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Google Retired Feature-phone Crawler Agent & Error Report in Search Console

Googlebot for handheld devices, and feature-phone tools in Search Console retiring.

Bing Now Support 50MB Sitemaps File, As Suggested by Sitemaps.org

Each sitemap file and index file still cannot exceed the maximum of 50,000 URLs ( attributes). Collection of Bing APIs for developers creating mobile apps.

Google Schema Guidelines for Local Business Reviews Updates

Local businesses can markup with Schema only those reviews “directly produced on their websites”, according to new Google guidelines.

Verify a site in Webmaster Tools Using Google Tag Manager

Now you can verify you website(s) in Google Webmaster Tools using Google Tag Manager. Backlinks and reconsideration requests Q&A. Chromebooks in 6600 stores around the world—including Walmart and Staples in the U.S., Tesco in the U.K.

Bing Webmaster Tools Helping Business, Launches “Chicken”

Microsoft Bing Webmaster Tools launches “Chickens”– hitting Google’s penguins, pandas and honey badgers search engine ranking algorithm updates. Bing XML Sitemap Plugin 1.0.

Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Penalized Link Network, and Search Algorithm Updates

Matt Cutts debunks Panda & Penguin algorithms update are made to “making Google more money.” Addresses deifference between algorithm update vs. data refresh.

Microsoft Research Shows High Cost of Bad Online Advertising

The Cost of Annoying Display Ads. Bing Jump Start: Tune your website and web apps to maximize search. Microsoft and FBI takes down over 1,400 Citadel botnets.

Googles’ Penguin 2.0 Update Goes Live! Hits Black Hat Spam

Penguin 2.0 officially live–target black hat spam, and has a significantly larger impact on spam than the original Penguin and subsequent Penguin updates have had.

Yandex Launching “Interactive Snippets” & SERPs Redesign

Yandex’s new “Interactive Snippets” and Search engine results page (SERPs) redesign announced at Moscow conference.

Google Now Support Schema.org Organization Markup for Logos

Google adds schema.org markup for organization logos support in Google search results page (SERPs).

Malware Alert & Re-Evaluation and Geo-Targeting in Added in to the Bing Webmaster Tools

Bing Webmaster Tools adds new “Malware Alert” and “Malware Re-Evaluation” in the
Message Center–as well as “Geo-Targeting” pages to specific country audiences.

Google, Yandex Now Support New “x-default hreflang” Annotation

Google, Yandex introduces new rel-alternate-hreflang annotation to help specify multinational and multilingual websites. Google adds nonprofits information to Knowledge Graph. Matt Cutts, don’t buy spammy domain.

Google Discuss 5 Mistakes with ‘rel=canonical’, Offer Best Practices to Follow

Good content is lost when specifying rel=canonical from component pages to the first page of a paginated series of articles. 5 common mistakes and tips to create valuable rel=canonical META tag.

SEO Best Practices Use HTML5’s “PushState” for AJAX URLs

The combination of AJAX and HTML5 “pushState” help in creating web pages that are search-engine friendly.

New ‘Site Move Tool’ in Bing Webmaster Tools Helps Update Index to Reflect 301 Redirects

Bing WMT ‘Site Move Tool’ helps you quickly update Bing search index to reflect redirects–“change of address” from one domain to another–or, site redesign with a new directory structure.