Dan Worth

Dan Worth

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Google: 130 Million 'Bad Ads' Were Killed in 2011


Google claims it has halved the number of scam ads being displayed across its services thanks to new technologies and improved detection methods. Still, some illegal ads for pharmacies, mortgage scams, and the 2012 Olympics snuck through.

Google-Apple Search Deal Attracts FTC Attention


Google's position as the default search engine on Apple's mobile devices is drawing scrutiny from the U.S. FTC. Apple has been subpoenaed for information on its deals with Google to make it the preferred search engine on iPhones and iPads.

Apple Buys Chomp to Improve App Search


Apple, which now boasts more than 500,000 apps in its App Store, is aiming to improve search and discovery features. In a deal rumored to be worth $50 million, Apple has acquired start-up Chomp to revamp App Store search and recommendations.