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Russia’s Yandex Has A New Take On Search Results, Take Action Inside The Page

Thursday, 06 June 2013 08:36

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With Google dominant in so many markets, one would thing that search is kind've 'done'. Of course, we have yet to really tap into social search, and Facebook Graph search is showing a clear direction. But traditional Web search could still be re-imagined. That is what Russian based search giant Yandex plans to do from today.
(Source: TechCrunch. Read more....) 


Google Launches Maps Engine API To Allow Enterprise Developers To More Easily Create, Share And Publish Custom Maps

Wednesday, 05 June 2013 19:34

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Google's Maps Engine, its enterprise-focused service for developers who need to be able to create their own maps based on custom data, launched about two years ago and has been available commercially since last year. Today, Google is adding more functionality to the platform by launching an API for Maps Engine that allows developers to take their custom data, import it into Maps Engine and then use it in their own applications.
(Source: TechCrunch. Read more....) 


The Content Catalyst: How Content Drives Search & Social Synergy

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 16:23

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Today, many a search marketer lives in a world driven by Pandas and Penguins. SEO as we used to know it has changed forever.
As Google shifts its focus to quality and relevancy, content marketing adoption has soared. It is no coincidence that the increasing focus on content marketing closely follows the significant Google algorithmic changes aiming to give users a better search experience.
(Source: Search Engine Land. Read more....)  


Helion-backed Getit gets approval to raise $36.4M

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 09:35

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Local search and classified services provider Getit Infoservices Pvt Ltd has received approval to raise funding of Rs 216 crore or approximately $36.4 million from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), the nodal government body monitoring foreign investment in India. The note did not say who is the proposed investor in Getit.
(Source: VCCIRCLE. Read more....) 


EU data protection reform: A pandora’s box or a new dawn for personal data?

Monday, 03 June 2013 08:26

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When Jeremy Bentham came up with the idea of Panopticon, a new prison model, in 1787, he surely didn't have in mind that three centuries after constant surveillance would be possible in the non-material world: via the Internet.
(Source: The Next Web. Read more....) 


Yelp open to partnering with Facebook's rival offering: CFO

Sunday, 02 June 2013 08:27

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Consumer review aggregator Yelp Inc, which analysts say could face intense competition from Facebook Inc's "graph search", is open to partnering with the social networking website's latest offering, Yelp's Chief Financial Officer Rob Krolik told Reuters.
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Yandex Turns Up The Dial On Personalized Search

Sunday, 02 June 2013 08:25

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The Russian search engine Yandex has announced changes to how it presents personalized search results, saying that personalization is now based on what's happening within a single search session.
(Source: Search Engine Land. Read more....) 


New data protection rules at risk, EU watchdog warns

Thursday, 30 May 2013 14:15

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New EU data protection rules could collapse because of 'excessive lobbying', foot-dragging by MEPs, and entanglement in trade negotiations with the United States, Europe's chief data protection watchdog warned yesterday (29 May).
(Source: EurActiv. Read more....)


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