Unicode 5.1 now Active in Google Search

May 6, 2008 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Last month, the Unicode Consortium had announced the release of Unicode 5.1. Almost every webpage nowadays uses a wide variety of different character codings ranging from ASCII, Latin-1, Windows 1252, or Unicode. The problem with these codings is that most of them are programmed to interpret only a small set of languages and are completely useless when required to interpret a new language. However, Unicode is designed to make sense of just about every language that is in use today. The benefits of such a coding are immense.

Tug of War Ends- Microsoft Walks off the Yahoo! Bid

May 4, 2008 116 reads by Navneet Kaushal

In what appeared to be Microsoft's dream, of becoming a Titan in the world of Information & Technology arena came crashing down as Microsoft announced that it would be withdrawing from its bid to takeover Yahoo! Inc. This about turn in the Microsoft-Yahoo! tussle came at a meeting that took place in Seattle, Washington, where Yahoo! rejected Microsoft's bid of $33 a share which amounted to a total of about $47.5 billion. The new increased bid from Microsoft was a straight jump of $5 billion. Yahoo! Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jerry Yang however, made it very clear to Microsoft that any bid below $37 a share would not be acceptable to Yahoo!.

April-May 2008 – Week 4: Weekly Cover-up of Important Search Engine Related Happenings

May 3, 2008 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Here is all the news, launches, updates or any thing that happened in world of Search Engines. All in a nutshell for you all to enjoy.

  • Microsoft Raises Bid for Yahoo! after Yahoo's Impressive First Quarterly Results!
    Microsoft has risen its bid for Yahoo! To above $31 per share, hoping to achieve a friendly merger of the two Internet behemoths. After an impressive First Quarter Financial Results for 2008, Yahoo's CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Jerry Yang had announced that Yahoo! was open for any and all deals that would come its way, including Microsoft's bid for Yahoo!.

Microsoft Raises Bid for Yahoo! after Yahoo's Impressive First Quarterly Results!

May 3, 2008 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

After an impressive First Quarter Financial Results for 2008, Yahoo's CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Jerry Yang had announced that Yahoo! was open for any and all deals that would come its way, including Microsoft's bid for Yahoo!

Google TV Ads Expands. Reaches out to all U.S. Advertisers. Gives Rebate of $2000 on the First Advertisement!

May 2, 2008 115 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Google has introduced a unique all-digital with the sole purpose of helping advertisers buy more accountable and measurable TV advertisements more easily, efficiently. According to the Google Blog, this program had been in Beta Test Phase and also in 'Invitation Only Mode' since its initiation in June 2007, but Google has expanded its reach to all U.S. based advertisers. This will allow advertisers to launch national television advertisement campaigns from their existing AdWords Account.

Google to Launch 'Google Ocean'!

May 2, 2008 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Google gave us in depth look of our planet through Google Earth, gave us a good look at the sky through Google Sky and now Google has delved below sea level with Google Ocean. According to Cnet Google has been in discussions with oceanography experts in an effort to create a 3D oceanographic map. This tool would be quite similar to other available 3D online mapping applications.

Google Crawlers Record Slowest Crawl for April'08!

May 2, 2008 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Numerous Webmasters have reported that Google crawlers also known as GoogleBots have recorded their slowest crawling graph yet. For the month of April, the crawling rate fell by almost 75% almost multiple websites.

In a forum thread at Webmaster World there are numerous reports of the same phenomenon that is giving Webmasters sleepless nights. Some of the excerpts from this thread are mentioned below:

Microsoft Applies Another Update to Live Product Search- MSN on the Fastrack!

May 1, 2008 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Continuing from the last update that Microsoft had applied to Live Search Products last week, yet another critical update has been patched into its Live Search Products Service.

According to the Live Search Blog, the users would be able to perform research and find suitable deals on the products displayed within Live Search. Microsoft's new update also gives the flexibility of refining products depending upon various factors such as user opinions,.brand, prices and categories. The users will also be able to sort results by best user, expert ratings and prices.

Google Goes into Explanatory Mode for The AdWords Score Leak

May 1, 2008 113 reads by Navneet Kaushal

Yesterday, we had posted a blog about the sudden appearance of Google AdWords Score Variables such as Pscore, Thresh and mCPC in Google SERPs (Search Engine Result Page) in many German Top Level Domains (TLD). This display of Google's confidential information had sparked a panic attack among the advertisers.

Google Goes into Explanatory Mode for The AdWords Score Leak

Google Goes into Explanatory Mode for The AdWords Score Leak

Google Updating its Toolbar PageRank- Hold on to Your Seats! Might get a bit Bumpy!

May 1, 2008 114 reads by Navneet Kaushal

PageRank is a value determination tool used by Google to represent the importance of a page on the web. Google calculates the rank of web page on the basis of votes cast for it. It is a common knowledge that websites link to each other. When a page is linked to another one, then it is automatically casting a vote for the other page. The more votes there are for a webpage, the more ranking will it attain.

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