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Macintosh Prepared To Introduce Desktop Search
Steve Jobs, CEO of Macintosh, revealed a new file search technology for the upcoming update of Mac's operating system. The search feature, called Spotlight, will allow Mac users to search for files, words, concepts and documents they have stored on their hard drive. Spotlight is based on the search technology used by iTunes.
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Date: 2004-06-30
 
Google Improves Ad Relevancy For AdWords Service
Search engine Google sent customers an email yesterday that outlined changes to their ad relevancy algorithms. These changes are being made in order to improve the targeting of ads and members' ROI.
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Date: 2004-06-30
 
Google IPO Has Wall Street Working Overtime
The dynamics of Google's $2.7 billion IPO is causing a great deal of work for the Wall Street brokerage houses involved. In preparation for the offering, these houses, while working diligently, may not receive the type of return normally associated with an offering of this size.
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Date: 2004-06-29
 
Overture To Expand Local Advertising Services
Yahoo-owned advertising service, Overture, is expected to announce a set of new local advertisers options. Overture is offering these services in an attempt increase local advertising revenue while increasing the usability of their ad campaigns.
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Date: 2004-06-28
 
GlobalSpec Partners With Dice Inc. To Offer Engineering Job Search
Engineering search engine GlobalSpec, announced today that it is partnering with Dice Inc. to offer an engineering job search. This option will be available on GlobalSpec's website.
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Date: 2004-06-28
 
Microsoft Promises 'Ten Times Better' Search
In a move that comes as no surprise to industry experts who've long been predicting a search engine battle between Google, Yahoo and Microsoft, Bill Gates announced at a Sydney media briefing that Microsoft plans to increase its search capability in July.
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Date: 2004-06-28
 
Man Arrested For Threatening Google Charged With Extortion
Michael Bradley of Oak View, California has been charged with extortion and wiretap fraud after making threats to Google about their Adwords service. The charges stem from a software program that Bradley claimed would create fraudulent clicks on Google's CPC ads.
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Date: 2004-06-25
 
Ask Jeeves Upgrades Email Storage Too
Not to be left out of all the email storage upgrade fun, Ask.com has announced that they too would be increasing the amount of email storage its customer's receive.
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Date: 2004-06-25
 
Google Launches Chinese Search Services
As search engines battle each other for China's market share of Internet users, which is moving towards the second highest in the world, Google has announced the launch of Chinese search services designed to capture a portion of China's web audience.
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Date: 2004-06-25
 
MSN Hotmail Takes on Google with 250 MB of Email Storage
In a few weeks, users of MSN Hotmail will be offered 250MB of storage space. The upgrade will take place in early July, Microsoft announced today.
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Date: 2004-06-24
 
Google Loses Gmail’s UK Domain
Google may be defensive of its brand, but, it appears that Google is not has driven to protect its Gmail brand. Recently, the search engine went on a buying binge for domains that resembled the Google brand name. However, it appears that they forgot, or didn't care, to do the same for Gmail.
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Date: 2004-06-23
 
Citing Search Result Counts Is Not News
Fox News reporter John Gibson argued that the BBC had displayed "a frothing-at-the-mouth" anti-American bias. In response to some complaints about this coverage Fox News said searching for the phrase "BBC anti-american" in the Google internet search engine resulted in 47,200 hits.
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Date: 2004-06-22
 
Google Makes Amendments To IPO Filing
Google has made some amendments to its initial filing that was done for the SEC with the intention, it seems, of quelling fears that have risen about Google since it first filed in April 29, 2004.
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Date: 2004-06-22
 
Is Google Going Open Source?
Not quite, but, the number one search engine is planning on releasing SOME of its code to the public, according to The Age, an Australian news site. News of this came as Google reps are visiting Melbourne, with the idea of opening a research and development center.
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Date: 2004-06-22
 
Yahoo Unveils Chinese Search Engine Yisou
Coming on the heels of Google's investment in Chinese search presence, Baidu.com, Yahoo has announced the release of their search website Yisou.com. The name of the search engine translates to "No1 Search" and unlike Yahoo's Chinese portal, Yisou will concentrate only on web based searches.
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Date: 2004-06-21
 
Gmail Releases Ad Standards For Mailings
Gmail's email scanning practice has had privacy advocates fuming and caused US officials to write bills limiting the use of scanned mailings.
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Date: 2004-06-21
 
Are Hotmail and Yahoo! Blocking Gmail Invites?
Joel Johnson created a buzz by reporting that some Gmail invites and emails aren't getting through to Hotmail users. Several reports also claim the emails aren't getting through Yahoo! Mail filters.
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Date: 2004-06-21
 
Google WebSearch Combines AdSense And Search
Google announced today a new addition to their search engine tool set for websites and webmasters.
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Date: 2004-06-18
 
Search Engine College Gains Overture As A Partner
The recently established Search Engine College has gained something almost as valuable as accreditation. Yahoo-owned Overture has announced they will be partnering with the school to provide search engine marketing experience.
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Date: 2004-06-18
 
Google Claims FreeBooble Infringes On Their Trademark Rights
FreeBooble, a search engine devoted to free adult content, received a demand from Google that they cease operations. Google claims FreeBooble infringes on the search engine's trademark rights, something Google is very familiar with.
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Date: 2004-06-16
 
Yahoo Announces Email Storage Upgrades
Yahoo has announced they will be increasing the storage capacity of its email service. The changes are to be implemented today, June 15, 2004.
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Date: 2004-06-15
 
Google Invests In Chinese Search Engine Baidu
Google is heading a group of investors that are committing nearly $100 million to China's largest search engine, Baidu.com.
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Date: 2004-06-15
 
FTC Denies Do Not Email List
The Federal Trade Commission has turned down a "Do Not Email" list that is similar to the recently enacted "Do Not Call" list. The FTC cited numerous reasons for the denial of the list.
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Date: 2004-06-15
 
Google To Develop Mobile Phone Format
Although mobile users have the capability to employ Google search, the Mountain Valley company is preparing technology that will be easier to use with mobile phone. Google's aim is to make search and subsequent results easier to view and use on cell phone monitors.
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Date: 2004-06-14
 
Froogle Ads For Father’s Day Showing Up In Google AdWords
Recently, WebProNews featured an article discussing how Google was allowing Froogle ads to appear in the first paid position of their search result page. Google acknowledged, to Andy Beal, that they were indeed promoting Froogle by placing it within the paid listing area.
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Date: 2004-06-14
 
Traffix To Acquire SendTraffic
Direct marketing company Traffix is set to acquire the rights to SendTraffic.com, a search engine marketing firm. SendTraffic provides full service search engine marketing solutions to over 100 clients. SendTraffic also maintains "Certified Ambassador" status with Overture, and is a member of the Google Research Board.
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Date: 2004-06-10
 
Upcoming MSN Search Engine To Filter Out Web Spam
Microsoft has unveiled their new web spam filtering project at Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View. The goal is to have their new filtering technology incorporated within their new search engine when it launches later this year.
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Date: 2004-06-10
 
Ask Jeeves Acquires Desktop Search Technology Company Tukaroo
Yesterday, June 9, 2004, Ask Jeeves filed a Form S-3 with the SEC in order to sell an additional $400 million worth of stock and securities. Today Jeeves announced the purchase of Tukaroo Inc., a company that researches and develops desktop search technology.
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Date: 2004-06-09
 
Overture Australia Signs Deal With Australian News Sites
Yahoo-owned Overture has signed a deal with News Interactive, which is the digital outlet of News LTD, an Australian news conglomerate. The deal calls for Overture to provide advertising and search services to News Interactive and its subsidiaries.
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Date: 2004-06-09
 
Google Considering RSS Support
Because there are two formats for web feeds, RSS and Atom, there is a battle to see which becomes the industry standard. On the whole, RSS seems to be the preferred format, and therefore the perceived industry standard. However, in April of 2004, Google dropped RSS support in favor of Atom.
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Date: 2004-06-09
 
Teoma Search Apparently Allows Mirroring
With thanks once again going to Andy Beal, WebProNews has discovered a bad case of spam on Teoma's search engine results. A search for the keywords "company names" finds that one site has several mirrored listings in the resources section.
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Date: 2004-06-09
 
FAST ESP To Power Human Rights Search Engine
HURIDOCS, a human rights network, has announced the implementation of the FAST Enterprise Search Platform (ESP) to power its search engine, HURISEARCH. HURIDOCS is a non-profit organization devoted to human rights and the dissemination of human rights information.
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Date: 2004-06-08
 
Ask Jeeves Files Universal Shelf Registration Statement With SEC
In an effort to offer investors up to $400 million of its common stock, preferred stock, depositary shares, debt securities and warrants, Ask Jeeves has filed a Form S-3 with the SEC. Once the SEC declares the filing effective, Ask Jeeves will be allowed to offer the requested amount of stock.
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Date: 2004-06-08
 
Overstock.com Issues PPC Guidelines For Affiliates
In what may be a response to Google allowing bidding on trademarked keywords, or merely for the purposes of preserving their trademark, Overstock.com has sent an email to their affiliates demanding that they stop bidding on Overstock's trademarked keywords.
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Date: 2004-06-08
 
Froogle Ad Placement Follow Up
On Friday, June 4, 2004, WebProNews featured an article that pointed out Google was giving a link to Froogle for the first AdWords position in the SERP for the keywords "Fathers Day Gifts". The Froogle ad was appearing ahead of paying AdWords clients.
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Date: 2004-06-08
 
Aventure Launches 2 GB Email Service
In an effort to capitalize on the buzz that Google started with its 1 GB email service, Aventure, a Northern Ireland based hosting company, has launched its own version of a web-based email service. This service does Gmail one better, however.
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Date: 2004-06-07
 
Nigritude Ultramarine Search Engine Optimization Winner Announced
As previously reported by WebProNews, affiliate network DarkBlue held a contest that measured SEO skills of anyone willing to enter. The goal of the contest was to gain the top Google search engine result for the search of the keywords "nigritude ultramarine." The contest ended today, June 7, 2004, and the winner has been announced.
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Date: 2004-06-07
 
Survey Says Google Users Have Most Internet Experience
A study done by Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services that was conducted on search engines has released its results. The survey's findings indicate that 48% of search engine users say they use Google most overall, compared to 20% for Yahoo, 14% for MSN and 7% for AOL.
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Date: 2004-06-07
 
WebSourced Acquires Engine Studio
CGI Holding Corporation today announced that its WebSourced, Inc. subsidiary has acquired the assets of Engine Studio, Inc. Engine Studio has two sites, www.GlobalPromoter.com and www.TurboPromoter.com, that offer search engine marketing services.
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Date: 2004-06-07
 
Yahoo Advertising On Google
Although the two companies are acknowledged competitors, Yahoo has begun advertising on Google using Google's AdWords program. AdWords works by having clients bid on keywords that can be used to query search engines. These keywords, when searched, will cause Google AdWords to display text ads associated with the content of the search.
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Date: 2004-06-07
 
Gmail Adds Safari Compatibility
Following up to a recent WebProNews article about Gmail compatibility issues, news reports by MacMinute and SearchEngineJournal indicate that Gmail has added Mac's Safari web browser to its list of browsers that are supported.
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Date: 2004-06-04
 
Vivisimo Ranked Second Most Popular Search Engine
In a study done by About.com, who polled a focus group of 181 men and women between the ages of 20 and 64, found that metasearch engine Vivisimo tied with Yahoo for the second place in popularity with a score of 4.6 out of 5.
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Date: 2004-06-04
 
Web Porn More Popular Than Search Engines
While search engines dominate the Internet news topics, another form of surfing seems to be dominating web use. According to a study done by Hitwise, a company that measures online performance, amongst other services, shows that online porn sites receive more traffic than search engines do.
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Date: 2004-06-04
 
Macromedia Shockwave Update Features Bundled Yahoo Toolbar
Recently, while perusing the Internet during a break, I discovered that my Macromedia Shockwave player needed to be updated. When prompted, I approved the download and waited for it to complete. After the download was finished, Shockwave informed me that it was going to proceed with installing the update upon my approval.
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Date: 2004-06-04
 
Google Search Results Promoting Froogle Receiving First Keyword Ad Position
An anonymous WebProNews reader pointed out an interesting issue going on with Google's search results. A search of the keywords "Fathers Day Gifts" finds that Google is giving a link for Froogle the first AdWords position (highlighted by a blue rectangle) in the SERP over a company that bid for the very same ranking.
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Date: 2004-06-04
 
New Yahoo Toolbar Does Not Default Scan For Adware
Yahoo's new beta stage toolbar contains a feature called Anti-Spy. This marks the first search engine toolbar to have a spyware remover integrated into it. As reported in a previous WebProNews article, Yahoo's Anti-Spy beta is powered by PestPatrol, a third party software designed to combat spyware and other malicious programs.
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Date: 2004-06-03
 
Siemens Announces Mobile Phone Search Engine
Mobile technology giant Siemens has announced their plans to introduce a mobile phone search engine function. The search engine that will be integrated was developed by MotionBridge, a French start up funded by Siemens.
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Date: 2004-06-03
 
Dogpile Search Engine Toolbar Wins PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award
Metasearch engine Dogpile has won the PC Magazine Editor's Choice Award for their search toolbar. The issue is scheduled to come out on June 8, 2004. This award marks the third major industry award won by Dogpile this year.
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Date: 2004-06-03
 
TransitionalMedia Integrates Metamend Search Engine Optimization
Metamend and TransitionalMedia have joined in a private label agreement to provide Metamend's SEO techniques to TransitionalMedia's client base. Metamend's technology analyzes a web site's content, and then submits these sites to a number of search engines.
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Date: 2004-06-03
 
LookSmart Partners With Cal For Search Services
The Cal Athletic Department announced a partnership with California based search engine LookSmart to develop a branded search engine for the Cal Athletics department that will support the university's athletic programs. This partnership will also provide search services for students and alumni.
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Date: 2004-06-03
 
Google Announces Upgrades Of Corporate Search Package
Today, June 2, 2004, search engine Google announced the availability of its upgraded Google Search Appliance. GSA is a hardware/software package designed to deliver Google-quality search results on intranets and public websites.
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Date: 2004-06-02
 
Atlas DMT Adds More Search Engines To Atlas OnePoint
Atlas DMT, a digital marketing technology provider, announced today the addition of LookSmart and Mirago to their line-up of supported search engines for their Atlas OnePoint paid search management tools. The company also unveiled its currency conversion tools for its web analytics and conversion tracking service, called the Atlas OnePoint ProfitBuilder.
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Date: 2004-06-02
 
SearchEngineWatch Forums Launch
One of the more comprehensive search engine news sites, SearchEngineWatch.com, has launched a forum for users to discuss any manner of topics related the search engine industry. With the popularity of all things search, it's almost a sure bet that these forums will soon be heavily populated.
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Date: 2004-06-02
 
Yahoo Search Offers Gas Price Shortcut
Searching for the cheapest gas when you need to fill up the tank just got a little easier thanks to Yahoo Search. Yahoo now features a search shortcut that will allow users to locate the lowest gas prices in their area. With today's gas prices averaging around $2 a gallon, the need for such a option is clear.
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Date: 2004-06-02
 
Yahoo Japan Drops Google From Search And Switches Ad Format To Overture
Yahoo's cleansing continues. The internet's most popular portal is keeping its focus on improving its search engine capabilities and keyword advertising. Earlier this year, Yahoo dropped Google from its US search engine in favor of their own algorithm, and it looks like the purge is continuing.
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Date: 2004-06-02
 
MoreGoogle Adds Features To Google Search Results
Andreas Pizsa has created an impressive, although unofficial, Google add-on that changes the way Google result pages appear to users who install it. The utility, called MoreGoogle, adds new features to Google SERPs in an effort to improve user experience.
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Date: 2004-06-02
 
Gmail To Support Mobile Technology
Google's email service, Gmail, has been the topic of much discussion among the internet communities. Every aspect of Google's new service has been dissected, with both negative and positive points of view receiving equal time. All the while Gmail hasn't even left its beta testing stage.
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Date: 2004-06-01
 
Tolkien Geeks Launch Shiremail Email Service With 1GB Storage
Gmail has another competitor, this one coming from Middle Earth. The Hobbits over at Planet-Tolkien.com have launched Shiremail, an email service that offers a 1 gigabyte storage amount for its members. Because they were not blessed with Google's resources, Shiremail costs members 3.50 (pound sterling) a month.
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Date: 2004-06-01
 
DoubleClick Releases 1st Quarter Email Trend Report
A quarterly study of email trends done by DoubleClick discovered useful information for email marketers. The data for the report comes from DoubleClick's DARTmail email delivery technology, including billions of emails from hundreds of clients.
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Date: 2004-06-01
 
Lushe Allows Google Search Of Favorite Websites
A new Google hack appearing at Lushe.net allows users to designate a favorites list and have Google search only the sites within the list. Glen Murphy, a web developer who has completed a number of successful web experiments, created the hack.
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Date: 2004-06-01
 
Tutornet To Launch Search Services
Online educational services provider Tutornet has signed a five year deal with Harvest Consulting Inc. to provide an interactive search service focused on education. The service, called Tutornet INSIGHT, will integrate its interactive classroom software with Harvest Consulting's search engine.
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Date: 2004-06-01
 
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