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Bing and the expanded results

in SEO

In the past few days, many posts have been published about Bing. That’s because on the 24th of August, the engine has finally completed the “merge” of its algorithms with Yahoo!, and started providing results generated by a common algorithm for both the search engines, which estimates about 20% of the daily internet users (at least in the EMEA). This is not of great numbers of course, and the partnership between the two search engines is meant to find a way to reverse the situation. Not an easy task, especially if we consider the user loyalty that always last to die. We have many examples of this, once for all Firefox vs. Internet Explorer.

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How Google (and other SEs) crawl and ranks PDF files?

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There is one common thing that link web 2.0 users: the necessity to take part of this new fantastic world contributing to it, inserting web pages, picture, documents, comments and so on. So, it’s not rare to see emerging web sites containing tons of new material rather than a forum at the top of the SERPs. And it’s not rare to see different type of documents rather than a standard web page. Documents like a Word file, Power point presentation, PDF etc.

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Solving the SPAM problem with the Grey list

in Internet

The problem of SPAM is becoming something unbearable. Garbage sending such as Viagra pills, Drugs, pirated software, cloned watches etc., has become a job for a restricted number of people that I won’t ever understand, but that create a lot of annoyance to everyone – including myself. Most of the e-mail systems currently use a very basilar SPAM recognition systems that can come for free or for a small allowance. Everything it depends by the provider where your e-mail is hosted. The way how these systems work is pretty straight forwards and consists into assigning a numerical value to the email once this has been received from the destination server. Such number depends from a number of factors like a DNS blacklisting, and once assigned to the single message act as a weight. The email before be delivered to destination mailbox is looked up with a system table values (not directly editable by the user) […]

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