Google announced that they would participate in the “federal government’s forthcoming auction of wireless spectrum in the 700 megahertz (MHz) band if the FCC adopted a framework requiring greater competition and consumer choice.

“In a filing with the FCC on July 9, Google urged the Commission to adopt rules for the auction that ensure that, regardless of who wins the spectrum at auction, consumers' interests are served. Specifically, Google encouraged the FCC to require the adoption of four types of "open" platforms as part of the license conditions:

San Francisco Chronicle reports that David Drummond a Google Sr VP And Chief Legal Counsel paid the SEC $700,000 as a fine to the latter accusing him of misstating financial details.

“The settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission, announced Thursday, stems from his role as chief financial officer for SmartForce, a software company that overstated its revenue by $113.6 million and profit by $127 million, during a 3 1/2 year period ending in mid-2002.

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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ask AskEraser:  Search Anonymously With Ask.comIAC Press Media announces that Ask.com will introduce a new service called AskEraser through which users can erase their entire search history.

Ask.com CEO, Jim Lanzone said, "AskEraser is a great solution for those looking for an additional level of privacy when they search online. Anonymous user data can be very useful to enhance search products for all users, and we're committed to being open and transparent about how such information is used. But we also understand that there are some who are interested in new tools that will help protect their privacy further, and we will give them that control on Ask.com."

June 2007 Yahoo! Weather Report

Jul 20, 2007 | 3,359 views | by Navneet Kaushal

yahoo1 June 2007 Yahoo! Weather ReportYahoo! Search is undergoing its monthly update informs the official yahoo Search Blog.

Priyank Garg of Yahoo! Search writes:

"We've been rolling out some changes to our fresh web data and crawling, indexing and ranking algorithms over the last few days. We expect the update will be completed by the weekend. So, as you know, throughout this process you may see some changes in ranking as well as some shuffling of the pages in the index."

yahoo  Now Evaluate Performances With Yahoo Search Marketing Reports!Stephanie Bilberry reports Yahoo! Search Marketing reports through which you can evaluate your keywords, ads, and other marketing activities while also keeping a track of your transactions and monetary statements.


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Specific reports and descriptions of the information they provide follow:

“Performance Reports

Performance Summary Reports

Use this report to help identify the campaigns that most effectively generate leads, conversions, and revenue.

mfst moneyimages Microsoft 4Q Results Sees 13 % Increase And Crosses $51 billionAs the fourth quarter came to a close on June 30, Microsoft's revenues saw a rise of 13% compared to last year's quarter, resulting in a total of $13.37 billion. Wall Street analysts had expected an estimate of $13.27 billion. For shareholders that means a 31 cents rise to last year's 28 cents. Microsoft's revenues crossed a whopping $51.12 billion dollars for the 2006/2007 financial year, reports MFST Investor relations. Microsoft's ads received a total of $544 million which is a 33% growth.

Improved Ad Preview Tool

Jul 19, 2007 | 2,723 views | by Navneet Kaushal

The Inside AdWords official blog announces the improved and better Ad Preview Tool.

  • To find out the same as results that a man in Toronto, Canada gets when he searches for "flowers" in www.google.ca, you can type the same parameters into the Ad Preview Tool. Google will show you the exact search results page you would see if you were actually in Toronto.

Google Maps Integrates YouTube

Jul 19, 2007 | 1,961 views | by Navneet Kaushal

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 | 1,879 views | by Navneet Kaushal

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."