|Universal Apps||Project Webinos got off the ground this weekwith €10 million (£8.5 million) of EU funding. The project sees 22 European companies, including hardware manufacturers, software developers and network providers, working together to create a versatile, universal app store.|
Their intention is to make all applications run in a web environment, thus allowing them to run on any OS or platform; the only requirement would be a web browser. ..
|Branded Keywords||Google AdWords caused controversy in Europe this week when they changed their keyword policy. Third parties can now bid on previously restricted trademarked keywords, as they have been able to do in the US since 2009. The purpose is to allow companies or retailers that sell trademarked products to advertise using those terms, but some feel it unfairly increases PPC costs.|
Meanwhile, Brand Republic reported that copyright ..
|Google V Apple||Google is planning an assault on Apple’s music market domination, according to the Independent. Currently in talks with music labels regarding a download store, they plan to create a digital music ‘locker’, where tunes can be stored and accessed on any device with an internet connection.|
The idea comes hot on the heels of Apple and BridgeCo’s joint venture, AirPlay, which wirelessly streams the user’s iTunes to any ..
Companies are always changing their products and services. You may not have spotted the latest subtle adjustments to Google’s ‘Sponsored Links’ section. Nevertheless, it clearly has changed. What once was yellow has now become purple.
So what might this mean for the results?
According to Google:
“This is purely an aesthetic change to our ads and won’t have any impact on the way we target or serve advertisements on Google.com.”
Well, if ..
Matt Cutts helps to define paid links Wednesday 5th of March, 2014by James RichesGoogle's webspam chief explains how paid links are identified, including on occasions where no actual money is exchanged.
February 2014 UK search engine market share stats Thursday 6th of March, 2014by Rachel HandBing is up, while Google is down, according the latest UK search volume data from StatCounter.
Google notifies users of duplicate business listings Friday 7th of March, 2014by Lauren KnowlesGoogle has run into a duplication issue when upgrading local businesses to the new Google Places dashboard.