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|761:|| 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|
|762:|| 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|
|763:|| 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|
|764:|| Oracle Files Lawsuit Against Google Over Android |
"Google "knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property," Oracle said."
|Aug 13, 2010|
|765:|| Page and Brin To Give Up Majority Control of Google By 2014||Jan 23, 2010|
|766:|| 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|
|767:|| 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|
|768:|| 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|
|769:|| Prominent Google Engineers Flee Facebook|
Matt Cutts and Other Engineers Deactivate their Accounts
|Apr 25, 2010|
|770:|| Protesters Gather At Google Plex Over Net Neutrality|
"We all want to stand together to ensure it is protected for the future. We would expect Google to take leadership in making that happen, not be on the front line of undoing that."
|Aug 16, 2010|
|771:|| Registration Statement Effective August 17 at 4:00 PM EDT|
"... Google and the underwriters have requested that the Securities and Exchange Commission declare the registration statement pertaining to Google's initial public offering of Class A common stock effective on Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 4:00 p.m."
|Aug 16, 2004|
|772:|| Regulators Failing To Stop Deceptive Ads From Google, Bing and Yahoo|
"Google, Yahoo and Bing were among 22 search sites told by US federal regulators last year that they need to start marking out ads more prominently in search results to protect consumers from unwittingly clicking on paid-for links."
|Oct 14, 2014|
|773:|| Report: F.T.C. Moves Closer to Google Antitrust Case|
Four of the FTC commissioners have become convinced after more than a year of investigation that Google illegally used its dominance of the search market to hurt its rivals, while one commissioner is skeptical, the sources said.
|Oct 13, 2012|
|774:|| Report: Google Close to Buying Review Site Yelp|
TechCrunch says multiple sources confirm that Google is in the final stage of acquisition discussions with Yelp, a community review site.
|Dec 18, 2009|
|775:|| Report: Google Close to Launch of Cloud Storage Service|
Like Dropbox, Google's storage service, called Drive, is a response to the growth of Internet-connected mobile devices like smartphones and tablets and the rise of "cloud computing," or storing files online so that they can be retrieved from multiple devices, these people said.
|Feb 9, 2012|
|776:|| Report: Google Looks At New Ad Tracking ID, AdID, To Replace Cookies|
Google is developing an anonymous identifier for advertising, or AdID, that would replace third-party cookies as the way advertisers track people's Internet browsing activity for marketing purposes.
|Sept 18, 2013|
|777:|| 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|
|778:|| 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|
|779:|| 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|
|780:|| 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|
|781:|| 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|
|782:|| 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|
|783:|| 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|
|784:|| 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|
|785:|| 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|
|786:|| 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|
|787:|| 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|
|788:|| 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|
|789:|| 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|
|790:|| 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|
|791:|| Sergey Confirms An IPO Is In Googles Future...Ok - Eventually.|
And with that - we launch our Google IPO Watch Forum.
|Mar 26, 2003|
|792:|| 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|
|793:|| 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|
|794:|| 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|
|795:|| Spain's Newspapers Target Google Tax For Links To News|
Spanish newspaper publishers believe they have found a way to get payment for the listing of their online content in Google.
|July 29, 2014|
|796:|| 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|
|797:|| Study Shows Google Tracker on 88% of Web Domains||June 7, 2009|
|798:|| 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|
|799:|| 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|
|800:|| 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|