Search Project. The main aim of this project is to index the world's book and this time more than 120,000 books written in Japanese language that are in the library of the University will be added.