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481: new post   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
482: new post   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
483: new post   Google Steps Up Funding For "Do Good Projects"
Jan 17, 2008
484: new post   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
485: new post   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
486: new post   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
487: new post   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
488: new post   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
489: new post   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
490: new post   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
491: new post   Google to Bid For Wireless Spectrum - Update
"Google has confirmed it will bid for the wireless spectrum in January."
Nov 30, 2007
492: new post   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
493: new post   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
494: new post   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
495: new post   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
496: new post   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
497: new post   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
498: new post   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
499: new post   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
500: new post   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
501: new post   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
502: new post   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
503: new post   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
504: new post   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
505: new post   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
506: new post   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
507: new post   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
508: new post   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
509: new post   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
510: new post   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
511: new post   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
512: new post   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
513: new post   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
514: new post   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
515: new post   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
516: new post   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
517: new post   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
518: new post   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
519: new post   Google Wants Global Privacy Laws
"Search site Google has called on governments and business to agree a basic set of global privacy rules. Without global standards the health of the internet was at risk, the firm's privacy chief Peter Fleischer told a UN agency conference in Strasbourg."
Sept 14, 2007
520: new post   Google to Sponsor $30 Million Moon Competition
"Google Inc. is bankrolling a $30 million out-of-this-world prize to the first private company that can safely land a robotic rover on the moon and beam back a gigabyte of images and video to Earth, the Internet search leader said Thursday."
Sept 13, 2007
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