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Ginny Marvin / Search Engine Land:
Google Launches “Store Visits” Metric In AdWords, To Help Prove Online-To-Offline Impact   —  It's been well known that Google has been working on a solution to tie clicks on search ads back to in-store traffic and sales as part of Estimated Total Conversions in AdWords.
Dec 18, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google to close Freebase June 2015, will migrate data and APIs to Wikidata   —  Google To Close Freebase, Which Helped Feed Its Knowledge Graph  —  Google is shutting down Freebase, its open source repository of facts that, in part, helps power the Google Knowledge Graph.
Dec 17, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Amy Gesenhues / Search Engine Land:
Bing Rolls Out International Hotel Booking Feature & Updates Mobile Search Results   —  Bing released two updates today, adding a new hotel booking feature in partnership with TripAdvisor, as well as updating its mobile search results to include details like deep links and time-stamps.
Dec 11, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google News to shut down in Spain Dec. 16 in response to recently passed Spanish copyright law   —  Strict New Copyright Law Forces End Of Google News In Spain  —  Google has decided to shut down Google News in Spain.  This drastic step will occur next week (December 16) …
Dec 10, 2014, 9:15 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
EU Parliament passes resolution supporting unbundling of search engines from other commercial services, calls for creation of single digital market   —  Oh No They Didn't: European Parliament Calls For Break Up Of Google  —  Today many Americans are busy preparing Thanksgiving meals …
Nov 27, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Europeans Have Authority To Seek Google Break Up Though Unlikely To Do So   —  Break Google up.  That's the thrust of a “non-binding” resolution the European Parliament is expected to adopt at some point in the near future, according to a report on Friday from Reuters.
Nov 23, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Amy Gesenhues / Search Engine Land:
Google News Displaying “Suggested For You” Stories Customized To Match Your Interests   —  Google News founder Krishna Bharat used his Google+ account to announce a new “Suggested for you” feature in Google News.  —  According to his post, Google News will now include a “Suggested for you” …
Nov 19, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
MapQuest Brings Roadside Assistance Service To Mobile App   —  MapQuest has integrated “Uber for roadside assistance” service Urgent.ly into its updated app.  What this means is that consumers are able to summon a tow truck or other service provider directly through the app.
Nov 11, 2014, 5:55 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Will He Ever Return?  Head Of Google's Web Spam Team Matt Cutts Extends Leave Into 2015   —  The head of Google's web spam team, Matt Cutts, says that his leave from the company has gone so well that he'll be continuing it through 2015.  —  Cutts shared the news today in a note added …
Oct 31, 2014, 8:55 PMIn context
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Bing Now Lets You Search By Emoji   —  Want to search for something using popular emoji characters?  Microsoft's Bing search engine now supports this.  —  Bing announced the news in a post today, sharing some examples of why you might want to do this.  For one, perhaps you want to know what exactly a particular emoji means.
Oct 27, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context

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