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Sandy Pentland Talks Social Physics At Google Sandy Pentland Talks Social Physics At Google

Data scientist Sandy Pentland recently gave an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available for all to view. He talks idea flow, collective intelligence and social influence. Google shares this in the video description: If the Big …

Google Announces New Enforcement For Google Shopping Unique Product Identifier Requirements Google Announces New Enforcement For Google Shopping Unique Product Identifier Requirements

Last summer, Google started enforcing its new unique product identifier feed specification for Google Shopping. Google said it was improving support for merchant-defined multipacks. The feed specification clarified how multipack products should be submitted. As it moved toward high-resolution displays, …

Here’s A Closer Look At How To Use Google’s New Shopping Campaigns Here’s A Closer Look At How To Use Google’s New Shopping Campaigns

Google is really pushing the Shopping Campaigns. The company just announced AdWords API support as well as beta support in DoubleClick Search (part of the Commerce Suite). Now, they’ve uploaded an hour-long hangout discussing the campaign type for those looking …

Google Adds Shopping Campaign Support To Doubleclick Search Google Adds Shopping Campaign Support To Doubleclick Search

As reported earlier, Google has added support for Shopping Campaigns to the AdWords API. The company has also now announced that DoubleClick Search is getting beta support for Shopping Campaigns as well. This is part of the Doubleclick Search Commerce …

Google Gets More Hawaii Street View Imagery Google Gets More Hawaii Street View Imagery

Back in 2012, Google added some stunning imagery from the Hawaiian Islands to Street View. Today, the company announced the addition of more. The new imagery comes as a result of the Trekker Loan Program Google announced last summer, which …

Google Changes Result In Duplicate Listings For Businesses Google Changes Result In Duplicate Listings For Businesses

Google has run into some “complications” upgrading local businesses to the new Places dashboard. In some cases, businesses’ accounts and another accounts that they don’t control were both verified for the same business using the old Places dashboard. In other …

AdWords API Gets Support For Shopping Campaigns AdWords API Gets Support For Shopping Campaigns

Google announced that the AdWords API is now available for all Shopping Campaigns to help you create and manage them at scale. The company says it is currently working with external agencies and search management platforms to add Shopping Campaign …

LG Will Be Making The Nexus 6, Nexus Smartwatch [Rumor] LG Will Be Making The Nexus 6, Nexus Smartwatch [Rumor]

LG and Google have a good thing going right now. The Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 have both been two of the highest rated phones in the year of their release. With that being said, Google could suddenly tap another …

Recently Announced Google Capital Makes Fourth Investment Recently Announced Google Capital Makes Fourth Investment

Last month, Google announced Google Capital, an investment fund for growth-stage businesses. This is for Google to invest in established companies as opposed to those just getting off the ground, which is what Google Ventures is for. While the Google …

Motorola Talks Moto X Success, Lenovo Acquisition At MWC 2014 Motorola Talks Moto X Success, Lenovo Acquisition At MWC 2014

Last week, Motorola didn’t really show off any new hardware at Mobile World Congress. After all, the company is soon to change hands as it heads off to Lenovo later this year. Instead, the company took time out to haven …

Yahoo To Reportedly Stop Letting Users Log In With Facebook And Google Yahoo To Reportedly Stop Letting Users Log In With Facebook And Google

Yahoo is reportedly going to start making users of its various services sign in with Yahoo accounts. According to Reuters, the company is set to start gradually rolling out the requirement of a Yahoo ID in order to use services …

Google Busts Myths About Display Campaign Optimizer Google Busts Myths About Display Campaign Optimizer

Google has posted a new Office Hours video about Display Campaign Optimizer. It features a Google Display product manager and product expert discussing the auto-targeting product. If you’re unfamiliar with Display Campaign Optimizer, Google made it available to all two …

Jelly Bean And KitKat Both See Small Gains In February Jelly Bean And KitKat Both See Small Gains In February

The Android ecosystem is constantly changing as users adopt new versions of the mobile OS. For a while now, Jelly Bean has been king after taking the majority rule from Gingerbread. While Jelly Bean will remain the new Gingerbread for …

Chrisann Brennan Talks Steve Jobs At Google Chrisann Brennan Talks Steve Jobs At Google

Chrisann Brennan, author of The Bite in the Apple, and mother of Steve Jobs’ daughter Lisa Brennan-Jobs, recently gave an “At Google” talk about her memoir of her life with Jobs. Here’s a description of the book via YouTube: The …

Google’s ‘Completely Clear’ Stance On Disavowing ‘Irrelevant’ Links Google’s ‘Completely Clear’ Stance On Disavowing ‘Irrelevant’ Links

We knew that when Google launched the Disavow Links tool, people were going to use it more than they should, even though Google made it clear that most people shouldn’t use it at all. A person doing some SEO work …

Samsung Has Two New Chromebooks On The Way Samsung Has Two New Chromebooks On The Way

In early December, Acer announced a new Chromebook with touch display. Certainly interesting, but can it compete with faux-leather? Samsung announced today the Chromebook 2 – the successor to its original Chromebook from a few years back. It comes in …

Here’s How Google Determines Whether Or Not Your Links Are ‘Paid’ Here’s How Google Determines Whether Or Not Your Links Are ‘Paid’

Google put out a new 8-minute video about paid links. Matt Cutts talks about the various things that the search engine takes into consideration when determining whether or not links are “paid”. 99 percent of the time it’s abundantly clear, …

Google Officially Announces Restaurant Menu Results Google Officially Announces Restaurant Menu Results

Earlier this month, Google was spotted showing new card-style menu results for restaurant searches for some users. One tweeted a screenshot: Woah, when did Google start pulling menu items into the Knowledge Graph? https://t.co/9SMqJ0QcL2 pic.twitter.com/aOCJ7UMI9s — Allie Brown (@alliebrown89) February …

Googler Rachel Searles Writes Sci-Fi Novel Googler Rachel Searles Writes Sci-Fi Novel

Googler Rachel Searles has a new sci-fi book out called The Lost Planet. Matt Cutts points us to it, and has only good things to say about it: Amazon has a pretty substantial preview. Searles is from the search quality …

Google Talks Real Time Bidding With Audience Targeting Google Talks Real Time Bidding With Audience Targeting

Google has made a recent webinar on real time bidding with audience targeting available for everyone. Google says in the description, “In this Learn with Google Hangout On Air we’ll explain a new bid strategy, Target ROAS. By walking through …

Can Google Solve The Scraper Problem? Can Google Solve The Scraper Problem?

Google has a form called the Scraper Report for people to report when they see a scraper site ranking ahead of the original content that it’s scraping. The idea is that you can let Google know about people stealing your …