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|601:|| Google invests in Broadband Over Power Lines|
Google, Goldman Sachs and Hearst are investing $100 million in the start-up, Current Communications Group. CCG presently offers "high-speed Internet over electricity lines" in the Cincinnati, Ohio area.
|July 8, 2005|
|602:|| Google is Being Pressed To Reveal More Info Over WiFi Gathering|
"Google must come completely clean, fully explaining how this invasion of personal privacy happened and why,"
|July 22, 2010|
|603:|| Google is Developing a New "Knowledge Vault"|
"As well as the ability to analyse text on a webpage for facts to feed its knowledge base, Google can also peer under the surface of the web, hunting for hidden sources of data such as the figures that feed Amazon product pages."
|Aug 30, 2014|
|604:|| Google keyCzar - Open Source Cryptographic Toolkit|
"Keyczar is a cryptographic toolkit that supports encryption and authentication for both symmetric and public-key algorithms."
|Aug 13, 2008|
|605:|| Google lets slip talk of online storage|
"Google is preparing to offer online storage to Web users, creating a mirror image of data stored on consumer hard drives, according to company documents that were mistakenly released on the Web."
|Mar 7, 2006|
|606:|| Google loses TM dispute in France|
"A French court has ruled that Google must refrain from using the trademarks of European resort chain Le Meridian Hotels and Resorts to trigger keyword ads."
|Jan 20, 2005|
|607:|| Google loses to Vuitton in trademark case|
"Luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton said Wednesday a Paris court had upheld a trademark ruling against Internet search leader Google Inc. and increased the damages it should receive in the case. ...Google's search results allowed merchants who sold counterfeit Vuitton goods to appear along with legitimate vendors, according to Vuitton."
|June 29, 2006|
|608:|| Google ordered to disclose all paid "commenters"|
"... the search giant "has failed to comply" with a 7 August order to provide the names of parties whose commentary on the suit may have been influenced by money."
|Aug 22, 2012|
|609:|| Google plans to sell another 5.3 million shares|
"The company had $8 billion in cash at the end of 2005, but Google plans to draw down that amount to invest $1 billion in America Online during the second quarter. Google's filing indicated the company will sell its latest round of stock next month."
|Mar 30, 2006|
|610:|| Google protests Apple's iPhone Developers Agreement|
"Artificial barriers to competition hurt users and developers and, in the long run, stall technological progress," Hamoui said. AdMob recently disclosed that roughly one-third of the ads it served in April were for devices running the iPhone platform.
|June 9, 2010|
|611:|| Google purchases mobile java developer Reqwireless of Waterloo, Ontario|
"Google has purchased Reqwireless, a mobile java apps developer in Waterloo, Ontario, and will be setting up a development shop in the area."
|Jan 8, 2006|
|612:|| Google registers voice-activated search patent|
"A newly published patent provides further evidence that Google is developing a voice-activated search engine."
|Apr 13, 2006|
|613:|| Google reveals details of Mountain View Wi-Fi service|
"The service, which is fully deployed but not yet available to all Mountain View residents, is a test bed that will help Google understand the technology, Alder said."
|June 22, 2006|
|614:|| Google says bill could spark anti-trust complaints|
"Google warned on Tuesday it will not hesitate to file anti-trust complaints in the United States if high-speed Internet providers abuse the market power they could receive from U.S. legislators. "
|July 4, 2006|
|615:|| Google says its goal is to build $100 billion company|
"Web search leader Google Inc. signalled the company's ambition is to become a $100 billion (57 billion pounds) revenue company and said on Thursday that it plans to put systems in place to help reach that scale during 2006."
|Mar 2, 2006|
|616:|| Google seeks rivals' data for lawsuit over libraries|
"Google is subpoenaing documents from its two biggest competitors, Microsoft and Yahoo, in an effort to defend itself in copyright lawsuits filed against it by publishers and authors."
|Oct 6, 2006|
|617:|| Google sells Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion|
Google is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, giving the Chinese smartphone manufacturer a major presence in the US market.
|Jan 30, 2014|
|618:|| Google sells stake in rival Baidu|
"Google Inc. has sold its roughly 2 percent stake in rival Baidu.com Inc., the market leader in China's Internet Web search market, according to a U.S. regulatory filing. "
|June 22, 2006|
|619:|| Google sets aside $187.5 million to indemnify YouTube|
"Google Inc. has set aside about $187.5 million of the approximately $1.65 billion it's paying for video-sharing site YouTube Inc. for unspecified current or future losses, it said Tuesday. "
|Nov 15, 2006|
|620:|| Google sued by Digital Envoy over GeoTargeting Technology.||Mar 31, 2004|
|621:|| Google to Acquire Advertising Giant Doubleclick for $3.1 Billion|
"Google announced on Friday that it is buying online advertising firm DoubleClick for 3.1 billion dollars."
|Apr 13, 2007|
|622:|| Google to Acquire Channel Intelligence For $125 Million|
Channel Intelligence, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google Inc. for $125 million in cash.
|Feb 6, 2013|
|623:|| Google to Acquire Nest Labs for $3.2 Billion|
"Google will help us fully realize our vision of the conscious home and allow us to change the world faster than we ever could if we continued to go it alone."
|Jan 14, 2014|
|624:|| Google to Add Presentation Tool to Docs|
"Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said Tuesday Google is set to introduce software for creating meeting presentations online, offering a twist on Microsoft's popular PowerPoint tool."
|Apr 17, 2007|
|625:|| Google to Add Video and Audio Multimedia|
"Sergey Brin and Larry Page made no secret of plans to add multimedia..."
|July 15, 2004|
|626:|| Google to Announce Venture Fund|
"The group, called Google Ventures, is expected to invest up to $100 million over the next 12 months..."
|Mar 31, 2009|
|627:|| Google to Bid For Wireless Spectrum - Update|
"Google has confirmed it will bid for the wireless spectrum in January."
|Nov 30, 2007|
|628:|| 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|
|629:|| 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|
|630:|| Google to Comply with Brazilian Court Order|
" said yesterday that it was complying with a Brazilian court's orders to turn over data that could help identify users accused of taking part in online communities that encourage racism, pedophilia and homophobia."
|Sept 5, 2006|
|631:|| Google to Face Senate Antitrust Panel This Week|
"Google is a great American success story, but its size, position and power in the marketplace have raised concerns about its business practices, and raised the question of what responsibilities come with that power," said Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut,...
|Sept 19, 2011|
|632:|| Google to Hold Worldwide Developer Event|
"Google offices in ten countries will host Google Developer Day a global event featuring workshops, keynotes and breakout discussions on Google's APIs and developer tools."
|Apr 11, 2007|
|633:|| Google to Host Open Source Projects||July 28, 2006|
|634:|| Google to Launch Charitable Foundation|
" ...worth more than $500 million as of Wednesday. Google also intends to donate 1 percent of profits and divert staff to the foundation. "
|Jan 6, 2005|
|635:|| Google to Limit Satellite Photo Resolution|
"[Google] has agreed to limit the resolution of footage of sensitive military installations and vulnerable sites in Israel."
|Dec 27, 2005|
|636:|| 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|
|637:|| Google to Settle with U.S. Government for $500 Million|
Google Inc. has reached a $500 million legal settlement with the U.S. Justice Department to avoid prosecution over allegations that it knowingly accepted hundreds of millions of dollars in ads from Canadian online pharmacies. [br][br]The Justice Department said that the forfeiture was one of the largest ever in the U.S. and represented the gross revenue received by Google as a result of Canadian pharmacies advertising on Google, plus gross revenue made by Canadian pharmacies from their sales to U.S. consumers.
|Aug 24, 2011|
|638:|| 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|
|639:|| Google to Sue "rogue Pharmacies"|
"Google is taking legal action in an attempt to stem the tide of rogue pharmacies advertising on its sites."
|Sept 23, 2010|
|640:|| Google to Take Another Try at Social Networking|
"... the service will offer photo, video and status message sharing. Everything users share on Circles will be shared only with the most appropriate circle of social contacts in their lives, not with all your contacts in bulk. Circles may be shown off at an event co-hosted tonight by the ACLU, an organization focused on privacy and the liberties it affords. It may not be a big public launch yet, but it's clear that this is a major product in the works at the very least."
|Mar 13, 2011|