Google's first animated video doodle pays tribute to legendary musician John Lennon, who would have turned 70 tomorrow. Click on the Doodle and you'll hear "Imagine" and be treated to some drawings.
Starting tonight and running for 24 hours, YouTube's home page will celebrate Lennon's life, including a video from Yoko Ono, Ringo Starr, Aerosmith and more.
Google Disconnects GOOG-411
Google will shut down 1-800-GOOG-411, its voice-powered directory assistance service, on Nov. 12. The service was launched in 2007, and Google credits the service for helping develop services now available on smartphones, including Voice Search, Voice Input, and Voice Actions.
Ex-FTC Employee Calls for Google Investigation
A former FTC employee and privacy advocate has filed a complaint with the agency. He wants the FTC to investigate Google, and wants the search company to "take proactive steps to protect the privacy of individual users' search terms."
The Original Search Marketing Event is Back!
SES Denver (Oct 16) offers an intense day of learning all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC). The mission of SES remains the same as it did from the start - to help you master being found on search engines. Early Bird rates available through Sept 12. Register today!