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Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ mobile algorithm update launches

Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’ is live   Google’s mobile-friendly search update – a.k.a. Mobilegeddon to those concerned by the algorithm change – is now officially live. Google has warned that webmasters shouldn’t expect an immediate impact, and could see changes continue to … Continue reading

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Google Maps thinks Edward Snowden is in the White House

Google Maps shows Edward Snowden in the White House   For a brief period this week, Google Maps showed that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was located in the White House – or at least that the snowboarding shop Edwards Snow … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Getty Make Amends for New Partnership

Microsoft and Getty settle lawsuit, announce partnership   Last year Getty Images sued Microsoft over what it alleged was “massive copyright infringement” thanks to the new Bing Image Widget, which prompted Microsoft to pull the widget offline. The company’s have … Continue reading

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Yahoo and Microsoft buy more time for Search Alliance negotiations

Yahoo and Microsoft extend Search Alliance negotiation deadline   It’s been five years since Yahoo joined forces with Microsoft in search with the Search Alliance, and the terms of the initial contract mean that their collaboration is now up for … Continue reading

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Google Launches Major Push to Get Local Businesses Online

Google launches campaign to get small, local businesses online   A new campaign from Google is the start of a major push to get more local business online and, more importantly for the search engine, part of the Google ecosystem. … Continue reading

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