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301 redirection loop to generate duplicate content

As many of you know, a 301 redirect is the solution for many SEO issues. You may wonder the reason for this article then. Very recently, I provided support to a user in the Google Webmaster Forum claiming the 301 was not work correctly. Particularly, he was complaining on the GWT reporting some pages previously redirected having duplicate meta tags...

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German group of hackers crack the SSL protocol

Three days ago a group of German Hackers officially released a new DDoS tool]100 (Denial of Service) that exploit a weakness in the SSL protocol in an attempt to encourage the industry to reinforce the security standard adopted by the protocol and make citizens safe and secure again. This is quite interesting, especially considering that it is not...

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Looking for an investment? Yahoo is on sale

After CEO Carol Bartz has been brutally fired from the company, Yahoo! decline has definitely become more prominent than ever. Their profit share recorded a loss of 24%, which in numbers correspond to 1,22 billions (according to WSJ). Google is ready to buy, but other competitors are on his way. Microsoft, which attempted to buy the Sunnivale Company...

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Google sticks hands on real time search (again)?

Earlier this year, Google acquired the patents for a real time search engine called Wowd (whose development started in 2009). As opposed to other search engines, Wowd relies on the use of a plugin people need to install locally to help the engine to identify news, trends, popular topics and visited pages. The result of the acquisition is in a new...

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Google changes the rules and breaks the web

A big announcement by the Google Search team has made on the 18th of October 2011: Google is breaking the web. Well, the announcement wasn't exactly this; but by reporting that a signed-in user once visiting your site from an organic Google search, will continue to be recognized as a Google “organic” visitor but without passing the query terms,...

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Infographics team up with linkbaiting

There are different types of learners, but for the sake of the comprehension of this post I wish keeping stuff easier; so let’s assume there just three types of learners: Active learners, whose tend to retain and understand information best by doing something active with it (e.g. discussing or applying it or explaining it to others) Visual...

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