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4 Google Carousel Optimization Tips

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Google Carousel presents a new opportunity to appear at the top of the search results, but with it also comes some new best practices. Here's a look at how Google's Carousel works, its impact on industries, some tips on images, and how to optimize. Google Carousel presents a new opportunity to appear at the top of the search results, but with it also comes some new best practices. Here's a look at how Google's Carousel works, its impact on industries, some tips on images, and how to optimize. 0 Comments

Augmented Reality & SEO: Search in an Annotated World

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AR has experienced a slow evolution. While users have struggled with a fragmented ecosystem of AR apps, marketers have struggled with how to fit it into their marketing plans. But with the debut of Google Glass, all that is about to change. AR has experienced a slow evolution. While users have struggled with a fragmented ecosystem of AR apps, marketers have struggled with how to fit it into their marketing plans. But with the debut of Google Glass, all that is about to change. 0 Comments

Google Avoids Street View Fine in UK, Must Delete All Data

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The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has served Google notice that it must delete any WiFi data it collected through its Street View operations within 35 days, but did not find enough evidence against Google to levy a fine. The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has served Google notice that it must delete any WiFi data it collected through its Street View operations within 35 days, but did not find enough evidence against Google to levy a fine. 0 Comments

Germany Fines Google €145,000 for Street View Data Collection

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Google has accepted a fine from the German data protection authority over its mistaken and unused collection of WiFi data using Google Street View cars. Germany calls it "one of the most serious cases of violation of data protection regulations". Google has accepted a fine from the German data protection authority over its mistaken and unused collection of WiFi data using Google Street View cars. Germany calls it "one of the most serious cases of violation of data protection regulations". 0 Comments

Google Debunks Dead Donkey Maps Image

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Google released new images to prove that a donkey was not in fact taking a dirt nap after being run over by a Google Street View car. Rather, trying to put conspiracy theories to rest, Google's images show the donkey was merely taking a dust bath. Google released new images to prove that a donkey was not in fact taking a dirt nap after being run over by a Google Street View car. Rather, trying to put conspiracy theories to rest, Google's images show the donkey was merely taking a dust bath. 0 Comments

UK Reopens Google Street View Wi-Fi Investigation

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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the company was fully aware the technology would grab users' data off Wi-Fi networks. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the company was fully aware the technology would grab users' data off Wi-Fi networks. 0 Comments

Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

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Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine. Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine. 0 Comments

Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

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Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission Wi-Fi data collection investigation, a U.S. lawmaker and the Electronic Privacy Information Center are calling for further investigations of Google. Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission Wi-Fi data collection investigation, a U.S. lawmaker and the Electronic Privacy Information Center are calling for further investigations of Google. 0 Comments

Google Fined $25K for Obstructing FCC’s Street View Investigation

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The FCC has fined Google $25,000, claiming the search giant “deliberately impeded and delayed” their investigation into the 2010 collection of private user data through unsecured wi-fi networks during Street View mapping. The FCC has fined Google $25,000, claiming the search giant “deliberately impeded and delayed” their investigation into the 2010 collection of private user data through unsecured wi-fi networks during Street View mapping. 0 Comments

Robert Doisneau Photos Featured in Google Doodle

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Four pictures snapped by French photographer Robert Doisneau are highlighted on Google’s home page today. Doisneau, who was born 100 years ago today, essentially did at the time what Google now does on a grander scale with Google Street View. Four pictures snapped by French photographer Robert Doisneau are highlighted on Google’s home page today. Doisneau, who was born 100 years ago today, essentially did at the time what Google now does on a grander scale with Google Street View. 0 Comments

Google Street View has Patent, Urination Problems

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Google Street View has often been the subject of controversy. The latest: Google and Apple are facing a patent lawsuit for Street View technology used on the iPhone and iPad, while a urination image is causing legal troubles for Google in France. Google Street View has often been the subject of controversy. The latest: Google and Apple are facing a patent lawsuit for Street View technology used on the iPhone and iPad, while a urination image is causing legal troubles for Google in France. 0 Comments

Controversial “Google Shoot View” Shot Down by Google

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Google has killed off a controversial first-person shooter video game based on Google Street View that allowed players to pick off unsuspecting people with an assault rifle. Players were dropped into a Google Street View location with a M4A1. Google has killed off a controversial first-person shooter video game based on Google Street View that allowed players to pick off unsuspecting people with an assault rifle. Players were dropped into a Google Street View location with a M4A1. 0 Comments

Google Appeals Wiretapping Definition Ruling

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When Google "accidentally" picked up data from encrypted wireless networks, the gates of Hades burst open. Lawsuits have flown freely since, and a recent ruling has opened the field to charges of wiretapping. Google is now appealing that ruling. When Google "accidentally" picked up data from encrypted wireless networks, the gates of Hades burst open. Lawsuits have flown freely since, and a recent ruling has opened the field to charges of wiretapping. Google is now appealing that ruling. 0 Comments

Google Street View Halted in Bangalore

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Just a few brief weeks after Google Street View cars started driving on the streets of Bangalore, India, Google has halted its efforts. It's been confirmed that this is the result of an official notice from the Bangalore Chief of Police. Just a few brief weeks after Google Street View cars started driving on the streets of Bangalore, India, Google has halted its efforts. It's been confirmed that this is the result of an official notice from the Bangalore Chief of Police. 0 Comments

Google Maps API Allows Street View in Grand Theft Auto's Liberty City

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Google's various APIs are designed to allow coders to run amok (in a good way) with Google resources. That's certainly been demonstrated with the Google Maps API, where the GTA community has implemented full Street View on their map of Liberty City. Google's various APIs are designed to allow coders to run amok (in a good way) with Google resources. That's certainly been demonstrated with the Google Maps API, where the GTA community has implemented full Street View on their map of Liberty City. 0 Comments

Has Google Jumped the Shark?

Google's core product (search) has become steadily inferior while distracting people with "cool" technologies. Here's my wish list of things Google should change in 2011 (but probably won't). Google's core product (search) has become steadily inferior while distracting people with "cool" technologies. Here's my wish list of things Google should change in 2011 (but probably won't). 0 Comments

The Future of Search: A One-Act Play in Three Acts (Act Two)

Consumer/user privacy concerns are no joke, as Google and Facebook well know. Your "don't be evil" policies are only as good as your data security, ability to extrapolate the consequences of your actions, and your immunity to the temptation of a stack of cash. Consumer/user privacy concerns are no joke, as Google and Facebook well know. Your "don't be evil" policies are only as good as your data security, ability to extrapolate the consequences of your actions, and your immunity to the temptation of a stack of cash. 0 Comments