At the Internet Strategy Conference, while Yahoo's Chief marketing Officer, Cammie Dunaway was showing ways through which Yahoo! was working with advertisers, it suddenly hit Scott Hendison that perhaps Yahoo is selling out.

Google Buys ImageAmerica

Jul 23, 2007 | 2,016 views | by Navneet Kaushal

image3 Google Buys ImageAmericaStephen Chau announces in the Google Earth and Maps blog that Google Inc has bought ImageAmerica a company that builds high resolution cameras for the collection of aerial imagery.

ImageAmerica has previously provided high resolution pictures of Hurricane Katrina. Further, Chau says, “We're excited about how ImageAmerica's technology will contribute to our mapping services down the road. Since we're in the research and development phase right now it may be some time before you see any of this imagery in Google Maps or Earth.”

After Yahoo Publisher Network's server messed up and users complained, Yahoo still has not learnt its lesson and now many on Digitalpoint Forum are beginning to wonder on whether it will be possible to get their lost revenue back.

One publisher writes, "Apparently, the answer is no. I spoke with a manager at YPN who said they will not be making payments up to the YPN publishers as 'they lost revenue as well'. One begins to wonder if Yahoo gets it…?

For fans of Google Maps' Click-to-Call feature, the feature has now been stopped, reports Google Groups.

However, as one Google representative says, "I'm afraid it's (click-to-call) not broken – this feature was a long-running experiment, and in the end it was decided to discontinue it.

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 | 3,377 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."

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