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Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Apple Launches “Maps Connect,” Self-Service Local Listings Portal   —  This afternoon Apple notified us of a new self-service portal to add or edit local business listings: Apple Maps Connect.  It's intended for small business owners or their authorized representatives (though not agencies) …
Oct 21, 2014, 7:46 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
OS X Yosemite's Spotlight search sends query and location data to Apple and Bing by default   —  Apple Capturing Spotlight Search Query Data, Sharing With Bing  —  An improved Spotlight Search is a central feature of Apple's new Yosemite operating system for the Mac.
Oct 20, 2014, 4:25 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
After More Than Two Years, Google Finally Releasing New “Pirate Update” To Fight Piracy   —  In August 2012, to stem accusations that it doesn't do enough to fight piracy, Google released what's known as the Pirate Update, a system that penalized sites deemed to be violating copyright laws.
Oct 17, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Amy Gesenhues / Search Engine Land:
Bing & Google Offering New Search Tools For 2014 Election Season   —  With the November 4th elections looming ever so near, both Bing and Google have launched search tools to help voters stay informed.  From news and analysis, to predictions and voter registration information …
Oct 13, 2014, 9:40 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google's Eric Schmidt: “Really, Our Biggest Search Competitor Is Amazon”   —  The attitudes of European policy makers toward Google seem to have hardened of late.  On various regulatory fronts, Google faces vocal critics and well-organized opposition.  Google's Eric Schmidt gave …
Oct 13, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google's “In The News” box moves beyond news sites, and may now include Reddit discussions, blog posts, and social media   —  Google's “In The News” Box Now Lists More Than Traditional News Sites  —  Google has confirmed that new “In The News” box appearing in some of its search results …
Oct 7, 2014, 9:45 AMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Bing: No Plans To Give Ranking Boost For HTTPS   —  At Search Marketing Expo, Bing's Vincent Wehren, the Lead Program Manager for Bing Webmaster Tools, said they have no plans on ever giving a ranking boost to websites that switch to HTTPS.  —  In August, Google began giving sites that use HTTPS …
Oct 2, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Yelp, TripAdvisor, others, launch “Focus on the User” campaign against Google search results   —  Focus On User Group Uses Google Algorithm To Attack Map Pack  —  Yesterday a new anti-Google consortium called “Focus on the User” launched a website that cleverly uses Google's own words …
Oct 2, 2014, 12:20 AMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
The Yahoo Directory — Once The Internet's Most Important Search Engine — Is To Close   —  For some, it may seem like there has always been Google, and it's always been the main way people have found things on the web.  But before Google, there was the Yahoo Directory and its hand-compiled list of websites, organized into topics.
Sep 26, 2014, 9:40 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Structured Snippets Officially Live In Search Results   —  Earlier this month, we caught Google testing a form of knowledge graph data within the search results snippet.  This feature is now officially being confirmed by Google on the Google Research Blog.
Sep 23, 2014, 7:10 AMIn context

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