Search Engine Classification into Categories If you have a website that classifies products or services or pages into different areas, and your products might be offered in a shopping search engine or other services that draw information from multiple websites, how you classify what you offer may play a role in how that shopping search … Read more Search Engine Classification and Assignment of Categories
A newly published Yahoo patent application describes a couple of ways to filter out some of the URLs that it might crawl, to keep those pages from being indexed and presented to searchers. Those URLs are referred to in the patent filing as “transient” links because they change from visit to visit, often because they … Read more A Yahoo Approach to Avoid Crawling Advertisement and Session Tracking Links
When a judge looks at evidence entered into court, he weighs a number of factors. One of them is whether the evidence offered is relevant to the case at hand. The other is how important that evidence might be. Now, a piece of evidence by itself doesn’t have to be groundbreaking to important, but for … Read more An Expansion of Importance Scores for Web Page Rankings?
I had read that a hearing regarding the proposed Google-Doubleclick merger was going in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights on Thursday. In looking for information about the hearing, I also decided to take a look at when and how Google was mentioned by Congress on the … Read more How Does Congress Use Google? Mentions on the Congressional Record