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Matt Cutts on the future of search: “Mobile will be big”

Posted by Nadir on December 2nd, 2009

In the latest GWC video on YouTube, Matt Cutts, Google’s head of Webspam team, is answering a question about the future of search in the next few years.

Sometimes a company just needs to provide a new service or functionality, even if it’s a very basic one, but unique, to grab more market share and crush its competitors.

AdMob announced yesterday that it will allow for the the first time iPhone applications developers to track clicks on ads that lead to a download of an application.

Mobile Search Engine Taptu Wins $9.6M in New Funding

Posted by Nadir on December 16th, 2008

Taptu, a pure mobile search engine that I reviewed a while ago on this post just announced that it has won $9.6 million in extra funding from its existing investors.

Confirmed: Yahoo! OneSearch Comes to T-Mobile USA

Posted by Nadir on November 20th, 2008

I blogged last month about the mobile search deal that was being tied up between T-Mobile USA and Yahoo!. It has officially been announced today.

Back at the end of July 2008, a patent from Google named “Blending Mobile Search Results” has been published. It’s only until recently that I decided to read it.

Google may have teamed up with T-Mobile to launch the G1, but I heard from someone close to the matter that Yahoo! will soon be the default mobile search engine on T-Mobile USA’s mobile web portal. All phones launching from November 8th will have a shortcut button to Yahoo! OneSearch, except obviously Google G1 and [...]

Mobile SEO: Google Updates its Mobile Web Index

Posted by Nadir on September 23rd, 2008

I was looking at the ranking positions on Google Mobile for a bunch of websites I’m working on and noticed what looks like a major update in the “Mobile Web” index (I’m linking to a search results page here)