|Forum: Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues|
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|201:|| Google's YouTube Wants More Screen Time, Incl. Your TV, With Leanback|
"The company charted its course during the launch of a new product called Leanback, described by some as web video for couch potatoes."
|July 8, 2010|
|202:|| Google Buys Travel Software Company ITA & Enters the Travel Business|
"...today we have signed an agreement to acquire ITA, a Boston-based software company specializing in organizing airline data, including flight times, availability and prices."
|July 2, 2010|
|203:|| Google CEO Schmidt On Social Network ". I won't say,"|
"Google chief executive wouldn't publicly deny that the company is set to hatch a rival social network to Facebook during a speech today in London, adding fuel to rumors that the search giant may launch a social service called Google Me later this year."
|July 1, 2010|
|204:|| Google News Redesigns|
Google's midlife crisis of design faith continues. This time Google news gets the treatment.
|July 1, 2010|
|205:|| 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|
|206:|| Judge rules in favor of YouTube over Viacom|
"Viacom's US$1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit against Google's video-sharing site YouTube has been dismissed by the court..."
|June 23, 2010|
|207:|| Google Music Service To Take a Big Bite At The Apple|
WSJ: "Google Inc. is preparing to roll out a music download service tied to its search engine later this year, followed by an online subscription service in 2011, according to people familiar with the Internet giant's discussions with the music industry."
|June 22, 2010|
|208:|| Google Street View WiFi Appears To Have Collected Email and Passwords|
"'However, we can already state that Google did indeed record email access passwords [and] extracts of the content of email messages,' CNIL said."
|June 19, 2010|
|209:|| Googler Details Zero Day Exploit|
"...the issue was reported June 5th, 2010 (a Saturday) and then made public less than four days later. 'Public disclosure of the details of this vulnerability and how to exploit it, without giving us time to resolve the issue.'"
|June 11, 2010|
|210:|| Google Clones Bing Homepage Image of Day|
Google has stolen a feature straight away from Bing and now features a homepage picture of the day as the backgroun (AKA Bing Background)
|June 10, 2010|
|211:|| Google protests Apple's iPhone Developers Agreement|
"Artificial barriers to competition hurt users and developers and, in the long run, stall technological progress," Hamoui said. AdMob recently disclosed that roughly one-third of the ads it served in April were for devices running the iPhone platform.
|June 9, 2010|
|212:|| Google Street View WiFi Data Collection Lawsuit Amended|
"A just-amended complaint in a class-action lawsuit first submitted two weeks ago claims that a patent Google submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in November 2008 shows that the search giant purposefully created technology to gather, analyze and use data sent by users over their wireless networks."
|June 5, 2010|
|213:|| Google Acquires Invite Media|
"People familiar with the transaction say Google's plan is to leave Invite running as a stand-alone unit, which will work at arm's length with exchange's like Google's AdX..."
|June 2, 2010|
|214:|| Google To Release Chrome O/S 'Late Fall'|
"The Chrome operating system will be centred around the web browser, with all software including high-end applications such as those used in photo and video editing housed in external servers known as a cloud."
|June 2, 2010|
|215:|| Google Phases Out Windows O/S Over Security Concerns|
"'We're not doing any more Windows. It is a security effort,' said one Google employee."
|June 1, 2010|
|216:|| Google, Finally, Acquires AdMob|
"We believe that mobile advertising can play a significant role in every single marketing campaign. We're passionate about the unlimited possibilities in this space. Today, with AdMob, our work to make them a reality begins."
|May 28, 2010|
|217:|| EBay, Facebook, Yahoo, Want An End To Viacom YouTube Lawsuit|
"Yahoo! Inc., IAC/InterActiveCorp, EBay Inc. and Facebook Inc. urged a judge to dismiss Viacom Inc.'s copyright-infringement lawsuit against Google Inc.'s YouTube video-sharing website."
|May 27, 2010|
|218:|| Google Says It Generated $54 Billion Of U.S. Economic Activity In 2009|
"In our report, we're announcing that in 2009 we generated a total of $54 billion of economic activity for American businesses, website publishers and non-profits."
|May 25, 2010|
|219:|| Google Acquires Online Travel Guide Ruba|
Ruba is a visual travel guide and tour review site that provides travelers with visual guides written by other travelers. The blog post is embedded below. Google has confirmed the acquisition.
|May 22, 2010|
|220:|| 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|
|221:|| Google TV|
"Google TV is a new experience for television that combines the TV that you already know with the freedom and power of the Internet. With Google Chrome built in, you can access all of your favorite websites and easily move between television and the web. This opens up your TV from a few hundred channels to millions of channels of entertainment across TV and the web."
|May 21, 2010|
|222:|| Google To Acquire Global IP Solutions For $68.2 Million|
"Global IP Solutions, which is listed on the Oslo stock exchange, makes the underlying processing software for voice and video calls over internet networks. As well as providing technology that allows users of Yahoo Instant Messenger to make voice calls, GIPS technology also powers voice calls for Cisco's WebEx system and voice and video technology for IBM's Lotus Sametime."
|May 18, 2010|
|223:|| 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|
|224:|| Google to offer encrypted search next week|
"Earlier this year, we encrypted Gmail for all our users, and next week we will start offering an encrypted version of Google Search..."
|May 15, 2010|
|225:|| Google Admits Street View Logged MAC Addresses and Payload Data|
"Google has admitted that for the past three years it has wrongly collected information people have sent over unencrypted wi-fi networks."
|May 15, 2010|
|226:|| Google Acquires BumpTop|
"Today, we have a big announcement to make: we're excited to announce that we've been acquired by Google!"
|May 2, 2010|
|227:|| 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|
|228:|| Google CEO, Eric Schmidt: A Quirky IPO|
"Eric Schmidt talks in detail about Google's IPO"
|Apr 28, 2010|
|229:|| 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|
|230:|| Prominent Google Engineers Flee Facebook|
Matt Cutts and Other Engineers Deactivate their Accounts
|Apr 25, 2010|
|231:|| 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|
|232:|| Google First Quarter Profits Beat Expectations|
Internet giant Google has reported a 37% rise in first-quarter net profit, beating analysts' expectation.
|Apr 16, 2010|
|233:|| Google Acquires Mobile Visual Search Firm, Plink|
"Google has made its first ever UK acquisition, buying mobile visual search startup Plink for an undisclosed sum."
|Apr 12, 2010|
|234:|| 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|
|235:|| Google To Issue Privacy Reset For Buzz|
"The search giant will ask all its users to confirm or change their privacy settings, starting on 5 April."
|Apr 5, 2010|
|236:|| Google Acquires Online Video Hosting Platform Episodic|
"Episodic's publishing suite lets users manage and measure video content, and use the platform's monetization services which enable ad insertion and credit card transactions for both live and on-demand video streaming."
|Apr 3, 2010|
|237:|| 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|
|238:|| 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|
|239:|| Court Docs Reveal YouTube Smoking Guns - 80% of Page Views Pirated Material|
"... Chen talked about "concentrating all of our efforts in building up our numbers as aggressively as we can through whatever tactics, however evil." ... ...Senior YouTube employee in an instant message that 'the truth of the matter is probably 75-80 percent of our views come from copyrighted material. The startup's [YouTube's] strategy was, at its core, a decision to profit from copyright infringement. It doesn't matter whether YouTube showed ads on its video pages or not (for years, it did not, apparently concerned about just this issue); to Viacom, the entire business strategy was a way of profiting from infringement"
|Mar 20, 2010|
|240:|| NYT: Google, Sony and Partners Team Up With Google TV |
"Google and Intel have teamed with Sony to develop a platform called Google TV to bring the Web into the living room through a new generation of televisions and set-top boxes..."
|Mar 18, 2010|