Aug 092013

Google has introduced a new way for local businesses to advertise on the Google Maps app for iPhone and Android. “Relevant ads”, as Google described them, will appear to users after they perform a Maps search. The ads will be located at the bottom of the screen and include the title, ad text, and a […]

Nov 292010

IDG News Service – China will investigate and prosecute Google next July if the search engine company does not acquire the necessary state license to operate its Google Maps service in the country, according to the government. The deadline comes after the country’s State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping introduced regulations earlier this year that […]

Oct 172010

Google search star Marissa Mayer will head up the company’s ambitious, forward-looking plans to make search queries reach out to others instead of making users come find the results on their computers and smartphones. Google last week confirmed that it was tapping Mayer, who oversaw the search engine’s user interface for the last decade […]