Google Suggest is not new in many countries. But as usual with products Google launches the US comes first and then comes Europe. That is not different with Google suggest. In Germany Google is now testing this feature to see if the Germans like it.
German blogger Michael Klix noticed the Suggest feature last week. Probably Google will test the feature for a while. If German users pick it up it will stay.
Last week Sony Ericsson joined the Open Handset Alliance. With that it was sure that Sony Ericsson will be one of the suppliers of a Android-phone. Mobilecowboys found a couple of possible concepts of the phones. It looks a lot better that the HTC which was presented before...... read more
We all know that Jason Calacanis is a very smart business man. His business reputation has been built up by several successful ventures (think Weblogs Inc and Netscape). His latest project, human search engine Mahalo, has been trying to get solid ground for over a year now. The feature Mahalo added last week might just be what Calacanis has been looking for.
Mahalo added “Mahalo Answers” a feature which immediately reminds us of “Yahoo Answers” and “Google Answers”. However there are some big differences. The biggest one: you can actually make real money answering questions.... read more
Yahoo! is scaling down the discounts they are giving agencies in the UK starting January 1st 2009. Until now agencies which spent more than 80.000 pounds a month on Yahoo! get a discount of 10 percent. Starting January this will be cut back to four percent.
The UK agencies were informed this week through a memo send by the Yahoo UK-office. It stated that agencies spending over a 100.000 pounds would get a discount of 9 percent. Chances are that the reduction of the discount will only push agencies away from Yahoo even more.... read more
Almost a quarter of all Brits believe that search engine results cannot be influenced by website owners. Almost the same amount of UK-residents believe that the order of the results is based on how much a website pays a search engine.
These are some off the results from the Online Search Matters Survey done in assignment off FastHosts. According to the research almost all Brits use search engines, but most of them "either have no idea or an inaccurate view of how online search results are determined".... read more