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US Senate To Look Into Google's DoubleClick Acquisition

Jul 20, 2007 | 2,170 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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First it was the Federal Trade Commission and now the US Senate plan to hold hearings to air concerns about Google Inc.'s proposed acquisition of Web advertising supplier DoubleClick Inc, reports Reuters.


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Google Maps Integrates YouTube

Jul 19, 2007 | 2,007 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Chris Tew informs that Google Maps are collaborating with YouTube (which Google owns) so that while searching for places, locations in Google Maps you will get a YouTube Video along with the normal results.

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If you are going to London for the weekend and want to know about a club then before you even reach London, you can now check it out on Google Maps. "YouTube and Google have combined forces. Now, when video creators set locations for their different videos, these videos will appear on Google Maps. This is called "geotagging".

Got Bugs? Inform Matt Cutts

Jul 19, 2007 | 1,914 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Matt Cutts wants the pleasure of knowing about the Google Web Search bugs that you receive. Here it is right from the horse's mouth:

"Just to be clear, pruning will be ruthless for this post: I only want to see specific queries that seem to show bugs, and the more concisely you can explain something, the better. I'll probably keep just the first example of what looks like a bug. I've got a meeting at noon tomorrow to talk about search bugs, so I'll probably lock the comments after that."

Google's 'Related Links' Comes To An End!

Jul 19, 2007 | 1,755 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Philipp Lenssen informs that Google labs' related links have been stopped.

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Google's explanation was:

"As of April 30, 2007, we ceased providing the related links service. Related Links was one of many Google Labs products that we had developed experimentally as part of our commitment to ongoing innovation.

Google Expands Their Print Advertising Program To Newspapers!

Jul 19, 2007 | 2,159 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The official Google Press Center announced their expansion of Print Advertising Program.

"Google Print Ads enables agencies and advertisers of all sizes to easily plan and buy traditional newspaper media in both national and local newspapers within a single, web-enabled interface. The platform enables marketers to reach new audiences in ways that are relevant for newspaper readers and cost-efficient for advertisers and publishers. And newspaper publishers can increase their bottom line by adding new customers from Google's network of advertisers, many of whom are new to newspaper advertising. Newspaper publishers will continue to work directly with their loyal base of advertising customers."

Google Introduces News Help Center

Jul 19, 2007 | 1,679 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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news.thumbnail Google Introduces News Help CenterGoogle News Blog announces Google News Help Center specifically targeted to News portals who are have a hard time in getting their news headlines picked up by Google News.

Google Notebook Starts Showing In Google SERPs

Jul 18, 2007 | 2,290 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Jordan McCollum reports that Google Integrates Google Notebook in SERPs.

In the SERPs after selecting the 'note this' option, the message switches to 'duly noted' with an accompanying pop-up window that shows the noted message. However the 'note this' message only shows up once you have signed in to Google.

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After Yahoo! And Ask.com, Google Rumored To Jump Into Mobile Bandwagon!

Jul 18, 2007 | 1,657 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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ask gpsimages After Yahoo! And Ask.com, Google Rumored To Jump Into Mobile Bandwagon!Google Plans Search Service for Mobile Content says the Wall Street Journal based on information it has received from people familiar with the initiative.

onesearchimages1 After Yahoo! And Ask.com, Google Rumored To Jump Into Mobile Bandwagon!“With the new system, users would search for a piece of content — say, a U2 ringtone — and get back a list of providers as well as links enabling them to easily purchase the material. Eventually, Google would charge companies for high placement in the search results, much the way it offers "sponsored links" on computer Web searches, the people familiar with the plans say.

July 2007: Google Webmaster Link Tool Update

Jul 17, 2007 | 1,750 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Digital point and WebmasterWorld both inform that Google Webmaster Tools has undergone its monthly update.

Drag Racer at Webmaster World writes:

"Just in the last few days I have seen many of the 404's disappear in GWT. Todat I see new inbound links added. Pages moved to/from supplemental. I see changes in serps… "

Find Bourne With Google

Jul 17, 2007 | 2,293 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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As part of the buzz created for the forthcoming release of Robert Ludlum's Bourne Ultimatum, a new site called "The Ultimate Search for Bourne With Google," was launched today.

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The site says:

"How do you find someone who doesn’t want to be found? Track Jason Bourne across three continents in the ultimate mission. With Google tools at your fingertips, you will be well equipped. You may also have a chance to win amazing prizes.