Company providing various Internet-related products and services, such as Google web search, Gmail, Google Calendar, YouTube, ... They provide APIs for several of their services, allowing users to integrate these into their own websites and web applications.

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301 redirect or disallow on robots.txt?

I recently asked for 301 redirection on ServerFault and I didn't get a proper solution to my problem, but now I have a new idea: use the robots.txt to disallow certain URLs from my site to be ...
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Google.com always forward me to google.com.hk

Any one could help me to figure out why Google.com always forward me to google.com.hk? $ dig google.com www.google.com. 509426 IN CNAME www.l.google.com. www.l.google.com. ...
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Does Android version 2.2 locally encrypt Activesync messages?

I am a sysadmin for company X. They are interested in allowing ActiveSync access to devices that support local offline encryption of the downloaded attachments and email data. Considering how the ...
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How do large companies backup their data?

How do companies who handle large amounts of data, for example Google or Facebook, backup everything? According to this Google platform article on Wikipedia, Google has an estimated 450,000+ servers ...
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MediaWiki SearchEngine that behaves like google

searchterm: foo should match foo and foobar searchterm: "foo" should only match foo I tried LuceneSearch and SphinxSearch so far, but I couldn't get any of these to behave like google. foo will only ...
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sendmail not sending mails to @samedomain (target mail is on google apps)

I've set up sendmail to just send out mails from our php web application. That works fine, as long as we are not sending mail to the same domain as our web app. e.g. our app = www.ourapp.com ...
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Does hosting multiple sites on one server hurt your SEO?

I have a handful of (content unrelated) sites with decent PRs and I'm considering hosting them all on the same server. I've heard that if you do this, internal linking between two seperate domains on ...
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Host my own email in a VPS and stop using gmail, which options do I have?

I'm planning to stop using some google services (like gmail for personal email, still be using for services like google code though). I'm not too paranoid, I know every service in the net is a threat ...
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Where to download .ADM or .ADMX file to setup default search providers within Windows 2008 R2 for Internet Explorer 8?

Where to download .ADM or .ADMX file to setup default search providers within Windows 2008 R2 for Internet Explorer 8?
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How Can I Encourage Google to Read New robots.txt File?

I just updated my robots.txt file on a new site; Google Webmaster Tools reports it read my robots.txt 10 minutes before my last update. Is there any way I can encourage Google to re-read my ...
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Google's Infrastructure: Typical specs for their new hardware in mid-2010?

We're designing a distributed fault-tolerant virtual machine, and we're trying to determine the most cost-effective infrastructure setup. Google's infrastructure is famously built from lots of cheap ...
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Permerror when testing multiple SPF records for Google Apps and MailChimp

Our domain uses Google Apps for mail and Mailchimp for templated email campaigns. Mailchimp recommends adding an SPF record for their servers to decrease the likelihood of spam filter traps. I have ...
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google dns and my linux server

Last night we were having some serious server events. At first it appeared that our issue was with google (8.8.8.8). We would run ping and at some point we would have some packet loss. At about the ...
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How does Google do DNS Geo Location request routing?

I'm wondering who is doing DNS geo location for google.com? By request geo location I mean detecting the location of the user, calculating the nearest server farm to his location, and then routing the ...
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What is difference between Google fs and Red Hat GFS?

can same tell me what is difference between Google fs and RedHat GFS ? I have google for the same but very little info got. Thanks for all you support!!
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SVN - Server sent unexpected return value (500 Internal Server Error)

I'm using RabbitVCS to work with Google Code, and I just recently started having problems with trying to commit. Whenever I try to commit, it says... Commit failed Server sent unexpected return ...
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Google APPS site - not being indexed

Help! Google crawlers appear to be visiting my site but it is not getting indexed, what am I doing wrong? Yahoo has managed to find the mydomain.appspot.com and has indexed successfully (albeit on ...
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How I can verify a googlebot

I'm going to block all bots except the big search engines. One of my blocking methods will be to check for "language": Accept-Language If it has no Accept-Language the bot's IP adress will be ...
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Google is blocking our requests due to “automated queries”; what's the best way to find out why?

This started a few weeks ago and we thought it was a virus so we checked every computer and all though 50%(Yeah, that's right) were infected once they were cleaned the problem didn't go away. It's ...
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google search engine

I am working on a google box, something like this, http://mytwentyfive.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/byme/Google%20Search%20Appliances.jpg I am pointing the crawler to a folder where there are html ...
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My Vista's nslookup returns an ipv4 address for an ipv6 site

the command: nslookup ipv6.google.com doesn't work quite well. somtimes it returns an correct ipv6 address, sometimes it returns an ipv4 address. How can this happen? [im using OpenDNS] much ...
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Does GoogleBot respect User-agent: *

I blocked a page in robots.txt under User-agent: *, and tried to do a manual removal of that URL from Google's cache in the webmasters tools. Google said it wasn't being blocked in my robots.txt, so I ...
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Details about ping google - xml format, best practices etc

Hello Just found http://blogsearch.google.com/ping and I can't find any information about the xml file format. Is there better way to ping the google bot and can you share sample xml code to show me ...
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how to speed you php site? [closed]

Hello Google begans to rank sites with the speed each site loads. So how can i increase the speed of a php mysql site ? I am already Gzip compression
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What is the best way to move site to new domain without losing google page rank

Hello I just bought new domain for my web page. Is it good to use php redirection to the new domain and what are the exact headers that I must send to google bot to just renew the address and keep the ...
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How do I remove a URL from Google without having to have a Google E-mail Account

Really simple question. I do not want a Google account. I just want Google to stop making requests every 2 minutes for a URL it should never have known about (apparently Google harvests URLs from ...
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Working around Gmail mailing-list “feature.”

We're using Google Apps for our domain's e-mail via IMAP. Whenever mail is sent to a mailing list, copies of the original mail are not received in inboxes. According to Google, this is a "feature." ...
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How long does it take Google to update all links from R 301?

I just changed the location of my blog, and have done the appropriate redirects. Does anyone have knowledge or experience for the delay in updating all the links across Google? Reason I ask, I wish ...
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Google marks seemingly perfect emails as spam

First post - was directed here from stackoverflow! The problem: Google marks seemingly correctly formatted emails from my apache/postfix server as spam. Sample email as follows; (I have replaced my ...
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Do CNAME DNS entries affect SEO?

I am setting up a website for a client that I will be hosting and maintaining, and I am trying to determine what will be the most pain free setup. My thought is to do the following: Set up the ...
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Is Google Public DNS (for my browser, not my website) faster than your run of the mill DNS?

I was looking up info on using Google DNS for our website but found info on using Google Public DNS for our local computers. Anyone know if how much faster it is? Or a good way to measure it?
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Bounce backs from web-generated e-mails are missing

We use Google Apps to host my company's mail. On our website, we send some e-mails on behalf of our users. In those e-mails we include lines like this: Return-Path: ...
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Desperation: All FIVE of my Postini clients' accounts have been deactivated

Note: This is re-telling of a message I just posted to Google's support forums. Well, this week has not been good. I have five clients on Postini. All of the clients accounts were purchased ...
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Multiple sitemaps for a website

I have a site that covers several different interest areas - logically, you could think of it as a collection of many 'mini' websites under the MAIN website. Since the areas are not necessarily ...
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How can I tell how often Google crawls my site?

I've started a relatively new website, and I submitted it to google and everything. I use google's webmaster tools as well. I'm wondering how to figure out the frequency of google's spider accessing ...
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How do companies know they've been hacked?

With the news of Google and others getting hacked, I was wondering how companies find out, detect, and/or know they've been hacked in the first place? Sure, if they find a virus/trojan on user's ...
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Proper way to account for yourself in Google Analytics

I'm relatively new to seriously working with Google Analytics (I can obviously review page views and referrals) but I want to get something back now. One of the first things to do is remove myself ...
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How often does Google's web spiders crawl the web?

Just a few hours after having made some changes in the HTML of my site, I found that Google had updated its search result against my website. The Internet is so huge, how did the Google crawler do ...
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High percentage of lost packets - TCP, ICMP - mtr - Complain to ISP?

Problem I'm having high packet loss, according to mtr, when sending packets over the Internet. Should I complain to my ISP? Story I am reading the OReilly Linux Networking Cookbook and the chapter ...
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Is it possible to configure Google Desktop Search to index data on sharepoint installations?

I would like to be able to use Google Desktop Search to search data that is stored on other computers, as well as my desktop - specifically, data that's stored on a Sharepoint installation on my ...
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301 redirects and SEO [closed]

I have a site which uses the following structure, domain.com/12/43/45/some-post/ When people link to my site some cms's remove the trailing slash and turn it into, domain.com/12/43/45/some-post ...
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NGINX how to redirect accesses by IP to access by host name instead?

Somehow, Google has indexed my site via IP address as well as by domain. E.g., 180.10.1.1/index.php as well as www.mysite.com/index.php I want to 301 all those ip address urls to the appropriate ...
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When Google DNS (or Open DNS) is a good fit

What situations are you thinking are good candidates for a service like this? I have been concerned about our ISP's DNS - they are redirecting to advertising pages, and showing other signs of ...
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split dns for google

how to setup any dns (prefer nsd3) to give ip 1.2.3.4 for google and 2.3.4.5 for all others?
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Google Gmail rejects my friend's MX records

My friend has some problem with Google Apps Gmail, his MX records got rejected. We're trying to resolve the issue somehow, but with no success so far. We've googled the whole world (this site too) but ...
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Google Mail Like IMAP (Web) Application

I'm looking for an IMAP web frontend (or client application) that has the features and speed of Google Mail minus the ads and privacy concerns. Most important are simple user interface, fast search ...
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Remove subdomain from Google Crawler

I recently removed a sub-domain from my domain so I just have 1 website to manage. However, if I do a google search, my old domain is still there, I removed the sub-domain well over a week ago and if ...
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Why google didn't crawl all stuff in sitemap.xml?

There are 3000 entries inside sitemap.xml,but it turns out that Google just crawls 300 of them,what's the problem?
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IIS 6 permanent redirect to deal with a google indexing issue

My company changed domain names about an year ago. When searching for the company name, Google still displays the old url (for the purpose of this post, oldsite.com) I have used IIS 6 to set up a ...
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Will my URL stay secret if I never link to it?

I have a URL that I would like to share with my friend who needs the information on it, but I do not want the public to see it. The URL refers to an index.html, which is in my public_html and ...