When it comes to branding, what people are saying online about a business or product means everything. While some brands like BMW often enjoy being associated with “the best,” others are considered to be “dying” like Microsoft, or even worse, some, like Google, are known as “evil” or potentially the dawn of the real-life Matrix… Continue reading What Does Google Autocomplete Say About Your Favorite Brand?
It seems that Google is venturing into sci-fi territory with its latest acquisition. Or is it? Google has shelled out $500 million to acquire the UK startup DeepMind, according to TechCrunch. DeepMind focuses on artificial intelligence and machine learning. To date, Google’s true intentions regarding the acquisition of DeepMind have not been released. Google X Labs produces… Continue reading Google’s Acquisition of DeepMind Hints to More Intelligent Web Searches
Google+ is out there and, like holiday dinners with the in-laws, you can choose not to participate at your own peril. The good news, however, is that Google has made it very easy for you and your business to jump on board. “How easy?” you may ask? Well, there is a good chance that there… Continue reading How to Claim Your Google+ Business Page, and Why You Should Do So
As a blogger or publisher, naturally you may want to build quality links back to your site. But what about links from relevant article directories and syndication? Are these types of links seen as good or bad? Like if you run an art and design site, would it help you to get a link back… Continue reading Should You Build Links to Your Blog Using Article Directories and Syndication? Google Reveals the Answer
Sometimes when collaboratively editing documents among teams on Google Drive, tracking changes can get a little hairy. To help users make more sense of the life of their documents, Google is adding a new activity stream to Drive that will make it easy to review every action take on files and folders. Now when you… Continue reading Google Drive Adds Activity Stream So You Can Track Changes to Your Documents
Will mobile finally be ready to usurp computers for good in 2014? According to Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, mobile has already won because everyone will eventually have a smartphone. In a rare interview, Schmidt talked with Bloomberg TV about his outlook for 2014. “The trend has been mobile was winning; it’s now won,” Schmidt… Continue reading The Rise of Mobile and Other 2014 Trends to Watch as Predicted by Google’s Eric Schmidt
Do you ever wish you could easily share your Vine profile with friends without making them open the Vine app or remember the odd characters that make up your public profile URL? Soon you’ll be able to! Twitter has announced the launch of vanity URLs for Vine starting this week. Beginning Friday at 9 a.m.… Continue reading Twitter to Launch Vanity URLs on Vine Starting This Week
Each day around the world, millions of people use the Internet for search. We continually want to find out more about our favorite celebrities, shows, heroes, travel destinations or just great places to eat. We search to compare prices of the latest gadgets or find the calorie counts of our favorite foods. In Google’s annual… Continue reading What Did the World Search for in 2013?