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American Airlines Takes Google To Court For Trademark Infringement!

Aug 20, 2007 | 3,050 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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American Airlines Sues Google Over Keyword Ads reports Eric Goldman.

"American Airlines is an extremely well-known trademark owner with a big portfolio of trademarks. Further, American Airlines apparently decided it was worth going to war over this issue–and is prepared to pay the big bucks to litigate this case accordingly. If this lawsuit runs its course, I expect this to be a hard-fought and expensive lawsuit.”

Googles Looks East, Raises Stake In China

Aug 17, 2007 | 2,642 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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google2 Googles Looks East, Raises Stake In ChinaPC World informs that Google Increases Stake in China and is looking forward to become the No 1 serach giant in China. Besides, Google Inc is planning on acquiring many Chinese comapnies while also investing in some.

Kai-Fu Lee, the President of Google Inc China said, "Over the next year, Google will acquire one or two companies in China, and invest in four to five companies."

And Now Add a Google Map to your blog!

Aug 16, 2007 | 1,971 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google is coming up with a new feature next week. With this feature, users can easily embed a Google Map into their Website or blog. The latest feature works something like the way webmaster can embedd YouTube video on their sites. The best thing about this new feature is that no coding or programming is required. Just the simple procedure of copying and pasting a snippet of HTML, and you get a Google map embed. This feature was conspicuously missing when Google launched its My Maps service on Google Maps in April.

Know more on Google deals with fragments/named anchors

Aug 16, 2007 | 3,456 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In a post called 'Talk like a Googler: parts of a url', Matt Cutts discusses how Google deals with fragments/named anchors.

Here are some of the components of the url:

  • The protocol is http. Other protocols include https, ftp, etc.
  • The host or hostname is video.google.co.uk.
  • The subdomain is video.
  • The domain name is google.co.uk.

Google Webmaster Central Introduces New Robots.txt Analysis Tool & Unavailable After Meta Tag

Aug 16, 2007 | 2,214 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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John Blackburn announces that the refreshed robots.txt analysis tool will now be able to recognize sitemap declarations and relative urls.

"Earlier versions weren't aware of sitemaps at all, and understood only absolute URLs; anything else was reported as Syntax not understood. The improved version now tells you whether your sitemap's URL and scope are valid. You can also test against relative URLs with a lot less typing.

Yahoo! Topples Google In User Satisfaction Survey!

Aug 16, 2007 | 2,386 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo! Inc who has been struggling to battle out its competitors finally can boast of being best – in customer service. According to a survey conducted by the American Customer Service Index.

Yahoo rose by 4 points to total 79 on the University of Michigan's American Customer Satisfaction Index, or ACSI, report while Google fell by 4 points and fared a not too bad 78.

Google India Labs – Independence Day Gift

Aug 16, 2007 | 4,653 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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India got a superb gift from none other than Google on its 60th Independence Day. The new gift for innumerable Google users is the Google India Labs. Users will get to use this latest interface in a couple of days.

indic on screen keyboard Google India Labs – Independence Day Gift

Google New Health Screenshots

Aug 16, 2007 | 2,552 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Health with the codename of 'Weaver' is the latest planned health information program by Google. Adam Bosworth, the Google's Vice President of Engineering, was working on this program for quite a long time. This is the latest step taken by Google for 'making information accessible' – this is the only mission that Google works for.

Google Faces Yahoo In A Cricket Match!

Aug 14, 2007 | 2,002 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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It's not that only professional cricketers enjoy playing cricket. Even search giants like Google and Yahoo! are not lacking behind. On August 10, there was an interesting cricket match between the two giants, held at the Lord's Cricket Ground, London. The match was organized by LastMinute.com. No idea who won this cricket match, but who cares for that. The most important thing is the step taken by the organizer to bring Information

Google To Stop Selling Videos Starting August 15!

Aug 14, 2007 | 2,340 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Just last week announced that it would be closing down paid google videos and now NYT reports that Google Is Closing Its Video Retailing Operation.

Based on information users recievde the NYT informs that apparently the search giant will stop its download-to-own and download-to-rent programs starting from the 15th of this month. Since 2006, Google Inc has been retailing shoes like "Survivor".