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Google Gets Cooking With Recipe View

February 25, 2011 0 Comments
Google Gets Cooking With Recipe View

Google has introduced a new way to help people better find recipes with a new feature called Recipe View. Recipe View allows users to narrow their search results to show only recipes, and it displays ratings, ingredients and pictures on the search results page. When searching for a recipe, a link for “Recipes” will appear […]

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Netgear Talks Ramifications of Transition to IPv6

February 25, 2011 0 Comments
Netgear Talks Ramifications of Transition to IPv6

It was recently revealed that the pool for IPv4 addresses had been depleted, meaning that the protocol for the Internet as we know it has been used up, and the transition to the next-generation IPv6 is beginning. Drew Meyer, Senior Director of Marketing for Networking product vendor Netgear shared some thoughts on the transition with […]

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Google describes “Three Laws of Display Advertising Physics”

February 24, 2011 0 Comments
Google describes “Three Laws of Display Advertising Physics”

If anyone’s in a position to write the rules of advertising, it’s Google, the company that was founded in 1998 and now has a market cap of $197 billion.  Marketers may want to pay attention, then, as the search giant outlined three “laws of display advertising physics” this afternoon. There’s actually a lengthy blog post […]

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Facebook Hires Google’s Latin America Head

February 23, 2011 0 Comments
Facebook Hires Google’s Latin America Head

Although Google’s famous for being one of the world’s best employers, Facebook has been able to lure workers away on a regular basis, and the social network’s starting to get quite aggressive about it.  Indeed, the latest switch involves Alexandre Hohagen, Google’s top-ranking exec in Latin America. Hohagen’s exact title at Google was “Latin America […]

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Verizon Updates V Cast Music App for Android

February 22, 2011 0 Comments
Verizon Updates V Cast Music App for Android

Verizon said today it has updated its V Cast Music app for Android smartphones. The new version of V Cast Music is available for Android 2.1 or higher. The service allows users to buy full-track songs in an MP3 format without DRM. V-Cast V Cast Music will now also offer full-track songs for 69 cents, […]

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Google Music in 2 Months?

February 21, 2011 0 Comments
Google Music in 2 Months?

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 “Google Music” is one of those legends that seems like it’s been around as long as Google itself. Rumors pop up from time to time, then they die back down a bit. Then they always come back. Right now, they’re in full force due to some […]

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Is Human Google Phone Support the Internet’s Bigfoot?

February 18, 2011 0 Comments
Is Human Google Phone Support the Internet’s Bigfoot?

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Everyone wants to believe that something spectacular and mysterious is true. Among the many ‘legends’ are Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster and more. Well, for the Internet marketing set one of these legends is the mysterious monster that isn’t so much a being but an action. […]

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Google Says: We Don’t Use Bing Data to Influence Our Search Results

February 18, 2011 0 Comments
Google Says: We Don’t Use Bing Data to Influence Our Search Results

I thought this was already made fairly clear, but Google has said again that it does not use Bing data to influence its search results, the way Bing apparently uses Google data to influence it’s search results. Danny Sullivan has dug into this topic again, and got some new quotes from Google fellow Amit Singhal, […]

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HP Buys Vertica, A Data Analytics Company

February 15, 2011 0 Comments
HP Buys Vertica, A Data Analytics Company

HP announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire a real-time analytics platform company Vertica. HP says the pick-up will enhance the company’s capabilities for information optimization, and that Vertica’s platform will help its customers analyze massive amounts of data for “real-time business intelligence.” “In today’s highly competitive environment, customers need the ability to […]

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Bing Needs Users to Break the Google Habit

February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Bing Needs Users to Break the Google Habit

One of Bing’s Facebook fans brings up a good point about the search market. Google is simply ingrained in so many people’s online habits, Bing’s biggest challenge is to simply keep Google users from being sucked back into the Google way. Have you tried to use other search engines besides Google, only to find yourself […]

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