SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 16, 2008

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Yahoo-Google Deal: Shrewd Move Or Screw Up?
    When the highly anticipated Yahoo-Google paid search deal was announced on Thursday the fallout and speculation began immediately: would it help Yahoo or was it an act of capitulation to Google? Coming as it did with the formal end of talks with Microsoft, was it a betrayal of Yahoo shareholders?…
  • Google Local Business Center Undergoes Redesign
    The Google Local Business Center is undergoing a redesign from within, as Mike Blumenthal reports. The main differences that I see are on the add and edit listing screens. The add listing screen seems to have consolidated much of the information retrieval process onto less screens. You can see a…
  • Yahoo’s Google & Microsoft Deals, Side-By-Side
    I was off most of Friday when the Google-Yahoo deal was announced — and then details of Microsoft’s last proposal to Yahoo also came out. Today was catch-up, and I wanted to put the deals next to each other in chart form. Google-Yahoo doesn’t seem as bad as some…

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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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