SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 28, 2007

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • More Maps Announcements Coming This Week
    The conference Where 2.0 begins tomorrow in San Jose, California. It’s about mapping, mashups and location-based services and there should be a range of interesting announcements from companies large and small. To that end, Garrett Rogers speculates, based on domain name registrations, that Google will be announcing a “street view”…
  • YouTube Tests New Video Player
    Screenshots of YouTube’s New Player from Google Operating System shows a new YouTube player being tested to “improve the way you interact with videos and will create a cinematic experience” says Ionut Alex. Chitu….
  • Google & Korea Daum In Content & Ad Partnership Talks
    Google, Korea Daum in talks on YouTube, ad deals from MarketWatch reports that Google is in partnership discussions with Daum. Eric Schmidt of Google and Seok Jong-Hun of Daum are planning on meeting tomorrow to discuss Google providing Daum will access to all of YouTube’s content on their portal. And…
  • Yahoo Testing Linking To Non-Yahoo Properties On Home Page
    Yahoo Experiments With Non-Yahoo Links On Home Page from Techcrunch reports that Yahoo is testing linking to non-Yahoo properties directly from their home page. Typically, the only non-Yahoo links from their home page are the advertisements. On May 24th, Yahoo linked to this Crunchgear article directly in the “Featured” news…

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