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Google Tests Larger URLs, ‘Search Within’ Tool on SERPs, Integrates Panda into Search Algorithm

Google tests larger URLs and ‘Search Within’ Tool on search results page (SERPs). Integrates Panda algorithm into its search engine ranking algorithm.

Google’s What Browser Site Rebuilt in HTML5, Localized in 43 Languages – Google Instant Adds Suggestions from Web Pages

To help people learn about the importance of a browser choice, Google introduced whatbrowser.org, a simple site that answers the question, “What browser am I using, and why does it matter?” back three years ago on Oct 7, 2009.

Since, then the web has changed immensely –people are now browsing …

Google Search 09/12 Tips & News ‘Dictionary Mode on SERPs’; Pirate Bay Added to Search Censorship List; Post Penguin Checklist

Android reaches “500 million devices activated globally, and over 1.3 million added every single day,” announced Hugo Barra. And, the Jelly Bean statue is back in Google’s front yard.

When you’re looking for an affordable flight from the United States or Canada, Google’s Flight Search feature can help you find the …

Google.com May 2012 Update: Deeper Detection of Hacked Pages, Inorganic Backlinks, Alternative Title, Music Rich Snippets Expansion, Fading Results and More

May 2012 Google.com Search Algorithm UpdateMay 2012 Google.com Search Algorithm Update

So, with June begins, Google posted a messive search update that happend in last month May – “This month we had exciting announcements including the Knowledge Graph, better search for users in mainland China, and an updated Search App for iPhone,” posted Scott Huffman, Engineering Director.

In addition, Google …

Instant Pages Saved Thousand Years of Users’ Time, Google Now Increasing Activation of the Feature

Google Instant PagesGoogle Instant Pages

Instant Pages rolled out at a media event in San Francisco on June 14, 2011, makes use of prerendering technology in Chrome to make your site appear to load instantly in some cases, with no need for any extra work on your part.

Google says since …

Good to Know Site Now in 30 Languages, Adding 30 More in Coming Weeks; Google Instant Answers OneBox Gets New UI

Good to Know, a Google’s consumer focus online education campagin was first launched in the U.K., Germany and the U.S. last year, on October 17, 2011, today expands to a dozens more languages — about 30 as on today, and would add an additional 30 in the coming weeks.

To change …

Google Testing More Instant Answers on Search Results Triggering for Movies, Books, People, Music & More

Google adds more instant answers on SERPs for movies, TV shows, people, sports teams, music, booksGoogle adds more instant answers on SERPs for movies, TV shows, people, sports teams, music, books

Google has added more instant answers on its search result pages to search queries for people, books, movies, music, TV shows, and sports teams.

Google will soon “present more facts and direct answers to queries at the top of the search-results page”. There’s a large database of entities and …

17 Google Search Improvements: Improved Image Search Scrolling, Auto Disable Google Instant on Slow PC and More!

Seventen Google Search ImprovementsSeventen Google Search ImprovementsIn a February 3 Inside Search blog post titled “search quality highlights” Google shared 17 new quality improvements made to Google.com (along with their associated codenames) in January last month. Here is the list of the improvements:

  • Fresher results [launch codename “nftc”] Google says they have made several adjustments to …

Google ‘Search Plus Your World’ Introduces ‘Personal Results, Profiles in Search, People and Pages’

Google Search plus Your World introduced brings three new features: Personal Results, Profiles in Search, and People and Pages.

Search plus Your World will become available over the next few days to people who are signed in and searching on https://www.google.com in English.

Personal Results, enables you to find …

Google Body Open Sourced, Now Becomes Zygote Body

Google Body Now Zygote BodyGoogle Body Now Zygote BodyThe software that powers Google Body is now open source. In a blog post, a Google Body 20% team member writes “Zygote Media Group, which provided the imagery for Google Body, has used this open source code to build Zygote Body (zygotebody.com).”

Adding, he said “Zygote Body offers the same navigation, …

Google France Fined

Google Fined $65,000 in France over automatic word suggestionGoogle Fined $65,000 in France over automatic word suggestionA Paris Court ordered Google France to pay €50,000 ($64,670) to Lyonnaise de Garantie, a French insurance company after its search engine automatically added the word “escroc” (“crook” or “swindler”) after the company’s name, according to a report from The Local, a French newspaper.

BFM Business news reported that, American search …

RIAA’s Report Card Grade Google’s Anti-Piracy Policies ‘Incomplete’

RIAA's Report Card Scolds on Google's Anti-Piracy PoliciesRIAA's Report Card Scolds on Google's Anti-Piracy PoliciesOn December 19, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) published a Report Card on Google’s Anti-Piracy Policies.

In the report card and comprehensive evaluation of each of the specific commitments that Google made approximately a year ago, in their new copyright piracy policies and the steps the company committed to undertake, …

Google Search Timeline and the Evolution of Search in Six Minutes

Google Inside Search today posted a video titled “The evolution of search in six minutes” highlighting some of the most important milestones from the past decade–and a taste of what’s coming next.

  • Universal Results returns results like images, videos, and news, in addition to webpages–“we’re helping you find all different kinds of …

Google Search App for iPad Adds ‘Google Instant, Image Carousel, Instant Previews’ and More!

Google Search app for iPad has received new features to make the app more interactive, more visual and to help you find what you want more easily. Here is what is added in the updated app:

First, you’ll notice that searching is faster and more interactive, as soon as you begin to type, …

Google Begin Crawling & Indexing ‘GET, POST’ Request

Google is now improving the GoogleBot capabilities to crawling and indexing comments in AJAX or JavaScript, such as Facebook comments or Disqus comments and others that are dynamically loaded via AJAX or JavaScript.

In a blog post Google’s Pawel Aleksander Fedorynski, Software Engineer, Indexing Team, and Maile Ohye, Developer Programs Tech Lead said, …