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Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.
Is Apple Weaning People Off Google? Is Apple Weaning People Off Google?

As you’ve probably heard, Apple revealed its new Mac and iOS operating systems on Monday – OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 respectively. While the company didn’t exactly pitch them as such, it revealed some new features, which some think …

Google Reportedly Killing Zavers Coupon Service Google Reportedly Killing Zavers Coupon Service

Google is reportedly killing off its Zavers by Google offering, which was described as a “smart, simple real-time digital coupon solution for retailers and manufacturers.” Google announced the service in early 2013 as a way for retailers to extend their …

Google Talks Determining Quality When There Aren’t Links Google Talks Determining Quality When There Aren’t Links

Google has a new Webmaster Help video out talking about how it looks at quality of content that doesn’t have many links pointing to it. Specifically, Matt Cutts takes on the following question: How does Google determine quality content if …

Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries Google Puts Chromebooks In More Countries

Google announced on Monday that Chromebooks will be making their way to nine more countries. For some reason the company made the announcement in a poem or a series of song lyrics or something. If you’d rather skip all of …

Apple Unveils iOS 8 At Worldwide Developers Conference Apple Unveils iOS 8 At Worldwide Developers Conference

After unveiling Yosemite, the new version of Mac OS X, at its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple unveiled iOS 8. Just ahead of the presentation, CEO Tim Cook shared some stats: over 800 million iOS devices sold, 100 million iPod touch …

Apple Unveils OS X Yosemite At WWDC Apple Unveils OS X Yosemite At WWDC

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday with the usual keynote led by Tim Cook. First on the agenda was a look at the new version of OS X. It’s called Yosemite, keeping in line with its new …

Amazon Gets Fireman Sam Exclusively Amazon Gets Fireman Sam Exclusively

Amazon announced that it has made a deal with HIT Entertainment to make Amazon the exclusive home in the U.S. for the kids show Fireman Sam. It will feature TV episodes on Amazon Instant Video, Prime Instant Video, and FreeTime …

Google Ads Reportedly Catch Eye Of UK Regulator Google Ads Reportedly Catch Eye Of UK Regulator

Google is reportedly being monitored by the Financial Conduct Authority, a financial services watchdog in the UK, in relation to its comparison ads. The Telegraph’s James Titcomb reports (h/t: Greg Sterling): Of particular concern is that Google’s listing of search …

IBM Partners With SAP To Get Enterprise Apps On SoftLayer Cloud IBM Partners With SAP To Get Enterprise Apps On SoftLayer Cloud

IBM and SAP have expanded a global partnership, which will see the latter deliver its SAP Hana platform, SAP Hana One service and other applications on IBM’s SoftLayer cloud platform, which has been verified to run SAP Business Suite software …

Microsoft Dynamics Gets Updates, Expands To New Markets Microsoft Dynamics Gets Updates, Expands To New Markets

Microsoft announced that “significant new capabilities and marketing, customer care and social listening” are now available globally as part of its spring wave of updates for Dynamics CRM in 54 markets and 42 languages. Also new is a “Unified Service …

Google Expected To Expand ‘Ok, Google’ With ‘Always-On’ Listening On Android Google Expected To Expand ‘Ok, Google’ With ‘Always-On’ Listening On Android

The Moto X lets you search Google without touching the device. It utilizes “always-on” listening, which makes the device more useful when you’re doing other things (like driving). Rumor has it that this type of functionality is coming to the …

Google’s ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Tool Immediately Attracts Over 12,000 Requests Google’s ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Tool Immediately Attracts Over 12,000 Requests

As you may know, Google has a new way for people in Europe to request search results to be removed. This stems from the recent controversial “right to be forgotten” ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union …

Vacuum Maker Not Impressed With Google’s Driverless Cars Vacuum Maker Not Impressed With Google’s Driverless Cars

Neato Robotics put out a fun late Friday press release asking what the big deal is about Google’s driverless cars. As you’ve probably heard, Google has been showing off a new prototype for the future of automobiles, which goes so …

Google Analytics Gets New DoubleClick Integrations Google Analytics Gets New DoubleClick Integrations

Google announced that Google Analytics Premium is now integrated with DoubleClick Campaign Manager and DoubleClick Bid Manager. “Today’s consumers move easily across many channels and devices on their journey to a purchase,” says product manager Ravi Mruthyunjaya. “Top marketers rely …

Google Gives Ecommerce Analytics A Revamp Google Gives Ecommerce Analytics A Revamp

Google announced the beta release of a “complete revamp” of its ecommerce analytics, which it says will provide richer insights into pre-purchase shopping behavior and product performance. It will let you analyze how far shoppers get into the shopping funnel, …

Google’s Transparency Called Into Question Again Google’s Transparency Called Into Question Again

Though it’s back in Google’s results now, another company is making headlines for being penalized by Google. This time it’s Vivint, which produces smart thermostats, and competes with Nest, which Google acquired earlier this year. PandoDaily’s James Robinson wrote an …

Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches Beta Testing Tool Twitter’s Crashlytics Launches Beta Testing Tool

Twitter’s Crashlytics announced a new beta distribution tool aimed at helping developers simplify the process of sharing apps with testers. They’re releasing it to iOS and Android developers after keeping it as a Crashlytics Labs project. Now, it’s fully supported …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (They’re All Gonna Laugh At You) Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (They’re All Gonna Laugh At You)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Well, the …

Google Expands App Indexing Into More Languages Google Expands App Indexing Into More Languages

Google launched app indexing globally in English a couple months back after testing it since November. Now, they’re expanding it into more languages. The feature enables Google to deliver in-app content in search results on mobile devices (specifically Android devices …

eBay Stores Sellers Get New Selling Tools, Discounts eBay Stores Sellers Get New Selling Tools, Discounts

eBay told eBay Stores sellers on Thursday that they now have access to new subscriber-exclusive selling tools and discounts on items and services. Sellers can now create and manage promotions like order size offers, free shipping offers, related items offers, …

Here’s How To Get Google To Delete Search Results Here’s How To Get Google To Delete Search Results

Google has revealed a new process for takedown requests in relation to the recent controversial “right to be forgotten” ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union. The ruling says that Google and other search engines must take …

‘Derek’ Season 2 Is Now Available On Netflix ‘Derek’ Season 2 Is Now Available On Netflix

The second season of Ricky Gervais dramedy Derek is now available on Netflix as a Netflix original. While it debuted in the UK on Channel 4, it’s considered a Netflix Original in other countries like the U.S. Here’s the show’s …

Microsoft And Salesforce Launch Strategic Cloud Partnership Microsoft And Salesforce Launch Strategic Cloud Partnership

Microsoft and Salesforce just announced a strategic partnership, which will see the two creating new solutions that connect Salesforce’s CRM apps and platform to Microsoft Office and Windows. The company announced two specific products: Salesforce1 for Windows and Windows Phone …

LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’ LinkedIn Looks At ‘State Of Student Recruiting’

With the school year wrapping up, LinkedIn has decided to put together some data to paint us a picture (an infographic actually) of the state of student recruiting in 2014. According to the company, there are over 39 million students …