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|241:|| Google Considers SEO/SEM to be a Top Threat|
"Those risks, according to Google, include nebulous ones, such as the risk that corporate culture could change, or more specific risks like spammers who could damage Google's prized search results."
|July 8, 2004|
|242:|| Google Considers Selling Ads To UK Publishers|
"The search engine giant is in talks with several newspaper publishers to sell space in their pages to its online clients."
|Jan 2, 2008|
|243:|| 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|
|244:|| Google Cuts IPO Price|
"Google has cut its price range and the new price range is now 85$ to 95$ USD"
|Aug 18, 2004|
|245:|| Google Dashboard To Show Data Associated With Your Google Account||Nov 5, 2009|
|246:|| Google Data Retention Policy Defended After EU Report|
"We believe that data retention requirements have to take into account the need to provide quality products and services for users, like accurate search results, as well as system security and integrity concerns,"
|Apr 8, 2008|
|247:|| Google Deal With Yahoo Raises Antitrust Questions|
"the heads of key subcommittees in the House and the Senate reiterated their intention to look into whether the Google-Yahoo arrangement would diminish competition."
|June 14, 2008|
|248:|| Google Decides To Sell Display Ads In Web Videos|
"Web search leader Google Inc. plans to start selling ads to appear in Web videos after it agreed a partnership with YuMe, an online video advertising network."
|Feb 21, 2008|
|249:|| Google Defends Accounting Practices|
"The SEC has expressed concerns about "various issues with respect to our public filings, including our provision for interim period effective...In this most recent filing, Google admitted that the two sides are at an impasse."
|Mar 3, 2007|
|250:|| Google Defends Ad Prices in Yahoo-Google Deal|
"As we have said before, Google doesn't set advertising prices -- advertisers do. Prices must reflect how much a sale is worth to an advertiser, and that will continue to be the case after our agreement with Yahoo! is implemented."
|Sept 17, 2008|
|251:|| Google Demonstrates Google Wallet, Mobile Payment App|
Today in our New York City office, along with Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint, we gave a demo of Google Wallet, an app that will make your phone your wallet. You'll be able to tap, pay and save using your phone and near field communication (NFC). We're field testing Google Wallet now and plan to release it soon.
|May 26, 2011|
|252:|| Google Denies Viacom Copyright Charges|
""We think YouTube offers the world's leading platform for entertainment, education and free speech," Michael Kwun, managing counsel for litigation at Google, said in a briefing with reporters at Google's headquarters here. "We're not going to let this lawsuit distract us.""
|May 1, 2007|
|253:|| Google Developing a PC Operating System: Google Chrome OS|
"Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks."
|July 8, 2009|
|254:|| Google Docs Joins Word Processor With Spreadsheet|
Out with the name "Writely" and in with "Google Docs"
|Oct 13, 2006|
|255:|| Google Docs Now Editable While Offline|
"The world's top Internet company said it will begin over the next several weeks to allow users of its Google Docs word processing application to edit documents without an active Web connection, on planes, trains and other disconnected spots."
|Apr 5, 2008|
|256:|| Google Does Deal to Sell Online Ads on China Telecom Web Sites|
"Google Inc. won the right to sell advertising on 400 Web sites owned by China Telecom Corp., helping it compete with Microsoft Corp. and dominant local rival Baidu.com Inc. in the world's second-biggest Internet market."
|Apr 25, 2007|
|257:|| Google Doesn't Cook Anything|
Google's executive chairman has denied that the company fixes its search results to promote its own websites and services.[br][br]Eric Schmidt told a congressional hearing in Washington: "May I simply say that I can assure you we're not cooking anything."[br][br]The Senate Judiciary subcommittee on anti-trust is looking at whether Google abuses its market position.
|Sept 22, 2011|
|258:|| 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|
|259:|| Google DoubleClick Deal Brings U.S. FTC Scrutiny|
"The Federal Trade Commission has opened a preliminary antitrust investigation into Google's planned $3.1 billion purchase of the online advertising company DoubleClick, an industry executive briefed on the agency's plans said yesterday."
|May 29, 2007|
|260:|| Google DoubleClick Deal In Four-Month In-Depth Review By EU|
"The European Commission opened a four-month, in-depth review on Tuesday of Google Inc's plans to buy rival DoubleClick for $3.1 billion."
|Nov 13, 2007|
|261:|| Google DoubleClick Merger Said to Get EU Approval|
"Google is expected to receive unconditional approval from European Union regulators next week for its $3.1 billion takeover of ad firm DoubleClick, people familiar with the situation said."
|Mar 6, 2008|
|262:|| Google Draws Privacy Complaint to FTC in DoubleClick Deal|
"Three public-interest groups are expected to file a joint complaint on Friday with the Federal Trade Commission calling for an investigation into the potential threat to consumer privacy posed by Google's planned acquisition of DoubleClick."
|Apr 20, 2007|
|263:|| Google Earnings Hit By UK Ad Dip|
"Google reported the first-ever sequential quarterly revenue decline in its U.K. business."
|July 19, 2008|
|264:|| Google Earnings Rise, Top Estimates|
Net income rose 29 percent to $2.54 billion, or $7.81 a share, from $1.97 billion, or $6.13, a year earlier.
Bloomberg says, "Google benefited from its core search-engine business as advertisers stepped up efforts to reach consumers through the Internet."
|Jan 20, 2011|
|265:|| Google Earth : Featured Content|
"We are excited to provide users with the opportunity to learn more about the natural wonders and manmade landmarks of the world with Featured Content for Google Earth"
|Sept 13, 2006|
|266:|| Google Earth In 4D|
"Google skipped right past the third dimension and landed directly in the fourth (time) by offering historical maps on Google Earth."
|Nov 13, 2006|
|267:|| Google Earth: New Search Feature Adds Layers to Mapping Tool|
""Users can now search through all of the world's KML files, making the millions of Google Earth layers on the web instantly accessible for geobrowsing and exploration," wrote Chikai Ohazama, a Google Earth product manager in an official company blog. Google expects to extend this capability to its mapping website Google Maps, Ohazama wrote."
|Feb 15, 2007|
|268:|| Google Ends Ad Deal Agreement With Yahoo|
"That wouldn't have been in the long-term interests of Google or our users, so we have decided to end the agreement."
|Nov 5, 2008|
|269:|| Google Ends Patent Claim With Microsoft Over Video Compression Technology|
Google has now asked the US International Trade Commission, which handles patent disputes, to withdraw both claims.
|Jan 9, 2013|
|270:|| 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|
|271:|| Google Executives Face Senate Subpoenas Over Business Operations|
In a letter dated June 10, the Democratic chairman and leading Republican on the antitrust subcommittee asked Google to provide one of the company's two senior executives before Congress's August recess.[br][br]The subcommittee would 'strongly prefer' Page or Schmidt at the proceeding, 'which will address fundamental questions of business operations rather than merely legal issues,' U.S. senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee wrote. Kohl, a Wisconsin Democrat, is chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, and Lee, of Utah, is the panel's ranking Republican.
|June 23, 2011|
|272:|| Google Expands Print Ads Program|
"Google Inc. is expanding a test program that lets online advertisers buy ad space in newspapers, as the publishing industry struggles to offset business that has moved to the Internet."
|July 18, 2007|
|273:|| Google Expands into Business Software Market|
"... created a software platform to run basic business activities -- based on programs it already offers separately."
|Aug 28, 2006|
|274:|| Google Expects to Add Almost 400k Advertisers in 3 years|
"...expects to add 372,050 advertiser accounts by 2008, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Wednesday. The Chronicle, citing internal documents, said the company predicts its advertiser base will grow by more than 130 percent, from 280,000 in 2004 to 652,050 in 2008."
|Oct 21, 2004|
|275:|| Google Explores The Possibility of Making a Bid for Yahoo|
Google is exploring the possibility of helping to finance a possible deal by others to acquire Internet search company Yahoo,
|Oct 24, 2011|
|276:|| Google Extends Patent Search With European Patent Office and Prior Art Finder|
"Starting this week, you can do the same for the millions of ideas that have been submitted to the European Patent Office,"
|Aug 15, 2012|
|277:|| Google Faces Defamation Challenge|
"A FEDERAL judge has questioned whether Google defamed a small company by cutting it from its web search ranking system."
|Oct 29, 2006|
|278:|| Google Failed To Delete UK's Street View Personal Data, and Now 'In Breach' Of UK Data Privacy|
"The ICO is clear that this information should never have been collected in the first place and the company's failure to secure its deletion as promised is cause for concern,"
|July 27, 2012|
|279:|| Google Fails In Its Bid to Dismiss Street View Suit Over Privacy-Violation Claims|
Google Inc. must face a lawsuit claiming its data collection using Wi-Fi networks for its Street View program, which allows users see photographs of roadsides, violates wiretapping laws, a judge said.[br][br]U.S. District Judge James Ware in San Francisco denied Google's bid to dismiss claims that the data collection, which included e-mails, user names, passwords and other private data, violated federal wiretap laws. Ware granted Google's request to dismiss claims based on state statutes.
|July 1, 2011|
|280:|| Google Files Facial Password Patent|
The document - which was filed in June 2012 but has only just been published - suggests the software could track a "facial landmark" to confirm a user not only looks like the device's owner but also carries out the right action.
|June 6, 2013|