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There is a new type of software that is able to research news from all over the planet and use it to predict future events. You can find out more about this software here: "Supercomputer Predicts Revolution".
This week, Bing shares some helpful hints on how to build quality content for the web, providing insights and solutions as to how to go about measuring “quality” and examine the factors attributed to “quality” content. In the piece, Bing explains how to build content in such a way that it is credible and provides a visitor with their desired needs, as well as rank favourably in search engine search results.
Now you can search for public transport directions throughout London using Google Maps. Getting from A to B is accessible on both Google Maps and Google Maps for mobile. Users can merely enter a search destination location, select it on the map and choose their favoured “directions” option. Currently public transport directions are available for all Underground, bus, tram and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) lines with more to be included in the mix soon.
Local businesses, in search of customers within their local area can now capitalise on a free business listing with Google AdWords Express. A large percentage of local customers already make use of web search when researching certain products and services. Find out more on Google Adwords Express.
Bing is set to host a schema.org workshop on the 21st September 2011 in Silicon Valley following many discussions and feedback received after 2 June this year when it was announced that the search engine would collaborate with Google and Yahoo in order to create and support a set of standards for structured data markup on web pages. The workshop will serve as a “working session” to all who participate covering feedback and discussing options.
Google recently announced that they will be “winding down” Google Labs in an effort to eventually put an end to Labs products and technologies. Google will continue to experiment with new features in each of their products in the aims to achieve higher levels of innovation. Updates on their progress can be viewed on the Google Labs website. Find out more about the End to Google Labs
Along with Google Directory, Google Toolbar for Firefox has been dropped recently. An updated toolbar for Firefox 5 hasn’t been updated at all, which has surprised many users. Google has admitted that the product itself has not been discontinued and that they have merely not updated Google Toolbar for Firefox 5. It still however, works in the latest Firefox releases, provided an Add-on Compatibility Reporter is installed.
ComScore Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis within the U.S market place recently. Leading the explicit core search market in June this year was Google Sites with 65.5% of search queries being conducted. Yahoo! Sites came in with 15.9% and Microsoft Sites with 14.4%. A total of 16.7 billion explicit core searches were conducted during the month of June with Google ranking in first – 10.9 billion searches.