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News is dead, long live the news: The rise of an online industry


It’s too easy to predict the slow demise of journalism. We’ve heard the concerns before. The advent of the internet opened the floodgates, diluting editorial standards. The blogosphere ushered in […] goes public


Financial search engine went public earlier today, with the company announcing that it would be looking into expanding the search engine’s worldwide reach.

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Yelp yips that ads will be separate from reviews amid lawsuit threats


As the controversy over Yelp’s user reviews and business sponsorship continues to mount, the crowd-sourced business review website has pledged to keep user-generated content separated from the advertisements. The company […]

Apple search engine could become a reality within years, experts say


An analyst with investment firm Piper Jaffray says that there is a 70 percent chance that Apple will release its own search engine to compete with Google and Bing within […]

Google buys up online video provider, tightening grip over video SEO


Online video startup Episodic announced in a blog post on Friday that it had finalized a deal to be acquired by search giant Google, solidifying the latter company’s commitment to […]

New for mobile SEO: Activity search engine launches iPhone app


Users of Apple’s iPhone who are somehow bored and out of ideas for things to do could turn to Goby’s new app for suggestions: The program collects location-relevant activities and […]

Google’s Hong Kong move causes fresh controversy


The continuing disagreements between Google and the Chinese government – which last month caused the search giant to move its Chinese operations to Hong Kong in protest of government censorship […]

Localized SEO to get a boost with new Bing Maps features


Microsoft has announced several new features in its Bing Maps service, including Foursquare Everywhere and a significant addition to its imagery data. The Foursquare update, according to Matt McGee of […]

SEO ninjas infiltrate company website, actually make it more visible


A cadre of skilled search engine optimization (SEO) ninjas struck the website of a small peanut processing firm in the early hours of Thursday morning, propelling it up through layers […]