Yahoo Japan and Google Japan jointly announced that Yahoo Japan's organic search results will soon be powered by Google. However, it looks more of the hybrid version rather than the pure Google search.
Yahoo Search (Japan) had 2,609 mil search queries during the month of April, which made them the number 1 search site in Japan. According to the report by NetRatings (netratings.co.jp) “Search Service Usage Report” (the […]
My presentation about the state of search Japan from International Search Summit in London. I talked about the market size, e-commerce size, web search, mobile search, social media, etc. The additional information provided.
I had a short interview yesterday, and the question was "What do you want Google to bring for Christmas?" My answer was "easier algorithms". OK, maybe "easy" wasn't the right word, I should've said something like "standardized" or even "fare" and this is my thought behind this answer.
Rich Snippets was just rolled-out in Japan, which is the second market to use this feature. August and December are 2 of the biggest gift giving months in Japan, and this new feature came out just in time to help those holiday shoppers.