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|681:|| Judge Dismisses KinderStart Suit Against Google|
"In its suit, the company argued its site's sudden demotion in March 2005 to a "zero" ranking in Google's search system had severely harmed its business."
|Mar 20, 2007|
|682:|| Judge OKs $90 Million Google Click-Fraud Settlement|
"An Arkansas state judge has given his final OK to a settlement that Google Inc. reached in a closely watched click-fraud class-action lawsuit. Under terms of the settlement, Google will provide up to $60 million in credit to affected advertisers dating back to 2002. Another $30 million from Google will go to pay attorneys' fees. "
|July 27, 2006|
|683:|| Judge Orders Google to Turn Over YouTube WebServer Logs and User ID's|
"Google will have to turn over every record of every video watched by YouTube users...Viacom wants the data to prove that infringing material is more popular than user-created videos, which could be used to increase Google's liability if it is found guilty of contributory infringement."
|July 3, 2008|
|684:|| Judge rules in favor of YouTube over Viacom|
"Viacom's US$1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit against Google's video-sharing site YouTube has been dismissed by the court..."
|June 23, 2010|
|685:|| Judge says no to search query data, yes to URL list|
"As expected, a US Judge has ordered search engine Google to hand over a random 50,000 URLs in its database to the Department of Justice. However, Google managed to scale down the original request and Judge Wade has also ordered that any request by the Government to disclose the search queries of any users would be denied."
|Mar 20, 2006|
|686:|| Justice Department Probes Google's ITA Software Deal|
"The U.S. Justice department is looking into Google Inc's takeover of airline ticketing software firm ITA Software Inc, to determine whether the deal would exert too much influence on the online travel industry, the Wall Street Journal said."
|Sept 7, 2010|
|687:|| Justice Dept. Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Google Books Deal|
New York Times: "The Justice Department has begun an inquiry into the antitrust implications of Google's settlement with authors and publishers over its Google Book Search service..."
|Apr 29, 2009|
|688:|| Key Google Executive Cindy McCaffrey To Leave Google|
" ...the first top executive to depart after the IPO. McCaffrey shaped Google's low-key marketing approach, rejecting a high-profile campaign in the company's early years in favor of word-of-mouth marketing. "
|Jan 3, 2005|
|689:|| Larry Page Says Google Biggest Threat Is Google|
"There are only companies that have good fast decisions. As companies get bigger, they slow down decision making, and that's a big problem."
|Sept 28, 2011|
|690:|| 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|
|691:|| Lawsuit Charges Google with Age Discrimination|
The civil complaint, filed Tuesday in Santa Clara Superior court, alleges Mountain View-based Google fired Brian Reid, 54, as its director of operations in February 2004 because he didn't fit in a culture emphasizing youth and energy.
|July 24, 2004|
|692:|| MIVA Inks Ad Deal With Google|
"Search marketing company MIVA Inc. said in a regulatory filing Wednesday it agreed to exclusively use Google Inc.'s WebSearch and AdSense services for approved Web sites and applications."
|Jan 3, 2007|
|693:|| Make Your Own YouTubes: Google's YouTube Opens Up For Developers|
"YouTube said its latest customization offerings allow anyone building a Web site or Internet-connected software program to upload videos straight to YouTube. They can fetch video feeds, comments, responses or playlists from YouTube."
|Mar 12, 2008|
|694:|| Man Held in Google Stock Fraud|
"... was arrested at his home March 5, is accused of fraud as part of the scheme to sell victims shares of "Series B Preferred Stock" in Google, prior to what he described as the company's impending initial public offering, according to authorities."
|Mar 13, 2004|
|695:|| Mark Cuban's Film Studio Subpoenas Google Over YouTube Videos|
"A film studio owned by technology and media entrepreneur Mark Cuban asked a U.S. federal court to force Google to identify people who put its copyrighted videos on Google Video and YouTube, Cuban said on Wednesday."
|Mar 7, 2007|
|696:|| Massive Privacy Hole in Google Buzz Found|
"My privacy concerns are not trite. They are linked to my actual physical safety, and I will now have to spend the next few days maintaining that safety by continually knocking down followers as they pop up..."
|Feb 12, 2010|
|697:|| Mediaset Sues Google and YouTube For $800Million|
"Italian broadcaster Mediaset has sued Internet search company Google Inc. and its unit YouTube for illegal use of its materials, seeking 500 million euros ($779.3 million) in damages, Mediaset said on Wednesday."
|July 30, 2008|
|698:|| Microsoft Attacks Google on Copyright|
"Microsoft on Tuesday launches a fierce attack on Google over its "cavalier" approach to copyright, accusing the internet company of exploiting books, music, films and television programmes without permission."
|Mar 6, 2007|
|699:|| Microsoft, Yahoo and Amazon Join Coalition Against Google Over Virtual Library||Aug 22, 2009|
|700:|| More Trademark Legal Issues for Google AdWords|
"... Google and its French subsidiary are facing another trademark challenge in the wake of a landmark ruling that could force the popular Internet search engine to change how it sells advertising."
|Oct 24, 2003|
|701:|| More Water Cooler Talk about a Google IPO|
Well summer is here in the northern half of the planet and tech news is at its yearly low point. That means it's time to go to the "someday" file and trot out the "when will Google IPO" stories.
|June 14, 2003|
|702:|| Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs to manage IPO||Jan 6, 2004|
|703:|| Mozilla, MS not happy with Google Chrome Plug-in|
"Mozilla has joined Microsoft in questioning the logic of a new Google plug-in that turns Internet Explorer into Google Chrome. But unlike Redmond, the open source outfit actually presents a well-reasoned argument."
|Oct 1, 2009|
|704:|| 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|
|705:|| 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|
|706:|| NYT: Google, Sony and Partners Team Up With Google TV |
"Google and Intel have teamed with Sony to develop a platform called Google TV to bring the Web into the living room through a new generation of televisions and set-top boxes..."
|Mar 18, 2010|
|707:|| Napster & Google Alliance?|
"Internet giant Google is considering an extensive alliance with Napster, which could include an outright acquisition, as it plots its move into the digital music world, The Post has learned."
|Jan 31, 2006|
|708:|| National Archives & Google in Pilot Project to Digitize Historic Films|
"Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein and Co-Founder and President of Technology Sergey Brin today announced the launch of a pilot program to make holdings of the National Archives available for free online."
|Feb 24, 2006|
|709:|| Networks Blocking Shows On Google TV|
"Spokespeople for the three networks confirmed that they are blocking the episodes on their websites from playing on Google TV, although both ABC and NBC allow promotional clips to work using the service. "
|Oct 22, 2010|
|710:|| New Vice President for Google Europe|
"...named Nikesh Arora as its new vice president of European Operations."
|Nov 22, 2004|
|711:|| New York Times Suggests Google Algorithm Should Be Regulated by Govt|
"Still, the potential impact of Google's algorithm on the Internet economy is such that it is worth exploring ways to ensure that the editorial policy guiding Google's tweaks is solely intended to improve the quality of the results and not to help Google's other businesses."
|July 15, 2010|
|712:|| Nine Startup Dreams and Industries Google Crushed in 2009|
"...Google left a lot of collateral damage. A lot of folks, from tiny startups with high-fallutin' dreams to established industries, have found themselves in the path of the search behemoth."
|Dec 31, 2009|
|713:|| Nortel Patent Auction: Was Google Bored Or Confident By Bidding PI|
"Google was bidding with numbers that were not even numbers," one of the sources said. "It became clear that they were bidding with the distance between the earth and the sun. One was the sum of a famous mathematical constant, and then when it got to $3 billion, they bid pi," the source said, adding the bid was $3.14159 billion.
|July 4, 2011|
|714:|| On2 Investors File Lawsuits Over Google Deal|
"Shareholders of On2 Technologies, the video-software maker that Google agreed to buy for $106.5 million in stock, are blasting the deal, saying the sale process was rigged to favor the search giant."
|Aug 13, 2009|
|715:|| Oracle Files Lawsuit Against Google Over Android |
"Google "knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property," Oracle said."
|Aug 13, 2010|
|716:|| Page and Brin To Give Up Majority Control of Google By 2014||Jan 23, 2010|
|717:|| PayPal To Sue Google Over 'Wallet', Mobile Payment App|
PayPal says Google stole its ideas for a new service that is trying to turn smartphones into digital wallets.[br][br]The allegations emerged in a lawsuit filed Thursday in a California court after Google unveiled its mobile payment service in New York.[br][br]The complaint alleges Google lured away PayPal executive Osama Bedier earlier this year to obtain trade secrets that are now being used in Google's phone-as-a-wallet service.
|May 27, 2011|
|718:|| Photographers Sue Google Over Book Search Pictures|
"This is a civil action that arises under the laws of the United States and is designed to redress the most widespread, well-publicized, and uncompensated infringement of exclusive rights in images in the history of book and periodical publishing,"
|Apr 8, 2010|
|719:|| President of Google's Global Display Advertising Quits|
"I think these are pretty easily explainable cases of very wealthy individuals looking for new challenges,"
|Apr 30, 2009|
|720:|| Prominent Google Engineers Flee Facebook|
Matt Cutts and Other Engineers Deactivate their Accounts
|Apr 25, 2010|