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|801:|| US Senate to Investigate Google for Antitrust Issues|
Google's dominance in Internet search are among the issues the Senate's leading legislator on antitrust issues plans to scrutinize in the months ahead. [br][br]Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) specifically called out Google as a potential cause for concern. The senator in December urged the Justice Department to conduct a "careful review" of the search giant's attempted acquisition of travel search software firm ITA.
|Mar 11, 2011|
|802:|| US calls for China Google Probe|
"The US has called on Beijing to investigate the recent cyber attacks on Google, which have prompted the search giant to threaten to leave China."
|Jan 21, 2010|
|803:|| UTube Sues Google's YouTube|
"Since Google announced in early October that it plans to purchase YouTube, visitors to utube.com have skyrocketed, from a few thousand per month to more than 70,000 per day, Universal Tube said in its suit."
|Nov 2, 2006|
|804:|| Under Pressure - Google Finally Moves to Decrease DMCA Notice Response Times|
"...we're announcing four changes that we'll be implementing over the next several months..."
|Dec 2, 2010|
|805:|| University In U.S. Joins Google Book Scan Push|
"The University of California has joined Google Inc.'s bid to scan the book collections of the world's great libraries, the organisations said on Tuesday, marking renewed momentum for a project nearly derailed by stiff resistance from publishers."
|Aug 9, 2006|
|806:|| Viacom "backs off" From Demand For YouTube User Viewing Habits|
"Google, owners of YouTube, will now hand over the database but without data that could identify users."
|July 15, 2008|
|807:|| Viacom Lawsuit On Google's YouTube Threatens Internet Freedom|
"A one billion dollar lawsuit against YouTube threatens internet freedom, according to its owner Google."
|May 27, 2008|
|808:|| Viacom Renews Attack On Google|
"Viacom ramped up its offensive against Google yesterday, saying that it would not back down from its $1 billion lawsuit against the internet search engine."
|Dec 18, 2007|
|809:|| Viacom Sues YouTube For $1 billion|
"Media conglomerate Viacom said Tuesday it filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Google and its Internet video sharing site YouTube over unauthorized use of its copyrighted entertainment."
|Mar 13, 2007|
|810:|| Vint Cerf: Google Shouldn't Force Users To Reveal Real Names|
"Using real names is useful," Cerf said. "But I don't think it should be forced on people, and I don't think we do."
|Mar 5, 2013|
|811:|| Volkswagen Subpoena Seeks YouTube User Identity|
"Volkswagen has filed a subpoena seeking the identity of a YouTube user who posted a Nazi-themed parody of a recent VW Golf commercial. Volkswagen's move underscores the privacy risks to a blossoming community of users on sites like YouTube and Yahoo Video, and social-networking sites like Facebook and MySpace."
|Sept 17, 2007|
|812:|| WSJ : Google GBuy To Compete with PayPal|
"GBuy will feature an icon posted alongside the paid-search ads of merchants, which Google hopes will tempt consumers to click on the ads..."
|Feb 8, 2006|
|813:|| WSJ : Google In talks to buy YouTube||Oct 6, 2006|
|814:|| WSJ: Google Wants Its Data Fast-Tracked Across The Net|
"'If we did this, Washington would be on fire,' says one executive at the cable company who is familiar with the talks, referring to the likely reaction of regulators and lawmakers."
|Dec 15, 2008|
|815:|| WSJ: Google's Monopoly and Internet Freedom: Google's Amit Singhal Responds|
In a Wall Street Journal article titled "Google's Monopoly and Internet Freedom", Nextag's CEO makes the case, and in response, Google's Amit Singhal responds with "Setting the record straight: competition in search."
|June 8, 2012|
|816:|| WSJ: There's No Avoiding Google+|
"Google+ is Google," says Vice President Bradley Horowitz. "The entry points to Google+ are many, and the integrations are more every day."
|Jan 3, 2013|
|817:|| Watchdog group calls Google's privacy policies the worst|
"In a report released today, London-based Privacy International assigned Google its lowest possible grade. The category is reserved for companies with "comprehensive consumer surveillance and entrenched hostility to privacy."
|June 10, 2007|
|818:|| Wave Of Layoffs in Wake of Panda|
"Seeing a 40% decline in sales since Google adjusted its algorithm, online ergonomic-products retailer Ergo In Demand Inc. in Central Point, Ore., reduced its 17-person staff to five, moved to a 4,500-square-foot office space from one more than double in size and cut $4,000 in monthly software subscriptions. [br][br]Many small but growing Web retailers say they have been punished since Google, which handles nearly two-thirds of all Web searches, moved in late February to weed out "content farms," or sites that post information without attention to quality or by copying text from other sources such as government websites."
|Apr 22, 2011|
|819:|| What Should You Offer For Google Stock?|
"... remains unscheduled and Google has as yet to even select an exchange"
|June 15, 2004|
|820:|| Why Groupon Said "No" to Google's $5 Billion Overture|
"Confirming lots of speculation, a source close to Groupon board members tells us that anti-trust concerns ultimately forced Groupon to turn down Google's $6 billion offer. This source says the view on Groupon's board was that a Google-Groupon merger would draw more regulatory scrutiny than any other deal Google has ever done."
|Dec 9, 2010|
|821:|| Wired: Google's Larry Page on Why Moon Shots Matter|
Larry Page: I worry that something has gone seriously wrong with the way we run companies. If you read the media coverage of our company, or of the technology industry in general, it's always about the competition. The stories are written as if they are covering a sporting event. But it's hard to find actual examples of really amazing things that happened solely due to competition.
|Jan 17, 2013|
|822:|| Yahoo Google Outsourced Ad Deal Yields Positive Results||Apr 17, 2008|
|823:|| Yahoo and Google To Revise Ad Partnership|
"Internet search leaders Yahoo and Google have given the Justice Department a revised version of their search advertising partnership in hopes of winning antitrust approval,..."
|Nov 4, 2008|
|824:|| Yelp Responds To Senate Committee Over Google Antitrust Hearing|
We have responded to these requests and told officials that we believe Google has acted anti-competitively in at least two key ways: by misusing Yelp review content in their competing Places product and by favoring their own competing Places product in search results.
|Sept 21, 2011|
|825:|| YouTube After Five Years and Two Billion Views Per Day|
"That's nearly double the prime-time audience of all three major U.S. television networks combined."
|May 17, 2010|
|826:|| YouTube Blocks the Phrase "No Credit Cards"? Huh?|
When a meme goes mainstream: "...the phrase "no credit cards" gives an error message when anybody includes that phrase in a comment to a video on Youtube."
|Dec 29, 2010|
|827:|| YouTube Call To Video News Publishers||June 29, 2009|
|828:|| YouTube Could Face Massive Royalty Bill In Germany|
A German court ruled today that Google-owned YouTube is solely responsible for the content that users upload and post on the video-sharing website, a decision that could have massive implications for the company.
|Apr 20, 2012|
|829:|| YouTube Cuts 30,000 Illegal Clips|
"Video-sharing service YouTube has wiped nearly 30,000 files from its website after Japanese media companies said their copyright was being infringed. "
|Oct 20, 2006|
|830:|| YouTube Goes Full Hollywood With Movies on Demand Service|
YouTube will imminently launch a movie-on-demand service charging users to stream mainstream Hollywood movies off the world's largest video sharing site, TheWrap has learned. [br][br] The new service means a full-bore challenge to Apple's iTunes service, currently the most powerful player in paid video streaming, and a welcome new revenue stream for Hollywood as home entertainment revenues continue their steep decline. [br][br] The service may start as early as this week or next, and is expected to be announced soon by YouTube. [br][br] Major studios including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Brothers and Universal have licensed their movies for the new service, as have numerous independent studios, including Lionsgate and the library-rich Kino Lorber, according to movie executives with knowledge of the deals in place.
|Apr 26, 2011|
|831:|| YouTube Liable for up to $150,000 Per Video?|
"MySpace's parent company News Corp has teamed up with media heavyweights including General Electric's NBC Universal and Viacom as part of a speedy reaction to the Google-YouTube deal. The aim? To explore YouTube's legal position when it comes to the use of copyrighted content. Lawyers for the groups say YouTube could be responsible for $150,000 per unauthorized video."
|Oct 18, 2006|
|832:|| YouTube Opens Movie Rental Service||Jan 21, 2010|
|833:|| YouTube Opens Movie Rental Service|
"Video-sharing site YouTube is taking its first steps into the online movie rental business."
|Jan 21, 2010|
|834:|| YouTube Pays Off Labels With Equity|
"The music companies collectively stand to receive as much as $50 million."
|Oct 19, 2006|
|835:|| YouTube Plans Revenue Sharing With Users|
"Chad Hurley, co-founder of YouTube, said Saturday that his wildly successful site will start sharing revenue with its millions of users."
|Jan 28, 2007|
|836:|| YouTube Screening Room|
"YouTube has added long form videos/movies, in the form of deals with indie filmmakers, and launched its YouTube Screening Room."
|June 19, 2008|
|837:|| YouTube Starts Subscription Service Trial|
YouTube, ... said the launch was part of an effort to enable "content creators to earn revenue for their creativity".
|May 10, 2013|
|838:|| YouTube Switching Users To Optional Google+ Profiles|
"Starting today we're giving you the ability to change how you appear on YouTube..."
|July 24, 2012|
|839:|| YouTube to Extend Video Monetization|
"Now, when you upload a video to YouTube that accumulates lots of views, we may invite you to monetize that video and start earning revenue from it."
|Aug 26, 2009|
|840:|| comScore: Google's Sites Exceeded 1 Billion Uniques In May|
Google's websites had more than a billion unique visitors in May, the first time an Internet company has hit that benchmark, according to comScore data released Tuesday.[br][br]Over the past year, Google's unique visitors per month have increased 8.4pct to just over one billion. During the same period, Microsoft maintained the No. 2 position with 905 million unique visitors in May, up around 15pct, while Facebook's count surged by 30pct to about 714 million visitors. In May, Yahoo saw 689 million visitors, up 10.8pct over the past year, though it was surpassed by Facebook in October.
|June 22, 2011|