Recently, Chinese regulators announced an investigation into Baidu after a 21 year old Chinese student accused the company of promoting false medical information on its search engine. The student had a rare form of cancer and was undergoing controversial treatment advertised on Baidu. The treatment was unsuccessful leading to the [...]
There are still so many things that we’d love to be able to search for, which are unfortunately beyond the bounds of what is physically possible. Here are six fictional search engines that we only wish existed.
The most searched for women artists on Barnebys, the world?s largest art auction search engine are Louise Bourgeois (best known for her monumental sculptures) and Cindy Sherman (photographer and film director, best known for her conceptual portraits). Show More Summary
Google has recently acquired a technology startup founded by an entrepreneur of Indian origin – Varun Malhotra. The search engine giant is
Domain Authority (DA) is a metric created by Moz. DA is measured numerically – from 0 to 100. It is considered by many to be a solid way to determine the quality of a website and that it affects search engine rankings. While there are some SEO experts who believe that Moz’s DA is flawed […] The post How Do You Increase Website Domain Authority? appeared first on The Blog Herald.
Giphy Pro, Harvesting Robots, Network Ethics, and Music Transcription Giphy Wants All the GIFs (Backchannel) -- they're licensing legit high-res metadata-rich GIFs from content producers, wanting to become a real search engine. The description of metadata problems on user contributions is interesting. Show More Summary
Following a massive drop yesterday in Baidu’s share prices, China’s largest search engine operator may have little choice but to rein in one of its most lucrative sources of revenue after the death of a 21-year-old student has triggered public outrage over the company’s advertising business. Baidu is under a government [...]
University of California San Diego bioengineers have created what is arguably the first Google-like search engine for functional genomics data, according to recent work published in the journal Nucleic Acids Research. The new searchShow More Summary
This article shows how to generate method call traces for debugging, introspection and statistical analysis in the context of an application written with the search engine library project Strus.
Bounce rates and how they affect a website’s ranking on Google has been discussed, dissected, and dismembered over and over again.
There is no way to tame your visitors. They will not obey your rules. They will not follow the path you laid out for them. They will make their own paths, they will use as many devices they want […] Post from: Search Engine PeopleShow More Summary
Microsoft loves Bing. Microsoft also wants you to love Bing and has launched a new Insider Program to gather feedback on the company's search engine. Should you be interested in signing up to the program to unlock early access to features before they're live to the public, you'll want to sign your name on the dotted line. ...
China’s Internet regulator said on Monday it will send a team to investigate Baidu Inc (BIDU.O) over the death of a university student who used the Chinese search engine to look for treatment for his cancer. Wei Zexi, 21, died last month of a rare form of cancer. He had searched Baidu for the best […]
The problem with most holiday search engines is that accessibility features are either listed in terms too generic to be entirely reliable or useful, or not listed at all. Enter U.K. startup Accomable, which is setting out to become the ‘Airbnb for the mobility sector’ or perhaps something more akin to Expedia but for accessible travel. Read More
When it comes to search engine optimization, nothing is as constant as change. This fact can cause desperation amongst page operators. A single update from Google can destroy the work of the past weeks or months. This causes a painful breakdown in visitor count that, in the case of commercial websites, comes alongside heavy sales losses. Show More Summary
A college student accused China's largest search engine, Baidu, of misleading him to a fraudulent cancer treatment. He died in April.
Pinterest is again paying up to acquire talent as it builds out an image search engine based on its users’ intent after it acquired half the staff at URX.
Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, has just begun testing a new homepage design with some users. In previous designs, there was a bar with headlines and things related to your interests on the bottom of the screen. There was a button on the bottom left which toggled if those headlines showed up at all. Now, however, […]
Whether your business is new or not, being visible in search engines result pages (SERP) is a great way to get your brand known by potential customers. And no, paying search engines for ads isn't the only way for your business to show up in SERP. Show More Summary
Dubious medical ads are creating trouble for the Chinese search engine