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Facebook vs Google+: The State of the Game
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Facebook vs Google+: The State of the Game

Just over a month into Google Plus’s launch, users and experts all have an opinion on what the future looks like for the companies. This article takes a look at the current state of the game and how (or, perhaps, if) Google+ is doing against Facebook.

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Study Stating IE Users Had Low IQs Revealed as a Hoax
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Study Stating IE Users Had Low IQs Revealed as a Hoax

A report from the site AptiQuant late last month created a stir about browsers by claiming IE users had a lower IQ than Firefox, Chrome, and Opera users. The report propagated across the web, including several major news sites, but has since been revealed as a hoax.

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Telegraph Releases List of Top SEO Tips
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Telegraph Releases List of Top SEO Tips

The Telegraph, a respected UK news site, has compiled the suggestions of some top SEOs in the UK. While the list touches on several vital points, it also makes a couple miss-steps. Here are the specifics.

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Bing Delves Deeper into Visual Search
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Bing Delves Deeper into Visual Search

Visual elements are becoming more and more important for search. These days, it even extends beyond image snippets on the SERP. As one recent example, Bing is delving deeper into what it calls “visual search.”

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Google to Microsoft: Stop Using Patent Attacks!
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Google to Microsoft: Stop Using Patent Attacks!

While Google’s approach to patents has been mixed through the years, the general line has been quite consistent: Google isn’t a fan. Now, after Microsoft won the Nortel patent package in a joint bid, Google is flatly accusing them of using anti-competitive tactics to sabotage Android.

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Real-Language Q&A: The Next Generation of Search?
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Real-Language Q&A: The Next Generation of Search?

Everyone in the tech field has a slightly different idea of where search engines should go from here. Computer scientist Oren Etzioni, however, has a particularly intriguing – though perhaps implausible – idea. He calls it “natural language questions and answers.”

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Bing Gives Its Take on Quality Content
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Bing Gives Its Take on Quality Content

In the post-Panda world, Google is the search engine most commonly associated with automated evaluation of quality. Bing has made it clear that they’re also in for that game, though, and have provided a list of items to avoid if you want to be seen as a quality site.

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Google Launches Chrome 13
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Google Launches Chrome 13

Google Chrome is continuing with its rapid six-week development cycle. The most recent iteration introduces an advanced print preview, an improved omnibox, and Instant Pages.

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Google Promotes Nexus S with “Giveaway”
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Google Promotes Nexus S with “Giveaway”

Google’s flagship device for Gingerbread, the Nexus S, is being promoted once again. This time around Google is doing a one-day giveaway for the device for those who sign a two year contract. The bigger question, though, is why?

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