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|761:|| Report: Google Planning Fresh Assault On Local Ads With Business Builder|
Google plans to have its newest small business service, which at one point it was calling Business Builder, up and running as early as July,...
|June 4, 2012|
|762:|| Report: Google To Acquire AdMeld for $400 Million|
Google has agreed to acquire international online-advertising outfit AdMeld for $400m, according to a report citing "multiple sources". An ad-related deal of this size will almost certainly bring more antitrust scrutiny onto the company.
|June 10, 2011|
|763:|| Report: Google's Offer Extensions To Roll Out Before End Of February|
Google's Offer Extensions, which pair ads in search result pages with Groupon-like deals and special discounts, is set to roll out to all advertisers by the end of February...
|Feb 22, 2013|
|764:|| Report: Google's Password System Hit By Hack In December|
"But the theft leaves open the possibility, however faint, that the intruders may find weaknesses that Google might not even be aware of, independent computer experts said."
|Apr 20, 2010|
|765:|| Report: YouTube Preparing To Launch Paid Subscriptions|
YouTube has reached out to a small group of channel producers and asked them to submit applications to create channels that users would have to pay to access.
|Jan 29, 2013|
|766:|| Rosetta Stone Vs Google, Sponsored Listings, Case Dismissed|
"In the suit filed in 2009, Rosetta claimed Google profits by allowing rivals that pirate its technology to buy the top "sponsored link" ad on search results pages."
|Apr 30, 2010|
|767:|| Rumor: Google Chrome O/S Tablet In Prep|
"There's no reason that Google can't release tablets on both Chrome OS and Android, so this could very well pan out to be true."
|Aug 18, 2010|
|768:|| Rumours are rife over Google stake in Chinese ISP|
"Google is considering taking a five per cent stake in a major Chinese internet company, a Chinese newspaper claimed today, citing unamed sources."
|Mar 29, 2006|
|769:|| SalesForce Integrates with Google Apps|
"Salesforce has integrated Google's online productivity applications with its on-demand CRM (customer relationship management) offerings,..."
|Apr 14, 2008|
|770:|| San Fran. Wi-Fi network: Google & Earthlink team up|
"Google and EarthLink lead the field of competitors angling to create a municipal Wi-Fi Internet network that will blanket the city of San Francisco."
|Feb 23, 2006|
|771:|| Schmidt - Don't Fear the Google|
"People increasingly compare Google to Microsoft in the mid-1990s -at the height of its power, arrogant at times."
|Mar 30, 2007|
|772:|| Schmidt: Facebook Should Open Up Its Data To Google|
"Google wants the data in Facebook and CEO Eric Schmidt isn't afraid to say that they'll find a way to get it."
|Sept 16, 2010|
|773:|| Senate Committee Warns Google, Microsoft And Yahoo: Dodgy Movers|
"U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, late on Tuesday sent letters to Google, Microsoft and Yahoo alerting them to how their search engines are being gamed through search engine optimization tactics as part of a wider scam involving moving services..."
|Sept 26, 2012|
|774:|| Sens. Herb Kohl and Mike Lee call for Google antitrust probe|
The chairman and top Republican on the Senate antitrust subcommittee have asked regulators to investigate Google Inc.'s search practices, saying they were concerned the company was biasing results to favor its own products.: "We believe these allegations regarding Google's search engine practices raise important competition issues, We are committed to ensuring that consumers benefit from robust competition in online search and that the Internet remains the source of much free-market innovation."
|Dec 20, 2011|
|775:|| Sergey Confirms An IPO Is In Googles Future...Ok - Eventually.|
And with that - we launch our Google IPO Watch Forum.
|Mar 26, 2003|
|776:|| Server Failure Makes Google Unavailable|
"The failure of a DNS (domain name system) server at Comcast caused problems for some web surfers in the north east section of the US yesterday, making several websites, including Google, inaccessible."
|Sept 27, 2006|
|777:|| Some Plaintiffs Fight Google Settlement|
"A set of plaintiffs in a class-action suit argued Monday that Google (GOOG) has not exercised reasonable care to prevent "click fraud" and has misrepresented efforts to stop swindlers from repeatedly clicking website links to drive up advertising costs."
|July 24, 2006|
|778:|| South Korean Police Raid Google Korea|
"South Korea's police said Tuesday its investigators raided the office of Google Korea in Seoul on suspicion that the local unit of Google Inc., operator of the world's largest Web search service, has illegally collected individuals' personal information for its map service."
|Aug 10, 2010|
|779:|| Stalemate In YouTube Identity Protection Between Google and Viacom|
"We hope that Google will turn its focus back to anonymizing the data they are required to deliver, and spend less time making statements about why they won't get it done."
|July 12, 2008|
|780:|| Study Shows Google Tracker on 88% of Web Domains||June 7, 2009|
|781:|| Ten Nations Band Together To Raise Concerns Over Google Privacy Issues|
Officials from Germany, Canada, France and seven other countries are raising privacy concerns about Google's mapping service and the company's fumbled foray into social networking...the officials said the online search leader "too often" forgets people's privacy rights as it rolls out new technologies.
|Apr 27, 2010|
|782:|| Texas Opens Inquiry into Google Search Ranking|
"Google Inc.'s methods for recommending websites are being reviewed by Texas' attorney general in an investigation spurred by complaints that the company has abused its power as the Internet's dominant search engine."
|Sept 4, 2010|
|783:|| The Net is Neutral? Google Thinks so...|
"We believe consumers are already paying to support broadband access to the Internet through subscription fees and, as a result, consumers should have the freedom to use this connection without limitations," Schnitt says.
|Jan 23, 2006|
|784:|| Third Of GooglePlex To Be Powered By The Sun|
"Google is planning a solar-powered electricity system at its Silicon Valley headquarters that will rank as the largest US solar-powered corporate office complex. "
|Oct 17, 2006|
|785:|| Thumbnails to be clipped, US judge rules.|
"Internet giant Google infringed copyright rules by posting thumbnail-size photos from other websites on its search-results pages, a US judge said in a ruling issued yesterday."
|Feb 22, 2006|
|786:|| 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|
|787:|| Time Warner Repurchases Google Stake in AOL|
"Time Warner Inc. earlier this month bought back the 5% stake Google Inc. owned in AOL for $283 million, according to a document filed on Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission."
|July 28, 2009|
|788:|| To Google Or Not To Google? It's A Legal Question|
"Search engine giant Google, known for its mantra "don't be evil", has fired off a series of legal letters to media organisations, warning them against using its name as a verb."
|Aug 14, 2006|
|789:|| Tribune Co. said: GoogleBot Responsible For Damaging News Story|
"The inability of Google's automated search agent 'Googlebot' to differentiate between breaking news and frequently viewed stories on the Web sites of its newspapers."
|Sept 11, 2008|
|790:|| Tripadvisor Blocks Reviews from Google|
"TripAdvisor confirmed the move today in an email, stating that while it continues to evaluate recent changes to Google Places it believes the user does not benefit with the "experience of selecting the right hotel"."
|Dec 9, 2010|
|791:|| Two Chrome Extensions Removed By Google Over Ad Serving Breaking The Company's Terms|
On further investigation, it seems that the problem may be more widespread than just Google.
|Jan 20, 2014|
|792:|| U.K. Regulator Gives Google 35-Days to Delete Street View WiFi Data|
"Failure to abide by the notice will be considered as contempt of court, which is a criminal offence."
|June 21, 2013|
|793:|| U.S. D.O.J. Hires Antitrust Lawyer In Google-Yahoo Partnership|
"Litvack's hiring is the strongest signal yet that the U.S. is preparing to take antitrust action against Google and its advertising deal with Yahoo Inc."
|Sept 10, 2008|
|794:|| U.S. Government Shuts Down Scams Promoted Via Google AdWords|
The crackdown announced Wednesday renews questions about the role that Google's massive advertising network plays in enabling online misconduct.
|Nov 17, 2011|
|795:|| U.S. Judge Approves $22.5 Million Fine for Google Over Privacy Settings|
It's looking like Google may have to soon cough up the $22.5 million fine it agreed to pay in order to settle Federal Trade Commission claims that it illegally bypassed user privacy settings in Apple's Safari Web browser.
|Nov 19, 2012|
|796:|| U.S. Judge Says Google's Tracking Not Proved Harmful|
U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson wrote that the companies had circumvented the browsers' settings, allowing users' personal information to be sold to ad companies. But the judge said that the plaintiffs couldn't show that they suffered because the companies collected and sold their information.
|Oct 11, 2013|
|797:|| U.S. and U.K. To Get Google's Campaign Insights|
"The system, called Campaign Insights, has been in beta test in the past year with marketers like PayPal and Simplexity and beginning today, the company will start offering it to its bigger advertisers in the U.S. and U.K."
|Oct 19, 2009|
|798:|| UK ICO: Google Didn't Take "Significant" Details Over WiFi|
"On the basis of the samples we saw, we are satisfied so far that it is unlikely that Google will have captured significant amounts of personal data."
|July 29, 2010|
|799:|| UK Reopens Google Street View Investigation|
Specifically it wants to know what type of data was captured; when Google managers became aware of the issue; how the news was managed and why the full range of gathered data was not represented in a sample the firm presented to it in 2010.
|June 13, 2012|
|800:|| UK: Google To Delete Street View Personal Data|
"Google is to delete the sensitive information, including full emails and passwords, it illegally captured from Wi-Fi networks when its Street View cars mapped the UK's towns and cities."
|Nov 19, 2010|