Rob D Young

Rob D Young

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Rob has been insatiably obsessed with Google, search engine technology, and the trends of the web-based world since he began life as a webmaster in 2002. His work as an SEO consultant since 2006, and subsequently to content writing for technology and internet-focused publications, has done nothing but fuel this passion.

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We announced a while ago that Yahoo BOSS V2, the new version of Yahoo’s do-it-yourself search back-end, was in the wild, but many of the features were...

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Violent extrism happens in many forms, and while most Americans think of jihadists – radical Muslims who believe that they are in the moral right to wage a holy...

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As part of the search giant’s ongoing efforts to refine its look, feel, and functionality, Google is testing a lineup of new looks that focus...

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We’ve had the great pleasure to discuss Google Offers in several instances – including discussion of the Groupon bid, the possibilityof Google building their own competitor (which, of course, would...

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On June 23rd, Google received a notification that their company was being investigated by the U.S. Government for potentially anti-competitive practices in their search. While...

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There can be no doubt that Google is an innovator. The real question is how many of those innovations actually see success. Historical turns and...

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Baidu, the leading search engine in China, is expanding its technical reach by purchasing companies in a number of other technology fields. The most recent...

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In New Dehli, Arindam Chaudhuri filed a major lawsuit against Google and several other sites for publishing and distributing “defamatory, libelous, and slanderous articles.” His action created a maelstrom...

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Yahoo! may have gotten the ball rolling on the Hulu sales deal by coming at them with an offer, but Hulu leveraged the position by pushing for a number...

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Carol Bartz was named the Yahoo! CEO in 2009. She has been a major part of efforts to change the company’s floundering position, and her voice was likely...

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In late May, Google made its way into Bangalore to continue its Street View project – taking panoramic images of the streets while blurring out...

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Google Beta invites have been sent to users the world over and, at long last, to yours truly. This article takes a look at the...

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Earlier this month, Bing released a lineup of search features that left Google out in the cold; Bing was allowing users to quickly find, install,...

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