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Apple And YouTube To Separate On iOS 6: The Pros And Cons

Apple And YouTube To Separate On iOS 6 – The Pros And Cons: The biggest news in mobile and video is that Apple and YouTube have decided to separate after a long marriage that started with the first iPhone released June 29, 2007.  The YouTube application icon will no longer be prominently featured on Apple
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Google Rolls Out Panda 3.9 Update, Will It Change Your Website’s Rankings? How To Check

Google Rolls Out Panda 3.9 Update, Will It Change Your Website’s Rankings? How To Check: Google has rolled out another update to its Panda content-ranking algorithm last night.  This update is expected to impact roughly 1 percent of all searches according to Google.  Google made the announcement on Twitter and the goal of Panda is
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Google’s Second Quarter 2012 Profit Grows, But Advertiser Payments Per Click Still Falling, The Economy Could Be Another Reason Why

Google’s Second Quarter 2012 Profit Grows, But Advertiser Payments Per Click Still Falling, The Economy Could Be Another Reason Why: Google’s second quarter profits grew based on its search advertising business.  The ancillary services that Google specializes in are not the company’s primary sources of revenue such as Google+ and Android.  Google’s profit increased 11
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Bing Gets More Social, Adds Foursquare Integration To Search Results

Bing Gets More Social, Adds Foursquare Integration To Search Results: Bing is getting deeper into the social media sector with a new integration deal with Foursquare.  Today, Bing launched a new social media engagement tool that allows users to search for a business, restaurant or club and get Foursquare reviews.  The update comes after Bing
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Yahoo Hires Google’s Marissa Mayer, But Isn’t The Company Now A Media Enterprise? Pros And Cons

Yahoo Hires Google’s Marissa Mayer, But Isn’t The Company Now A Media Enterprise? Pros And Cons: Yahoo has just made an exciting new hire.  Yahoo has hired Google’s Marissa Mayer as CEO and she takes the helm after five other chief executive officers have been in place within the last few years.  Mayer was the
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Google To Get Rid Of iGoogle – It Will Be Missed!

Google To Get Rid Of iGoogle – It Will Be Missed! Google is getting rid of iGoogle.  iGoogle is one of the legacy items from the search engine giant that continued to work well for media types like us so we will be sad to see it go.  Google’s iGoogle allowed users to customize their
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Twitter Introduces Simpler Search ‘Autocomplete’, Improves User Experience

Twitter Introduces Simpler Search ‘Autocomplete’, Improves User Experience: Twitter, the social media network that keeps status updates to 140 characters or less, has made some new changes. Today, they announced  the addition of simpler search via ‘autocomplete’, a new way to find out about people, news, topics and events of interest. Here are some of the
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Google Unveils “Nexus 7”, Will Android Leave Other Manufacturers?

Google Unveils “Nexus 7”, Will Android Leave Other Manufacturers? Google unveiled its new tablet today called “Nexus 7”.  The search engine, mobile giant will be facing off against Apple, Amazon, newcomer Microsoft as well as Samsung and a host of other tablet makers.  The tablet wars have officially begun.  The new “Nexus 7” tablet, is built
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Facebook Just Stole Google’s Ad Revenue Model Using Zynga – And It’s Going To Work

Facebook Just Stole Google’s Ad Revenue Model Using Zynga – And It’s Going To Work: Get ready for the Facebook “Adwords” Equivalent. Facebook will be advertising on the internet.  Facebook won’t just be advertising on its own site, it will be advertising on the greater web.  Your favorite blog could be next.  Facebook has just
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Microsoft Launches New Windows 8 Surface Tablet, 5 Reasons It Could Take Market Share From Apple And Android

Microsoft Launches New Windows 8 Surface Tablet, 5 Reasons It Could Take Market Share From Apple And Android: The tablet wars have just begun. Microsoft unveiled a new tablet today in Los Angeles at an event hosted by the CEO Steve Ballmer.  The new tablets will run on two versions of their operating system Windows
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Apple Cuts Loose Google Maps At WWDC 2012 In Favor Of Its Own Tech, Yelp: Other Companies That Could Feel The Pinch

Apple Cuts Loose Google Maps At WWDC 2012 In Favor Of Its Own Tech, Yelp – Other Companies That Could Feel The Pinch: Apple announced today that it was launching the new update to its mobile operating system iOS 6.  The new update includes a drastic move away from Google and implementation of its own
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Google Buys Meebo, Will It Help Google+ Get More Traction?

Google Buys Meebo, Will It Help Google+ Get More Traction? Google+ lacks organic buzz and Meebo may not help much. Google has just purchased Meebo.  Will the addition of Meebo help Google+ get more traction?  First of all, what is Meebo one may be asking?  Meebo is a consumer internet company that helps drive user
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Is Google+ Organic Buzz Waning?

Is Google Plus Organic Buzz Waning? Yes. Remember all the hype over Google plus?  What happened to it?  Google+ may have lost popularity last week as Facebook went public and the result of the shares dropping precipitously has made questions about the profitability of social networking front-page news. Google got it right with Android but
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Google Integrates Offers Into Maps for Android – Data Will Be Key Factor In Offering the ‘Right’ Deals

Google Integrates Offers Into Maps for Android – Data Will Be Key Factor In Offering the ‘Right’ Deals: Yesterday, we reported that Foursquare wants to expand its social mobile media presence by offering daily deals.  They aren’t the only company looking to increase its offerings and get in the daily deals sector.  Google launched their
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Google Adds Blogs and Other Options To Left Search Navigation Menu Bar

Google Adds Blogs and Other Options To Left Search Navigation Menu Bar: Google Blogs Search Engine Gets More Recognition: Google is giving searchers more options.  Notice when searching for something online there are more options to choose from? That’s because Google has made options like blogs a choice underneath already more popular search options such
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6 Reasons Why Google’s CPCs Were Down Year Over Year by 12 Percent: Google Q1 2012 Earnings Highlights

6 Reasons Why Google’s CPCs Were Down Year Over Year by 12 Percent – Google Q1 2012 Earnings Highlights: Google CPCs were also down from previous quarter.  This spells trouble. Google announced its earnings today and analysts were not impressed by the numbers mainly because it shows some chinks in the armor.  Google’s last quarter
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Will Google’s Q1 2012 Earnings Disappoint Due To Social Media and Mobile?

Will Google’s Q1 2012 Earnings Disappoint Due To Social Media and Mobile? Google will report its earnings tomorrow and the tech community is eagerly awaiting the news.  Google disappointed in its last quarterly earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2011 and a less than expected number tomorrow will have a significant impact on the
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Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion: Social Networking Goes Beyond Games

Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion: Social Networking Goes Beyond Games: Facebook made a purchase today of the large sharing mobile property Instagram.  This is the largest acquisition for the social media giant and it’s indicative of the current environment with tech companies on the internet working hard to get into the mobile space.  Facebook
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3 Main Reasons Why Yahoo Is Laying Off 2000 Employees (14 Percent Of Its Workforce)

3 Main Reasons Why Yahoo Is Laying Off 2000 Employees (14 Percent Of Its Workforce) Yahoo lays off staff in attempts to compete with Google and social media. Yahoo announced today it was laying off 2000 people which represents about 14 percent of its workforce globally.  The move comes as Yahoo continues its attempts to
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Google Launches Google Play: Will Users Be Game?

Google Launches Google Play: Will Users Be Game? Google’s Play now an option on navigation bar. Google is at it again.  Google is changing the online and social media landscape with a new product called “Play”. Formerly known as Android Market, Google Play is now on toolbars for users signed into Google from anything such
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