This week's big news was that Eric Schmidt will be stepping down as Google's CEO soon and replacing him will be Google co-founder, Larry Page. We had our first Google PageRank update of 2011. Is there such as a thing as a Google search Whitelist? A study claimed Google has a search bias towards their own properties. Google has a bug with replying to reviews on your place pages. AdWords continues to test grouping ads into buckets. Google Offers is set to compete with Groupon. Blank pages may be seen by Google as empty pages. Bing to power Yahoo UK. Bing impresses Brett Tabke. We have Google logos, including JFK, Takayangi, Tu Bishvat, Paul Cezanne and Martin Luther King, Jr. We also had MLK logos from Yahoo, Bing and Dogpile. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable. Happy New Years!
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Eric Schmidt Dodges Future Bullets By Stepping Down As CEO
- January 2011 Google Toolbar PageRank Update
- Is There A Google Whitelist?
- Do Search Engines Have A Bias In Showing Their Own Sites?
- Can't Reply To Google Maps Negative Reviews? You're Not Alone
- Google AdWords Continues Grouping Ad Tests
- Google Offers Coming Soon
- Google: Empty Pages Are Duplicate Content Issues
- Yahoo UK Powered By Bing Soon
- Two Years Of Default Use, Bing Scores Well With Searchers
- JFK's Google Logo, Google Japan's Takayanagi Kenzirou Logo & Google Israel's Tu Bishvat Logo
- Paul Czanne's 172nd Birthday : Story Behind Google's Doodle
- Google's 2011 Martin Luther King Doodle