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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) May 7, 2016 – Case # CGC 16-551805 was filed in the Superior Court of California in the County of San Francisco on May 5, 2016. The case charges Google/Alphabet/YouTube with running payback and vendetta operations in violation of anti-trust laws as part of a competitive retribution program that Google engaged in because of witness testimony, by plaintiffs, for a series of federal investigations. The specific causes of action in the case, documented at the website ourgooglelawsuit.com, include: patent infringement, intentional interference with contractual relations, intentional interference with prospective economic advantage, cyber-stalking, fraud, invasion […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) February 26, 2016 – Attorneys who want to build a strong web presence will want to check out the latest issue of The Bigger Law Firm magazine. In the feature article, “Dissecting Google’s Search Quality Rater Guidelines,” Ryan Conley gives an in-depth look into what Google wants in a website. In order to test the ability of its computer algorithms to push the best pages to the top of search results, Google needs humans to rate large numbers of websites. This is where the company’s evaluation program comes in, and the Guidelines teach evaluators […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 19, 2016 – Bigger Law Firm Magazine reports in their latest issue that Google may be rewarding re-published content. What does that mean for attorneys? Re-published content is not to be confused with duplicate content. Duplicate content means at least two of the exact same pieces are published online. A re-published piece uses the same topic as a previously published piece, but is written from a different angle. Google penalizes duplicate content. However, it appears that Google approves techniques including re-publishing content that contain links between several articles, updating older articles, publishing newer […]


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San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 30, 2015 – The new issue of Bigger Law Firm magazine features an article about Google’s “RankBrain,” a part of the company’s search algorithm that is a form of machine learning, or artificial intelligence. Ryan Conley explains how it works and its implications for the future of web design, content creation, and smart search. Machine learning means empowering computers to alter their own programming, Conley says, and RankBrain is doing just that. Although human engineers manually approve all changes before activating them, the process promises to deliver faster and perhaps better tweaks to […]


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