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The latest stories about search marketing industry changes and commentary drawn from blogs, social networks and forums.

  1. It's BrightEdge vs. Searchmetrics in SEO Patent Case

    Two leaders in the SEO software space, BrightEdge and Searchmetrics, could be duking it out in court soon over a complaint filed by BrightEdge over reported patent infringement by Searchmetrics. This case hits close to home for many in the industry.

  2. Xbox One System Update Adds Bing, New IE Search

    As part of the update Microsoft added web results into the Xbox One search function. Using Bing as a back end, Xbox One allows users to perform simple, natural language voice searches using the Kinect microphone.

  3. A True Integrated Marketing Framework

    Integrated campaigns are stronger. They are more effective, give us clearer data points, allow for more creativity, and bring greater ROI for client and agency. Here's a framework to help make your agency or work more integrated.

  4. 'OK Google': Desktop Voice Search is Here

    Google has announced desktop voice search for Chrome has been release in beta for United States users. This functionality was publicly discussed nearly a year ago, but wasn't quite ready for use back in May 2013.

  5. Bing Expands Timelines For a Half Million Famous People

    From Prince to Vincent van Gogh, and more than a half million other famous or influential people, when you search for famous and/or influential people, Bing search result pages now present a sidebar timeline of important events from their lives.

  6. Google Tests Restaurant Menus in "Card" Results

    The recent discovery that Google is testing restaurant menus in its "card" results sparked discussion about where Google likes to get its data and how websites can continue to help the search engine better understand their information.

  7. The 18 Worst Online Marketing Pickup Lines

    It's Valentine's day, so it's the perfect time to enjoy some terrible online marketing pickup lines. We heartily recommend not using any of these on another human being, unless you're overheating and in dire need of a drink thrown in your face.

  8. Google Blocks 'Racist' Search Suggestions for UK Cities

    Derogatory autocomplete results for cities in the UK have popped up, and Google has taken action to clean them up. After multiple legal battles all over the world, its possible Google is now picking its battles when it comes to autocomplete.

  9. Doodle 4 Google 2014 Contest has Begun

    The student who wins this year's Doodle 4 Google contest will get his or her logo published on Google’s homepage for a day. The winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school.

  10. Susan Wojcicki Replaces Salar Kamangar as Head of YouTube

    Wojcicki pushed hard for Google’s acquisition of YouTube in 2006, when it seemed like a big risk. Sridhar Ramaswamy, who joined Google in 2003 and became a senior vice president of advertising and commerce last year, will now run the ad business.

  11. Bing to Showcase Winter Olympics Data in Search Results

    The XXII Olympic Winter Games officially open on Friday and Bing is getting ready to celebrate in a big way. If you're one of those who needs all the results and information on the athletes, Bing has all your Olympic information just a click away.

  12. Google, Europe Near Antitrust Deal, Really This Time?

    With its latest offer, Google has effectively settled the three year probe and has dodged a potential $5 billion fine. While the European Commission has accepted the concessions, they must first be accepted by the complainants, including Microsoft.