Jim is joined by David Harry aka THeGypsy from Verve Developments to discuss the fallout that came from the 6th annual Google I/O Developer Conference, which featured changes to Google+ Chrome and search via spoken answers. We also get a report from Michelle Stinson-Ross from Firestarter Social Media on location from Interactivity Digital 2013, including the anticipated session from post-Blueglass executives Loren Baker and Greg Boser.
SES New York 2013 Highlights as Jim returns from the tradeshow, plus Google goes head to head with Amazon with new same-day retail delivery in San Francisco; Google picks 8,000 winners to test internet-connected glasses. Finally, a weird story about how a store in Australia is alerting would-be customers that theyll be charged 5 dollars if they come in to browse but dont buy anything.
Marissa Mayer: Sour on Yahoo-Microsoft Search Deal; Google+: Higher Rankings to Content Tied to Verified Profiles
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made comments at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday expressing disappointment With the existing Yahoo-Microsoft Search Deal.
Jim and Dave discuss, plus bring on Bria Jordan from to talk about some excerpts from Eric Schmidts upcoming book, The New Digital Age where he discusses Google Plus and how Google Will Give Higher Rankings to Content Tied to Verified Profiles.
Google Cracking Down on Unnatural Links, Deindexing Blog Networks; New Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson sweeps out 2,000 employees in purge; Breaking Down 50 New Google Search Changes.
Jim and Dave discuss how former Googler James Whittaker openly blogs about about how Google is now obsessed with harvesting peoples private information and saying their social media efforts with Google + have been a failure threatened by Facebook. Jim also serves an extensive Forbes rant.
Facebook filed papers Wednesday to raise at least 5 billion dollars and begin to sell stock this spring.How to Understand Your Google Not Provided Traffic.
Jim and Dave also discuss a Search Engine Watch article from Miranda Miller entitled Google, Bing and Yahoo in Partnership to Sell Top Organic Local Listings?. They uncover some reported irregularities
Jim and Dave discuss Tech and Marketing Strategies for Video with with Jake Athey from Vitomy.com and Greg Jarboe from SEO-PR. Also, Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites; Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, ISPs, All Served With Streaming Site Blocking Demand.
Google, Yahoo and Facebook are joined together in opposition of the Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA, which is said to help U.S. law enforcement and copyright holders fight online traffic in copyrighted intellectual property and ensuing revenue and job losses.
Jim and Dave also speak with Nicole Hurley, Sales Executive at SkyWire Media, Inc, a mobile solutions provider heavily involved with the Hospitality industry and more specifically gaming.
Research In Motion or RIM, losing ground in a market that its BlackBerry smartphone helped to build, is adding developer evangelists in Silicon Valley to change perceptions, plus SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data and Bing Top Position Gets 9.66 percent CTR, Lower Total Page 1 CTR than Google.
Google has acquired Zagat, one of the most well-known names in restaurant reviews, in a move to improve its local products, which are now run by Google VP Marissa Mayer.
Carol Bartz is no longer the CEO of Yahoo. Jim and Dave discuss how she calls Yahoos Board A Bunch Of Doofuses.