SEO tools and technologies - typical subject matter would include RSS and CMS systems

Google Glass hit $95,000 on ebay before being pulled

So some guy called "Ed from Philadelphia" posted up his google glass up on eba

Google Soon To Be The #1 ISP In The Country?

Interesting post about Google moving forward with their ISP service.

Google's Eric Schmidt, Urges Regulation Of Civilian Drones

Eric Schmidt recently commented on the civilian use of drones.

x-default hreflang for int'l pages here

"The new x-default hreflang attribute value signals to our algorithms that this page doesn’t target any specific language or locale and is the default page when no other page is be

A Google Free Chrome?

Many of you know that Google's browser Chrome is based on the WebKit framework.

Fat Joe Rank Checking...

A very handy little extension for Chrome that checks rankings of the site you're on for keywords you highlight.

Weekly Search Challenges at SearchReSearch

Have you tried joining any of the challenges here? That's one of those rare things that make me sad I have too little time.

Search Engine For Tracking Google Spam

{This has been sadly discontinued}

Bring back the Dinosaur video

Matt, explaining why they don't do away with the TBPR indicator. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbK6hlQlmUc

MS Office: only for Windows tablets

The new Microsoft Office suite has launched! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21247688

Interesting video on knowledge base

and the way it's built. Snagged this video link (http://youtu.be/5lCSDOuqv1A) from Bill Slawski's post yesterday: http://www.seobythesea.com/2013/01/knowledge-base-locations-in-web-pages/ .

Microsoft Touch Surface Computers

Microsoft recently announced the release of multi point touch surface computers, which allow you to control the computer with your hands.

RFID Guardian - one flawed technology "protecting" against another

RFIDs are likely to become increasingly insidious. Equally concerning is the fact that people may think they're protecting themselves when really they might not be, according to this blogger.

Google: 10 percent of sites are dangerous

Last week Google published a study called The Ghost in the Browser: Analysis of Web-based Malware (PDF link) to war

Google Checkout now available in UK

The BBC reports that Google's Checkout payment service is now available to UK businesses.

Google, Yahoo, Live, Ask support Sitemaps auto-submission

Now, by just entering the URL to your Sitemaps XML URL listing in your robots.txt file, *all* search engines can automatically discovery it! Much more convenient than manually pinging each engine.

Google could offer .goog domains - Frank

Frank Schilling suggests that Google could and should offer .goog domain names, in order to further their interne

No More Inktomi In Your Logs

From the Y! Search blog - Yahoo! Search Crawler, Slurp, is moving

Anyone who has seen their web server logs, has seen the Yahoo! crawler come by and leave its mark. It identifies itself as 'Yahoo! Slurp' and its domain is inktomisearch.com. For those of you who follow the search space, you can easily guess that this is one of the last historic remnants from our acquisition of Inktomi a few years ago. Well, the crawler finally decided to move and find a new home. We are moving our crawler from inktomisearch.com to crawl.yahoo.net.

My Achey Breaky Link Data

MSN pulls a Google and breaks the link command

Live Search's WebLog : We are flattered, but...

For those of you who use some of the advanced query syntax in our search engine such as link:, linkdomain: and inurl:, you may have noticed that this functionality has been recently turned off. We have been seeing broad use of these features by legitimate users but unfortunately also what appears to be mass automated usage for data mining. So for now, we have made the tough call to block all queries with these operators.

Friendadder.com shuts down its website in a panic

www.friendadder.com, one of the oldest Myspace bot developers, sent out an email earlier today telling resellers to cease promoting its bots via myspace and 5 hours later sends a follow up letter that simply says: "We are unplugging the site due to the recent myspace news and communications."