Karen Blakeman on March 25th, 2011

The March 2011 issue of Tales from the Terminal Room is now available. It includes articles that have already appeared in this blog but many people prefer to read the information in newsletter form. In this month’s issue: Search tools Google decides that coots are really lions Google includes your social circle in search UK […]

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Karen Blakeman on March 12th, 2011

You may have picked up the news that both Google and Bing have admitted to having whitelists of  ‘nice’ sites that manually override their search and ranking algorithms (Google, Bing Have White Lists Of Sites Not To Be Impacted By Algo Changes http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/110310-175043 and Google contradicts own counsel in face of antitrust probe http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/03/11/google_admits_search_algorithm_whitelists/). No […]

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Karen Blakeman on March 11th, 2011

As I write this the media have moved on from the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Japan earlier today and are now concentrating on the tsunami that is moving across the Pacific. But those in the area originally affected by what is being called a “superquake” now have to endure aftershocks. I discovered a long […]

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