Google has made a major privacy change to the way secure search works for signed in users of its services. However the data is not private for advertisers, and so creates a double standard, which has drawn significant criticism from the SEO community.
Google condemned "a hostile, organized campaign” being waged through “bogus patents” against Android by Microsoft, Oracle, and Apple. Unfortunately for them, Microsoft quickly rebutted by showing that they'd attempted to work jointly with Google.
Here’s a roundup of today’s other search news and headlines from around the web, sorted by category. Search Industry News March 2011 ... read more
The Google Panda update set off fireworks on February 24. But an even bigger change to YouTube search results has slipped under ... read more
H.264 is the most used codec at the moment for HTML5 sites, Google is pushing the lesser used open source options and by dropping support for H.264, they are forcing site developers to create two versions of the site or use their 'supported' codecs or not be fully seen in Chromium browsers.