Several people asked for the SearchCast to return in light of the Microsoft Yahoo deal announced this week. So it did! Yahoo! and Microsoft announced an agreement that will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry. In simple terms, Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies’ premium search advertisers.
Google AdWords Now With Real Time Quality Score, First Page Bid; Optimizing Google OneBox and Yahoo! Shortcut Local Listings; Forming Good Title Tags for Local Businesses.
Yahoo Introduces Contextual Display Ad Targeting To RightMedia Exchange; Google Sued For Patent Infringement Over AdSense; Google Loses Richard Kimber To Friendster and Yahoo Loses Adam Hyder To Jobvite.
Googles New Search Customization Messages; Live Search Hotspots; YouTube Sued By Italian Broadcaster Mediaset; Comparing Search Engine Performance: How does Cuil Stack Up to Google, Yahoo!, Live and Ask.
Google launches Knol. Wikipedia-killer or something else? Will Google buy Digg? Should Yahoos enhanced listings be better? Searching for video by geography on YouTube. Google Universal Search again delivers not safe for family viewing images.
Yahoo and Icahn united; will they resist Microsoft or join? Google gets out of trademark lawsuit but gets sued for ads on parked domains. Google’s search share dips slightly but volume goes up. Weird things on Google Trends.