Google is offering webmasters a way to optimize their sites for bandwidth on Apache and Nginx.
As the company notes, there are a lot of obstacles on the web when it comes to using less bandwidth, and sites contribute to the problem for a variety of reasons including non-minified code and images that weren’t saved for the web, to name a couple. Read the rest of this entry »
Amazon announced that its Amazon Appstore selection of apps has nearly tripled year-over-year, and that it now has over 240,000 apps and games, which are available in about 200 countries. This seems like something the company might want to play up as it prepares to unveil a new smartphone, which it is expected to do this week.
Last year, Amazon launched Amazon Coins, its virtual currency for Appstore apps. It’s become “widely popular,” according to the company, with customers having spent hundreds of millions of the coins on apps, games, and in-app items. Read the rest of this entry »
In today’s Webmaster Help video, Google’s Matt Cutts has to explain that Google always adjusts its search results, and always has, and why you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to nofollow links and their impact on site's rankings, many webmasters are still looking for an answer. The Head of Spam Search in Google, Matt Cutts has released the Webmaster Video addressing the same question. Read the rest of this entry »
Samsung is pretty much Apple at this point. It may use Android as the base of its products, but it builds its hardware around its own software and services. As such, the company is doing what every other platform holder does – host a developer conference. Read the rest of this entry »