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Google+ saw nearly half as many unique visitors as Twitter at the end of 2011

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While traffic stats can be a tricky thing, one thing they’re good for is to judge growth trends. According to a new report by web traffic analyst Compete, Google+ saw impressive growth towards the end of 2011. Google’s social network, which has come under fire since its heavy integration in...
Google+ saw nearly half as many unique visitors as Twitter at the end of 2011

Four months in, Siri represents about a quarter of all Wolfram Alpha queries

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Apple’s digital secretary named Siri, an iPhone 4S exclusive, is now responsible for as much as one-quarter of all searches conducted on Wolfram Alpha, an answer-engine developed by Wolfram Research. As you know, Apple partnered with Wolfram Alpha on Siri (Microsoft is another licensee). Taking advantage of algorithms powering Mathematica, another...
Four months in, Siri represents about a quarter of all Wolfram Alpha queries

Google Product Search To Become Google Shopping, Use Pay-To-Play Model

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Google Product Search is getting a new name, Google Shopping, and a new business model where only merchants that pay will be listed. It’s the first time Google will decommission a search product that previously listed companies for free. The company says the change will improve the searcher... Please visit...
Google Product Search To Become Google Shopping, Use Pay-To-Play Model
The average American still loves Google. Twitter…not so much

Skimlinks Releases Full API For Web Publishers

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Skimlinks, a content monetization platform for web publishers, has released a comprehensive API suite. Part of this allows publishers to learn more about their users shopping habits. The startup made the news recently when it was briefly used by hot startup Pinterest to monetize its outgoing links – although that...
Skimlinks Releases Full API For Web Publishers

Get.com’s redesign helps you find the best products thanks to over 100k user recommendations

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Last year we told you about a handy site called Get.com which is a Quora-style site for product recommendations. The site allows people to ask questions like “What’s the best laptop under $500?”, in hopes that the rest of the community will respond with their thoughts. It has most definitely...
Get.com’s redesign helps you find the best products thanks to over 100k user recommendations

Google moving to all paid Google Product Search listings

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Google is transforming its formerly free Google Product Search listings into Google Shopping, a new vertical that will only be stocked with products that companies have paid to place there. That’s a big change for Google, which had previously took a stand against what’s called “paid inclusion” in which a...
Google moving to all paid Google Product Search listings
Glimpse makes Like buttons useful, ties them to price alerts

PRESENTING: Google's 10 Worst Flops Ever

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Google just announced some new stuff at Google I/O 2012. Hopefully none of it flops like the stuff on this list. [Dates from SearchEngineLand.]Google Answers Lifespan: April 2002 - November 2006 This was Google's response to Yahoo! Answers. Google actually paid researchers to provide answers to users' queries.  Froogle Lifespan: December...
PRESENTING: Google's 10 Worst Flops Ever

If You Do The Math, Marissa Mayer Controls 20% To 25% Of Google (GOOG)

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For years, Google vice president Marissa Mayer has been one of the most visible and highly-regarded executives at the company. She was the company's first female engineer and one of its first 20 employees. So it was a surprise when, in October 2010, Mayer was moved off of Google's most...
If You Do The Math, Marissa Mayer Controls 20% To 25% Of Google (GOOG)
Google Product Search to become Google Shopping, moving to paid inclusion model
The Amazon phone: Likely an HTC killer, not an iPhone killer

Google Therapy: The Prescription For Dealing With Product Search & Paid Inclusion

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It’s not a secret that I am a big fan of Google’s addition of product extensions and product listing ads to the Adwords platform. My last article about taking advantage of Google Shopping seems to be timely in light of recent events. As many of you might already know, Google...
Google Therapy: The Prescription For Dealing With Product Search & Paid Inclusion

Google Could Make $250 Million A Year By Sneaking More Paid Ads Into Search Results (GOOG)

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Google will soon be slipping more ads into its search results by changing its "shopping results" section to what amounts to paid listingss. Currently, results labeled "shopping results" are genuine or "organic" search results. They come from products that companies put into Google's Shopping engine. They also show up in...
Google Could Make $250 Million A Year By Sneaking More Paid Ads Into Search Results (GOOG)

Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Explains Why Google Gets Ads

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Out of all the miraculous things on the Web today, advertising is not one of them. So said Walt Mossberg, in conversation with Google’s Susan Wojcicki and Sundar Pichai at the D: All Things Digital conference on Wednesday. But with one caveat: Google seems to serve the right ads when...
Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Explains Why Google Gets Ads
Amazon's Flow augmented reality shopping app comes to Android with added QR reader

Get.com Redesign Makes it a Free Crowdsourced Consumer Reports

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Online shopping may not be broken, but it’s hard to argue it has fulfilled the full promise of the Internet. Nearly two decades in, the experience remains largely disjointed and inefficient. The best laptop for John is not necessarily the best for Jane. Unfortunately, the existing product search and recommendation engines...
Get.com Redesign Makes it a Free Crowdsourced Consumer Reports

SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 14, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Therapy: The Prescription For Dealing With Product Search & Paid Inclusion It’s not a secret that I am a big fan of Google’s addition of...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 14, 2012

Exclusive: Google Commerce Exec Tilenius Departs for Kleiner

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Stephanie Tilenius, the eBay exec that Google hired away to jumpstart its commerce and mobile payments efforts, is departing the company to become an entrepreneur-in-residence at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. “The pace of innovation is so unprecedented, especially in social and mobile,” she said in an interview this...
Exclusive: Google Commerce Exec Tilenius Departs for Kleiner
Google responds to criticism about paid placement search allegations

Google's Mobile Product Search Now Shows Real-Time Local Inventory

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Google's Mobile Product Search Now Shows Real-Time Local Inventory

BackType Launches Labs, BackType Me, for Social News

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BackType, the best comments search engine on the Web, which launched in 2008 and has since morphed to act as a "real-time, conversational" search engine, today announced the introduction of BackType Labs, an "in progress" look at some of their newer projects. The first to debut is a service called...
BackType Launches Labs, BackType Me, for Social News

Create a Socially Integrated Online Shop in 60 Seconds

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This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark.Name: Tinypay.me Quick Pitch: Tinypay.me is the easiest way...
Create a Socially Integrated Online Shop in 60 Seconds

Google's Mobile Product Search Now Shows Real-Time Local Inventory

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Google just announced that the mobile version of Google Product Search can now tell you if a certain product is in stock at nearby stores. Currently, Google is only working with a handful of retailers, including Best Buy, Sears, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and West Elm, but the company is actively...
Google's Mobile Product Search Now Shows Real-Time Local Inventory

The New Google Product Reviews Program

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Google has launched a new program to aggregate user product reviews from a multitude of websites across the web.The program, announced today, and appropriately called 'The Google Product Reviews Program', will compliment Google Product Search and proposes to deliver new traffic to your site (and potentially increased recognition of your...
The New Google Product Reviews Program

Google Mobile Product Search Now Does Local Inventory Check - http://bit.ly/dsSp9U

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Google Mobile Product Search Now Does Local Inventory Check - http://bit.ly/dsSp9U

Google Updates Product Search For webOS

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  Google has updated its Product Search for Mobile, allowing your search queries to to check the stock levels and availability of products in your area, bringing the overall experience closer to that of what you're used to on the desktop.  To use the new features, enter in the product...
Google Updates Product Search For webOS

Omoby: Visual Search for the iPhone

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Omoby can essentially be summed up in four words: Google Goggles for iPhone. The visual search app allows you to snap a pic of any object and get back a list of convenient search results, retailer pricing, and information about that product.The technology behind the app is visual object...
Omoby: Visual Search for the iPhone

Google Shopper: A Mobile Shopping Companion

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Is there any business Google doesn't want to be in? Despite the fact that there are already plenty of excellent mobile shopping applications for the Android smartphone operating system, Google has decided to launch their own. Today, via an announcement on the Google Mobile blog, we're introduced to the search...
Google Shopper: A Mobile Shopping Companion

Google responds to privacy policy criticisms

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Google is defending its new privacy policy, stressing that the company isn’t collecting more data, just collecting it in a new way. “We’re making things simpler and we’re trying to be upfront about it. Period,” said Google’s policy manager Betsy Masiello in a blog post Thursday evening. The company recently...
Google responds to privacy policy criticisms
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