A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Google will begin to display AdSense in its Maps product, video search engine, Blinx will power Ask’s video search, U.S. online ad revenues up 26% in the first quarter, WebProNews features video footage and interviews from SMX Advanced, and finally, AdWords adds new feature to management console – the Account Snapshot.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including the FTC opens a preliminary antitrust investigation into the Google/DoubleClick merger, Microsoft’s newest product – the Surface Computer, a computer that responds to natural gestures, touch and physical objects, a new human powers search engine called “Mahalo” is launched, and finally, Mike Grehan is now working for Bruce Clay as their VP of International Business Development.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Google to shut down arbitragers’ AdSense accounts – fact or fiction, an introduction to Kevin Ham, the world richest domainers and his success story, Technorati updates its data architecture and user interface, Google will acquire RSS management service Feedburner for $100 million in cash, Wal-Mart will begin to sell Dell computers in their stores, and finally, MyBlogLog adds new tagging features but at the same time calls social media optimizers “Schmoes.”
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Digg Caught red handed censoring content by burying stories internally, AOL acquires mobile advertising network and ad-serving management platform provider – Third Screen Media for an undisclosed amount, computer giant Dell is sued for allegedly ripping off their customers, a new “social local site is launched – LocalGuides, and finally, Microsoft agrees to acquire online marketing firm aQuantive.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including MySpace to acquire Photobucket for $250 in cash, Google Analytics launches with new interface and enhanced reporting, Google rolls out Print Ads in the AdWords management console, SEOmoz releases their Web 2.0 Awards for 2007, and finally, Yahoo! has an “Ultimate Connection Contest” going on where the winner can earn $25,000 in advertising from Yahoo! Search Marketing, among other things.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Yahoo! agrees to acquire Right Media for $680 million in cash, rumors surface that Microsoft is interested in acquiring 24/7 Real Media, Digg loses control to Digg users, 16 steps to becoming a respected Wikipedian, and finally, Yahoo! and Microsoft are discussing merger once again. Notice that Google did not make any of my headlines? A first I think for these weekly recaps!
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including a list of 17 top social media niche sites by Andy Hagans, Microsoft adds new features to adCenter, Ask will launch contextual advertising program at the end of May, Danny Sullivan authors a concise guide on PageRank for both searchers and webmasters, and finally, Google Desktop version 5 is released which is now available in 29 different languages.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Google reaches deal to sell radio ads on Clear Channel, Yahoo sponsored ads now carry check out icons for merchants who offer PayPal payment processing, Google add “PowerPoint” like presentation software to Google Docs, MySpace news officially launches, and finally Rebecca Kelly from SEOmoz once again provides a recap of a Search Engine Strategies conference in comic strip format.
Another big acquisition has taken place. Experian, a global information solutions company has agreed to acquire Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company for $ 240 million in cash. This not even a week after Google agrees to acquire DoubleClick for an astounding $ 3.1 billion and rumors yesterday that eBay is looking to acquire StumbleUpon.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including reports that Google is joining the fight to buy DoubleClick after Microsoft initially showed an interest, Google Ads are coming to your television box, SEOmoz releases the second version of their Ranking Factors document, Google introduces ‘My Maps’ where you can make your own custom Google Maps, Yahoo! to limit ad descriptions to 70 characters or less come this May, and finally, ClickTracks releases a small-medium business version of their ClickTracks Pro software that includes click fraud detection.
A summary of search related news items that occurred this week including Citizendium makes plans to build a better Wikipedia, Yahoo! launches Mobile Publisher Services, Yahoo! click fraud settlement receives final approval by federal court, Yahoo! Mail now has unlimited data storage, reputation management tool Serph comes out of beta, and finally, BusineesWeek takes a look on whether Google is becoming too powerful for their own good.