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  1. 5 Googley SEO Terms – Do They Mean What You Think They Mean?

    Disclaimer: This information is from a Google patent and may differ in some of its real world application. According to their original patent (US 8015162 B2), detecting duplicate and near-duplicate files detecting duplicate content started by...

  2. Defining Authorship: The Difference Between Contributors and Guest Authors

    This patent application describes a system where that might be a possibility. Well first lets take a look at the abstract for 2007 patent for Agent Rank: It's similar to PageRank in the amount of misconceptions that are beginning to swirl around...

  3. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    One of the more notable places you can find direct similarities between the NSTIC system and Google is in the Google patent applications. However, and even more insidious is the application of this Identity Ecosystem to the Search Paradigm.

  4. Google Warns of Upcoming Exact Match Domain Algorithm Change

    The patent application describes the exact match domain problem: a company may attempt to “trick” the search engine into listing the company’s web site more highly. Slawski points out that a sentence near the end of the patent application opens the...

  5. Failure to Comply: Judge Orders Google to Reveal Paid Media Relationships

    District Court Judge William Alsup said Google "failed to comply" with his order of August 7 in the firm's patent litigation with enterprise database and applications vendor Oracle. Judge Alsup ruled that the 37 application programming interfaces...

  6. Google Gets Authority Evaluation Patent Criticizing Amazon, Slashdot

    In a patent application approved Tuesday, Google used the review/comments systems used by Amazon and Slashdot to support their method and gain approval for their "invention". The patent - Delegating authority to evaluate content - was filed March...

  7. Microsoft Wants You to Search the Web Like Miley Cyrus

    Microsoft’s U.S.patent application, “Applying a Model of Persona to Search Results,” outlines a search system that would allow users to search the web as their favorite celebrity. What do you think of the patent application?