Tag: Google

14
Nov

Bad news of unethical SEO and webspam: Penguin update is here

The dominance of webspam and SEO trickery is now over since Google released the Penguin update on April 24, 2012. This update from Google actually looks out for sites with excessive use of unethical or wrong SEO tactics and webspam …

15
Oct

Google Street View dives into the deep ocean

There is hardly anyone who has never used Google Street View to find or see a favorite spot. Now Google has made a radical change in its system and has started providing a view under the ocean as well. With this addition, Google Street View moves to a new dimension by giving exploration opportunity under…

6
Sep

Does Search Engine Data Lead To Security Challenges?

One of the leading ways that hackers are able to obtain information to help them plan attacks is through information leaked on search engines. The security firm Bat Blue Network’s CEO Babak Pasdar has noted that Google presents a security threat to many organizations based on the way that it identifies users. According to Mr….

8
Aug

Concern raises among users as Google cuts its services

It is not a new thing for Google to shut down its services & products. They have previously terminated a couple of services. This time, they are going to cut down some of their other services which were mostly used by small businesses and educational entities. Although officials from Google are saying that this initiative…

26
Jul

Starbucks Enables Mobile Payment for Canadian Android Users

If you live in Canada, own an Android phone and have a passion for Starbucks, you’re in luck. Starbucks has changed its app to allow Android users to make mobile payments when they come in for their lattés. Canadian iPhone users have been enjoying this perk since early 2012. According to Starbucks, the “Starbucks app…

12
Jul

Facebook Opens App Centre to Canadian Users

In June 2012, Facebook introduced its App Centre in the United States. Since then, the company has been rolling out the App Centre to other countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom and – as of July 9, 2012 — Canada. According to a post on the company’s Developer Blog, Facebook decided to expand…

22
Jun

Is Facebook Losing Face?

When Facebook made its debut on the NASDAQ as a public company, May 18, 2012, it was valued at $100 billion.  Nearly four weeks and a few stumbling blocks later, the company is valued at $74 billion and has left some users feeling disenchanted and maybe even a little disillusioned. From May 31 to Jun….

1
May

The Problem With Google Apps

Google is much more than just a search engine these days. Google+ is growing in popularity as a social medium where people can promote their businesses, network and connect with friends and family. Google Docs gets plenty of use as does Google Adwords. But nothing is perfect, and one person at least thinks that the…

6
Mar

Will Google’s recent SEO changes make searching easier?

Sometimes Google searches can be a study in frustration. It seems like everybody who has something to sell has either bought his way to the top of page one or has leveraged SEO to leapfrog over everyone else and become one of the top 10 results and shove more relevant results onto later pages. Fortunately,…

29
Feb

Google’s New Privacy Policy – Protect Your Personal Information

There are pluses and minuses to everything. With the implementation of Google’s new privacy policy, the down side of customized search results is that – come March 1, 2012 – all your search information will be shared across all Google products. If you want to prevent that, you’ll have to act fast. Preventing Google from…

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