Google Loses out as Bing Partners with Baidu

According to Reuters, Baidu the Chinese search engine has partnered with Bing to provide english language search to China.  Baidu has pretty much the entire search market in China, and with google falling out and refusing to censor search results, Baidu has selected Bing to provide english language search. Essentially what this does is push […]

Google Realtime Disappears as Twitter deal comes to an end

Not sure if you have noticed but the Google ‘realtime’ tab (and entire facility) has been removed from google worldwide.. This is the end of the integration of realtime results within the SERP’s also,  all brought about due to their contract with Twitter having come to an end.  Now the general feeling is that Google […]

UK Gets New Google Layout – My 6 quick changes of note

After a lot of will they won’t they, Google have finally rolled out their new look user interface. So what has changed? There are some colour changes to the layout. The black bar across the top is the most noticeable, with a change of font and positioning the other.  left hand navigation for instance is […]

New Look For Google

It seems that Google are again testing a new look page payout, and not everyone likes it.  The look to me appears pretty Bingy (is that a word?) Google have alread pinched some Binginess (there I go with that word again) when they added the page preview a month or two ago. but is seems […]

Google and the +1 button

Google +1? whats that all about then eh?  Nah it isn’t Google1.1 it is the new (unless you have ever used Facebook) revolutionary idea (unless you use facebook) idea of likes. You know when you hit a button and ‘like’ something. Well Google have now got this for their search results. Well I blogged about […]