China Pulling Away With AI

Erin was off fighting crime this week, but you need not worry because the great Mordy Oberstein and Jacob Mann took the stage for this segment. Plenty of Google this week. Study shows Google AI summaries do, in fact hurt search traffic. Google finds a new ally in Disney to expand real-time ad exchange, meaning that marketers will have broader access to ad inventory across Disney Plus and Hulu. Recent news shows that the U.S. is further behind China in AI research & development than you would have imagined. Plus, Google has an all-new filter tab. Don’t miss out on what’s happening in the SEO world this week, as always, right here on the EDGE of the Web!

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News from the EDGE:

AI Blitz:

  • [00:25:51] Study finds that China produced almost 50% of the world’s top AI researchers, compared to ~18% from the US, thanks to China’s heavy investment in AI education
  • [00:28:27] Justice Department Risks Picking the Wrong Fight With Apple

AI Tools:

Barry Blast from Search Engine Roundtable:

  • [00:34:10] Report: No Site Hit By The September Helpful Content Update Recovered Yet
  • [00:37:46] Microsoft Buying Ads On Google Search To Drive More Searches On Bing
  • [00:41:15] Google Tests Products & Product Sites Search Bar Filter Tabs