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Philipp Lenssen at the “Google Blogoscoped” blog broke the story on September 1, 2008 that Google is launching an open source browser called Google Chrome. Lennsen writes: “Today there was a comic book in my mail, sent by Google and drawn by no less than Scott McCloud, creator of the classic Understanding Comics. Within the 38 pages, which I’ve scanned and put up, in very readable format Google gives the technical details into a project of theirs: an open source browser called Google Chrome. The book points to www.google.com/chrome, but I can’t see anything live there yet.” ... (more)

Microsoft-Yahoo! - Microsoft's Bing To Power Yahoo! Search

"Users will continue to experience search as a vital part of their Yahoo! experiences and will enjoy increased innovation thanks to the scale and resources this deal provides," sais Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz, as Yahoo! and Microsoft today announced an agreement that the companies believe "will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry." "This agreement comes with boatloads of value for Yahoo!, our users, and the industry, and I believe it establishes the foundation for a new era of Internet innovation and developmen... (more)

Web Design Company Offers Free Search Engine Submission for One Full Year

Everyone knows how important search engine exposure is to getting your website noticed, but it can cost hundreds to blast your website to search engines across the internet on an ongoing basis. Ongoing deep submission to all the internets important search engines is an essential part of any e-marketing strategy. Admittedly it is a service one can easily find offered by any number of search engine optimisation firms across the web. However SEO firms can charge an arm and a leg for a years search engine submission, Micrositez.com think they have the answer. They now offer one years... (more)

MSN Search Engine Contest Launched

The rising stars of online marketing are no longer just professionals with post-graduate degrees, but programmers and webmasters with the knowledge and know-how to optimize a site's ranking on key-word search engines. It's with this in mind that the renowned www.BeTheDealer.com has launched its second Search Engine Optimization contest for the web's best and brightest Engine Crackers - www.btdino.com The $7,000 MSN Search Engine contest format is simple. Webmasters are asked to optimize their sites for the phrase "Online Casino BTDino" a search that currently yields no results. ... (more)

Google Co-Founder Larry Page Announces Video Marketplace

Google's Video Store, announced by company co-founder Larry Page (pictured)) at his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, "is the first open video marketplace enabling consumers to buy and rent a wide range of video content from a major television network, a professional sports league, cable programmers, independent producers and film makers," Page said. "This fast growing collection of videos will include prime-time and classic hits from CBS, a full slate of NBA games from this season and outstanding performances from the past, music videos from SO... (more)