Yahoo! follows the path of Google. They have introduced Search Suggest on Yahoo.com. Getting suggestion based on what you have typed or what you are typing is not a new concept. But it is totally new for Yahoo. Yahoo! launched this feature in the Yahoo! Toolbar in Firefox sometimes back and one can get benefited from this tool from the Firefox 2 search box .

The monthly search percentage numbers released by Complete.com has got some shocking results. In this recent June Search Share it shows that Microsoft is the biggest gainer. Microsoft has shown a drastic improvement with MSN/Live increasing their query volume by 67% from last month and an impressive 48% from June numbers a year ago. The overall increment in the percentage has been attributed to their online gaming requirements of coming through their Live Search Club.

Microsoft adCenter postponed their maintenance work in June. But this month the work will be done. The upcoming maintenance is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 14. This announcement was made by the adCenterEU on WebmasterWorld, DigitalPoint Forums, and Search Engine Watch Forums.

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.

Jason Shellen Finally Left Google

Jul 12, 2007 | 1,924 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Jason Shellen, who has worked with Google since 2003 has finally decided to leave the company after all. The announcement was made by him today. During his four and a half years of work profile at Goggle, he has worked on numerous projects like Picasa, Reader and Blogger. Undoubtedly, the most notable amongst them is Goggle Reader. He also served as the New Business Development Manager there.

Google To Release 2007 Q2 Earnings

Jul 11, 2007 | 2,576 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Google will announce its announce second quarter 2007 financial report on Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time), reports Google Investor Relations and Google Press Center.

The press conference featuring the 2007 Q2 earnings will be webcast and can be seen via http://investor.google.com/webcast.

Stephen Shankland informs that Yahoo Photos' closure bumps Flickr market share, as Flickr is now the #2 photo sharing portal on the basis of traffic, based on a Hitwise report. Flickr has grown with 22 percent more visitors while Yahoo! Photos slipped by 60 percent.

hitwise flickr 75 Yahoo! Photos Shuts Down And Boosts Flickrs Market Hold

Google Maps will be unveiling its latest feature through which users can create customized mashups with data from third party sources, informs News.com.

The accompanying image shows a Google map of Chicago, with points showing area hotels, transit lines and user-generated photos.

hotels transit 550x338 Google Maps To Incorporate Third Party Mashups

As seen on Dare Obasanjo's article from Seattle's Scalability Conference held on the 6th of June, 2007, Google has 10,000 human evaluators, as told by Marissa Mayer when asked:

"How do they tell if they have bad results?

A: They have a bunch of watchdog services that track uptime for various servers to make sure a bad one isn't causing problems. In addition, they have 10,000 human evaluators who are always manually checking teh relevance of various results."

asearch.thumbnail A Brief Of Googles Accessible ServiceT. V. Raman in the official Google blog has an update on Google Accessible Service providing an overview of their accessible services.

"Web search, our primary service, has a very simple interface and has always been accessible from a variety of user environments. Newer services that present highly interactive interfaces continue to present accessibility challenges when used with specialized adaptive technologies such as screenreaders. We are committed to finding accessibility solutions that make our services work better for everyone who visits. "