Google+ Brings More Peace

It has been the recent question – will Google+ be as successful as Facebook?  When the social networking site was first released at the end of June, its major perks were its much stronger privacy settings and its unique and …

Google Launches E-Commerce "Trusted Store" Badges

Google Launches E-Commerce "Trusted Store" Badges

Yesterday morning, Google unveiled its brand-new e-commerce certification program called “Trusted Stores”. “Trusted Stores” will allow qualifying e-commerce stores to display a “Google Trusted Store” badge. In order to qualify for this badge, the store must have a history of …

Google Partners with Inrix to Improve Google Maps

Google Partners with Inrix to Improve Google Maps

Google Maps is one of Google’s most popular products, and it’s about to get even better. Google recently removed the real time traffic data from its Google Maps product as the company works to create a more accurate solution. That …

Google Releases Its New Flight Search Tool

Google Releases Its New Flight Search Tool

Google recently launches its new travel search engine that features the best prices available for flights only between the U.S. competitors including Microsoft, and other travel services that were opposed to the $676 million acquisition of the airline fare tracker …

For Yahoo-Bing, Baby Steps Are Key

For Yahoo-Bing, Baby Steps Are Key

Over a year ago, beginning on August 24, 2010, Yahoo! switched over to using Bing’s search results. Within the first week of the merger, the company Experian Hitwise, a leading global online competitive intelligence service, stated that the new Yahoo-Bing …

Google Acquires Zagat

Google Acquires Zagat

Google announced yesterday that it will acquire Zagat, an online food rating and recommendation site. What is great about this acquisition is that Google will gain a well-respected team with great experience in consumer-based surveys. This gives Google a personalized …

Cloud-Based Services Cutting Your Electricity Bills?

Cloud-Based Services Cutting Your Electricity Bills?

That’s right. Our favorite search engine powerhouse, Google, shows us how local businesses can cut energy costs by switching to cloud-based services. Reducing our carbon footprint and overall environmental impact by using renewable energy has been a fixation in the …

Going Green Through Gmail

Going Green Through Gmail

Cloud computing with Gmail can definitely save you money, but it also can save energy.  Results from the Carbon Disclosure Project show, “that by 2020, large U.S. companies that use cloud computing can achieve annual energy savings of $12.3 billion …

Google Comes Out with New Snippet Format

Google Comes Out with New Snippet Format

People are starting to comment on these new snippets that have recently appeared throughout Google result pages and are wondering; is it just another Google test or is it permanent? Google’s new snippet layout is not a test. Google came …