Google Acquires Apture, Katango

So far this year, Google has acquired 23 companies…and the year isn’t over yet. Its two latest acquisitions, Apture and Katango, just might be game-changing. At the very least, they could put a serious crimp in the plans of the search engine’s competitors. One assists the search engine with its powerful yet still new social network, while the other could take its ability to monetize search to a whole new level.
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Bing Bar Features Bing Rewards, Maps, and More

Toolbars seem to get a bad rap from many Internet users, as they are seen as more of a nuisance than anything else. While some toolbars are thought to do nothing more than add clutter to a computer screen, Microsoft hopes to change that reputation with the recent release of its new Bing Bar. Bing Bar 7.0 comes with several upgrades and integrated features that Microsoft hopes will attract users who previously opposed toolbars.
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Advanced Traffic Analysis Techniques with Google Analytics

Google Analytics is free, highly reliable and provides a lot of information about your website traffic or website visitors’ behavior. You probably know this already. Today we’re going to show you some interesting ways to use that data that you may not have known.
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