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|601:|| 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|
|602:|| 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|
|603:|| 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|
|604:|| 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|
|605:|| Google sued by Digital Envoy over GeoTargeting Technology.||Mar 31, 2004|
|606:|| 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|
|607:|| 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|
|608:|| 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|
|609:|| 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|
|610:|| Google to Add Video and Audio Multimedia|
"Sergey Brin and Larry Page made no secret of plans to add multimedia..."
|July 15, 2004|
|611:|| 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|
|612:|| Google to Bid For Wireless Spectrum - Update|
"Google has confirmed it will bid for the wireless spectrum in January."
|Nov 30, 2007|
|613:|| 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|
|614:|| 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|
|615:|| 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|
|616:|| 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|
|617:|| 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|
|618:|| Google to Host Open Source Projects||July 28, 2006|
|619:|| 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|
|620:|| 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|
|621:|| 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|
|622:|| 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|
|623:|| 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|
|624:|| 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|
|625:|| 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|
|626:|| Google to Unveil Ad Manager Service|
"Google Inc. plans to announce a new service that Web publishers can use to manage their online ad sales and serve up ads each time a consumer pulls up a Web page."
|Mar 13, 2008|
|627:|| Google to be added to S&P 500 Index|
"Google Inc. just formally joined the blue-chip stock society."
|Mar 24, 2006|
|628:|| Google to offer encrypted search next week|
"Earlier this year, we encrypted Gmail for all our users, and next week we will start offering an encrypted version of Google Search..."
|May 15, 2010|
|629:|| Google to take advantage of municipal Wi-Fi networks|
"Google has met with mobile gear vendors including Motorola and Sony to explore how their devices might be able to take advantage of municipal Wi-Fi networks, an executive of the search company said Thursday."
|Feb 17, 2006|
|630:|| Google uses Web searches to track flu's spread|
There is a new common symptom of the flu, in addition to the usual aches, coughs, fevers and sore throats. It turns out that a lot of ailing Americans enter phrases like "flu symptoms" into Google and other search engines before they call their doctors.
|Nov 12, 2008|
|631:|| Google vs Overture/Yahoo - Rest of the Licensing Story|
"...Google got a perpetual license to Yahoo's patent on matching online advertisements to Web-search results."
|Aug 30, 2004|
|632:|| Google vs eBay|
Everyone is aware that Google has been tip-toeing in to traditional portal space in the last few years. It is a bit of a reach, but Google and Ebay as competitors?
|June 17, 2003|
|633:|| Google wins battle in Usenet archive case|
"In a legal win for Google, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a writer who claimed the search giant infringed on his copyright by archiving a Usenet posting of his and providing excerpts from his Web site in search results."
|Mar 17, 2006|
|634:|| Google's 2nd Q Generates $9 Billion Revenue|
Google announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.[br][br]'We had a great quarter, with revenue up 32pct year on year for a record breaking over $9 billion of revenue,' said Larry Page, CEO of Google. 'I'm super excited about the amazing response to Google+ which lets you share just like in real life.'
|July 15, 2011|
|635:|| 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|
|636:|| Google's Acquisitions Chief Looking for "Crazy" Ideas|
"Google Inc. looks for ideas that are "really crazy" when sizing up potential purchases, the Internet company's top dealmaker said."
|Apr 13, 2007|
|637:|| Google's AdMob Purchase Draws Antitrust Regulatory Scrutiny|
"Google's purchase of mobile advertising provider AdMob for $750 million has drawn closer regulatory scrutiny as U.S. antitrust officials have asked Google for more information on the deal.."
|Dec 28, 2009|
|638:|| 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|
|639:|| Google's CEO Larry Page Wants to Return Google to Its Roots|
Page's mandate now is to renew Google's energy and drive, and in some ways he is the perfect person to perform that task. He is also perhaps the quirkiest person to ever run a $30 billion company. Google has had a wild ride over its first 12 years. It's about to get even wilder.
|Mar 20, 2011|
|640:|| Google's Challenge, The Increasingly Political Web|
"One major question the company faces is how to "provide a platform for free expression without exacerbating the ugliness," Elliot Schrage, the company's vice president of global communications, said at the annual Politics Online Conference here Thursday afternoon."
|Mar 16, 2007|