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Barry Schwartz

Barry Schwartz

Articles by Barry Schwartz

  1. Microsoft On How To Let MSNBot In, Keep Bad Bots Out

    The Live Search Blog described how you can verify if the MSNBot you see crawling your site, is truly the MSNBot from Microsoft or some rogue spider trying to steal your content. Microsoft has added a way to look up the reverse DNS information...

  2. IAC To Launch AskCity; Local Info Services Site

    Reuters reports that IAC and Ask.com are launching a new local information services site named AskCity on December 4th. The site will combine IAC's portfolio of Ask.com, CitySearch, Evite and TicketMaster by providing information and services...

  3. Name That Search Marketer Game

    David Wallace at SearchRank.com has a game; SEO/SEM Trivia - How Well Do You Know It's Stars? Basically, he took pictures of well-known SEMs and SEOs and blacked out some features from the pictures. He then asked you to name the person in each...

  4. Advertiser Details On Google Audio Ads

    Donna Bogatin over at Digital Micro-Markets has posted what look to be PowerPoint slides designed to explain how Google Audio Ads will work for advertisers. The PowerPoint slides show how Google plans to bridge the advertisers with the...

  5. Google: Not TV Network But TV Adjunct

    Via Threadwatch, a transcript of a conversation between ABC reporter Alan Kohler and Richard Kimber, managing director of sales and operations for South East Asia of Google. In the conversation, Kohler asks: "But do you see Google eventually...

  6. Yahoo China's President Xie Wen Resigns After Six Weeks

    PC Advisor reports that Xie Wen, president of Yahoo China, has resigned after only six weeks on the job. Zeng Ming, senior vice-president of Alibaba, will replace Xie, who is resigning for "personal reasons." Xie will stay on as a consultant for...

  7. Matt Cutts On Site Problems & Mistakes To Avoid

    Ever wonder what is going through the head of a Matt Cutts (Googler) while he is sitting on a site reviews panel reviewing sites? Matt Cutts posted his detailed notes of the panel he did in Vegas at PubCon. He explains some on site problems and...

  8. The Complete Google Master Plan

    Google Operating Systems located and posted the Full Google Master Plan 1.0. Remember about a month and a half ago, the Google Master Plan was erased? Well, according to Google OS, said it was erased because it was getting a bit "crufty." The...

  9. Google Sending Out AdSense Holiday Gifts

    It is that time of the year again. We have our first report of a Google Adsense holiday gift from WebmasterWorld. The gift appears to be a 3.6 inch TFT digital photo frame. No pictures of the frame yet, but I hope someone emails one to me.

  10. Google Video France Sued For Copyright Infringement

    Reuters reports Google France was sued by Flach Film, a French film producer, for copyright infringement. They claim their video, "The World According to Bush," was published on Google Video France, and viewed more 50,000 times, before Google...

  11. Google To Go To Belgium Court Finally

    The AP reports that Google is finally going to show up in court to present their side of the case in the Belgium copyright suit. Google has never showed up to fight the publishers and papers in Belgium the first time the case was heard.

  12. Google Blog Results Search Creep

    Andy Boyd found Google testing blog search results at the bottom of the Google search results. He posted a screen capture here, as you can see, it is fairly similar to how they have integrated news archive results into Google search.

  13. Extended Indented Google Results Bug?

    Philipp Lenssen spotted listings with more than one indented results for a search on get fuzzy. The first two results were from comics.com and the two other indented results were from Yahoo News. All these results were under the first listing,...

  14. Baidu Wins Copyright Case Against Music Companies

    Melanie Colburn writes that Music Labels Lose Copyright Suit Against Baidu, which started back when Five Music Companies Sue Baidu in September of 2005. Baidu was previously ordered to stop these music downloads but it appears the ruling was...