Google engineers are hard at work trying to fix a major embarrassment caused over their News Site where mismatched images and reports appeared, reports CNN Money. The saddest thing was that, it wasn't one incident but three cases of mismatched images & stories that surfaced.

Blog Search, Included in Google History, reports Google Operating System. Now, that Google Blog Search becomes part of your search history, 'every time you use the specialized search engine for blogs and you're logged in, your query is associated with your account and made available in the Google History interface'.

blog search Google Makes Blog Search Part Of Google Web History

"To augment Google History with all the web pages you visit, you need to install Google Toolbar and enable this option".

New tab on my adSense account informed a forum in Digital Point. Apparently, just next to "My Account," another tab called "Resources" has been added.

resource tab Google Adds Resource Tab In AdSense!

Divided into four categories, the 'resources' are:

Community:

  • Inside AdSense Blog
  • AdSense Help Forum
  • Webinars
  • AdSense Calendar

Optimization:

  • Optimization Tips
  • Success Stories
  • Publisher Tools

Starting today, every weekend we will post a special blog that covers the week's most important, hottest and relevant SEO news. All of them are we think, the most significant news that happened in SEO. For your reading pleasure, they are all in chronological order.

1) Microsoft's Gatineau Web Analytics Beta Launched!

Google Revamps Gadget Directory!

Nov 2, 2007 | 4,220 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Seen recently is the complete restoration of iGoogle Directory. The new design shows gadgets in one neat column unlike the previous design which was rather messy.

google gadget directory Google Revamps Gadget Directory!

According to Philipp Lenssen, the new design makes more space to display author information, which is linked to a revamped author page.

'MySpace and Google Join Forces to Launch Open Platform for Social Application Development' informs the official Google Presscenter in order to introduce a set of common APIs for building social applications across the web.

myspace opensocial MySpace and Google Collaborate to Introduce An Open Platform for Social Application Development

As a founding member of OpenSocial, MySpace will provide:-

  • Critical user mass and platform guidance.

Halloween's Eve With Google!

Nov 1, 2007 | 1,509 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Google planned to celebrated the Halloween's Eve in a unique way. In a post by Google Blog Team, it reports "It's that time of year, when ghouls, goblins, and Zeitghosts roam Google in search of fresh human bandwidth. We hope you enjoy these Halloween photos from several of our offices, and wish you a safe — but suitably scary – celebration."

Google guys now have a dedicated channel for providing the users, information about their privacy policies. They talk about how the information collected by them is treated, and also what the users can do to protect their privacy.

In the official blog post at ask.com, they report of introducing new features for Ask Maps UK. These new features are
proclaimed to facilitate, finding your way when you have to drive or
even walk. They have detailed ten new features as follows:

Plot a route between 10 different locations.

askmap1 Ask.com Introduces New Maps For UK

Yahoo! Search is updating some important changes to its algorithm and index. The Yahoo team says, "Over the last few days, we've been rolling out some changes to our crawling, indexing and ranking algorithms. While we expect the update will be completed soon, as you know, throughout this process you may see some ranking changes and page shuffling in the index."