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|481:|| 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|
|482:|| 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|
|483:|| 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|
|484:|| 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|
|485:|| 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|
|486:|| 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|
|487:|| 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|
|488:|| 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|
|489:|| 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|
|490:|| 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|
|491:|| 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|
|492:|| 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|
|493:|| 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|
|494:|| 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|
|495:|| 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|
|496:|| 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|
|497:|| 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|
|498:|| 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|
|499:|| 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|
|500:|| 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|
|501:|| 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|
|502:|| 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|
|503:|| 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|
|504:|| 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|
|505:|| Google Likely to Bid in the 700-MHz Spectrum Auction|
"For proponents of an open mobile web, open-access spectrum could also spark a slew of new applications, which is precisely why Google's reported interest in the auction is something to watch closely." - Wired
|Sept 12, 2007|
|506:|| Google to Publish AP News|
"...Friday began hosting material produced by The Associated Press and three other news services on its own Web site "
|Aug 31, 2007|
|507:|| Google Finds Solution to YouTube Profitability With Ads|
"The ads, which appear 15 seconds after a user begins watching a video clip, take the form of an overlay on the bottom fifth of the screen, not unlike the tickers that display headlines during television news programs."
|Aug 22, 2007|
|508:|| Google Sued by American Airlines Over Keyword Triggered Ads|
"American Airlines Inc. yesterday filed a lawsuit against Google Inc., claiming the search company is infringing on the airline's trademarks by using them as keyword triggers for paid advertisements by other companies."
|Aug 17, 2007|
|509:|| Google's Embeddable Maps Due Next Week|
"Google will shortly roll-out a new feature on its mapping service that will allow users to easily embed maps directly into web pages."
|Aug 14, 2007|
|510:|| Google Video Exits Monetization Business|
"The company will stop offering download-to-own and download-to-rent programs on Wednesday, according to an e-mail message sent to customers yesterday."
|Aug 11, 2007|
|511:|| Google Now Selling Expanded Storage|
"Web search and Internet services company Google Inc. on Friday began selling expanded online storage, targeted for users with large picture, music or video file collections."
|Aug 10, 2007|
|512:|| Google's Acquisition of Postini Gets Antitrust OK|
Google Inc. has received U.S. antitrust approval to acquire Web-based security provider Postini, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
|Aug 8, 2007|
|513:|| Google Joins OIN (Open Invention Network)|
"today we became a licensee of the Open Invention Network (OIN), an innovative patent-sharing organization founded to create a legally protected environment for anyone who works with Linux...."
|Aug 7, 2007|
|514:|| Music Publishers Join YouTube Copyright Suit|
"A trade association representing major music publishers signed on as plaintiffs in an existing lawsuit accusing YouTube of copyright infringement, joining a growing list of parties who argue Google Inc.'s video-sharing service routinely violates intellectual-property rights."
|Aug 7, 2007|
|515:|| FCC Stops Short on Google's Plea to Resell Access|
"The agency stopped short of a broader requirement sought by potential bidder Google Inc. that would force the winner to resell access to its network on a wholesale basis."
|Aug 1, 2007|
|516:|| Google to Bid for U.S. Airwaves on Condition of Open Wireless Market|
"Google Inc said on Friday it would take part in a major auction of wireless spectrum airwaves, meeting a minimum required bid of $4.6 billion (2.2 billion pounds), if U.S. regulators added a sale condition that Google said would promote an open wireless market."
|July 23, 2007|
|517:|| Google Expands Print Ads Program|
"Google Inc. is expanding a test program that lets online advertisers buy ad space in newspapers, as the publishing industry struggles to offset business that has moved to the Internet."
|July 18, 2007|
|518:|| Google's Brin on Facebook: "we'd certainly be open to talking"|
"Google co-founder Sergey Brin said his company would be happy to talk with Facebook about potential ties but that the social network did not appear to be courting takeover bids."
|July 13, 2007|
|519:|| ACCC Sues Google on Misleading & Deceptive Advertising|
"Google Inc. is being sued by the Australian government on allegations that advertising links on its Web site mislead consumers."
|July 12, 2007|
|520:|| Analysts: Google Will Take 90% of Market|
"Google Inc., owner of the world's most popular Internet search engine, will take 90 percent of the market over the next decade through increased spending on research and development, analysts at Cowen & Co. said in a note Wednesday."
|July 12, 2007|