4 ways to take control of Google’s Social Search functions

Google sparked controversy on Tuesday with the announcement of a major search update that includes content from its budding social network.In the announcement posted on Google's blog, Google FellowAmit Singhal says, "Search is

Published on: January 13th, 2012 Kristin Burnham

Canadian courts don’t protect trademarks from keyword advertising

It seems logical that when Vancouver Career College Inc. wanted to advertise its services using Google AdWords, it would buy the phrase “private career training.” But to a rival Vancouver school, Private Career

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Brian Jackson

How Google’s latest change affects your business Web site

Google's rapid response to a New York Times story last week about unscrupulous e-commerce company DecorMyEyes has garnered significant attention over the past few days. That's not just for the shocking nature of

Published on: December 6th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

“Google killer” search engine can’t find Brooklyn, NY

A David has just arisen to take on the Goliath that is Google: Wolfram|Alpha, a search engine which serves up formatted answers to questions rather than provide just a list of links. As

Published on: June 2nd, 2009 Barbara Krasnoff