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|481:|| Google Goes For Music Downloads In China|
"The U.S. search giant is in the late planning stages of a joint venture with a Chinese online music company that would permit it to provide free, licensed, music downloads in China."
|Feb 6, 2008|
|482:|| Google Responds to Microsoft's Bid for Yahoo|
"So Microsoft's hostile bid for Yahoo! raises troubling questions. This is about more than simply a financial transaction, one company taking over another. It's about preserving the underlying principles of the Internet: openness and innovation."
|Feb 4, 2008|
|483:|| Google 4Q Profit Misses Expectations|
"For all of 2007, Google earned $4.2 billion, or $13.29 per share, a 37 percent improvement over $3.1 billion, or $9.94 per share, in 2006. Revenue in 2007 totaled $16.6 billion, a 56 percent increase from $10.6 billion in 2006."
|Feb 1, 2008|
|484:|| Google CEO: Forecasts A 'huge revolution' In Location-Based Ads|
"The arrival of a truly mobile Web, offering a new generation of location-based advertising, is set to unleash a "huge revolution", Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said on Friday."
|Jan 25, 2008|
|485:|| Google Steps Up Funding For "Do Good Projects"||Jan 17, 2008|
|486:|| E.U.: Will Ad Prices Rise If Google DoubleClick Deal Goes Through|
"If you currently use DoubleClick's ad serving technology, do you expect any changes in the service it offers (in price or quality) by DoubleClick after its acquisition by Google?"
|Jan 12, 2008|
|487:|| Google Patent: Recognizing Text In Images|
"The filing suggests that the privacy issues raised by Google Maps Street View will only get more complicated, that YouTube searchers may one day be able to conduct keyword searches for text captured on video, and that Google searches may one day return a list of products on local store shelves."
|Jan 4, 2008|
|488:|| Google Considers Selling Ads To UK Publishers|
"The search engine giant is in talks with several newspaper publishers to sell space in their pages to its online clients."
|Jan 2, 2008|
|489:|| Google Autolink Lawsuit Revived By Court Ruling|
"The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington yesterday revived part of HyperPhrase Technologies LLC's lawsuit, throwing out a lower court ruling that Google's AutoLink feature didn't infringe its patents."
|Dec 27, 2007|
|490:|| FTC Clears The Way For Google DoubleClick Acquisition|
"Today, the FTC has cleared the way for Google's planned acquisition of DoubleClick Inc."
|Dec 20, 2007|
|491:|| Viacom Renews Attack On Google|
"Viacom ramped up its offensive against Google yesterday, saying that it would not back down from its $1 billion lawsuit against the internet search engine."
|Dec 18, 2007|
|492:|| Chinese Firm Sues Google Over The Name 'Guge'|
"A Chinese company has taken Google's China operations to court over what it says is an infringement of the Chinese translation of its name, "Guge," according to court documents."
|Dec 14, 2007|
|493:|| Google to Bid For Wireless Spectrum - Update|
"Google has confirmed it will bid for the wireless spectrum in January."
|Nov 30, 2007|
|494:|| Google Rolls Out "My Location" Mobile Phone Locator|
"Internet search leader Google Inc. is testing technology that will find the location of people using its mobile mapping service, even if the phone making the connection isn't equipped with a GPS receiver."
|Nov 29, 2007|
|495:|| Google GDrive Wants Your Data|
"Google is preparing a service that would let users store on its computers essentially all of the files they might keep on their personal-computer hard drives..."
|Nov 28, 2007|
|496:|| Google's Renewable Energy Program|
"The project, known as Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal, is hiring engineers and targeted investment financing at advanced solar thermal power, wind power technologies, enhanced geothermal systems and other new technologies, Google said."
|Nov 27, 2007|
|497:|| Lawmakers Want Scrutiny Over Google/DoubleClick Deal|
"While we have not reached any definitive conclusion regarding this issue, we urge that you only approve the merger if you determine that it will not cause any substantial lessening of competition with respect to Internet advertising," they wrote.
|Nov 20, 2007|
|498:|| Google Has Big Plans For Mobile Phones|
"Google Inc. made a big splash last week with its new software for cellphones. But that's far from the limit of the Internet giant's wireless ambitions -- which could include running its own mobile network."
|Nov 16, 2007|
|499:|| Google DoubleClick Deal In Four-Month In-Depth Review By EU|
"The European Commission opened a four-month, in-depth review on Tuesday of Google Inc's plans to buy rival DoubleClick for $3.1 billion."
|Nov 13, 2007|
|500:|| Google Launches $10M Android Challenge|
"Today, the team is releasing an early look at the Android SDK for developers interested in building applications for Android. To get things rolling, we've also announced the Android Developer Challenge, which provides $10 million in awards for developers who build great applications for Android."
|Nov 12, 2007|
|501:|| Google Sued By Northeastern University Over Patent Infringement|
"Google Inc faces a federal patent infringement lawsuit by Northeastern University over technology used in its core Web search system, according to legal papers filed last week."
|Nov 12, 2007|
|502:|| Google Goes to the Gas Pump|
"As part of a partnership to be announced Wednesday, the online search leader will dispense driving directions at thousands of gasoline pumps across the United States beginning early next month."
|Nov 7, 2007|
|503:|| Android Google Mobile OS - Open Handset Alliance|
"Android will deliver a complete set of software for mobile devices: an operating system, middleware and key mobile applications. On November 12, we will release an early look at the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) to allow developers to build rich mobile applications."
|Nov 5, 2007|
|504:|| MySpace Joins Google's OpenSocial Network|
"MySpace and Google have issued a press release that, confirming rumors, announces that the News Corp.-owned social networking site will be part of Google's new OpenSocial developer initiative."
|Nov 2, 2007|
|505:|| Google's OpenSocial Network|
"Google's OpenSocial system gives developers standardized tools to build applications and embed them in many sites, eliminating the need for small startups or even one-person shops to customize their programs for each site. It also has the potential to lure developers mostly allied with Facebook by allowing their applications to find a home on many other Web sites."
|Oct 31, 2007|
|506:|| Google Phone Software & Services For Handset Makers?|
"Within the next two weeks, Google is expected to announce advanced software and services that would allow handset makers to bring Google-powered phones to market by the middle of next year, people familiar with the situation say."
|Oct 30, 2007|
|507:|| Google to Buy Nielsen Data for TV Ads|
"Under an agreement to be announced Wednesday, Google will pay Nielsen an undisclosed amount to obtain detailed information about the kinds of people who watch specific TV shows."
|Oct 24, 2007|
|508:|| EU Extends Google DoubleClick Inquiry Deadline|
"The time limit for a decision on the $3.1 billion deal was moved back so proposed remedies to possible competition problems could be tested, a spokeswoman for the European Commission said."
|Oct 22, 2007|
|509:|| Goog Q3 up 57% over 2006 - 9% over q2|
Google reported revenues of $4.23 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2007, an increase of 57% compared to the third quarter of 2006 and an increase of 9% compared to the second quarter of 2007.
|Oct 18, 2007|
|510:|| Google Health Initiative Due "Early 2008"|
"Google has developed a prototype online platform for its health offering that incorporates personal medical records, health care-related search features, diet and exercise regimens, a localized "find a doctor" application, and other elements."
|Oct 18, 2007|
|511:|| Google Has a Plan For Social Networking|
"Mr. Schmidt did say that over the next year, Google is planning to use information it has about the connections between its users, something techies call the "social graph," to improve searches and other Google services."
|Oct 12, 2007|
|512:|| Google Stock Breaks $600 Barrier|
"We asked on Sep. 21, 2007 if Goog Stock would exceed $600 when it was at $560.55"
|Oct 9, 2007|
|513:|| Google Acquires Jaiku|
"Jaiku is joining Google. While it's too soon to comment on specific plans, we look forward to working with our new friends at Google over the coming months to expand in ways we hope you'll find interesting and useful."
|Oct 9, 2007|
|514:|| Google and I.B.M. Join in 'Cloud Computing' Research|
"The two companies are investing to build large data centers that students can tap into over the Internet to program and research remotely, which is called "cloud computing.""
|Oct 8, 2007|
|515:|| Google's Purchase of DoubleClick Opposed By German Watchdog|
"The proposed $3.1bn merger of search giant Google and online advertising company DoubleClick would lead to "a massive violation of data privacy rights", a German privacy watchdog has warned."
|Oct 4, 2007|
|516:|| Google Boosts Corporate E-Mail Service|
"Google Inc. is sprucing up its corporate e-mail service by adding new security tools and more than doubling the storage capacity of e-mailboxes, underscoring the online search leader's ambition to enlarge its role in the business software market."
|Oct 3, 2007|
|517:|| Google Acquires Zingku|
"Zingku released a statement this afternoon saying that the two companies had entered into an agreement, although the precise terms were not spelled out. While no official statement has been released by Google, the company has since confirmed the acquisition, telling GOS "it is true that we acquired certain assets and technology of Zingku. We believe these assets can help build products and features tha will benefit our users, advertisers and publishers.""
|Sept 28, 2007|
|518:|| Google Will End European Ad Agency Money Back Scheme|
"The programme, called Best Practice Funding, will wind up at the end of 2008."
|Sept 20, 2007|
|519:|| Google Hires Creative Lab Unit Exec|
"Google Inc., looking to lure more ad dollars from a broader range of marketers, hired a well-known Madison Avenue executive to work with ad agencies on new ways Google products can be used in advertising."
|Sept 19, 2007|
|520:|| Volkswagen Subpoena Seeks YouTube User Identity|
"Volkswagen has filed a subpoena seeking the identity of a YouTube user who posted a Nazi-themed parody of a recent VW Golf commercial. Volkswagen's move underscores the privacy risks to a blossoming community of users on sites like YouTube and Yahoo Video, and social-networking sites like Facebook and MySpace."
|Sept 17, 2007|