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Netimperative - AOL launches customisable home page:
"AOL has launched a test-version of a new portal that enables users to create their own home page using AOL's suite of services, including video and RSS feeds."
posted at 12:57 PM on Friday, July 29, 2005
Search Engine Marketing - A Buyer's Guide (2005) : E-consultancy.com:
"This search engine marketing guide for buyers contains 23 vendor profiles with comprehensive information on their services and clients to help point you towards the right SEO partner for your company. "
posted at 10:23 AM on Thursday, July 28, 2005
Yahoo, Boeing team for in-flight service | CNET News.com:
"Search company Yahoo and Connexion by Boeing will announce on Wednesday a multiyear distribution agreement under which Yahoo's search engine will be used on Boeing's in-flight Internet service. "
posted at 2:28 PM on Wednesday, July 27, 2005
Google's blog for the AdWords programme
posted at 1:55 PM on Tuesday, July 26, 2005
MSN Virtual Earth
MSN's competing photographic service with mapping overlay
posted at 11:49 AM
Microsoft launches 'Virtual Earth' beta | CNET News.com:
"Microsoft has unveiled a test version of a new location-based search tool, the software giant said Monday.
Virtual Earth--which offers a combination of aerial imagery, maps and yellow-pages data--is designed to let users search for and share information about specific U.S. locations, the company said. "
posted at 11:46 AM
Google's map / photo hybrid.
posted at 11:45 AM
Google ups ante in mapping rivalry | CNET News.com:
"In the fast-moving war over localized search, Google wasted no time on Monday responding to Microsoft MSN's Virtual Earth test site with a new 'hybrid' site of its own that lets people see an aerial view of a location with superimposed road maps. "
posted at 11:39 AM
Yahoo acquires 'widget' engine | CNET News.com: "Yahoo has acquired software 'widget' engine Konfabulator in a move to spur third-party developers to devise new applications for the Internet giant's services.
Yahoo plans to run the widgets via XML feeds. The applications can perform any of a range of functions, from informing people of their Wi-Fi signal strength to dishing up the local weather to providing a battery monitor, according to a notice posted on Konfabulator's Web site. "
posted at 11:38 AM
Yahoo search update gets mixed reviews | CNET News.com:
"Yahoo introduced changes to its search engine this week that were meant to improve the quality of search results, but the update is making some Webmasters grumpy. "
posted at 8:17 AM on Monday, July 25, 2005
Mark Cuban to relaunch IceRocket | CNET News.com:
"So the man who resurrected the Dallas Mavericks and took on Donald Trump in the reality TV game said he will soon relaunch his IceRocket search engine as BlogScour. Similar to Technorati or PubSub, Cuban's BlogScour will search for the latest postings across the so-called blogosphere and return a list of results. The revised IceRocket is expected to be unique among the other search engines in that every search entry has a thumbnail of the home page of the listing. "
posted at 11:44 AM on Thursday, July 21, 2005
RSS tool sends out alerts for TV, radio | CNET News.com:
"Search company Blinkx launched a new service on Tuesday that lets consumers receive RSS alerts from a bevy of TV, radio and other broadcasters with which the company has partnered.
Blinkx's Broadcast Web site uses voice recognition software to transcribe video and audio data into text for full-text searching. The broadcast channel lets people search from a wide variety of radio, television and sources including the BBC, CNN and HBO. "
posted at 11:38 AM on Wednesday, July 20, 2005
Netimperative - Miva seals first private label deal:
"Search marketing firm Miva has secured its first private label deal in Europe with Nordic directory firm Eniro AB.
The deal will see Eniro offer Miva's pay-per-click services to clients under its own brand name. "
posted at 1:05 PM on Friday, July 15, 2005
Google's balancing act | CNET News.com:
"Assuming Schmidt uses his company's services, someone with access to Google's databases could find out what he writes in his e-mails and to whom he sends them, where he shops online, what's stored on his PC, or even what restaurants he's located via online maps. Like so many other Google users, his virtual life has been meticulously recorded. "
posted at 12:32 PM on Thursday, July 14, 2005
Parlez vous Deutsche? | CNET News.com:
"Yahoo is expected to launch a beta version on Thursday of a service that translates German search queries into English and French and returns results from around the globe in German."
posted at 12:31 PM
Podcasting: Can This New Medium Make Money? - Knowledge@Wharton:
"Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh and his nemesis, Al Franken, are podcasting. As are ESPN, former MTV video jockey Adam Curry and thousands of others. Podcasting, a way to broadcast audio over the Internet, has become the latest web movement to get everyone's attention."
posted at 8:27 AM
New IE plug-in aims to speed Web searches | CNET News.com:
"A free plug-in released Wednesday for Internet Explorer allows users to mouse over Web search listings for an instant view of the content rather than having to wait for the full page to download. "
posted at 11:49 AM on Wednesday, July 13, 2005
BBC - OpenSource:
"This site provides information about and links to BBC open source projects. It lists projects developed by the BBC where the source code has been released as open source."
posted at 10:45 AM
Google plugs in - and pushes ISPs out? - Industry sectors - Times Online: "An investment by Google has raised speculation it is seeking to bypass the cable and telecoms companies that dominate internet access."
posted at 10:30 AM
Broadband's power-line push | CNET News.com:
"A big-ticket investment by three corporate heavyweights in a little-known start-up that provides Internet access over electrical lines has sparked renewed interest in a technology that's never come close to living up to its billing. "
posted at 11:34 AM on Monday, July 11, 2005
Microsoft opens desktop search | CNET News.com:
"Enlisting developers to help combat Google's search dominance, Microsoft has quietly released documentation to extend its desktop search tool beyond the browser.
Microsoft has published application programming interfaces (APIs) that allow programmers to display the results of a desktop search in their choice of programs. "
posted at 12:18 PM on Friday, July 01, 2005
Now playing on Google: 'Matrix,' 'Family Guy' | CNET News.com:
"Google's new video search tool is turning out to be a little more expansive than the company planned, with users uploading copyrighted content ranging from the last 'Matrix' movie to the 'Family Guy' cartoons. "
posted at 12:11 PM
Google, Yahoo offer peek at mapping code | CNET News.com:
"Google and Yahoo began sharing the code that runs their mapping services with outside developers this week in the hopes that programmers will create new applications to expand the range of Internet search and satellite-based maps."
posted at 11:47 AM
Click fraud lawsuit targets Google | CNET News.com:
"A seller of online marketing tools said Wednesday it sued Google, charging that the Web search giant has failed to protect users of its advertising program from click fraud, costing them at least $5 million.
Click Defense filed its lawsuit, which also seeks class action status, Friday in U.S. District Court in San Jose, Calif. "
posted at 11:45 AM
Netimperative - UK search marketing trade body launches:
"The Search Marketing Association UK (SMA-UK) has been officially launched, providing an industry body for search marketing professionals and companies in the UK."
posted at 9:06 AM
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