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|681:|| Google's Open Source Patent Pledge: We Wont Sue You First, Unless Attacked|
"...the Open Patent Non-Assertion (OPN) Pledge: we pledge not to sue any user, distributor or developer of open-source software on specified patents, unless first attacked."
|Mar 29, 2013|
|682:|| 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|
|683:|| Google's Plans For Social Networking|
"With your permission, knowing more about who your friends are, we can provide more tailored recommendations. Search quality can get better."
|Sept 15, 2010|
|684:|| Google's Purchase Of ITA Software Approved By Federal Judge|
U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins in Washington today approved a consent decree between Google and the Justice Department that allows the acquisition as long as Google makes travel data available to search-engine rivals and lets the government review any complaints it's acting unfairly. Wilkins said he found the agreement to be in 'the public interest.'
|Oct 5, 2011|
|685:|| 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|
|686:|| Google's Q1 profit up 31% to $1.31 Billion|
"Google Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.31 billion, or $4.12 a share, compared to $1 billion, or $3.18 a share, in the same period last year."
|Apr 17, 2008|
|687:|| Google's Q4 Earnings Announced|
"Net income for the fourth quarter grew to $1.03 billion (524 million pounds), or $3.29 per share, compared with $372.2 million, or $1.22 per share in the year-earlier quarter."
|Jan 31, 2007|
|688:|| 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|
|689:|| Google's Sergey Brin Reacts to Threats Against Net Openess and Access|
The threat to the freedom of the internet comes, he claims, from a combination of governments increasingly trying to control access and communication by their citizens, the entertainment industry's attempts to crack down on piracy, and the rise of "restrictive" walled gardens such as Facebook and Apple, which tightly control what software can be released on their platforms.
|Apr 16, 2012|
|690:|| Google's Sergey Brin Says Social Network Ad Business Getting Better|
"Google co-founder Sergey Brin said on Thursday advertising on social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace was getting better, but was still not perfect."
|May 15, 2008|
|691:|| Google's UK Street View Gets Clearance, With Safeguards|
"It said the safeguards Google was putting in place, such as blurring faces and registration plates, were sufficient to allay worries about privacy."
|July 31, 2008|
|692:|| Google's YouTube Adds "Click-to-Buy" Ads|
"Click-to-buy links are non-obtrusive retail links, placed on the watch page beneath the video with the other community features."
|Oct 8, 2008|
|693:|| Google's YouTube To Get 'Channels' In a Bid To Compete on Net TVs|
The site is planning a series of changes to its home page to highlight sets of "channels" around topics such as arts and sports. About 20 or so of those channels will feature several hours of professionally produced original programming a week, some of these people said. Additional channels would be assembled from content already on the site.
|Apr 7, 2011|
|694:|| Google's YouTube Wants More Screen Time, Incl. Your TV, With Leanback|
"The company charted its course during the launch of a new product called Leanback, described by some as web video for couch potatoes."
|July 8, 2010|
|695:|| Google's YouTube to Offer NBA Videos, Accept User-Created Clips|
"...teamed with the National Basketball Association to create an NBA Channel that offers game highlights and behind-the-scenes footage."
|Feb 26, 2007|
|696:|| Google's online pay service to test this week:report|
"Internet search engine Google Inc. is set to introduce a test version of its online-payment service as early as this week, The Wall Street Journal reporting, citing people briefed on the situation. "
|June 27, 2006|
|697:|| Google+ Real Names Restriction Lifted, Nicknames Now Permitted|
"Today, we are taking the last step: there are no more restrictions on what name you can use."
|July 16, 2014|
|698:|| Google, And Others, Invests $130Million In ESolar|
"Solar thermal company eSolar said on Monday it closed $130 million in funding from Google Inc's philanthropy arm and other investors."
|Apr 22, 2008|
|699:|| Google, Cornerstone of a new Bubble?|
Some say it is worth $18 Billion.
|Sept 30, 2003|
|700:|| Google, EBay Form Advertising Alliance|
"Under the partnership, Google would become the exclusive provider of text advertising on eBay outside the United States. In May, eBay announced a deal with the No. 2 Internet search engine, Yahoo Inc., to serve all its domestic advertising. The second component of the alliance calls for the two Silicon Valley companies to work together on developing a service that lets Web surfers place telephone calls through their computers or handheld devices when they click on a link in an Internet ad."
|Aug 28, 2006|
|701:|| Google, Finally, Acquires AdMob|
"We believe that mobile advertising can play a significant role in every single marketing campaign. We're passionate about the unlimited possibilities in this space. Today, with AdMob, our work to make them a reality begins."
|May 28, 2010|
|702:|| Google, Microsoft, AOL In Patent Lawsuit Over Street-Level Views|
Google, Microsoft, and AOL have found themselves the target of a lawsuit over a Louisiana company's patent on street-level views in online maps.[br][br]In plain English, it appears Transcenic holds the patent on taking panoramic images and navigating them, Google Street View-style. The company is seeking both damages and a court order for Google, et al, to stop infringing on their patent.
|July 6, 2011|
|703:|| Google, NASA Ames To Cooperate On Technical Projects|
"NASA Ames Research Center and Google have signed a Space Act Agreement that formally establishes a relationship to work together on a variety of challenging technical problems ranging from large-scale data management and massively distributed computing, to human-computer interfaces."
|Dec 18, 2006|
|704:|| Google, Salesforce.com Consider Alliance to Battle Microsoft|
"Internet giant Google Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc., a pioneer in online services for businesses, are discussing an alliance that could help them compete more effectively with Microsoft Corp., according to people familiar with the matter."
|May 21, 2007|
|705:|| Google, Yahoo Disclose Some Terms of Their Ad Pact|
"In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the companies take the unusual step of disclosing the contract governing the partnership, but leave out any financial terms, such as the revenue split on their deal."
|Aug 11, 2008|
|706:|| Google/Yahoo Ad Deal Was Only 3 Hours From DOJ Antitrust Action||Dec 4, 2008|
|707:|| Google: Damned If They Do, Damned If They Don't|
"Recent research showed Google had the third-largest number of visitors, below Yahoo! and Microsoft's MSN, and above AOL. But it lags woefully in terms of the time people spend at these sites."
|Aug 29, 2005|
|708:|| Google: EU Wants Answers on Google Data Storage|
"A European Union committee is questioning how Google Inc. manages and stores the personal data it collects from consumers who use the company's popular search engine."
|May 28, 2007|
|709:|| Google: It's Not A Search Company, It's a Data Mine|
It's stunning when you stop and think about it. Search isn't just what Google does best, it's what it is in most people's minds.
|Mar 23, 2012|
|710:|| Google: Most of The Internet is Our Competition|
"We face formidable competition in every aspect of our business, particularly from companies that seek to connect people with information on the web and provide them with relevant advertising. "
|Mar 10, 2010|
|711:|| Google: Plans For $600M Data Center in North Carolina|
"Google Inc. plans to spend up to $600 million to build a data center in North Carolina, state officials and the company said Friday."
|Jan 20, 2007|
|712:|| Google: Schmidt Takes Questions From Press at Sun Valley||July 18, 2006|
|713:|| Google: The Search Party Is Over|
"Google is rounding a corner that all the fruit smoothies at its Silicon Valley campus make it hard to pull back from. This year Google has joined the ranks of just about every great technology company before it, including IBM, eBay, Cisco, Microsoft, and Oracle. Google, against its will, and defying its massive cash hoard, is transitioning from a growth company to -- and there is no kind way to put it -- a cash cow. That ranks right up there with being a former supermodel..."
|July 30, 2010|
|714:|| Google: YouTube Copyright Filter Almost Ready|
"Google is very near enacting a filtering service that would prevent copyright content from being uploaded to video-sharing site YouTube, according to CEO Eric Schmidt."
|Apr 17, 2007|
|715:|| Google: YouTube; Copyright Nightmare Or Opportunity For Broadcasters?|
"Google's head of business development Omid Kordestani, speaking at an investor conference in London this week, confirmed that "conversations have been going on with all the key players" on developing and making money out of YouTube. He also hinted that old media partners would get the lion's share of advertising revenues."
|Dec 11, 2006|
|716:|| GoogleNet - Rumors of a Parallel Internet Surface|
What is Google going to do with all the bandwidth it has bought over the last year?
|Aug 29, 2005|
|717:|| GooglePhone Coming Soon?|
Google has held talks with Orange, the mobile phone operator, about a multi-billion-dollar partnership.
|Dec 18, 2006|
|718:|| GooglePlex on the Move|
GooglePlex moves into new bigger offices.
|July 11, 2003|
|719:|| Googler Details Zero Day Exploit|
"...the issue was reported June 5th, 2010 (a Saturday) and then made public less than four days later. 'Public disclosure of the details of this vulnerability and how to exploit it, without giving us time to resolve the issue.'"
|June 11, 2010|
|720:|| Googles Marissa Mayer Moves to Location - Local Services|
"...Mayer's search duties will be taken on by Udi Manber, vice president of engineering for Web search, according to the person familiar with the change. Manber, a veteran of Yahoo! Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., joined Google in 2006."
|Oct 13, 2010|