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Google Trends Becomes More Intelligent Google Trends Becomes More Intelligent
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Google has introduced new topic reports in Google Trends aimed at giving users smarter information about the search queries they are seeking. Google gives the examples of “rice” and “Gwyneth Paltrow”. With the new reports, it can distinguish between rice …

Apple Acquires Topsy, Which Recently Launched A Twitter Search Engine Apple Acquires Topsy, Which Recently Launched A Twitter Search Engine

Apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy Labs for over $200 million, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal, citing “people familiar with the matter”. Topsy made headlines a few months ago when it launched a new …

Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches, Tumblr Blogs Of 2013 Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches, Tumblr Blogs Of 2013
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It’s that time of year. Yahoo has released its 2013 Year in Review, and revealed its top searches of the year. They went all out this year with a video featuring Ron Burgundy, Champ Kind and Brian Fantana to introduce …

Yelp Gets Friendly With Amazon And The Kindle Fire HDX Yelp Gets Friendly With Amazon And The Kindle Fire HDX
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Yelp has been working with Amazon on a new Yelp app for the Kindle Fire HDX, and it’s now available on the device right out of the box. Yelp compares the partnership to those it has with Apple and Bing. …

Here Are Your Top Bing Searches Of 2013 Here Are Your Top Bing Searches Of 2013

A person’s search history can tell a lot about that person so it only stands to reason that a nation’s search history can do the same. While not everybody may use Bing, the top searches of 2013 give us insight …

Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle (Watch Her Perform Here) Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle (Watch Her Perform Here)

Google is celebrating famed opera singer Maria Callas with its homepage doodle today, which would have been her 90th birthday. She died from a heart attack at the young age of 53 in 1977. Callas, born in New York, is …

Here Are Over 60 Things You Can Say To Google Now Here Are Over 60 Things You Can Say To Google Now
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TrendBlog.net has put together a pretty cool infographic listing all the different commands you can use with Google Now. There are over sixty of them. What would you like to be able to tell Google Now in the future? Let …

Now You Can Google From The Desktop By Saying, ‘Ok Google’ Now You Can Google From The Desktop By Saying, ‘Ok Google’
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Earlier this year, Google showed off its new conversational search capabilities for the desktop, including the ability to perform a search by simply saying, “Ok Google,” and then your search phrase. In May, Google released conversational search for Chrome, but …

Google Adds Street View Imagery From Airports, Transit Stations Google Adds Street View Imagery From Airports, Transit Stations

Google announced that it has added some new transit locations to Street View to make it easier to see where you’re going while you’re traveling. Specifically, they’ve added 16 international airports, ovder 50 train and subway stations and a cable …

Google’s Cutts Talks Link Limits Google’s Cutts Talks Link Limits
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Google has put out a new Webmaster Help video about how many links you should have on a page. In summary, Google used to advise people not to have more than a hundred links on a page, but now you …

Google Places For Business Gets Reviews Tab Google Places For Business Gets Reviews Tab
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Google has added a Reviews tab to the Places for Business interface so that businesses can look at user reviews on Google itself, as well as from other web sources in one place. “Now you can learn what your customers …

Google Aims To Put European Antitrust Issues In The Past Google Aims To Put European Antitrust Issues In The Past

Google addressed the ongoing antitrust probe it has been facing in Europe again this morning, highlighting the latest version of its concessions with hopes to “move forward”. Google says it will give links to rival sites “much more real estate …

Doctor Who Google Doodle Celebrates 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Google Doodle Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Today (Saturday, November 23rd, 2013) marks the 50th anniversary of the long-time-running British science fiction series Doctor Who. This day also marks when the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) and its affiliates aired the 50th-anniversary special “The Day of the Doctor” …

Bing Improves Image Search With Deep Learning Bing Improves Image Search With Deep Learning
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Image search is a cornerstone of any search engine. That’s why both Google and Bing are doing everything they can to improve image search to bring up the most relevant images for any search imaginable. While some may argue that …

Here’s Google’s Knowledge Graph Being Wrong Again (This Time Saying A Living Author Is Dead) Here’s Google’s Knowledge Graph Being Wrong Again (This Time Saying A Living Author Is Dead)
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It seems that Google’s Knowledge Graph is making headlines for erroneous information almost as often as it is for expansion and new features. Less than a month ago, we looked a pretty embarrassing example, when the St. Louis Cardinals’ Wikipedia …

Google Wants Some Ideas For Webmaster Tools. Got Any? Google Wants Some Ideas For Webmaster Tools. Got Any?
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In a recent article, we asked if Google is being transparent enough. While the question was asked broadly, much our discussion had to do specifically with webmasters. Is Google providing them with enough information? I mean after all, a single …

Bing Partners With TripAdvisor To Offer Hotel Info, Reviews In Search Results Bing Partners With TripAdvisor To Offer Hotel Info, Reviews In Search Results
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Before you leave on any trip, it’s probably wise to search for hotels ahead of time. You might even want to book a room while you’re at it. It was already easy enough to do so with the numerous online …

Cutts Talks Disavow Links Tool And Negative SEO Cutts Talks Disavow Links Tool And Negative SEO
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Google has put out a new Webmaster Help video discussing the Disavow Links tool, and whether or not it’s a good idea to use it even when you don’t have a manual action against your site. Google’s Matt Cutts takes …

Microsoft Kicks Off The Holidays With Scroogled Merchandise Microsoft Kicks Off The Holidays With Scroogled Merchandise
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The holidays are right around the corner and you’re desperately trying to find that last minute gift for your significant other. If they happen to absolutely hate Google, Microsoft may have just the thing for them. Just in time for …

Is Google Being Transparent Enough? Is Google Being Transparent Enough?
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Many would say that Google has become more transparent over the years. It gives users, businesses and webmasters access to a lot more information about its intentions and business practices than it did long ago, but is it going far …

Google Gets Awesome New Street View Imagery From National Parks Google Gets Awesome New Street View Imagery From National Parks

Google’s Street View team has been working with the U.S. National Parks Service and Parks Canada to get new imagery on Google Maps for a plethora of interesting locations in the two countries. So far, Google has utilized its Street …