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Microsoft Opening European Search Centers

Steve Balmer of Microsoft announced Thursday that they were opening 3 R&D centers in Europe as part of their ongoing efforts to catch up to Google in Search Engine market share.  The search center locations would be in Munich, Paris and London. Microsoft also announced that it was going to be increasing its $600 million/yr […]

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Wikia Search Update

Wikia Search was launched in Alpha earlier this year and we have been watching it out of the corner of our eye to gauge its progress.  At first, wow, it was bad.  The search results were slow and chocked full of irrelevant sites.  But, hey, it was only an alpha release and creating a new […]

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Wikia Search Alpha Launched

Jimmy Wales announced the Alpha release of Wikia Search, which many have been waiting for for about a year since he first announced the project. I jumped over there to the alpha site to check it out and was registered in just a few minutes. Registering allows access to some of the “social” features like […]

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November Search Engine Market Share

There were no significant changes in Search Engine market share from October to November ’07, according to Virginia based Internet information provider comScore. Google is still way out in front compared to the others and, although Yahoo! dropped and AOL/Time Warner grabbed a little more share, everyone basically kept their same positions in November. Of […]

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Google Owns SEO Company

I was somewhat surprised at what I read when I came across a post by Scott Buresh on Search Engine Guide. The title is A Slippery Slope: Google Owns a Search Engine Optimization Company. “What does this mean for those hiring other companies and looking for great search engine placement? We will just have to […]

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