Sam Altman is returning as CEO, OpenAI announced.
It is – perhaps (hopefully?) – the final chapter of a chaotic week that saw Altman ousted as CEO, two interim CEOs announced and nearly every OpenAI threaten to quit and go to Microsoft unless the entire board...
Sam Altman is no longer CEO of OpenAI. Mira Murati, OpenAI’s chief technology officer, has been named interim CEO, the company announced.
Why was Altman ousted? Altman was not consistently candid in his communications with the OpenAI’s board of directors, “hindering its ability to exercise its responsibilities. The board no...
Yahoo Search is expected to start rolling out aspects of its redesigned search experience in the first weeks of 2024. Brian Provost, the Senior VP and General Manager of Yahoo Search, said Yahoo Search will be launching in the very early days of 2024.
Yandex N.V., which is now a Dutch holding company, is looking to sell off its search engine and all of its other Russian assets as part of a deal estimated to be between $5 billion and $6 billion, Reuters reported.
Likely sale? A sale could come...
The U.S. Department of Justice has released several new trial exhibits – including internal Google presentations, documents and emails related to ranking.
Here are seven that specifically discuss elements of Google Search ranking:
Life of a Click (user-interaction)
Q4 Search All Hands: Ranking
Ranking for Research
Google is magical.
Logging & Ranking
Bullet points for...
With customer and revenue growth hitting new highs in Q3, Semrush achieved its first profitable quarter since Q1 2021. That ends a stretch of nine straight quarters posting a net loss.
Semrush’s third quarter revenue was $78.7 million, up 20% year-over-year ($65.8 million) from 2022.
Earlier this year,...
Google knew as far back as 2010 that Google Chrome would help drive more Google searches. We learned some exact figures today during testimony from Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai at the ongoing U.S. vs. Google antitrust trial.
Users who switched to Chrome from Microsoft’s...
Ahrefs leadership is once again calling out Semrush for making “7 shameless edits” to an Ahrefs vs. Semrush comparison article written by Brian Dean before his site, Backlinko, was acquired by Semrush.
The saga continues. That would actually be seven additional edits. Because previously, in Ahrefs mentions vanishing from Semrush-owned...
Meta’s third-quarter revenue jumped 23% to $34.15 billion, the latest indicator of a rebound in digital advertising.
Meta, the parent company of Instagram, WhatsApp, Threads and Messenger, reported that:
Ads viewed in the quarter increased by 31% from a year earlier.
Average price per ad decreased by...
Select Amazon advertisers can now create AI-generated images to use in ad campaigns.
Essentially, what the tool offers advertisers is the ability to add backgrounds or scenery to plain product images.
Why we care. Amazon said its tool could lead to better ad performance. Products shown within a...