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Google Tracking Offline Credit Card Transactions

Google is coming for your credit card data next

May 24th, 2017

Loving free products like Google, Gmail, Google Maps, or Android means you have to give away a part of yourself to Google. Your data is what pays for these free products, and there’s no way around it. If you’re worried about your online privacy, you won’t like the type of personal data Google plans to …

How Many People Click Google Ads

You might be helping Google make a fortune without even knowing it

May 19th, 2014

A lot of you out there are helping Google rake in cash without even realizing it. Econsultancy draws our attention to a new study from UX firm Bunnyfoot that shows only 36% of users understand that Google Adwords are actually paid advertisements and not organic search results, even though Google clearly marks them as ads. This is actually …

HTC Sensation 4G landing on June 8th, Google AdWords suggests

April 21st, 2011

A few sharp eyes over at TmoNews noticed that after searching “HTC Sensation” in Google, an advertisement popped up stating that the device was set to land on June 8th. Unfortunately it appears HTC has become the wiser and pulled the ad, which now simply says “pre-order now.” It remains unclear whether or not the …

BP tries to clean up image with AdWords

June 8th, 2010

As a company, British Petroleum — or BP — is facing three disasters. The first, is the 50,000 to 85,000 barrels of crude oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico every day. The second, is the eleven BP platform workers who lost their lives when the oil rig Deepwater Horizon caught fire and sank. The third, …

Google goes cougar hunting, it's not what you think…

May 17th, 2010

Cou•gar |ˈkoō•gər| Noun. A 35+ year old female who is on the “hunt” for a much younger male. With a little help from Hollywood, and the media/tabloids, the word “cougar” has managed to wiggle its way into our daily lives and lexicons. So how does a word, who’s definition has little to do with anything …