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  1. Matt Cutts: Merchant Quality to Affect Google Search Rankings

    Following a scandal involving one merchant (who eventually was sentenced to 4 years in prison) who used negative publicity to rank higher in Google's search results in 2010, Google Fellow Amit Singhal, in announcing an algorithmic change, stated...

  2. Google Warns of Upcoming Exact Match Domain Algorithm Change

    The patent paperwork was filed in 2003 and lists Amit Singhal, Matt Cutts and Jun Wu as inventors. Late last week, Google’s head of webspam Matt Cutts announced a “small,” upcoming algorithm change meant to reduce the amount of low quality exact...

  3. Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror Used to Boost Google Rankings

    Rodriguez’s dreadful experience,” wrote Google fellow Amit Singhal. The algorithm we incorporated into our search rankings represents an initial solution to this issue, and Google users are now getting a better experience as a result.

  4. Google: Sites With More DMCA Takedown Requests Will Rank Lower in Search Results

    Since we re-booted our copyright removals over two years ago, we have been given much more data by copyright owners about infringing content online," Google senior vice president of engineering Amit Singhal said in a company blog post.

  5. Google Commissioned Report Aims to Protect Search Engine Free Speech Rights

    Google Fellow Amit Singhal, 2008 Though search results are selected and sorted according to a computerized algorithm, search engineers influence that algorithm, exercising a form of editorial judgment, says a new report commissioned by Google.

  6. Google's Search Quality Meeting Video: Where's the Beef?

    The focus of this meeting, led by Amit Singhal, was on misspellings and how to improve spelling corrections for long queries. Search algorithm improvements often rely on and impact many different systems, so engineers with expertise in different...

  7. Google Shows Evolution of Search, Launches Interactive Timeline

    Google Fellow Amit Singhal said, "My dream has always been to build the Star Trek computer. Singhal notes, though, that even answering complex queries effectively won't be the end; users will simply raise the bar again, and Google will try to meet...