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Google Hit With Typosquatting Class Action
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Harvard Business School professor Benjamin Edelman believes Google is profiting from and encouraging typosquatting by placing ads on trademark infringing made-for-AdSense websites. As co-counsel in a class action suit, Edelman suggests Google could be making money from a million domains or more.

Google Analytics Upgraded Left And Right
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Google seems to be embracing the Halloween spirit a little early this year.  Its announcement regarding two new Analytics features might be interpreted as a trick, for example, since they’re in private beta without a release date.  Then, for a treat, there’s not one but four new features that should arrive much sooner.

Google Analytics Upgrade

If you saw the post from the Google Analytics Blog this morning announcing the updated user interface and thought that was all they had up their sleeves—you’re wrong. The UI is just the updated wrapping to go with major upgrades coming to Google Analytics in the coming weeks. (Update: the official announcement.)

Google Putting AdSense in Your Games
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It was only a matter of time, but Google is beginning beta testing for in-game advertising, or "AdSense for Games". On Google’s Inside AdSense Blog, Ryan Hayward writes:

AdSense Exchange Rate Blunder
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It appears that Google has goofed and equated the American dollar with the value of the Indian Rupee when dealing with the AdSense accounts of some users. The correct exchange rate would be $1 US to 46.555 INR.

Feedburner and Adsense Together at Last
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The Adsense-meets-Feedburner era has officially begun. As mentioned here, the slow "Googlization" of Feedburner has gotten underway, and on Friday, the public got to see some Adsense ads in Feedburner feeds.

A couple months ago some publishers began displaying them, but now they are in full swing.

Google Bonds With Western Union In New Countries
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The Summer Games often seem like a geography lesson.  People will ask each other "where’s that?" during the opening ceremony, or maybe say "I forgot about them" following an upset.  So now’s as good a time as any for Google AdSense to introduce a Western Union payment option in some smallish countries.

Google Still Reliant On Text For Ad Placement
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Plenty of multimedia options exist for giving a website or blog a unique look, but when it comes to placing AdSense units, Google needs text.

Google Knol Launches

Google went live with Knol, a platform to read and write articles on all kinds of subjects. Knol was being tested privately since some time and had been pre-announced back in 2007. The address is knol.google.com, but notably not knol.com or knol.org or even googleknol.com. This project is somewhat reminiscent of Wikipedia, though there are many differences as well.

AdSense Referrals? AdWords Pay Per Action? Not Anymore
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Google has decided to shut down its AdSense Referrals program effective the last week of August.

Feedburner Incorporates AdSense Into Feeds
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About a month ago, it was hinted at that Feedburner would start incorporating AdSense into feeds as a product of its acquisition by Google.

It appears that time is approaching with feeds for some publishers getting ready to start displaying AdSense ads this week.

Google AdSense Slow To Report
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Webmasters wonder why their earnings reports from AdSense aren’t working, and so is Google.

AdSense For Search, Custom Search Come Together
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The opportunity to improve a site’s search experience should never be passed up.  The opportunity to make money should be absolutely lunged at.  So since the development should create both, site owners are almost guaranteed to be happy that AdSense for Search is now powered by Custom Search.

FeedBurner Starting To Fly Google’s Flag

Almost 11 months ago, Google announced its acquisition of FeedBurner.  Now, FeedBurner finally seems ready to make some aesthetic changes and more serious overhauls.

Google Patent App. Pursues Behavioral Targeting
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Since not every single one gets clicked on, Google’s ads might be considered less than perfect.  A new patent application would make behavioral targeting a central part of improving them.

Ecocho Must ‘Leaf’ Out AdSense

A custom search engine that offered to plant trees in exchange for searches ended up banned from Google’s AdSense program.

Google Pays More, And Less, To Partners
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Members of Google’s AdSense content network, as well as certain other third-parties that drive revenue through Google’s ads, got more money in Q1 2008.

AdSense 60 To 70 Percent Better For Yahoo
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That limited two-week trial of AdSense for Search showing up in some Yahoo search results could be painful for Yahoo to see.

Yahoo Testing AdSense for Search

In an announcement made just moments ago, Yahoo has formally decided to try a limited test of Google’s AdSense for Search program in their search results. From the release:

The test will apply only to traffic from yahoo.com in the U.S. and will not include Yahoo!’s extended network of affiliate or premium publisher partners. The test is expected to last up to two weeks and will be limited to no more than 3% of Yahoo! search queries.

Google AdSense Delivered Courtesy Of Yahoo
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Yahoo sought another way to stave off a Microsoft acquisition in opening a two-week deal with search advertising giant Google to deliver its AdSense for Search advertising.

Google Ads Gain Scroll Buttons

When the average person sees an advertisement, what do they most want to do?  Well, "see more ads" isn’t a common answer, but new "next" and "previous" buttons created by Google make some sense.