Google search appliance
Is Google considering giving websites that use strong encryption preferential placement in its search results? Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts has hinted at this, having recently spoken about about such a move.
The results are in and more than the handful of “low-quality sites” have been swept from Google’s search rankings. Many innocent sites ... read more
If you’re using Google Enterprise to fuel your search, then a new feature can help you tweak the search results you’re getting. ... read more
Google is releasing a new version of the software that runs on Search Appliance. Version 6.0 can search billions of documents. They’re ... read more
Links to the week's topics from search engine forums across the web: Google Cloaking and Keyword Loading On Pages - Load Balancing and Its Effects on Search Engine Optimization - Changing Domains To Be Re-included In Yahoo - Google is Now Asking for a Code if You Use a Rank Checker - Google Adds Weather Feature, and more.
The Google API is a fun way to use Google for things as varied as solving crossword puzzles to creating recipes, but it's not yet ready for prime-time applications.