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Google Maps To Feature Embeddable HTML Codes!

Aug 22, 2007 | 1,470 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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A search giant like Google is always up to something to be ahead in the market. Be it their strategies or latest features. Today, there was an announcement made by Google on their Lat Long Blog. Google Maps will now feature embeddable HTML codes, that is quite similar to YouTube’s embeddable videos.

Google's Plans To Fix Things For Google Video's Download

Aug 21, 2007 | 1,703 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Feedback always helps one grow faster in life. And when it come to search giants like 'Google', they really look forward to valuable feedback from their users all over the world. It is only from previous mistakes that you learn to be more careful in the future. In a recent blog, posted by Bindu Reddy, a Google Video Product Manager, the whole Google family showed their gratitude towards everyone, who took out time from their busy schedules to point out mistakes in “Google Video's Download to Own/Rent Refund Policy vs. Common Sense.”

Google Directory Updated!

Aug 21, 2007 | 1,891 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In a recent thread at WebMaster World, there is a post titled, “Google DIRECTORY Updated: 2007-08-18” that highlights the updated Google Directory. The Google Directory was updated on 18th August, 2007, with new information taken from the most recent ODP RDF dump. This latest update have all directory edits through 7th August, 2007.

Google Launches Blog Search China!

Aug 21, 2007 | 1,882 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The domain blogsearch.google.cn is not a new thing. This domain created by Google was made available for quite some time now. But, the domain was useless as it was void of displaying any service. But, some times back it has been changed from the old useless domain to a working homepage. This means that Google China has got a new element to be proud of, in the form of a blog search engine among its array of sites.

Google Employee Video And A Leaked Google China Video

Aug 20, 2007 | 2,274 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Philipp Lenssen has a funny video (Video No. 1) made by a Google employee which apparently was made for the Google Idol 2007 contest.

Ludwik Trammer comments about the video saying:

"I've been ready to launch my product since 2002" and than continuous "at least round here 5 years ain't so long overdue" he displays Google Platypus logo, which is believed to be not-yet-released-to-the-costumers Google product – Gdrive. More information: blogoscoped.com/archive/2006-1 …"

American Airlines Takes Google To Court For Trademark Infringement!

Aug 20, 2007 | 3,104 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 | 2,693 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 | 2,008 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 | 3,514 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 | 2,263 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.