Google Takes on Uber With New Ride-Share Service

Google is moving onto Uber Technologies Inc.’s turf with a ride-sharing service to help San Francisco commuters join carpools, a person familiar with the matter said, jumping into a booming but fiercely competitive market. Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc., began a pilot program around its California headquarters in May Read more…

7 quick SEO hacks for the SEO newbie

Want some simple SEO tips that will help move the needle without breaking the bank? Columnist Stephan Spencer has seven for you. Perhaps you believe that you already found the easy stuff, the “low-hanging fruit,” as it were: good keywords for your niche, optimized titles and body copy, an XML Read more…

Google is cracking down on mobile pop-up ads

Websites with mobile pop-up ads, watch out. Google is cracking down on the “intrusive” advertising by knocking down those pages in its search results, the company said Tuesday. Any website that shows a pop-up ad that covers the site’s main content — whether right when the user gets to that Read more…