Google Inc announces the launch of the much awaited Google Gadget Ads. This is in beta format and will be used in an interactive new advertising format.

"What are Google Gadget Ads?

Gadget ads enable advertisers and agencies to engage audiences on the Internet's largest ad network with a rich and interactive new ad format.

TouchGraph is a java application of a Google browser that lets you explore the connections between related websites.

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"The TouchGraph Google Browser reveals the network of connectivity between websites, as reported by Google's database of related sites."

Pandia has an in-depth explanation of thie new but not one of a kind brower:-

"Topic clusters

Just 2 days ago, Google Docs's Presentatin functionality was launched.

Philip Lenssen through a post called “Google Privacy Problems Introduced Through Presentations” says that this feature “introduced a privacy vulnerability for Google Accounts”.

shumanghosemajumder Google: Click Fraud is Overestimated!There is an interesting article published by Forbes that highlights the ever increasing concern regarding click fraud. Shuman Ghosemajumder, Google's click fraud czar on this occasion says that Google is throwing out less than 10% clicks to accommodate any invalid clicks so that advertisers are not billed for these fraudulent clicks. He explains:

In a recent thread at WebmasterWorld, some members have reported that Google is asking searchers to suggest some URLs for specific searches. "Help improve search for everyone" is how Google is asking for suggestions. Google asks the users to

Click a link to submit a link. The link open a form where you need to login.

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Dan London from the AdWords Editor noticed some interesting figures in his Google Adwords and Google Analytics account. Click fraud stories is not a new thing for anyone. But Dan London made an attempt to explain the reasons behind the huge difference between the traffic and click numbers tracked from within Google AdWords and also by Google Analytics.

zimbra1 Yahoo! To Acquire Zimbra Mail For $350 MillionYahoo! Announces Agreement to Acquire Zimbra, reports an official Yahoo! Press release. Zimbra, is a leader in next generation e-mail and collaboration software.

In this regard, Founder & CEO, Jerry Yang said, "Our industry-leading communications products, including Yahoo! Mail, are critical to the future growth and success of Yahoo! Zimbra's tremendous talent and innovative technology will help to extend our core Mail offerings, further strengthening our strong leadership position in this space. Additionally, Zimbra's successful relationships with large ISPs are key as we expand our worldwide partner network and continue to focus on our commitment to being the partner of choice."

Yahoo! Overture Keyword Tool is not giving results when searched for specific keywords. This was reported in a recent thread at DigitalPoint Forum by one of its member. It is still unknown why Yahoo! Overture Keyword Tool is not active.

Even if one searches for simple keywords like 'shoe', the result is simply 'no suggestions'.

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The official Google press center announces the new AdSense for mobile feature in a post called Google AdSense for Mobile unlocks the potential of the mobile advertising market.

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Suspicious Clicks from Microsoft's HQ announces a forum in Webmaster World.

Many webmasters report a relatively massive number of clicks on PPC keywords from Microsoft's Internal servers since this last Sunday. Going further, another webmaster says that this trend has been continuing since 8/1/07 on the following IP addresses: