Google Ads on Handheld Devices, For Local Area Advertisements

I’m a big fan of location based web sites for businesses that serve one geographic area, but I find that many of those aren’t optimized very well for search engines, and many of the business owners behind them don’t take steps to make those sites easily found in search engines. Many of those site owners … Read more Google Ads on Handheld Devices, For Local Area Advertisements

Ending Gridlock with Google Driving Assistance (Zipdash Re-Emerges)

Can Google provide us with a new approach to how we commute to and from work, and travel to other destinations? It’s something that they appear to be working upon. In one of my previous lines of employment, I had a twenty minute commute that often took closer to an hour, based upon traffic. One … Read more Ending Gridlock with Google Driving Assistance (Zipdash Re-Emerges)

New Papers at Google Labs

From the nice-to-finally-see-an-update department, comes news that Google has updated the list of papers from Googlers over at Google Labs. The good folks over at ResourceShelf noted the appearance of new papers over there earlier today. Sadly, many of the papers listed aren’t available, but instead link to Google searches for the names of the … Read more New Papers at Google Labs

Become Explores Spring Networks to Rank Pages and Avoid Spam

It’s fun to see something interesting come from a search engine that isn’t one of the big names. A new patent application from Become, Inc., looks at links in a different way, so that while links play a role in the rankings of pages, not every link holds the same value. The summary of the … Read more Become Explores Spring Networks to Rank Pages and Avoid Spam