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July 2005

Friday, 22 July 2005

Woks going on? Google now sues Microsoft

Turning up the heat in a retaliatory effort against Redmonds suit over the implied poaching of Dr Kai Fu-Lee, Google has now sued Microsoft claiming 'intimidation'. Google is claiming that Microsofts original suit against it is illegal because it is...

Thursday, 21 July 2005

Google and Microsoft play sweet and sour

Microsoft sues Google over 'tapping up' of Dr Kai-Fu Lee ex-corporate vice president of Microsoft's Interactive Services Division, someone considered privy to top level insider information at the company. Dr Kai-Fu Lee is one of the worlds top researchers in...

Wednesday, 20 July 2005

New Status for AdWords

Quality score? Quality-based minimum bids? Adwords is changing, doing away with all keyword states & leaving us with a quality score. What will this mean for advertisers….well, hopefully making life simpler. There will no longer be any “normal” “on hold”,...

Monday, 11 July 2005

SMS Search - Yahoo! & Google

Yahoo! & Google are battling it out over SMS (short message service or texting) Mobile search. No sooner does Yahoo! unveil its service than Google releases one as well.. SMS Search allows you to send a keyphrase to the search...

Thursday, 07 July 2005

London bombing, MIVA offer sanctuary

Just got the news of the horrendous bombings in London today. Checking everyone in London we know is OK we discovered MIVA's office, which is located close to one of the tube lines was temporarily converted into a shelter for...

Tuesday, 05 July 2005

Yahoo! MyWeb 2.0 (beta)

What an exciting time, the major search engines have all been seriously broadening the way they think about ‘search’, from social, map based to fully integrated business solutions. Has the sleeping dragon at Yahoo! finally woken up? Not only did...

Friday, 01 July 2005

Googlezon - Epic

In 2014, The New York Times has gone offline. The Fourth Estates fortunes have waned. What happened to the News? What is Epic? Conspiracy theorists will love this. Find out more here:
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