It’s not related to search, or to SEO, but it’s one of the more unusual and interesting patents that I’ve seen come out of Google in a while, and Google Founder Sergey Brin is listed as one of the co-inventors. Google was granted a patent today on a visual sensor device that could allow someone … Read more Google Patents a Visual Sensor
Search Results Annotations at Google Google’s web search results have gone through a number of transformations over the years, from the additions of images and maps and videos and other kinds of results from Google’s vertical search repositories to an autocomplete dropdown of query refinement suggestions. Google has shown a link to a cached copy … Read more Google Search Result Annotations
Patents Focusing Upon Low Quality Content at Google Might Google lower the rankings of a page in search results if it detects unusual patterns related to clicks on advertisements on that page, or might Google use a ranking algorithm that can be tested against such unusual click patterns to lower the rankings of pages in … Read more Low Quality Content at Google
Google May Not Index Webpage Changes When Ever it Sees Them Many sites on the Web contain elements that change on a regular basis, from advertisements that differ every time a page shows, to widgets that contain constantly updated information, to blog and news homepages that show new posts and articles hourly or daily or … Read more How Google Might Track Webpage Changes
My Google toolbar updated on me earlier today, and a notification window popped up, telling me about one of Google’s newest features, Google Related, which has some interesting implications. Ran Ben-Yair, a Product Manager from the Google Related team located at the Israel R&D Center introduced the feature in a blog post titled Find more … Read more Did Google Acquire the Tech (or Patents) for Google Related from Northbrook Digital LLC?