SearchCap: The Day In Search, Dec. 27, 2006

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web:

From Search Engine Land:

  • Google To Invest In China Based Video Download Site
    Google to invest in Chinese video Web site at the Chicago Tribune describes that within a month, we will learn more about a Google investment in Shenzhen Xunlei Network Technology Ltd. Xunlei is a Chinese video download company and Google may be hoping that their investment will help…
  • Using Google Code Search To Find Vulnerable Sites
    ShoeMoney wrote a detailed write up on how hackers can easily use Google Code Search to quickly find sites that are vulnerable to being hacked. ShoeMoney shows XSS exploits, SQL Injection exploits, and methods to find host,user,pass for mysql databases. ShoeMoney wasn’t the first to…
  • Behind The Google Shuffle
    As many of you know, Google (as other search engines) gave out holiday gifts, including a digital picture frame, a iPod Shuffle and other schwag. One person who got the iPod Shuffle gave us a behind the scenes look at the gift, literally. On the back of the iPod Shuffle, the engraved message…
  • Google #4 On BusinessWeek’s Tech Hot Growth 50
    Last Friday, BusinessWeek release the Tech Hot Growth 50 for 2006. Google ranked number four on the list, behind Amkor Technology (1), Apple (2), and AT&T (3); Google (GOOG), meanwhile, has claimed billions in advertising dollars by devising the…
  • Google News Mobile Now Customizable
    Via Nathan Weinberg, Steve Rubel finds that you can now customize the news on your Google Mobile News page. A new link that reads “» Customize this page” takes you to a page where you can add keyword specific searches to your mobile news page, you can also add or remove news…
  • MySupermarket Comparison Site
    MySupermarket is one of those sites that you sometimes look at and immediately think ‘I’ll be coming back here on a regular basis’. The concept is very simple – you choose one of 4 UK supermarkets from Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Ocado and you shop for your groceries…

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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