Are Google now buying exact match domains?

by Matt Barnes

Earlier this week, we saw Larry Page and Sergey Brin announce that they are setting up an umbrella company called Alphabet inc. that would become a conglomerate for a large amount of companies owned previously by Google itself. In the light of this move, Larry and Sergey appointed Sundar Pichai as the new CEO of Google.

As part of the change, it was of course time for a new domain. Google's Alphabet Inc. website uses the relatively new .xyz top-level domain which was made open to use in early June 2014 as part of ICANN's new generic top-level domain program. Following the announcement of Alphabet inc. it was discovered that BMW's fleet management division of BMW are the owners of Alphabet.com where the German car manufacturers advertise their fleet company, Alphabet. BMW have now released a statement saying that they do not intend to give up the Alphabet.com domain and are in fact looking into whether any trademark infringement has taken place – Which made us investigate a little further..

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Google Inc. to become Alphabet Inc.

by Matt Barnes

For years and years, Google has been a growing empire, acquiring businesses from around the world in order to advance us into the future. Since forming back in 1998 by its founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, we have seen Google grow to be one of the world's leading companies

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Google Roll Out Mass of ‘Cannot Access CSS and JS’ Notices

by Alex Graves

With the announcement that Google had finally begun their rollout of the latest version of Google Panda (4.2) we knew that as soon as they noted that the changes would take ‘a couple of months' to completely take effect, this was never going to be a notice free roll out

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Google Panda Update Rolling After 10 Month Repose

by Alex Graves

It could be seen to be well overdue but yesterday we were informed that Google are finally rolling out their latest version of the Google Panda update, ten months after the last time a confirmed release was reported to be seen making its way through the search engine results. Unlikely

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SEO News Catch Up – Slipped The Net

by Alex Graves

Well we have been quiet on the blogging front for a while now and that simply spans from the level of workload that we have going on at Bronco, however as I know that some of you guys will be ready for a new injection of market knowledge, I thought

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SEJ Summit – I’m speaking

by David Naylor

Later today, I'm heading off to London to speak at the invite only Search Engine Journal conference aka SEJ Summit 2015. I've been invited to speak on two session’s, firstly I'm kicking off the day with an overview of SEO and PR and how you can combine the 2 for

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Around the Web Roundup #22

It’s been another crazy week in the internet world, and we couldn’t let it go by without at least a mention of what’s been one of the biggest changes Google has seen for a long time: an identity change

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