SearchCap: The Day In Search, September 17, 2013

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From Search Engine Land:

  • Google Patent Search Expands To China, Germany, Canada & WIPO Google announced they have expanded their database of patent documents within Google Patent Search to include patent documents from an additional set of agencies. The new patent agencies included in Google Patent search include China, Germany, Canada, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Since the database now includes patent documents from around the world, […]
  • Study Shows No Clear Evidence That Google+ Drives Ranking At SMX Advanced, I presented results from a study we had done that convinced me that links in shares from Google Plus and Facebook behave like traditional web-based links. My statements at SMX Advanced were later disputed by Matt Cutts during his keynote interview by Danny Sullivan, leading to a live discussion — Matt even […]
  • Live @ SMX East: Trends In Mobile Search As many pundits predicted, the number of people accessing the Internet via mobile devices has exploded. It’s not hope or hype any longer: Industry observers comScore and Nielsen released reports conclusively demonstrating that 2012 was the tipping-point year in which all doubts about the disruptive impact of mobile should have been brushed aside. Comparing PC […]
  • When Looking For Links, How Can You Predict A Site’s Future? I was recently asked how to make sure that each link you build (however you do it) remains a safe one — and I have to say that I truly had no idea how to answer that. A few years back, my answer would have been different than it is today. Remember when we all said […]
  • Bing Gains New Logo, UI, Page Zero Links, Snapshot & Pole Position Answers This evening, Microsoft announced and has started to roll out a range of new features for Bing — some cosmetic, some more structural. Prominent among them is a new logo and identity, which is symbolic of Bing’s deeper integration across the Microsoft’s products and devices. The company has devoted a lengthy blog post to the […]

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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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