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241: new post   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
242: new post   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
243: new post   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
244: new post   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
245: new post   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
246: new post   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
247: new post   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
248: new post   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
249: new post   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
250: new post   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
251: 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
252: new post   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
253: new post   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
254: new post   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
255: new post   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
256: new post   Google CEO, Eric Schmidt: A Quirky IPO
"Eric Schmidt talks in detail about Google's IPO"
Apr 28, 2010
257: new post   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
258: new post   Prominent Google Engineers Flee Facebook
Matt Cutts and Other Engineers Deactivate their Accounts
Apr 25, 2010
259: new post   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
260: new post   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
261: new post   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
262: new post   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
263: new post   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
264: new post   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
265: new post   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
266: new post   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
267: new post   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
268: new post   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
269: new post   FTC Member : Launch of Google Buzz was 'Irresponsible Conduct'
"Even the most respected and popular online companies, the ones who claim to respect privacy, continue to launch products where the guiding privacy policy seems to be, 'Throw it up against the wall and see if it sticks.'"
Mar 17, 2010
270: new post   Alert - HitWise says Facebook Passed Google for a Full Week
"Facebook Inc. edged past Google Inc. (GOOG) to become the most visited U.S. Web site for the week ended March 13, the first time the Internet giant has been topped since 2007, according to Hitwise."
Mar 16, 2010
271: new post   Google: Most of The Internet is Our Competition
"We face formidable competition in every aspect of our business, particularly from companies that seek to connect people with information on the web and provide them with relevant advertising. "
Mar 10, 2010
272: new post   Google Execs Convicted of Privacy Violations in Italy
In a case that could have major implications for Internet freedom, three Google executives were convicted of privacy violations after a video of an autistic boy being abused was posted online.
Feb 24, 2010
273: new post   Alert: EU Opens Antitrust Investigation Into Google
"The European Commission has launched an anti-trust investigation against Google after three online companies alleged that the internet giant's search functions were penalising their businesses."
Feb 24, 2010
274: new post   Google DoubleClick Ad Serving For Publishers (DFP)
"The new DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) from Google is a platform that helps you more effectively sell, manage, deliver and track both directly and indirectly sold advertising campaigns across your website."
Feb 22, 2010
275: new post   Google Admits Flaws in Buzz Network Testing
"...testing of its controversial social network Buzz was insufficient. The firm has had to make a series of changes to the service after a ferocious backlash from users concerned about intrusions of privacy."
Feb 16, 2010
276: new post   Google Responds to Outrage Over Google Buzz Privacy Hole
"... we heard from people that the checkbox for choosing not to display this information was too hard to find, and based on this feedback, we've changed the notice to make it very clear,"
Feb 12, 2010
277: new post   Massive Privacy Hole in Google Buzz Found
"My privacy concerns are not trite. They are linked to my actual physical safety, and I will now have to spend the next few days maintaining that safety by continually knocking down followers as they pop up..."
Feb 12, 2010
278: new post   Google Starts ISP Service
Google tempts fate by biting hand that feeds it: "We're planning to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks..."
Feb 10, 2010
279: new post   Google Launches Buzz
"You will automatically follow the people you e-mail and chat with on a regular basis."
Feb 9, 2010
280: new post   Google Book Plan Runs Into Resistance From US Department of Justice
"The amended settlement agreement still confers significant and possibly anti-competitive advantages on Google as a single entity," the DOJ said."
Feb 5, 2010
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