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Google & Other Search Apps For The iPhone

It has been almost two weeks since I got my iPhone and I have been playing with it for a while now. I wanted to share with you the various cool search applications I use on my iPhone, including Google’s AJAX iPhone search. Google iPhone Search: Google’s iPhone search is …

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SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 24, 2007

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: AOL To Acquire Behavioral Targeting Ad Network Tacoda AOL this morning announced that it would be acquiring Tacoda, a behavioral targeting (BT) ad network and technology …

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B2B Search Marketers: Keep It Simple

What! No webcasts, demos or podcasts available for download on your site? Worried you’re getting left in the dust by more savvy digital marketers? Don’t despair. Business buyers continue to show a preference for fast and simple online information. The power of text I’m often asked about the latest and …

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Yahoo & Others Form Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse

Brand Owners on Web Offensive from Red Herring reports that Yahoo, Dell, Coca Cola, Hilton and others have joined together to fight cybersquatting. The companies formed a collation against cybersquatters named Coalition Against Domain Name Abuse. Cybersquatters purchase domain names that are similar to trademark names, such as yahooemail.com and …

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UK Survey Shows Public Expects Google To Remain Search Leader

An online survey of approximately 1,100 people in the UK commissioned by bigmouthmedia found that 61% of respondents believed that Google would still be the leading search engine in five years. When asked “Do you want Google to be the leading search engine in five years time?” the response was …

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Live Search Now Supporting Sitemaps Autodiscovery Via Robots.txt File

This morning I reported at the Search Engine Roundtable that Microsoft Live Search is finally now supporting sitemaps via autodiscovery. Microsoft will only use your sitemaps file if it is listed in your robots.txt file. You cannot currently ping Microsoft or upload your sitemaps file to Microsoft. Microsoft, along with …

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What's Google Doing At An MVNO Show?

Gary Price noticed and notified us that Google’s Sumit Agarwal is speaking at an MVNO conference. MVNO stands for mobile virtual network operator. Bankrupt (and likely soon to close) Amp’d Mobile is one example; Helio (“don’t call us a phone company”) is another. Yahoo is reportedly also going to be …

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FCC: Nice Ideas, Google — But We Don't Like All Of Them

FCC shuns Google plans for open mobile network from Computer Business Review reports that US Federal Communications Commission chair Kevin Martin likes Google’s wireless spectrum bid proposal but is not a fan of all of Google’s requirements. Google said they would bid $4.6 billion on the wireless spectrum, if the …

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