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HTTPS Doesn’t Boost Rankings [Study]

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Shortly after Google began recognizing HTTPS as a ranking signal, Searchmetrics says it has found there is no difference between HTTP and HTTPS. Shortly after Google began recognizing HTTPS as a ranking signal, Searchmetrics says it has found there is no difference between HTTP and HTTPS. 0 Comments

Mobile: 34% of Organic Search, 42% of Social Traffic in Q2 [Report]

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RKG released its digital marketing report for Q2 2014 and found organic traffic comprised 31 percent of all website visits in Q2, and mobile traffic grew to make up 34 percent of those visits. Meanwhile, 42 percent of social visits came from mobile. RKG released its digital marketing report for Q2 2014 and found organic traffic comprised 31 percent of all website visits in Q2, and mobile traffic grew to make up 34 percent of those visits. Meanwhile, 42 percent of social visits came from mobile. 0 Comments

Google Helps Microsoft Get Fined Millions in Europe

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Microsoft got hit with a €561m fine from the European Commission (EC) after the firm failed to keep its promise of offering Windows users a choice of web browsers. The EC was tipped off about the violation by web browser rivals Google and Opera. Microsoft got hit with a €561m fine from the European Commission (EC) after the firm failed to keep its promise of offering Windows users a choice of web browsers. The EC was tipped off about the violation by web browser rivals Google and Opera. 0 Comments

Yahoo Begins Honoring Browser Do-Not-Track Signals

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The ad sector, Federal Trade Commission, and U.S. Commerce Department have thrown their weight behind Do Not Track. Now Yahoo has begun rolling out global support for the Do Not Track standard, and expects to complete the process by early summer. The ad sector, Federal Trade Commission, and U.S. Commerce Department have thrown their weight behind Do Not Track. Now Yahoo has begun rolling out global support for the Do Not Track standard, and expects to complete the process by early summer. 0 Comments

Google Evolutions: Clouds, Waves, and Shiny Metal

Google's Chrome OS is getting quite a bit of hype this week. But this time it may be at least partially deserved, though it's more evolutionary than revolutionary. Google's Chrome OS is getting quite a bit of hype this week. But this time it may be at least partially deserved, though it's more evolutionary than revolutionary. 0 Comments

Web Archaeology: Yahoo! Relics

Do you remember what Yahoo! looked like in 1994? Digging into the web reveals several fascinating relics of the service that later morphed into the portal we're familiar with today. Do you remember what Yahoo! looked like in 1994? Digging into the web reveals several fascinating relics of the service that later morphed into the portal we're familiar with today. 0 Comments

The End of 404s?

There's nothing more frustrating than clicking a link only to see '404 - Page Not Found'. Two U.C. Berkeley professors have proposed a solution that could banish aggravating 404s from the web forever. There's nothing more frustrating than clicking a link only to see '404 - Page Not Found'. Two U.C. Berkeley professors have proposed a solution that could banish aggravating 404s from the web forever. 0 Comments