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801: new post   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
802: new post   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
803: new post   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
804: new post   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
805: new post   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
806: new post   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
807: new post   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
808: new post   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
809: new post   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
810: new post   US Judge Dismisses US Authors Guild Case Against Google Books Scanning
Google wins the long running lawsuit over book scanning.
Nov 15, 2013
811: new post   US Judge Rules Google Violated Patents and Must Pay Royalty on AdWords Revenue
District Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk division decided Tuesday that I/P Engine, a patent licensing subsidiary of Vringo, should be paid an ongoing royalty rate of 6.5 percent on a part of AdWords revenue.
Jan 29, 2014
812: new post   US Jury Finds Google Infringed Oracle's Java Copyrights in Android
Oracle: "The overwhelming evidence demonstrated that Google knew it needed a license and that its unauthorized fork of Java in Android shattered Java's central write once run anywhere principle,"
May 8, 2012
813: new post   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
814: new post   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
815: new post   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
816: new post   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
817: new post   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
818: new post   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
819: new post   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
820: new post   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
821: new post   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
822: new post   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
823: new post   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
824: new post   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
825: new post   WSJ : Google In talks to buy YouTube
Oct 6, 2006
826: new post   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
827: new post   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
828: new post   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
829: new post   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
830: new post   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
831: new post   What Should You Offer For Google Stock?
"... remains unscheduled and Google has as yet to even select an exchange"
June 15, 2004
832: new post   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
833: new post   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
834: new post   Yahoo Google Outsourced Ad Deal Yields Positive Results
Apr 17, 2008
835: new post   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
836: new post   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
837: new post   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
838: new post   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
839: new post   YouTube Call To Video News Publishers
June 29, 2009
840: new post   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
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