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Newport Beach, Orange County
Founding Editor, SearchEngineLand.com
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Founding Editor, @MarketingLand & @SEngineLand, covering Google, Facebook, Twitter, SEO, SEM & all things digital marketing, search marketing and search.

Danny Sullivan's Biography

Widely considered a leading "search engine guru," Danny Sullivan has been helping webmasters, marketers and everyday web users understand how search engines work for nearly two decades.

Danny's expertise about search engines is often sought by the media, and he has been quoted in places like The Wall St. Journal, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Forbes, The New Yorker and Newsweek and ABC's Nightline.

Danny began covering ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Cub reporter on my campus paper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Oh, yes!

How is social media changing news?

It's providing even faster access to the news and sources, with pros and cons for accuracy, along the way.

The Microsoft-Yahoo Search Deal, In Simple Terms

searchengineland.com — What a day! Still trying to digest all the news about the Yahoo Microsoft search deal? So are we. While answers are still coming in, here's what we know so far. NOTE: The deal has now been approved. See Yahoo & Microsoft Receive Go Ahead To Implement Search Deal.

Facebook Talks "Why Virtual Reality Will Matter" At F8

marketingland.com — The second day of F8, Facebook's annual developers conference, continues with the second keynote of the day. Earlier, we heard some about Facebook's Oculus VR platform. In this keynote, we're promised much more about why Facebook thinks virtual reality matters. The talk begins at 10:30am PT, and our live blog coverage is below.

Live Blog: Facebook Talks AI, Oculus VR & World Connectivity At F8

marketingland.com — Hello from the second day of F8, Facebook's annual developers conference. Today's opening keynote is going to cover Facebook's work with artificial intelligence, its Oculus virtual reality platform and bringing connectivity to the world through Internet.org. The talk begins at 10am PT, and our live blog coverage is below.

Live Blog: The Facebook F8 Opening Keynote

marketingland.com — Hello from F8, Facebook's annual developers conference. The event kicks-off at 10am PT with an opening keynote that, yes, will include an appearance by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Our live blog below starts when the keynote itself gets going.

FTC Report: Google Purposely Demoted Competiting Shopping Sites

marketingland.com — Google deliberately blacklisted competing shopping sites, despite the company's claims it doesn't target specific sites this way, according to new details found by the Wall St. Journal of the US Federal Trade Commission investigation into Google on anti-trust charges.

Google Says Not Worried If Cortana Comes To Android & iOS

marketingland.com — News that Microsoft plans to bring its Cortana digital assistant to Android and iOS doesn't worry Google that its own Google Now tool will suffer. The company said that predictive search is so new that the more companies working on it, the better.

Google Takes On Apple Store With "The Google Store," Starring The New Chromebook Pixel

marketingland.com — Google has offered its own devices like Nexus phones and Chromebooks through Google Play for some time. But now the company has launched a new device-centric "The Google Store" for online purchases to replace that. It coincides with the release of a new Chromebook Pixel, Google's second edition of its high-end Chromebook laptop.

After GigaOm, The Non-VC “SimCity” Approach To Growing A Media Business

medium.com — I can't speak with any authority about why GigaOm suddenly ran out of money. But I've already seem the rumblings about what it may mean for other tech and vertical publications. Are they also likely in trouble? I'd submit if they've taken lots of VC money, yes.

Will Google Now Come To Apple Watch? Google Says Nothing To Announce

marketingland.com — Apple held its big Apple Watch event this morning, showing examples of various apps sending notifications and alerts from the iPhone to the device. So what about Google? Its Google Now notifications are ideal for smartwatches - in fact, a core part of Android Wear. Will those come to Apple Watch?

The Web Of Streams

marketingland.com — Forget the web of things. Perhaps one of the biggest revolutions underway right now is the "web of streams" and how that's transforming publishing and advertising. To underscore that streams might be the next big thing, consider that Google's new head of Google+ isn't "Senior Vice President, Social" as was the case last year when Vic Gundotra was in the position.
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Mar 28, 2015

@AviatoInc that would be a six hour drive for me. I usually hit the Costa Mesa one :)

Mar 28, 2015

... But Apple might not want Yahoo since it lacks core search tech while Bing is full package. Hey, maybe they'll team up to fight for Apple

Mar 28, 2015

Apple wild-card in Yahoo-Microsoft renegotiations. Yahoo can argue has better mobile paid search & make Apple more money...

Mar 28, 2015

Yahoo had to give up its search tech as part of Microsoft deal. So going alone means starting from scratch searchengineland.com/microsoft-yaho… expensive

Mar 28, 2015

@kfury she can't. The agreement made yahoo give up its search tech, and she might not be able to searchengineland.com/microsoft-yaho…

Mar 28, 2015

@kfury I think it was right not to use Microsoft but others or they're own ads. They don't have tech to my knowledge to run web search

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