As I entered the fifteenth year of working at Google, I’ve been asking myself the question, “what would you want to do for the next fifteen?” The answer has overwhelmingly been: give back to others. It has always been a priority for me to give back to people who are less fortunate, and make time for my family amidst competing work constraints — but on both fronts, I simply want to give and do more. … [Read more...] about Amit Singhal, The Head Of Google Search, To Leave The Company For Philanthropic Purposes
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Surviving The Impending Yahoo-Bing Ad Transition After a year of planning, engineering and collaboration by teams at Yahoo and Microsoft, it’s go time for the search alliance. Within two weeks we’re told, all paid search ads appearing on Yahoo will be powered by Bing through Microsoft’s AdCenter servers. … [Read more...] about The Day In Search, October 18, 2010
Matt McGee is the Editor-In-Chief of Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. His news career includes time spent in TV, radio, and print journalism. After leaving traditional media in the mid-1990s, he began developing and marketing websites and continued to provide consulting services for more than 15 years. His SEO and social media clients ranged from mom-and-pop small businesses to one of the Top 5 online retailers. Matt is a longtime speaker at marketing events around the U.S., including keynote and panelist roles. He can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee. You can read Matt's disclosures on his personal blog. You can reach Matt via email using our Contact page. … [Read more...] about Mehdi Moves Up At Microsoft; Should MSFT learn from Ask?; Top 25 People On The Web; Google & The NSA
Volkswagen of America presents U.S. vehicle information, pricing, incentives, deals, comparisons on Eos, GTI, Jetta, New Beetle, New Beetle Convertible, Passat, Passat Wagon, Touareg, Rabbit, R32 and the GLI with links to VW dealers, owner information, Volkswagen merchandise, and VW accessories. homepage, volkswagen, volkswagon, vw.com, home, landing, top, volkswagen.com, home page, home, top, back, VWofAmerica, Volkswagen of America, Volkswagon of America, VWoA, VWofA, volkswagon.com … [Read more...] about Google Features Volkswagen, Which Happens To Be Search Spamming
In one embodiment, a sharding policy is put into place as described above, to ensure that specialized results which have been promoted to show all users, or which come from more highly trusted providers, are on separate shards from those carrying completely untrusted providers’ data. In this manner, their processing times for trusted providers are not affected by possible bad behavior of untrusted providers. Also, in one embodiment, if queries to a provider’s data time out too often, that provider is deactivated for at least some period of time so as to allow other providers’ data to trigger. Also, in one embodiment, fairness policies are enforced on the feed crawler end so that no one provider can take up too much update traffic. … [Read more...] about Google Subscribed Links Patent: Why Do Some OneBox Results Require No Subscription?