SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 6, 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: Bulk Upload ‘Mapspam’ On Google Is it black hat "mapspam," a mistake or a creative response to a legitimate business need? Mike Blumenthal has chronicled the history of some recent bulk […]

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Bulk Upload ‘Mapspam’
    On Google

    Is it black hat "mapspam," a mistake or a creative response to a legitimate
    business need? Mike Blumenthal has chronicled the history of some recent bulk
    upload abuse on Google Maps in a couple of detailed posts: TechPro’s CEO
    speaks about Google Maps Bulk Upload abuse and the related Batten…
  • Microsoft Teams
    With NASA For 3-D Space Shuttle Images

    Microsoft announced a partnership with NASA to use its Photosynth 3-D
    application to provide users with interactive images of the upcoming Space
    Shuttle Endeavor launch. There’s also a related Photosynth tour of the Kennedy
    Space Center….
  • Yahoo Adds
    Search Suggestions To Toolbar

    The Yahoo Search Blog announced that downloads of the Yahoo Toolbar for
    Internet Explorer will now have "as you type" search suggestions
    functionality. Yahoo has been on a search suggestion frenzy lately, last month
    launching search suggestions on Yahoo.com and beta testing Yahoo Search
    Assist….
  • Cheat Sheet For
    Google Cheat Sheets

    Lifehacker points to a two-page Google Cheat Sheet PDF document that contains
    information on the company, their services, the IP addresses for Googlebot,
    Google domains, famous operators and much more. But aren’t there more Google
    cheat sheets? Sure — here are some others:…
  • Accoona Files
    For $80.5 Million IPO

    Via PaidContent.org, Accoona Files for IPO from the Associated Press reports
    that Accoona has filed to go public, with an estimated IPO price of $80.5
    million. Accoona hopes to list their stock as “ACNA" on the NASDAQ. The AP
    reports Accoona’s three business lines as online-lead generation, an online
    search…
  • Spot Trends
    With SEOmoz’s Popular Searches Tool

    To spot popular search trends, you can always use our list of search research
    resources. But want to look across a range of various "What’s Hot" reports?
    Try SEOmoz’s new Popular Searches tool. As SEOmoz’s Rand Fishkin explains,
    explains the new tool aggregates data from several places that document
    "rising…
  • Microsoft,
    Google Suffer Setback On ‘White Space’ Internet Access Plan

    According to a Dow Jones report, prototype devices from Google, Microsoft and
    a coalition of companies that includes Philips, Intel and Dell failed an
    initial test that might have allowed the group to offer wireless internet and
    potentially other services on "unused portions of the nation’s television
    airwaves." The Federal…
  • Google Tests
    New "Show More" & Related Words AdSense Units

    Google AdSense has been busy testing new AdSense units this weekend, with two
    new formats spotted in the wild….

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