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Experimental approach to new Google search methods

Google is in the process of launching two new features that will enhance the way users search for images and news, finds Karolyn Judge. Google, ever the innovator, is trialling the new search methods, Google Similar Images and Google News Timeline, on its revamped development site Google Labs. Similar Images works by using a picture […]

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Amazon out of Phorm

Amazon has opted out of Phorm’s targeted online advertising technology. The move will deprive Phorm of crucial information about what online users are interested in. These details would allow the UK-listed company to build its advertising system. Phorm allows ISPs to track customers’ actions on the internet so they can gauge users’ interests and present […]

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Search engine reverts to Ask Jeeves name

After three years, search engine Ask is reverting back to its original name Ask Jeeves. In a multimillion-pound attempt to take on search giant Google, the all-knowing butler character is returning as the brand identity of Ask.com. Jeeves was the digital talisman for the search engine from 1996 until early 2006, when he was dropped […]

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theEweekly news wrap 24 April 2009

Spamming the globe New research from anti-virus gurus McAfee shows that spam email – which accounts for 80 per cent of the world’s email traffic – uses as much electricity as 2.1 million US homes; over 33bn kilowatt-hours of electricity. The report estimates that 62 trillion spam messages were sent last year. The energy involved […]

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Google search helps to buoy global profits

Google’s search business has played a key role in guiding the company through the current economic downturn, it has been revealed. Google.com proved the most lucrative venture for the firm, which has reported a net profit of $1.42 billion (£0.95bn) for the first three months of the year. Google-owned sites generated revenues of $3.7 billion. […]

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Manchester Masters winners announced

Last week, the winners of the Manchester Masters graduate training programme were announced. Here, theEword founder and director Al Mackin talks about his involvement in the project’s judging process. I was honoured to be invited to be a judge at the first annual Manchester Masters, a pioneering scheme set up by Tangerine PR, in partnership […]

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Clientwatch: ShopLaptop hits the top three on Google

You might remember the launch of ShopLaptop being in the news recently, after theEword helped the site to debut on Google in page one positions on over 500 of its keywords. Since then we’ve been working hard to maintain the impressive start and are pleased to announce that our efforts appears to be paying off […]

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theEweekly news wrap 17 April 2009

Fiddling the books Online retailer Amazon has been accused of censorship this week as thousands of literary works were removed from the site’s ‘Bestseller’ list. The company came under scrutiny after a number of gay and lesbian titles – from authors such as Jeanette Winterson and EM Forster – were stripped of their sales rankings […]

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Google making free downloads available in China

More than 350,000 songs from Sony, Warner, EMI and Universal, will be available to Chinese users of Google after they partnered with music website Top100.cn. The SEO directory and PPC advertiser Google will share advertising with the music labels.

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