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|81:|| EU Extends Google DoubleClick Inquiry Deadline|
"The time limit for a decision on the $3.1 billion deal was moved back so proposed remedies to possible competition problems could be tested, a spokeswoman for the European Commission said."
|Oct 22, 2007|
|82:|| EU Gives the Go Ahead for Google DoubleClick|
"European Union regulators cleared Google Inc.'s $3.1 billion bid for online ad tracker DoubleClick, saying the deal will not hurt competition for online ads."
|Mar 11, 2008|
|83:|| EU Regulator Says It May Seek Global Rules For Google|
The European antitrust chief said Wednesday that any changes Google offered to settle concerns that it might be tilting Internet search results in its favor should be applied worldwide.
|July 27, 2012|
|84:|| EU Votes To Split Up Google's Services|
The EU's Parliament approves a motion to support the break up of Google's services.
|Nov 27, 2014|
|85:|| EarthLink & Google win San Francisco Wi-Fi bid|
"EarthLink and Google have been tabbed as the most viable bidders to blanket San Francisco with a Wi-Fi network, based on a review by the city's Department of Telecommunications and Information Services, or DTIS."
|Apr 6, 2006|
|86:|| Ebay To Ban Google Checkout|
"Starting next July, eBay will no longer let Google provide transaction checkout services on eBay Web sites. It won't allow any checkout service except its own PayPal-featured service. Google Checkout doesn't offer PayPal."
|Sept 1, 2010|
|87:|| English Premier League (soccer) Sues Google/YouTube|
"The football organisation said YouTube had "knowingly misappropriated" its intellectual property by encouraging footage to be viewed on its site."
|May 5, 2007|
|88:|| Eric Schmidt Sees Bing As Google's Biggest Threat|
"Bing is fighting the war Google won last decade."
|Sept 25, 2010|
|89:|| Eric Schmidt on What the Web Will Look Like in 5 Years||Oct 28, 2009|
|90:|| Eric Schmidt to be Google chairman, Larry Page now CEO|
Major management changes at Google shift Eric Schmidt to Executive Chairman and Larry Page to CEO.[br][br]In Schmidt's words, "For the last 10 years, we have all been equally involved in making decisions. This triumvirate approach has real benefits in terms of shared wisdom, and we will continue to discuss the big decisions among the three of us. But we have also agreed to clarify our individual roles so there's clear responsibility and accountability at the top of the company."
|Jan 20, 2011|
|91:|| Eric Schmidt's Plan for Google News|
"In about six months, [Google] will roll out a system that will bring high-quality news content to users without them actively looking for it." - TheWrap.com
|Apr 28, 2009|
|92:|| Europe "Statement of Objections": Antitrust Charges Against Google|
The E.U. has issued a statement of objections to Google, and reportedly, planning a fine as large as $6.4 billion.
|Apr 15, 2015|
|93:|| Europe Ready to File Anti-Trust Charges Against Google|
The European Commission nears an anti-trust investigation into Google and its practices in Europe.
|Apr 2, 2015|
|94:|| Europeans Reach Deal With Google on Searches|
"Google will not have to change the algorithm that produces its search results, the people said. Under the proposal, Google agrees to clearly label search results from its own properties, like Google Plus Local or Google News, and in some cases to show links from rival search engines."
|Apr 15, 2013|
|95:|| F.T.C. Is Said to Have Looked Into Amazon-Google Ties|
NY Times: "John Doerr's recent departure from the board of Amazon.com was prompted by a federal inquiry into the close ties between Amazon and Google, said people with direct knowledge of the matter."
|Apr 2, 2010|
|96:|| F.T.C. To Delay Decision On Google Antitrust Investigation|
Google had been preparing a letter with voluntary concessions to end the agency's investigation of its practices in the Internet search market without a formal settlement or lawsuit, the people have said.
|Dec 19, 2012|
|97:|| F.T.C. To Serve Google Inc. With Civil Subpoenas|
The new FTC investigation, by contrast, will examine fundamental issues relating to Google's core search-advertising business, which still accounts for the majority of its revenue. Those issues include whether Google, which accounts for around two-thirds of Internet searches in the U.S. and more abroad, unfairly channels users to its own growing network of services at the expense of rivals'.
|June 23, 2011|
|98:|| FCC Approves First Google Phone|
"The documents confirm the name of the new phone: Dream"
|Aug 19, 2008|
|99:|| FCC Stops Short on Google's Plea to Resell Access|
"The agency stopped short of a broader requirement sought by potential bidder Google Inc. that would force the winner to resell access to its network on a wholesale basis."
|Aug 1, 2007|
|100:|| FTC Clears The Way For Google DoubleClick Acquisition|
"Today, the FTC has cleared the way for Google's planned acquisition of DoubleClick Inc."
|Dec 20, 2007|
|101:|| FTC Closes Google AdMob Investigation:"Not Likely to Harm Competition"|
"These concerns, however, were outweighed by recent evidence that Apple is poised to become a strong competitor in the mobile advertising market, the FTC's statement says."
|May 21, 2010|
|102:|| FTC Member : Launch of Google Buzz was 'Irresponsible Conduct'|
|Mar 17, 2010|
|103:|| FTC Probe of Google Focuses on Android, Web Search|
Federal Trade Commission officials are focusing their antitrust investigation on several key areas of Google Inc.'s business, including its Android mobile phone software and Web search related services, people familiar with the probe say.
|Aug 11, 2011|
|104:|| FTC Urged to Probe Google Buzz|
"11 American lawmakers from the House of Energy and Commerce Committee penned a letter to FTC chairman Jon Leibowitz, asking his office to investigate allegations that Google revealed personal details of its users without first securing their consent."
|Mar 31, 2010|
|105:|| FTC: Google Probe Will Be Done by Year End|
"The Federal Trade Commission is moving expeditiously to decide if Google used its search clout to harm competitors and expects to complete its investigation by the end of the year, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz said on Wednesday."
|Sept 20, 2012|
|106:|| Facebook Coalition To Google, Don't Be Evil, Focus On The User|
When engaged, this "Don't be evil" bookmarklet did indeed do one simple thing: It turned back the hands of time, and made Google work the way it did before the integration of Google+ earlier this month.
|Jan 24, 2012|
|107:|| Facebook Disconnects Google Friends Connect|
"Facebook cites violation of its terms of service as grounds for blocking Google's Friend Connect from accessing social network's members' data."
|May 17, 2008|
|108:|| Feds Requesting Google Search Records||Jan 20, 2006|
|109:|| Fortune: Business Person of the Year, Google's Larry Page|
Fortune names Google's Larry Page, Businessperson of the Year, 2014
|Nov 13, 2014|
|110:|| Fox subpoenas YouTube after "24" clips posted|
"The "24" episodes in question actually appeared on YouTube prior to their primetime January 14 premiere on the Fox broadcast network..."
|Jan 25, 2007|
|111:|| France Antitrust Regulator Wants Clarification From Google Over AdWords|
"It told the companies to clarify over the next four months the procedures resulting in the suspension of an advertiser's account."
|June 30, 2010|
|112:|| France Gives Google 15-Days To Comply With "Right to be Forgotten," Globally|
France's data protection regulator has called fore Google to comply with the request for the EU's "right to be forgotten", but on a global basis.
|June 13, 2015|
|113:|| 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|
|114:|| French Court Convicts Google and Eric Schmidt of Defamation|
"A Paris court has convicted US search engine giant Google and its chief executive Eric Schmidt of defamation over results from its "suggest" function, a French legal affairs website has revealed."
|Sept 26, 2010|
|115:|| French Court Fines Google Maps Over Unfair Competition|
The French company provides the same services for a fee and claimed the Google strategy was aimed at undercutting competitors by temporarily swallowing the full cost until it gains control of the market.
|Feb 2, 2012|
|116:|| French Court Rules Google Must Remove Moseley Images From Search|
The court has ruled that Google must remove the nine images in question. The case also wants Google to automatically filter the images, and delete any links to them.
|Nov 6, 2013|
|117:|| Full FCC Report Released On Google Street View|
The report points the finger at a rogue engineer who, it says, intentionally wrote software code that captured payload data information -- communication over the Internet including emails, passwords and search history -- from unprotected wireless networks, going beyond what Google says it intended. The engineer invoked his 5th Amendment right and declined to speak to the FCC.
|Apr 30, 2012|
|118:|| GBase, GBuy, and Adwords/ADsense tied together?||Mar 31, 2006|
|119:|| GOOG - After Hours Trading Google Stock Down 12-15%|
Google loses 10%+ in after hours trading. First major trend correction seen for GOOG.
|Jan 31, 2006|
|120:|| GOOG Falls Below $350 For First Time Since Late Oct 2005|
"... fell nearly 5 percent on Monday and have lost a quarter of their value this month..."
|Feb 14, 2006|