Google seems committed to making local deals work. Their recent acquisition of The Dealmap, a local deal mapping company, has the potential to expand both the reach and technology of Google Offers.
Google and Microsoft are continuing their war for user loyalty on the email front. Both companies are extending past their normal pitch, with Google releasing an “email intervention kit” and Microsoft launching an ad that condemns Gmail for “reading your mail.”
While not a direct search competitor, Google is facing off with Apple in a number of territories. While the iPad owns tablets, Android smartphones have succeeded a on global scale. According to a recent study, Android now holds 48 percent of market share.
Yahoo has shifted from the world’s largest search engine (of ages past) to a major content hub. In recent months, Yahoo has worked hard to improve their SEO strategy and the results have been brilliant. Here’s what you can learn through their efforts.
Gmail, Google’s email service that started as an invite-only program, has grown dramatically – but they’re still dwarfed by Yahoo Mail and Hotmail. To change this, Google is prompting existing Gmail users to conduct “email interventions.”
Bing is continuing its heavy investment in travel features. Their most recent round of extras includes a revamp of how their “attractions” are displayed in the Bing SERP and Attractions page.
The release of Google+ meant of lot of things, but among them was a willingness on Google’s part to push users out into public. Most notably, Google has told users that their profile can either be public or deleted. Google is now poised to wipe out the remaining private profiles.
Google has been on a binge, optimizing for smartphones and tablets for all of its services. One of the areas that’s, oddly, been left behind is search itself. Now Google has resolved that by releasing a new version of Google search designed specifically for the tablet environment.
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