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How the Mobile Shift Will Affect Paid Search and Social Advertising Efforts

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Advertisers must seize the opportunity to capture and engage potential consumers across mobile devices. With 2014 shaping up to be a banner year for mobile, here's how to equip your paid search and social campaigns to ride the mobile wave. Advertisers must seize the opportunity to capture and engage potential consumers across mobile devices. With 2014 shaping up to be a banner year for mobile, here's how to equip your paid search and social campaigns to ride the mobile wave. 0 Comments

YouTube to Add Offline Viewing to Mobile Apps

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At the moment to view videos on YouTube on a mobile device, you have to be connected to some sort of internet connection. That will change in November however, with Youtube revealing plans to add a new offline mode to its applications. At the moment to view videos on YouTube on a mobile device, you have to be connected to some sort of internet connection. That will change in November however, with Youtube revealing plans to add a new offline mode to its applications. 0 Comments

Google Will Make Starbucks Wi-Fi Faster

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Starting this August, Google will be teaming up with Starbucks to roll out a faster Wi-Fi experience. Starbucks patrons will not only get a caffeine high, they'll get high WiFi speeds – up to 10x that of current speeds, according to Google. Starting this August, Google will be teaming up with Starbucks to roll out a faster Wi-Fi experience. Starbucks patrons will not only get a caffeine high, they'll get high WiFi speeds – up to 10x that of current speeds, according to Google. 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 Flight Search Touches Down in Europe

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People in the UK, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands now have access to Google Flight Search, its airline flight comparison service. However, there are some big names missing, including some of the more budget airlines. People in the UK, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands now have access to Google Flight Search, its airline flight comparison service. However, there are some big names missing, including some of the more budget airlines. 0 Comments

Google Brings Free WiFi to Manhattan

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The search giant will rollout free WiFi in the Southwest Chelsea part of Manhattan. Free WiFi will be available outdoors and in public spaces of the area. The deal follows Google's decision to build an ultra fast broadband network in Kansas City. The search giant will rollout free WiFi in the Southwest Chelsea part of Manhattan. Free WiFi will be available outdoors and in public spaces of the area. The deal follows Google's decision to build an ultra fast broadband network in Kansas City. 0 Comments

Press Release Fuels Google Acquisition Hoax

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A press release posted to PRWeb announced Google's acquisition of a wireless Internet provider for $400 million. One giant problem: it was a hoax. The story was reported on by the Associated Press and numerous technology publications. A press release posted to PRWeb announced Google's acquisition of a wireless Internet provider for $400 million. One giant problem: it was a hoax. The story was reported on by the Associated Press and numerous technology publications. 0 Comments

Google Seeks Ban on iPhone, iPad in Patent Lawsuit

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Google's Motorola Mobility division is reportedly claiming that Apple devices, including the iPhone and iPad, infringe seven of its patents, including location reminders, email notifications, video players and Apple's Siri voice assistant feature. Google's Motorola Mobility division is reportedly claiming that Apple devices, including the iPhone and iPad, infringe seven of its patents, including location reminders, email notifications, video players and Apple's Siri voice assistant feature. 0 Comments

Turns Out Google Didn't Actually Delete All Its UK Street View Data

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Google has admitted it has discovered more WiFi data collected by its Street View cars that it has failed to delete. Google's WiFi data collection incidents gave the company a huge privacy black eye in numerous countries around the globe. Google has admitted it has discovered more WiFi data collected by its Street View cars that it has failed to delete. Google's WiFi data collection incidents gave the company a huge privacy black eye in numerous countries around the globe. 0 Comments

The New Mobile SEO Strategy

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Not only has Google come out and supported a mobile strategy, it comes with specific SEO friendly recommendations at no extra cost. Google supports three ways of serving mobile specific content to users and have provided recommendations for each. Not only has Google come out and supported a mobile strategy, it comes with specific SEO friendly recommendations at no extra cost. Google supports three ways of serving mobile specific content to users and have provided recommendations for each. 0 Comments

Google I/O: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7, Nexus Q & Skydiving With Project Glass

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Lots of news coming out of Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference. Android Jelly Bean will feature Google Now, a revamped mobile search experience with improved voice search and increased integration of Google’s Knowledge Graph. Lots of news coming out of Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference. Android Jelly Bean will feature Google Now, a revamped mobile search experience with improved voice search and increased integration of Google’s Knowledge Graph. 0 Comments

Google Offers Free WiFi in New York City

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Google Offers is teaming up with Boingo Wireless to offer free WiFi in more than 200 locations in New York City, the companies have announced. The partnership kicked off yesterday and lasts until September 7. And tweeting about it will earn rewards. Google Offers is teaming up with Boingo Wireless to offer free WiFi in more than 200 locations in New York City, the companies have announced. The partnership kicked off yesterday and lasts until September 7. And tweeting about it will earn rewards. 0 Comments

Does Uncensored FCC Street View Report Show Google Lied?

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A report from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has accused Google of knowingly collecting households' Wi-Fi data, a practice the search giant has long argued happened by mistake during the design of its Street View service. A report from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has accused Google of knowingly collecting households' Wi-Fi data, a practice the search giant has long argued happened by mistake during the design of its Street View service. 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

How to Optimize Tablets vs. Smartphones

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Although smartphones and tablets share many common attributes, they differ greatly as it relates to where the devices are used, what they use them for, and most importantly, how you should market via search to consumers on the different devices. Although smartphones and tablets share many common attributes, they differ greatly as it relates to where the devices are used, what they use them for, and most importantly, how you should market via search to consumers on the different devices. 0 Comments

Google Fined in France Because Google Maps is Free

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A Paris court has ordered Google France and parent company Google Inc. to pay €500,000 ($660,000) in damages, after a two year court battle with French mapping company Bottin Cartographes over their unfair competition complaint. A Paris court has ordered Google France and parent company Google Inc. to pay €500,000 ($660,000) in damages, after a two year court battle with French mapping company Bottin Cartographes over their unfair competition complaint. 0 Comments

New Mobile AdWords Targeting Options: WiFi & OS Version

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Google AdWords advertisers can now target campaigns to mobile devices that have a high-speed WiFi connection. Advertisers can also now target specific versions of operating systems on iOS, Android, and WebOS. Here's how to take advantage. Google AdWords advertisers can now target campaigns to mobile devices that have a high-speed WiFi connection. Advertisers can also now target specific versions of operating systems on iOS, Android, and WebOS. Here's how to take advantage. 0 Comments

Tide Turning Against Google in Android Patent Wars

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Apple has won a major patent victory over HTC and Android. Meanwhile, UK telecommunications company BT has opened another patent case that targets a wide array of Google servicesand Microsoft has won an android patent case against Motorola. Apple has won a major patent victory over HTC and Android. Meanwhile, UK telecommunications company BT has opened another patent case that targets a wide array of Google servicesand Microsoft has won an android patent case against Motorola. 0 Comments

AdWords Editor Adds Top-of-Page Bid Estimate Support

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The latest AdWords Editor update, 9.7.1, includes top-of-page estimates via Automated Rules, the ability to manage bids based on these estimates, as well as the ability to filter keywords within advanced search, as well as targeting improvements. The latest AdWords Editor update, 9.7.1, includes top-of-page estimates via Automated Rules, the ability to manage bids based on these estimates, as well as the ability to filter keywords within advanced search, as well as targeting improvements. 0 Comments

Google Chromebooks Get Price Drop, Updates, In-Flight WiFi

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Google's cloud-based computers are getting a holiday-season push. Chromebooks get a price drop, the Chrome OS gets some in-demand tweaks, and those taking plane trips for the holidays may get access to a free Chromebook during their flight. Google's cloud-based computers are getting a holiday-season push. Chromebooks get a price drop, the Chrome OS gets some in-demand tweaks, and those taking plane trips for the holidays may get access to a free Chromebook during their flight. 0 Comments

Google Sets Up WiFi Opt-Out Option: Is It Enough?

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In response to complaints from the European Union, Google now allows any router to be instantly opted out of the location-based tracking of access point. The router can pretty easily be opted out by changing the SSID to end in "_nomap." In response to complaints from the European Union, Google now allows any router to be instantly opted out of the location-based tracking of access point. The router can pretty easily be opted out by changing the SSID to end in "_nomap." 0 Comments

Google’s European Privacy & Antitrust Battles: An Update

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The European Commission is still determining Google’s degree of dominance, Google provides an WiFi location opt-out service; Google has announced that it will delete 3.6 million Dutch WiFi SSIDs, and Google Analytics has been un-banned in Germany. The European Commission is still determining Google’s degree of dominance, Google provides an WiFi location opt-out service; Google has announced that it will delete 3.6 million Dutch WiFi SSIDs, and Google Analytics has been un-banned in Germany. 0 Comments

comScore: iPad Obliterating Android Tablets

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A new comScore report, known as "Device Essentials," is taking a look at numerous elements of non-computer traffic. Initial data shows iPad obliterating Android in the tablet market, with Android and iOS competing closely in the smartphone market. A new comScore report, known as "Device Essentials," is taking a look at numerous elements of non-computer traffic. Initial data shows iPad obliterating Android in the tablet market, with Android and iOS competing closely in the smartphone market. 0 Comments

Google Chromebook Makes It to the Wild

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Google's Chromebook is finally a real, live, (metaphorically) breathing thing. Several models with varying prices are available, and initial reviews have started coming back. A brief look at specs, options, and early feedback. Google's Chromebook is finally a real, live, (metaphorically) breathing thing. Several models with varying prices are available, and initial reviews have started coming back. A brief look at specs, options, and early feedback. 0 Comments