Google Using Novel Content as a Ranking Signal?

Novel content as a ranking signal

If you search for news at Google News, you’ve probably noticed that you can view news articles by date or by relevance. Many of the news articles that you find in Google News are from sources like wire services, where the information is shared amongst many newspapers. Reporters have the option of adding additional information, … Read more Google Using Novel Content as a Ranking Signal?

Google News Personalization

Ever wonder how Google’s News Personalization works? The Google News Help section on Personalized News provides a lot of details, but a new paper from Google on the topic delves even deeper: Google News Personalization: Scalable Online Collaborative Filtering (pdf) In this paper we describe our approach to collaborative filtering for generating personalized recommendations for … Read more Google News Personalization

Belgian Copyright Ruling Against Google News

Rand, over at 14th Colony asked about the ruling against Google by the Court of First Instance in Brussels (Belgium), and its translation into English. I found a copy of the ruling at ChillingEffects.org in an image pdf file. I’ve transcribed part of it which details the ruling of the Court in English. Some interesting … Read more Belgian Copyright Ruling Against Google News