One Last Note: Anyone attending SMX Munich on March 17th and interested in some hands-on training using scripts should know I will be running a workshop as well as speaking at the conference, and I’d love for you to join me. In the workshop, we will learn how to build AdWords scripts from scratch, writing all the code yourself. We will also have time to debug any problems you have in your existing scripts. I encourage you to sign up if you are interested. … [Read more...] about AdWords Scripts Bulks Up With Bulk File Uploads
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There are some serious allegations about Google preventing the Skyhook location service from being used, with a compatibility excuse. But I have never, ever heard of an issue being related to Google Search. I've personally used devices that were stripped of Google to use either Yahoo or Bing, such as the Samsung Fascinate. … [Read more...] about Does The FairSearch White Paper On Google Being Anticompetitive Hold Up?
The present invention is directed to a system in which a semantic space is searched in order to determine the semantic distance between two locations. A further aspect of the present invention provides a system in which a portion of semantic space is purchased and associated with a target data set element which is returned in response to a search input. The semantic space is created by a lexicon of concepts and relations between concepts. An input is associated with a location in the semantic space. Similarly, each data element in the target data set being searched is associated with a location in the semantic space. Searching is accomplished by determining a semantic distance between the first and second location in semantic space, wherein this distance represents their closeness in meaning and where the cost for retrieval of target data elements is based on this distance. … [Read more...] about Google Acquisitions – SEO by the Sea
Specifically, the paper proposes a framework that takes a user location and a collection of near-by places as arguments, producing a ranking of the places. The framework enables a range of aspects of directions queries to be exploited for the ranking of places, including the frequency with which places have been referred to in directions queries. Next, the paper proposes an algorithm and accompanying data structures capable of ranking places in response to hyper-local web queries. Finally, an empirical study with very large directions query logs offers insight into the potential of directions queries for the ranking of places and suggests that the proposed algorithm is suitable for use in real web search engines. … [Read more...] about GPS to Correct Google Maps and Driving Directions as a Local Search Ranking Factor?
Is it realistic that Trump might be able to change libel laws, and, if so, could it provide greater protections for all individuals or lessened immunity for web companies? It’s purely speculative, but the incoming administration definitely has a conservative philosophy about unfettered speech, and their party is in charge of both the Executive and Legislative branches of government. One has the feeling that they can enact any changes to the law that they might wish. And one can imagine they might be motivated if Mrs. Trump were to find herself balked subsequent to winning her case in court. … [Read more...] about Has Google suspended defamation removals?