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You Autocomplete Me: Should Google Monitor Suggestions?

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A Hong Kong court found billionaire Albert Yeung has a right to go ahead with a defamation case against Google after a judge said the search engine has the ability to censor material. A Hong Kong court found billionaire Albert Yeung has a right to go ahead with a defamation case against Google after a judge said the search engine has the ability to censor material. 0 Comments

Bing Ads 2014 Recap

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In the past year, Bing has added features like product ads, auto-tagging and online insertion orders to make it easier to advertise on the network. In the past year, Bing has added features like product ads, auto-tagging and online insertion orders to make it easier to advertise on the network. 0 Comments

China Blocks Google Ahead of Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary

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As early as last Friday, Google reported slower levels of activity from China. It is speculated that the disruption is due to the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations around Tiananmen Square in Beijing. As early as last Friday, Google reported slower levels of activity from China. It is speculated that the disruption is due to the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations around Tiananmen Square in Beijing. 0 Comments

Bing Denies Censoring Search Results, Blames 'Glitch'

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Research by Chinese freedom of speech blog GreatFire.org explained how when certain terms are searched for using Bing's international and U.S.-localized portals, some results are not delivered. Bing's Stefan Weitz blames it on a system error. Research by Chinese freedom of speech blog GreatFire.org explained how when certain terms are searched for using Bing's international and U.S.-localized portals, some results are not delivered. Bing's Stefan Weitz blames it on a system error. 0 Comments

Happy Holidays from Search Engine Watch!

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As the year draws to a close, we’re all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays. And as usual, we here at Search Engine Watch wish you all the very best over the holidays and for the coming New Year. As the year draws to a close, we’re all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays. And as usual, we here at Search Engine Watch wish you all the very best over the holidays and for the coming New Year. 0 Comments

Baidu Buys App Store 91 Wireless for $1.9 Billion

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Baidu is in the process of making one of the largest ever Chinese Internet takeovers, with a $1.9 billion purchase of 91 Wireless, an Internet app Store, from NetDragon. Baidu is in the process of making one of the largest ever Chinese Internet takeovers, with a $1.9 billion purchase of 91 Wireless, an Internet app Store, from NetDragon. 0 Comments

Happy Holidays From Incisive Media

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As the year draws to a close and we are all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays, it's time to reflect on the past year. On behalf of the entire team at SEW , we wanted to wish all of our readers Happy Holidays. As the year draws to a close and we are all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays, it's time to reflect on the past year. On behalf of the entire team at SEW , we wanted to wish all of our readers Happy Holidays. 0 Comments

Bing Top Searches of 2012: Those Kardashian People, iPhone 5 & Beyonce’s Baby

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Bing’s Top Searches list is out and reads like a compendium of everything that is wrong with America. The iPhone 5 beat out the 2012 election in news, while Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus were the most searched people of the year. Bing’s Top Searches list is out and reads like a compendium of everything that is wrong with America. The iPhone 5 beat out the 2012 election in news, while Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus were the most searched people of the year. 0 Comments

Baidu Partners With Sina to Reinforce Mobile Search in China

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A roundup of the latest news in search from Asia, including what the alliance between China's biggest search engine and major content portal Sina means, Baidu's latest algorithm change, and YouTube's new local versions for Indonesia and Malaysia. A roundup of the latest news in search from Asia, including what the alliance between China's biggest search engine and major content portal Sina means, Baidu's latest algorithm change, and YouTube's new local versions for Indonesia and Malaysia. 0 Comments

Google Search in Mainland China Now Shows Censorship Warnings

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Google has launched an anti-censorship tool for Chinese search users, while carefully dancing around any direct mention of government censorship. Search users will see a warning when the term they are searching for could cause an interruption. Google has launched an anti-censorship tool for Chinese search users, while carefully dancing around any direct mention of government censorship. Search users will see a warning when the term they are searching for could cause an interruption. 0 Comments

Baidu: We Do Semantic Search Better Than Google

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Google unveiled its Knowledge Graph recently, which it called the “first step in the next generation of search.” Chinese search giant Baidu isn’t impressed, saying Google’s semantic search isn’t new, and Baidu has been doing it better since 2009. Google unveiled its Knowledge Graph recently, which it called the “first step in the next generation of search.” Chinese search giant Baidu isn’t impressed, saying Google’s semantic search isn’t new, and Baidu has been doing it better since 2009. 0 Comments

Google Doodle Marks Lantern Festival 2012 in Taiwan, Hong Kong

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The Lantern Festival was celebrated on Google’s homepages in Taiwan and Hong Kong today. The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month of China’s lunar year to mark the end of celebrations for the Chinese New Year. The Lantern Festival was celebrated on Google’s homepages in Taiwan and Hong Kong today. The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month of China’s lunar year to mark the end of celebrations for the Chinese New Year. 0 Comments

Chinese New Year 2012: Google & Search Engines Welcome Year of the Dragon

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January 23 is Chinese New Year, and heralds the Lunar New Year of the Water Dragon. The dragon is perceived as a mystical and auspicious creature in Chinese cultures and this year is expected to bring prosperity and transformational change. January 23 is Chinese New Year, and heralds the Lunar New Year of the Water Dragon. The dragon is perceived as a mystical and auspicious creature in Chinese cultures and this year is expected to bring prosperity and transformational change. 0 Comments

Mobile Search Trends in Asia Pacific [Study]

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A study looking at mobile search data in Australia, urban China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand reveals which countries search the most via smartphones, who they are, and what they’re searching for. A study looking at mobile search data in Australia, urban China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand reveals which countries search the most via smartphones, who they are, and what they’re searching for. 0 Comments

MagiCubes.com Uses YouTube Private Videos to Turn Straw into Gold

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MagiCubes.com is using Private Videos on YouTube to enable clients to preview 3D video proofs of customized Magic Cubes and approve them before they are manufactured and shipped. The result: double-digit growth and long-lasting ROI. MagiCubes.com is using Private Videos on YouTube to enable clients to preview 3D video proofs of customized Magic Cubes and approve them before they are manufactured and shipped. The result: double-digit growth and long-lasting ROI. 0 Comments

Sina Weibo Rolls Out Real-Time Search Engine

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Sina Weibo has launched a real time search engine that allows people to search from a wide range of categories – posts, users, events, groups, votes and apps. Many senior marketers in China view Sina Weibo as a good tool for PR campaigns. Sina Weibo has launched a real time search engine that allows people to search from a wide range of categories – posts, users, events, groups, votes and apps. Many senior marketers in China view Sina Weibo as a good tool for PR campaigns. 0 Comments

4 Companies Winning in the Foreign Language Internet

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The question for ecommerce businesses right now isn’t “can I afford to invest in foreign language websites?” Rather, it’s “can I afford not to?!” Here are four companies that have embraced foreign markets with translated and optimized websites. The question for ecommerce businesses right now isn’t “can I afford to invest in foreign language websites?” Rather, it’s “can I afford not to?!” Here are four companies that have embraced foreign markets with translated and optimized websites. 0 Comments

Yahoo’s Shashi Seth on the Future of Search, Mobile & Structured Data

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Whether Yahoo continues to see itself as a search company, it seems to have a clear strategy for the next few years: “Answers, not links”. In this interview, Seth talks search strategy, Search Alliance, Clues, Search Direct, mobile, and more. Whether Yahoo continues to see itself as a search company, it seems to have a clear strategy for the next few years: “Answers, not links”. In this interview, Seth talks search strategy, Search Alliance, Clues, Search Direct, mobile, and more. 0 Comments

Google Expands Global Presence in Asia, London, Dublin

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Google is establishing a stronger international presence with the purchase of land for data centers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Ireland. Also, Google invested in a startup center in London known as "Tech City" near the Silicon Roundabout. Google is establishing a stronger international presence with the purchase of land for data centers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Ireland. Also, Google invested in a startup center in London known as "Tech City" near the Silicon Roundabout. 0 Comments

So Long, Doofuses! Bartz Gone From Yahoo Board

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Carol Bartz, who was fired by Yahoo over the phone last week, resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors Friday. She is due to receive a $10 million severance package, but an interview may have violated a non-disparagement clause in her contract. Carol Bartz, who was fired by Yahoo over the phone last week, resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors Friday. She is due to receive a $10 million severance package, but an interview may have violated a non-disparagement clause in her contract. 0 Comments

Google's China ICP License Gets 1-Year Extension

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Despite a contentious relationship, Google recently received their Internet Content Provider permit from the Chinese government. Google wouldn't comment beyond confirming that the license has been renewed in China, a search market Baidu dominates. Despite a contentious relationship, Google recently received their Internet Content Provider permit from the Chinese government. Google wouldn't comment beyond confirming that the license has been renewed in China, a search market Baidu dominates. 0 Comments

Google+ in Asia: Most Users Are From Singapore, India

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Singapore recorded the highest share of visits to Google+ in key Asia Pacific markets. Here’s a summary of the findings from Experian Hitwise, which measured visits over two months in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, and India. Singapore recorded the highest share of visits to Google+ in key Asia Pacific markets. Here’s a summary of the findings from Experian Hitwise, which measured visits over two months in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, and India. 0 Comments

comScore, YouTube to Launch YouTube Partner Reporting

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This summer, comScore and YouTube are partnering to launch a new enhanced online video measurement feature. YouTube Partner Reporting will break out individual audiences and demographic data for partners and their channels for the first time. This summer, comScore and YouTube are partnering to launch a new enhanced online video measurement feature. YouTube Partner Reporting will break out individual audiences and demographic data for partners and their channels for the first time. 0 Comments

In China, Baidu Continues Search Market Domination Over Google

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Google’s share of China’s 4.3 billion yuan ($665.9 milllion) search market dropped once again in Q2, according to numerous reports citing data from consulting firm Analysys International. China’s search market grew 62 percent in Q2. Google’s share of China’s 4.3 billion yuan ($665.9 milllion) search market dropped once again in Q2, according to numerous reports citing data from consulting firm Analysys International. China’s search market grew 62 percent in Q2. 0 Comments

Father's Day 2011 Google Logo: A Tie for Dads

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Happy Father's Day to Dads everywhere! Just as it has done since 2000, Google has posted a special logo for that special third Sunday every June dedicated to honoring fathers. Google's Doodle is appearing in numerous countries today around the world. Happy Father's Day to Dads everywhere! Just as it has done since 2000, Google has posted a special logo for that special third Sunday every June dedicated to honoring fathers. Google's Doodle is appearing in numerous countries today around the world. 0 Comments