07 Aug 2019

The president of the United States of America kicked off the morning with a series of tweets criticizing one of the country’s largest corporations for alleged ties to election tampering and China’s military. In a thread that would have been regarded as a remarkable occurrence under any other administration, Donald J. Trump called out Google  by name, tagging CEO Sundar Pichai for good me...

03 Aug 2019

Google’s John Mueller recently explained that a sitelinks search box can take up to a month to appear in search results.This topic came up during a Google Webmaster Central hangout where a question was asked regarding how long it takes for a sitelinks search box to show in the SERPs.Compared to other types of markup, a sitelinks search box can take a long time to appear.Muell...

03 Aug 2019

The New York Times published an anti-Google screed by billionaire Peter Thiel last night but failed to mention a fun fact that readers might find relevant: Thiel sits on the board of Facebook, one of Google’s largest competitors.Thiel first blasted Google as “treasonous” last month, saying that the FBI and CIA should investigate the company for working with the Chinese government. Th...

02 Aug 2019

After holding the title for more than a decade, Apple has been dethroned as the king of cash by Alphabet.The Google parent's holdings of cash and marketable securities, net of debt, topped $117 billion in the most recent quarter, exceeding Apple's recently reported cash pile of $102 billion, according to the Financial Times, which first reported the shift.Apple, which had $163 bi...

02 Aug 2019

Donald Trump says Google may be a "national security concern" because of its relationship with China, and suggested he will launch a probe into the company."There may or may not be National Security concerns with regard to Google and their relationship with China," he wrote on Twitter."If there is a problem, we will find out about it. I sincerely hope there is not...

20 Dec 2018

Google on Wednesday released a revamped version of an app - Google My Business - meant to help small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) manage profile on-the-go and boost customer engagement.The Google My Business app is a simple and free tool for SMBs to start their digital journey through listings on Google and keep their business presence up-to-date on Google Search and Google Maps, t...

20 Dec 2018

Google just released an advert for Google Assistant and its band of merry products. It’s really good. Basically, the ad is “Home Alone” reimagined, but this time Macaulay Culkin plays an adult Kevin who is home alone with a house full of devices controlled by Google Assistant. Obviously.And for the sake of being objective, you could do this with Apple's or Amazon's voice assistants f...

25 Jul 2018

Google today said it will be rolling out an enterprise version of its Google Voice service for G Suite users, potentially tapping a new demand source for Google that could help attract a whole host of new users.Google voice has been a long-enjoyed service for everyday consumers, and offers a lot of benefits beyond just having a normal phone number. The enterprise version of Google Vo...

18 Jul 2018

On Tuesday, Google announced yet another massive subsea cable project, this time a private line stretching across the Atlantic Ocean to connect a data center in the US directly to another in Europe.Per TechCrunch, the planned “Dunant” cable (named after Red Cross founder Henry Dunant) will make landfall in France after crossing nearly 4,000 miles of ocean floor and “connect Google’s ...

19 Oct 2017

John Mueller of Google said on a Google webmaster hangout at the 38:30 mark into yesterday's hangout that Google uses the same algorithm to rank the first page results that it does for the other pages in their search results. He said the top ten results are ranked using the exact same algorithm as results 11 through 100.John said "it's the same algorithm," when asked about if the alg...