Google now jumps in on Voice Search

It was only a matter of time before Google would branch out from the realm of type-based search and move on to voice search.  Similar to Apple’s Siri voice search app, Google Now is another “virtual personal assistant” that can be downloaded on any iPhone and iPad. (more…)

Google penalizes Overstock for search tactics

By AMIR EFRATI Google Inc. is penalizing Overstock.com Inc. in its search results after the retailer ran afoul of Google policies that prohibit companies from artificially boosting their ranking in the Internet giant's search engine. Overstock's pages had recently ranked near the top of results for dozens of common searches,…

New look is permanent interface.

by the Google Apps team. The new look is now the permanent interface for Google Docs, Docslist, Spreadsheets and Sites. Major changes to your Documents List include - - The Upload button is now an icon rather than a text button. It shows an up-arrow coming out of a hard…

Google Announces Panda Updates Will Resume in 2012

By Todd Bailey. Google announced via Twitter that Panda Updates have ceased for 2011 and will resume after the New Year.  Perhaps this is an early Holiday gift to webmasters that need to cultivate content and links on their existing webpages.  The last update came in November and all have…