Daily Search Forum Recap: February 24, 2010

Feb 24, 2010 - 4:00 pm 0 by

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Wired Article Implies Google Caffeine Is Live But It's Not
    An article at Wiredhas a ton of details about how Google's search algorithms, index, crawlers and so on evolved over the years. I highlighted many of the points in my Search Engine Land write up on it. A WebmasterWorld thread quotes a piece on the Google Caffeine index, asking if that means it is live. "The most recent major change, codenamed Caffeine, revamped the entire indexing system to make it even easier for engineers to
  • 60 Days Left on Old Google AdWords API
    There is only 60 days left to migrate off the old AdWords API and to version v200909. Jason for the AdWords API team posted a thread at the AdWords API Forum warning API users once again about this upgrade. Jason said: Last month we reminded you that on April 22 most v13 services will be turned off. In 60 days, the following v13 services will no longer be accessible (read more over here) - CampaignService
  • Xerox Wants To Copy Some of Google's Money
    I covered the news that Xerox is suing Google & Yahoo over an alleged patent infringement. In short, Xerox has two patents they feel Google and Yahoo is using, in some form, and they want money. Xerox is known for their copy machines, by the way and that business, as I understand it, is not doing too well. For more about the law suit, see my article linked to above. Here are comments from WebmasterWorld
  • Google Adds Two New Support Reps to AdWords Forums
    A Google AdWords Help forum announced the addition of two additional AdWords support representatives to the forums. Both representatives have been working at Google for "several years" and decided to take the plunge in forum help. The names are AdWordsPro Sarala and AdWordsPro Rasika. AdWordsPro Sarah introduced them in the a href="http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/AdWords/thread?tid=6979f3efbeb6e91b&hl=en">Google AdWords Help and AdWordsPro, as well as the new forum reps, said hello. Here is Sarah's introduction: I am happy to announce that

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