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Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins, Gives ‘Pin It’ Button To Mobile Apps Pinterest Adds Relevant Info To Pins, Gives ‘Pin It’ Button To Mobile Apps

Pinterest has introduced what it refers to as “more useful pins”. Essentially, they’re adding relevant information to certain types of pins so people can take action on the pins that they like. For example, if you see some cookies that …

Overstock Blaming Google For “Ugly Year” Overstock Blaming Google For “Ugly Year”
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Overstock is blaming Google for an “ugly year.” Remember when Overstock.com was hit with a Google penalty just over a year ago? Well, the company released its fiscal year and Q4 earnings today, which reflected what CEO Patrick Byrne called …

Overstock.com Releases Fiscal Year And Q4 Earnings Report Overstock.com Releases Fiscal Year And Q4 Earnings Report

Overstock.com released its fiscal year and Q4 earnings report today. The company posted a 3% decrease in revenue year-over-year for 2011. For the fourth quarter, there was a 10% YoY decrease. FY 2011 revenue was $1,054 million vs. $1,090 million …

Overstock.com No Longer Penalized by Google Overstock.com No Longer Penalized by Google
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Back in February, Google penalized Overstock.com in search results, after the site’s pages had ranked near the top of results for dozens of common searches, such as “vacuum cleaners” and “laptop computers”. The Wall Street Journal exposed the story as …

Overstock.com Hit with Google Penalty
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There is an interesting trend of big brand sites getting busted for gaming Google, and gaining mainstream media attention lately. A couple weeks ago, JCPenney was busted for paid links, then Forbes attracted some similar attention.

Hawaii Governor Vetoes Amazon Tax Law
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Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle has vetoed a bill that would have required online retailers such as Amazon.com and Overstock.com to collect and pay sales tax on their affiliate programs within the state.

Earlier this week both Amazon and Overstock had notified affiliates in the state that they would be ending their programs there due to the new tax requirements.