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Amazon Flow Ups the Search Ante With Augmented Reality

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Amazon's newly updated app is pushing augmented reality closer to the mainstream with Flow. It recognizes products then presents users with purchase options for that exact object and/or similar objects within the Amazon marketplace. Amazon's newly updated app is pushing augmented reality closer to the mainstream with Flow. It recognizes products then presents users with purchase options for that exact object and/or similar objects within the Amazon marketplace. 0 Comments

SEO in the Age of Apps: Diversifying Your Mobile SEO Strategy

SEO in the Age of Apps

To succeed as the app-based search ecosystem evolves, brands need to understand the relevant apps on the market, the value proposition of each, and how to build rank and findability. Here's an overview of mobile SEO basics and the big engines. To succeed as the app-based search ecosystem evolves, brands need to understand the relevant apps on the market, the value proposition of each, and how to build rank and findability. Here's an overview of mobile SEO basics and the big engines. 0 Comments

Hollywood Stars Visit Googleplex to Shoot Scenes for ‘The Internship’ Movie

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Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and director Shawn Levy dropped by the Google campus in Mountain View this week to shoot scenes for “The Internship.” Several Google employees and some technology, such as their driverless car, will appear in the film. Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and director Shawn Levy dropped by the Google campus in Mountain View this week to shoot scenes for “The Internship.” Several Google employees and some technology, such as their driverless car, will appear in the film. 0 Comments

Google HUD Glasses: Possible Features & Implications for Marketers

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A heads up display would likely integrate Google Goggles, Google Voice Search, Local Search, some iteration of OCR technology, and a camera. Here are examples of how the glasses might be insanely valuable to people and how advertisers might benefit. A heads up display would likely integrate Google Goggles, Google Voice Search, Local Search, some iteration of OCR technology, and a camera. Here are examples of how the glasses might be insanely valuable to people and how advertisers might benefit. 0 Comments

Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) Adds Bing, Social Integration

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Microsoft's Windows Phone Mango update has been released. Users will find deep integration with social features and a mobile-tuned Bing search that lets you search via voice, audio, and vision. Bing Local Scout also provides local search results. Microsoft's Windows Phone Mango update has been released. Users will find deep integration with social features and a mobile-tuned Bing search that lets you search via voice, audio, and vision. Bing Local Scout also provides local search results. 0 Comments

Google + Beer Brewing = Google Beer Goggles?

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A limited edition beer called URKontinent is being produced by Dogfish Head brewery with the assistance of some Googlers. While several Googlers helped suggest ingredients, the company actually provided one - honey produced at the Hive Plex. A limited edition beer called URKontinent is being produced by Dogfish Head brewery with the assistance of some Googlers. While several Googlers helped suggest ingredients, the company actually provided one - honey produced at the Hive Plex. 0 Comments

Google Kills 10 More Projects, Including Aardvark

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Google continues to trim its offerings, announcing that 10 projects will either be discontinued or merged into other products. Aardvark, a Q&A social search startup acquired from former Googlers for $50 million in 2010, is among the closings. Google continues to trim its offerings, announcing that 10 projects will either be discontinued or merged into other products. Aardvark, a Q&A social search startup acquired from former Googlers for $50 million in 2010, is among the closings. 0 Comments

Google Buys Facial Recognition Company PittPatt

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Google has picked up a facial recognition group known as PittPatt. PittPatt's technology is likely to be used in Google+, although the potential applications are broad. Google has picked up a facial recognition group known as PittPatt. PittPatt's technology is likely to be used in Google+, although the potential applications are broad. 0 Comments

Google Closing Down Labs

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Google has announced that its Labs project, an incubation chamber that spawned Gmail, Goggles, Maps, Reader, and other products, will be shut down. The closure of Labs indicates a stronger commitment to a far narrower lineup of projects. Google has announced that its Labs project, an incubation chamber that spawned Gmail, Goggles, Maps, Reader, and other products, will be shut down. The closure of Labs indicates a stronger commitment to a far narrower lineup of projects. 0 Comments

Will Search Drive Mobile Ad Revenues?

With increasing search volume, combined with higher CTRs and CPCs than desktop search, it becomes a matter of arithmetic to plot a fairly healthy roadmap for mobile search ad revenue. With increasing search volume, combined with higher CTRs and CPCs than desktop search, it becomes a matter of arithmetic to plot a fairly healthy roadmap for mobile search ad revenue. 0 Comments

Apple Buying Siri: Will Search Agents Replace Search Engines?

The growth of mobile devices is developing a new search method that could ultimately service a large number of queries normally answered by the engines. Google is well aware of the market and is building its Droid Army. The growth of mobile devices is developing a new search method that could ultimately service a large number of queries normally answered by the engines. Google is well aware of the market and is building its Droid Army. 0 Comments