Microsoft unhappy with Google-Yahoo deal

Microsoft grumble about the Yahoo! / Google deal but acknowledge that they were slow off the blocks in the great search race.

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Yahoo signs ad deal with Google

Yahoo! and Google announce deal that must spell the end of any prospect of a deal with Microsoft. Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said he expected the deal to be worth around $800m per year for the company.

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Google discusses duplicate content

Google tells us not to worry about scraper sites publishing duplicate versions of our content, but is this really a true reflection of Google’s ability to identify the original content source?

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Google’s paid clicks rise

Google tramples on Yahoo and MSN yet again in latest comScore findings.

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Google planning ads in image search results?

Google considers ways to earn revenue from image search. Up until now, image search results have been free from any advertising. No doubt Google shareholders will be happy, but will the user experience suffer?

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Google’s trademark policy: the possible effects

What is the impact of the change in Google adwords trademark policy? Hitwise looks at some statistics that suggest many leading retailers are being hit hard by the change in policy.

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Google improves image search

Google enhances image search to improve the accuracy of image search results.

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Search traffic up for retailers

New report shows how search engines are driving more and more traffic to online retail sites.

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Organic search results preferred over PPC ads

Study shows how web searchers prefer organic results over paid search ads. Fewer searchers go past the first page of SERPS, highlighting the importance of ranking well for your chosen keywords.

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