Today's search podcast covers Google letting developers help others customize its home page; Yahoo Konfabulator being renamed Yahoo Widgets to reflect the software widgets it makes available; Google Accounts needing to be improved and streamlined; the terrible feeling of being Googleshanked; Google's library scanning project turning a year old; Google TV ads -- at least on public television; Yahoo's reality TV show that's coming; Google making the NASDAQ 100, AdWords now ranked in part on landing pages, plus they go up a font size; a new search engine forum; voting for your favorite search blog; the most popular searches of the year at AOL and more!
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Releases Homepage API
Konfabulator Becomes Yahoo Widgets
- Havoc With
- Have You
- A Look Back
as Google's Library Project Passes the One Year Mark
- Google Ads
On TV Through Public Television Program Underwriting
- Yahoo Plans
Reality TV Show: "Wow House"
Joins NASDAQ 100 Stock Index; Visualize the Index with Cool Dynamic "Heat Map"
Stuff from Google AdWords: Troubleshooting Wizards, Landing Pages & Your Quality
Score, and Larger Font Sizes For AdWords
Engine Roundtable Launches New Online Forums
on the Web
- Vote For
Your Favorite Search Blog
Search: 4Info.net Has Plans to Release Client Software
Search Terms Determine Topic of Collabarative and Web-Based Art Project
- AOL Releases List of 2005's Top Search Terms