Archives for January 2014

Google Image Search Adds Usage Rights Filters

Google image search has added new functionality that lets you find photo licensed for third-party use free of charge.

Previously the option to sort search results by licensing rights was found under the ‘Advanced Image Search Page’ and therefore much more inaccessible. A lot of users might not even have noticed that such an option existed. This new functionality will undoubtedly help to raise awareness.

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Google Ties Up With Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai-Open Auto Alliance(OAA)

Google has announced its joining forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to create the Open Automotive Alliance, in other words it’s planning to take Android to the automobile.

Sundar Pichai said that “Millions of people are already familiar with Android and use it every day, the expansion of the Android platform into automotive will allow our industry partners to more easily integrate mobile technology into cars and offer drivers a familiar, seamless experience so they can focus on the road.”

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How Baidu Search Engine Optimization is Different From Google?

Baidu is China’s number one and most popular search engine, with approximately 63 percent of the country’s market share. Google is less popular in China than Baidu, so if your traffic comes from the Chinese market, it pays to optimize your site for Baidu.

Baidu is constantly improving their services, but still far behind Google when it comes to technology that evaluates and indexes the most relevant and authoritative content. However Baidu uses the same SEO rules that you would for Google. Getting good rankings in Baidu requires understanding the search engine optimization guide that works with the Baidu search engine. You won’t hear any talk of Pandas or Penguins, but you will notice that their decision making is very nationalistic in nature.

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