AOL stays with Google
AOL renewed its contract with Google. Details about the contract were not made public. This contract goes against the trend for large portals to develop...
MSN without Looksmart
Searchenginewatch is reporting that MSN ended their partnership with Looksmart. MSN made up about 65% of Looksmarts profits. This should be another step...
SiteFinder offline
According to heise.de, Verisign has taken down the controversial SiteFinder. Verisign redirected any access to non registered .com and .net domains to...
ODP-data spam
In a spam-mail, PPCExperience.com is trying to sell a list with all pages in Googles’ Directory. Since the Google-Directory is using ODP-data, you...
Dialer on suchmaschine.de
Suchmaschine.de is trying to install a dialer with every query. Seems as though someone is trying to make some money with suchmaschine.de, once again....
Google takes over Kaltix
Google has bought Kaltix Corp. Both parties are not divulging any financial insights into the deal. Kaltix develops personalized searchtechnologies....
Google-Toolbar for Mozilla
You can get the Google-Toolbar for Mozilla at http://googlebar.mozdev.org/about.html. This free toolbar is unable to show the PageRank, since it is unable...
DNS-Highjacking at Google
TweakXP is reporting that a program has modified the hosts-file for many internet users, so that queries to the important searchengines like Google and...
Google-Spain completed
After setting up their Google-Spain offices, Google now also has a News– as well as an Adwords-team there....
Google Research-offices in Europe and India?
The Wirtschaftswoche is reporting, that Google is planning on not only setting up selling agencies but also research-offices in Europe and India. The reasoning...
Amazon with its own shoppingsearch
The Wall Street Journal has an article on how Amazon is developing their own searchtechnology. This new division, which goes by the name A9, has been fitted...
Google now in Spain
Google is going to open an office in Spain, according to an article on finanzen.net. This will be the fifth European branch besides Germany, Ireland, France...