|Forum: Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues|
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|761:|| Icahn Questions AOL Deal With Google|
"I...question whether Google is the best partner for unlocking the value of the AOL asset."
|Dec 19, 2005|
|762:|| Google Lands AOL|
"Time Warner Inc. is negotiating exclusively with Google Inc. to broaden a lucrative advertising partnership with Time Warner's America Online unit, abruptly ending negotiations early Friday with Microsoft Corp., officials close to the negotiations said. "
|Dec 16, 2005|
|763:|| Google Hits $400 a Share - Increases Search Lead - Wall Street Gets Nervous|
As warning cries are issued, Google increases search lead: "Google held a 39 percent share of the U.S. market for online search, up from 34.8 percent at the same time last year..."
|Dec 3, 2005|
|764:|| Google Makes Public Domain Books Live (BETA)|
"Google Inc. announced the availability of the first large collection of public domain books on Google Print."
|Nov 3, 2005|
|765:|| Google Restarts Controversial Book Digitizing Plan|
"Google is resuming its controversial project to digitise millions of books and make them searchable on the net.
The search giant is pressing ahead with its plans despite growing legal pressure from publishers and authors."
|Nov 1, 2005|
|766:|| Google and Sun in Collaborative Effort|
Google's CEO and Sun to Announce Partnership. Google to strike a direct blow into the heart of Microsoft's profit and power base.
|Oct 4, 2005|
|767:|| Google Offers to Provide Free Wifi for all of San Francisco|
"The Mountain View, Calif.-based company filed an application late Friday to provide wireless, or "WiFi," service that would enable anyone in San Francisco to connect to the Internet."
|Oct 3, 2005|
|768:|| Google WiFi - Secure Access Software (Beta)|
"Google Secure Access is a downloadable client application that allows users to establish a more secure WiFi connection."
|Sept 20, 2005|
|769:|| Could Google bid for AOL?|
"Google could try to bid for America Online to preempt a Microsoft takeover and protect the $380 million in revenue Google gets from its biggest partner, according to an analyst."
|Sept 20, 2005|
|770:|| Google Payment System Rumors Resurface|
"Google could be about to launch its own Internet payments service..."
|Sept 16, 2005|
|771:|| Google Wins Case over Microsoft and Employees NonCompete||Sept 13, 2005|
|772:|| British Group Claims they Launched GMail 2 Years Prior to Google|
"Independent International Investment Research, a British company that specialises in research and has several leading City investment banks as clients, argues that it launched "G-MailTM web based email" in May 2002."
|Sept 13, 2005|
|773:|| 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|
|774:|| 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|
|775:|| Free Wi-Fi for All - from Google?|
Is Google planning to create widely available free wi-fi with its recent dark fiber purchase? An interesting conjecture piece from Business 2.0.
|Aug 16, 2005|
|776:|| Google buys R&D in Brazil|
"Google Inc. said... ...it had bought Brazil's Akwan Information Technologies, which it will use to set up a research and development center for Latin America."
|July 21, 2005|
|777:|| 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|
|778:|| Google Plans Payment Processing Service|
"Online search-engine leader Google is preparing to introduce an electronic payment system later this year..."
|June 19, 2005|
|779:|| Google Hires Washington Lobbying Duo|
Google is beefing up its Washington-area presence by adding a couple of big names (Dan Senor and Alan Davidson) to its local team.
|May 18, 2005|
|780:|| Google in TV Deal with New Channel "Current"|
"The channel also has established a partnership with the Google search engine, which will provide twice-an-hour updates on viewers' top Internet searches.""
|Apr 5, 2005|
|781:|| Credible Speculation on Google Prepping Auctions|
NewsWeek senior editor: "...the next big move of the search phenom would be an assault on eBay. "
|Apr 4, 2005|
|782:|| Google Hires Another Mozilla Developer|
"Brian has been one of the most crucial elements to the success of Mozilla software over the past few years, with his work all over the Mozilla code..."
|Mar 31, 2005|
|783:|| Google Acquires ZipDash Under The Radar|
"Trolling through the 2004 annual report that Google filed today, we notice that the search company has a new subsidiary, Zipdash Inc. As far as we can tell, this is a previously undisclosed acquisition...."
|Mar 31, 2005|
|784:|| Google Announces Purchase of Urchin Web Analytics Software|
"MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - March 28, 2005 - Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire Urchin Software Corporation, a San Diego, California based web analytics company."
|Mar 29, 2005|
|785:|| GOOG Insiders Cash Out a Cool Half Billion|
"... led by co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page and chief executive Eric E. Schmidt have cashed in over $500 million in Google stock..."
|Mar 17, 2005|
|786:|| Google Loses French Appeal|
"Internet search engine Google has lost its appeal against a court ruling over trademark infringement brought about by two French travel companies"
|Mar 16, 2005|
|787:|| Journey to the Center Of Google|
"But Larry and Sergey had acquired something more valuable than money, and potentially more problematic: a sense that, unlike so many young founders before them, they could defy the grown-upsí wishes and not be punished for it."
|Feb 26, 2005|
|788:|| Google - The French Disconnection|
"Jean-Noel Jeanneney, who heads France's national library and is a noted historian, says Google's choice of works is likely to favor Anglo-Saxon ideas and the English language."
|Feb 21, 2005|
|789:|| Google Loses Second French Trademark Ruling|
"The court ordered Google to pay EU100,000 for "counterfeit acts" and another EU100,000 for "unfair competition and false advertisements""
|Feb 5, 2005|
|790:|| Time Warner Now 3rd Biggest Stakeholder in Google|
"Time Warner, which acquired its Google stake through warrants owned by its America Online..."
|Feb 4, 2005|
|791:|| Google Announces Record Revenues For Fourth Quarter|
"Google reported record revenues of $1.032 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2004"
|Feb 1, 2005|
|792:|| Click Fraud Continues to Gain Exposure|
NewsWeek article on click fruad: "...written a simple software program that relentlessly clicked on his ads, burning up his ad budget and pushing his links off the search sites by lunchtime each day."
|Jan 24, 2005|
|793:|| 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|
|794:|| Google Settles SEC, California Charges over Options|
"Google Inc. and the Internet search engine company's General Counsel settled U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it failed to register over $80 million in employee stock options granted prior to its initial public offering last August..."
|Jan 13, 2005|
|795:|| Google Introduces Lite Version of Search Appliance|
Google has introduced a lite version of its search PC appliance called "Mini". It Indexes and searches up to 50,000 documents for $5000.
|Jan 13, 2005|
|796:|| 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|
|797:|| 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|
|798:|| ACS Takes Legal Action Against Google|
Google search service is said to infringe SciFinder Scholar trademark
|Dec 31, 2004|
|799:|| Google Working on Video Search|
Rumor is that Google - among others - is working on searching video clips.
|Dec 1, 2004|
|800:|| New Vice President for Google Europe|
"...named Nikesh Arora as its new vice president of European Operations."
|Nov 22, 2004|