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161: new post   Google To Give 3 Months Notice Of Rejecting AdWords In France
"Google has pledged to overhaul its rules and procedures for blocking certain advertisers from buying 'sponsored links' on its search engine as part of a settlement with French authorities..."
Oct 28, 2010
162: new post   Networks Blocking Shows On Google TV
"Spokespeople for the three networks confirmed that they are blocking the episodes on their websites from playing on Google TV, although both ABC and NBC allow promotional clips to work using the service. "
Oct 22, 2010
163: new post   Canada and Spain On 'Violations' By Google's Street View
"Now, not to be outdone, Canada and Spain have raised a stink over privacy too."
Oct 20, 2010
164: new post   Google Reports Q3 Financials - Up 23% over 2009
"Google reported revenues of $7.29 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, an increase of 23pct compared to the third quarter of 2009."
Oct 15, 2010
165: new post   Googles Marissa Mayer Moves to Location - Local Services
"...Mayer's search duties will be taken on by Udi Manber, vice president of engineering for Web search, according to the person familiar with the change. Manber, a veteran of Yahoo! Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., joined Google in 2006."
Oct 13, 2010
166: new post   Google Creepy Line Policy
"Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google, has described his company's policy: 'Google policy is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.'"
Oct 11, 2010
167: new post   Google Sees Display Advertising Becoming More Sophisticated
"...we think display advertising is about to go through the biggest and most important revolution in its history."
Sept 29, 2010
168: new post   Google Buys Schedule Management Startup Plannr
"Google has just bought Seattle-based mobile planning startup Plannr..."
Sept 28, 2010
169: new post   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
170: new post   Eric Schmidt Sees Bing As Google's Biggest Threat
"Bing is fighting the war Google won last decade."
Sept 25, 2010
171: new post   Google to Sue "rogue Pharmacies"
"Google is taking legal action in an attempt to stem the tide of rogue pharmacies advertising on its sites."
Sept 23, 2010
172: new post   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
173: new post   Google's Plans For Social Networking
"With your permission, knowing more about who your friends are, we can provide more tailored recommendations. Search quality can get better."
Sept 15, 2010
174: new post   Justice Department Probes Google's ITA Software Deal
"The U.S. Justice department is looking into Google Inc's takeover of airline ticketing software firm ITA Software Inc, to determine whether the deal would exert too much influence on the online travel industry, the Wall Street Journal said."
Sept 7, 2010
175: new post   Google Pays $8.5 Million To Settle Google Buzz Class-Action Lawsuit
"Google is spending US$8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed over the rollout of its Google Buzz social-networking service."
Sept 4, 2010
176: new post   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
177: new post   German Court Rules Against Google In YouTube Copyright Case
"The wording of the court statement appears to be a major blow to YouTube's business model, but Google Germany spokesman Henning Dorstewitz told The Associated Press YouTube will appeal the decision detailed in the 60-page ruling."
Sept 4, 2010
178: new post   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
179: new post   Google Street View Car Searched by Paris Regulators Over Data Collection
"A car used by Google Inc. to collect data for its Street View mapping service was stopped and searched yesterday near Paris, less than a week after France's privacy regulator criticized the program's resumption."
Aug 26, 2010
180: new post   Google Acquires Like.com Visual Search and Image Comparision Engine
"Visual search and shopping startup Like.com has confirmed that it's being acquired by Google."
Aug 23, 2010
181: new post   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
182: new post   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
183: new post   Oracle Files Lawsuit Against Google Over Android
"Google "knowingly, directly and repeatedly infringed Oracle's Java-related intellectual property," Oracle said."
Aug 13, 2010
184: new post   Google To Acquire Jambool For $70 Million
"...now buying Jambool and their Social Gold payment product, we've heard from multiple sources. The purchase price is $55 million plus another $15 million -$20 million in an earnout..."
Aug 12, 2010
185: new post   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
186: new post   Google and Verizon Issue Joint Statement For Govt Regulation of Internet
"Our joint proposal takes the form of a suggested legislative framework for consideration by lawmakers,"
Aug 9, 2010
187: new post   Google Acquires Social Technology Company, Slide
"As the Slide team joins Google, we'll be investing even more to make Google services socially aware and expand these capabilities for our users across the web."
Aug 6, 2010
188: new post   Google and Verizon in Talks on Paying For Internet Priority
"The agreement could eventually lead to higher charges for Internet users."
Aug 5, 2010
189: new post   Google Patent Application On Enhanced Document Browsing And Link Generation
"According to one aspect, a method of enhancing document browsing includes receiving personal information relating to a user, generating descriptive information based on a content of a first document and the personal information, and identifying additional documents based on the descriptive information."
Aug 3, 2010
190: new post   Google: The Search Party Is Over
"Google is rounding a corner that all the fruit smoothies at its Silicon Valley campus make it hard to pull back from. This year Google has joined the ranks of just about every great technology company before it, including IBM, eBay, Cisco, Microsoft, and Oracle. Google, against its will, and defying its massive cash hoard, is transitioning from a growth company to -- and there is no kind way to put it -- a cash cow. That ranks right up there with being a former supermodel..."
July 30, 2010
191: new post   Google & CIA Invest in Future of Web Monitoring
"...the intelligence community and Google have funded the same startup, at the same time. No one is accusing Google of directly collaborating with the CIA. But the investments are bound to be fodder for critics of Google, who already see the search giant as overly cozy with the U.S. government, and worry that the company is starting to forget its 'don't be evil' mantra."
July 29, 2010
192: 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
193: new post   Google Looking At Social Networking For Games
When asked if Google's service might resemble Facebook's, Mr. Schmidt said "the world doesn't need a copy of the same thing."
July 28, 2010
194: new post   Google is Being Pressed To Reveal More Info Over WiFi Gathering
"Google must come completely clean, fully explaining how this invasion of personal privacy happened and why,"
July 22, 2010
195: new post   Google Acquires Metaweb For Better Answers To Search Queries
"We've acquired Metaweb because we believe working together we'll be able to provide better answers (to search queries),"
July 17, 2010
196: new post   Google Quarterly Profits Up, $1.84bn, But Shares Decline
"Net profit for the three months to the end of June came in at $1.84bn, up by a quarter on the $1.48bn it recorded a year earlier."
July 17, 2010
197: new post   Google News Changed, "in response to your feedback."
"...some of you wrote in to say you missed certain aspects of the previous design...
July 17, 2010
198: new post   New York Times Suggests Google Algorithm Should Be Regulated by Govt
"Still, the potential impact of Google's algorithm on the Internet economy is such that it is worth exploring ways to ensure that the editorial policy guiding Google's tweaks is solely intended to improve the quality of the results and not to help Google's other businesses."
July 15, 2010
199: new post   China Renews Google License
"The battle between Google and the Chinese government appears to have ended in a score-draw." - BBC
July 11, 2010
200: new post   Google Secretly Invests in Zynga
TechCrunch reports: "Zynga will be the cornerstone of a new Google Games to launch later this year, say multiple sources. Not only will Zynga's games give Google Games a solid base of social games to build on, but it will also give Google the beginning of a true social graph as users log into Google to play the games."
July 11, 2010
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