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Google Now Searches Across Apps On Android Google Now Searches Across Apps On Android

About a month ago, Google announced that it would start indexing deep links in Android apps just like websites, so it could return results from apps in search results for mobile users. Today, the company announced that starting now, Android …

Consumer Watchdog Complains About Google Again Consumer Watchdog Complains About Google Again
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Frequent Google critic Consumer Watchdog (the ones behind the legendary Eric Schmidt evil ice cream man video) has filed a new formal complaint against Google with the Federal Trade Commission. This time it’s about Google Shopping results. The organization calls …

Ecommerce Sites Aren’t Utilizing Site Search Data Like They Should Be Ecommerce Sites Aren’t Utilizing Site Search Data Like They Should Be

SLI Systems has put out a report finding that most eCommerce sites are missing out on a big opportunity to use data from their internal site search tool to improve the effectiveness of their marketing campaigns. The firm surveyed 160 …

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 …

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 …

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 Answers User Questions About Remarketing Lists For Search Ads Google Answers User Questions About Remarketing Lists For Search Ads
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We recently pointed you to an hour-long video from Google discussing how to improve your search campaigns with remarketing lists for search ads (RLSA), though the majority of that is Q&A. If that wasn’t enough, Google has a new Office …

Google Offers Webmasters New SEO Advice Video Google Offers Webmasters New SEO Advice Video
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Google has put out a new video of SEO advice from Developer Programs Tech Lead, Maile Ohye. She discusses how to build an organic search strategy for your company. “What’s a good way to integrate your company’s various online components, …

Should Google Be Forced To Filter Search Results? Should Google Be Forced To Filter Search Results?
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There are a lot of people out there with things in their past that they’re not proud of. Sometimes those things make there way to the Internet and do a great deal of damage to their reputation. This stuff comes …

USC Study Finds Major Expansion Of Locations Google Uses To Serve Search Results USC Study Finds Major Expansion Of Locations Google Uses To Serve Search Results

Researchers at USC have put together a new study looking at how Google serves information to its users, finding that the company has dramatically increased the number of locations it utilizes to do so over the past year. And I …

Tumblr Search Gets Smarter, NSFW Content Easier to Manage Tumblr Search Gets Smarter, NSFW Content Easier to Manage
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Tumblr has just announced a big improvement to their search function, one that they say will help users better explore the 65 billion posts now currently housed on the site (65 billion posts, yeah). Now, when you search a term, …

Google+ Saved Searches Are Going Away On November 15th Google+ Saved Searches Are Going Away On November 15th
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Google is getting rid of the”saved searches” feature in Google+, but if you actually use it, you probably already knew that. It’s more likely that you don’t use it or haven’t used it lately. Otherwise, it probably wouldn’t be going …

Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction

More friction between Microsoft and Yahoo regarding the two companies’ “Search Alliance” has been made public thanks to court documents obtained by Reuters. The two companies have been having a quiet legal battle about rolling out Microsoft’s Bing search technology …

Google Changes Location Targeting For International Search Google Changes Location Targeting For International Search
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Google announced some coming changes to location targeting in AdWords, particularly for international searches. Beginning November 11th, advertisers using the default or “location of interest” setting will be able to show ads to people by taking into account the location …

Google Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 12% To  $14.98 Billion Google Earnings Are Out, Revenue Up 12% To $14.98 Billion

Google has released its earnings report for the third quarter with revenues of $14.98 billion, an increase of 12% year over year. GAAP operating income was $3.44 billion. The company has once again managed to beat Wall Street expectations. CEO …

Google Now Has A Tip Calculator In Search Google Now Has A Tip Calculator In Search
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Google revealed in a Google+ post on Friday that it has a tip calculator tool that you can access when you enter a question about what a tip should be on a bill of a certain amount. It also works …

Facebook Kills Privacy Setting That Was Probably Already Dead to You Facebook Kills Privacy Setting That Was Probably Already Dead to You
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Starting today, you will no longer be able to hide from other Facebook users in search. That means that your profile will always be visible in Graph Search, and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it. Ok, …

Breaking Bad Costumes Will Be Everywhere This Halloween, Google Confirms It Breaking Bad Costumes Will Be Everywhere This Halloween, Google Confirms It
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Google has just confirmed what we already know to be true. There are going to be sooo many Breaking Bad-themed costumes this Halloween. Google shopping has just released their list of top trending costume searches, and “Breaking Bad costume” takes …

Chrome for iOS’ Incognito Mode Isn’t Working, Leaving Your Naughty Searches Visible in Regular Windows Chrome for iOS’ Incognito Mode Isn’t Working, Leaving Your Naughty Searches Visible in Regular Windows
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Just a friendly warning here, guys. If you use Google’s Chrome app on iOS 7, you might want to pay attention. The current version of the app has a bug that pretty much renders Incognito mode useless. The Parall.ax blog …

Bing: We Don’t Track The ‘Bing It On’ Results Because Of Privacy, Have No Idea If People Are More Likely To Select Bing Bing: We Don’t Track The ‘Bing It On’ Results Because Of Privacy, Have No Idea If People Are More Likely To Select Bing
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Bing has no idea if people are more likely to select Bing results when using its Bing It On challenge, and has admitted as much in a blog post defending its campaign. Despite being over a year old, the Bing …

Yale Law Students, Freakonomics Slam Microsoft’s ‘Bing It On’ Campaign Yale Law Students, Freakonomics Slam Microsoft’s ‘Bing It On’ Campaign

Bing is really clinging on to this “Bing It On” thing. The campaign began over a year ago, and is still going strong with Microsoft setting up shop at at NFL games to get people to try the “blind taste …