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Google reportedly wants to put a ‘Buy’ button in your search results

According to a Wall Street Journal report, the search giant will introduce buy buttons in search results some time in the next few weeks, citing sources familiar with the rollout. The buttons would appear alongside paid search results on mobile in the “Shop on Google” section, starting with a small number of searches. A Google spokesperson declined to comment. Shoppers who click

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Time to get responsive

On Thursday, February 26, 2015 Google announced via its Webmaster Central Blog, that they would be adjusting their algorithm in favour of mobile friendly websites. Here is the official statement: When it comes to search on mobile devices, users should get the most relevant and timely results, no matter if the information lives on mobile-friendly web pages or apps. As more

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Step back and question all assumptions

The Digital Innovator’s Summit Q&A with Richard Gingras of Google News. Richard Gingras, currently the Senior Director of News and Social Products at Google, has been a driving force in the development of online services, software and new media for over three decades. His many forward-looking endeavors include pioneering uses of satellite networking for television, the first applications of television

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Google Helps Readers Pay For News

Google Contributor is the latest tool the company has designed to help readers pay for what they read online. But its previous experiments in supporting paid content have had limited success, reports Justin Ellis from NiemanLab. The way it works is that each publisher gets the equivalent of the market rate for an ad shaved off their contribution each time

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Apple Pay to Bolster iAd Network

Apple announced on the 16th October 2014 that its US customers would be able to start making payments with the ‘touch of a finger on October 20’, when Apple Pay becomes available to the end user. According to the company website, Apple Pay offers an easy, secure, and private way to pay using Touch ID on iPhone 6 and iPhone

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Show Me Shomi

Publishing industry takes a page out of the future with Aussie startup Shomi. Australian-based tech startup Shomi has potentially invigorated the future of the publishing industry with the release of their new scannable font-based code. It’s similar to a QR code in its capacity for mobile linking, but Shomi’s insight and design-led thinking has innovated the entire scanning process and

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