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|321:|| Google Hires Washington Lobbying Duo|
Google is beefing up its Washington-area presence by adding a couple of big names (Dan Senor and Alan Davidson) to its local team.
|May 18, 2005|
|322:|| Google Hits $400 a Share - Increases Search Lead - Wall Street Gets Nervous|
As warning cries are issued, Google increases search lead: "Google held a 39 percent share of the U.S. market for online search, up from 34.8 percent at the same time last year..."
|Dec 3, 2005|
|323:|| Google Hotpot Moving to Places|
Rolling Hotpot into Google Places helps simplify the connection between the places that are rated and reviewed and the more than 50 million places that already have an online presence through Google Places...
|Apr 12, 2011|
|324:|| Google IPO Bidding Opens|
Google Inc. began taking bids on Friday for the public auction process it will use to sell as much as $3.3 billion shares to the public for its planned offering in mid-August.
|July 31, 2004|
|325:|| Google IPO Next Week|
"...(Reuters) - Web search engine Google Inc. may conduct its eagerly-awaited initial public offering as soon as next Tuesday, August 10..."
|Aug 4, 2004|
|326:|| Google IPO to Be Unique|
"The Chronicle and other newspapers have suggested in the past that Google would allocate some of its shares to small investors through an auction model pioneered by the San Francisco investment bank W.R. Hambrecht & Co."
|Apr 27, 2004|
|327:|| Google Image Adverts on Mobile Phones|
"the company said it had designed mobile images to look like standard graphical display ads for desktop computer Web pages, but made them smaller to fit on mobile phone screens."
|Apr 24, 2008|
|328:|| Google In Australia Found Guilty of Libel for SERP Listing|
"In that sense, Google Inc. is like the newsagent that sells a newspaper containing a defamatory article. While there might be no specific intention to publish defamatory material, there is a relevant intention by the newsagent to publish the newspaper for the purposes of the law of defamation."
|Nov 28, 2012|
|329:|| Google In Talks With Privacy Groups To Limit Government Access To Users' Data Without Warrants|
The company has been talking to advocacy groups and companies about joining a lobbying effort to change the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, said Chris Gaither, a Google spokesman.
|Jan 28, 2013|
|330:|| Google Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results: Revenues $15.96 billion|
"...revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 were $15.96 billion, representing a 22pct increase over second quarter of 2013 revenues of $13.11 billion."
|July 18, 2014|
|331:|| Google Inc. First Quarter 2014 Results: Revenue was $15.4 billion|
"We completed another great quarter. Google's revenue was $15.4 billion, up 19pct year on year", said Larry Page, CEO of Google. "We got lots of product improvements done, especially on mobile. I'm also excited with progress on our emerging businesses."
|Apr 17, 2014|
|332:|| Google Increases Market Share|
"According to ComScore data for February, Google increased its market share to 42.3%, from 36.3% on a year-over-year basis."
|Mar 29, 2006|
|333:|| Google Interested in DoubleClick Purchase: Report|
"Google Inc. has emerged along with Microsoft Corp. as a contender to buy DoubleClick Inc., presenting competition that stands to increase the final sale price of the online-advertising company, people familiar with the situation said in The Wall Street Journal..."
|Apr 2, 2007|
|334:|| Google Introduces Lite Version of Search Appliance|
Google has introduced a lite version of its search PC appliance called "Mini". It Indexes and searches up to 50,000 documents for $5000.
|Jan 13, 2005|
|335:|| Google Introduces Wallet Debit Card|
The Google Wallet Card is a debit card that lets you quickly access your Wallet Balance, whether you've received it from a friend or added it directly from a linked bank account or credit/debit card.
|Nov 21, 2013|
|336:|| Google Investigating Inside Help Over Hack||Jan 18, 2010|
|337:|| Google Invests With Partners in $3.2B Wireless Broadband Company|
"Google, Comcast, Intel Capital, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Trilogy Equity Partners have entered into an agreement to invest $3.2 billion in a new wireless broadband company."
|May 8, 2008|
|338:|| Google Invests in Genetics Firm|
"Google has taken a stake in a biotech company co-founded by the wife of one of the search engine giant's bosses."
|May 23, 2007|
|339:|| Google Is Selling Performics Search Marketing|
"Maintaining objectivity in both search and advertising is paramount to Google's mission and core to the trust we ask from our users. For this reason, we plan to sell the Performics search marketing business to a third party."
|Apr 2, 2008|
|340:|| Google Issues C&D to Open Source Developer Over Android Mods|
"CyanogenM0d, a modified version of the Android operating system, received a cease and desist notice from Google."
|Sept 29, 2009|
|341:|| Google Joins Movement To Stamp Out Obscene Images Of Children|
"By teaming up with other players, Google hopes to harm predators by preventing them from accessing and distributing obscene images of children."
|Aug 25, 2006|
|342:|| Google Joins OIN (Open Invention Network)|
"today we became a licensee of the Open Invention Network (OIN), an innovative patent-sharing organization founded to create a legally protected environment for anyone who works with Linux...."
|Aug 7, 2007|
|343:|| Google KML Becomes an International Standard For Map Sharing|
"Starting today, Google no longer controls KML. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international standards body, has announced the completion of KML's standardization process. KML has become an OGC Standard, and the OGC will take responsibility for maintaining and extending it."
|Apr 15, 2008|
|344:|| Google Knol is Launched|
"With Knol, we are introducing a new method for authors to work together that we call "moderated collaboration." With this feature, any reader can make suggested edits to a knol which the author may then choose to accept, reject, or modify before these contributions become visible to the public. This allows authors to accept suggestions from everyone in the world while remaining in control of their content."
|July 24, 2008|
|345:|| Google Lands AOL|
"Time Warner Inc. is negotiating exclusively with Google Inc. to broaden a lucrative advertising partnership with Time Warner's America Online unit, abruptly ending negotiations early Friday with Microsoft Corp., officials close to the negotiations said. "
|Dec 16, 2005|
|346:|| Google Lands Deal to Put Chrome Browser in Sony PCs|
"Google has forged a deal to distribute Chrome in Sony PCs sold in North America, the company's first such deal with a PC vendor and one of a number of efforts to popularize the Internet browser."
|Sept 1, 2009|
|347:|| Google Latitude Helps Track Mobile Users|
"You not only control exactly who gets to see your location, but you also decide the location that they see."
|Feb 4, 2009|
|348:|| Google Launches $10M Android Challenge|
"Today, the team is releasing an early look at the Android SDK for developers interested in building applications for Android. To get things rolling, we've also announced the Android Developer Challenge, which provides $10 million in awards for developers who build great applications for Android."
|Nov 12, 2007|
|349:|| Google Launches 'Google Sites' Web Site Publishing Service|
"Google Sites, as the new site publishing service is known, is a scaled back version of JotSpot, an easy-to-edit service for organizations and individuals to set up and edit Web sites that Google had acquired 16 months ago for undisclosed terms."
|Feb 28, 2008|
|350:|| Google Launches Android-Based Music Store With Added Google+|
Google has launched an online music store in the US, which will allow devices running its Android software to buy, store and stream MP3 files.[br][br]Google is also integrating its new service with its Google+ social network.
|Nov 17, 2011|
|351:|| Google Launches Apps Reseller Program||Jan 14, 2009|
|352:|| Google Launches Boutiques, Personalized Shopping|
"...a personalized shopping experience that lets you find and discover fashion goods, by creating your own curated boutique or through a collection of boutiques curated by taste-makers-celebrities, stylists, designers and fashion bloggers."
|Nov 17, 2010|
|353:|| Google Launches Buzz|
"You will automatically follow the people you e-mail and chat with on a regular basis."
|Feb 9, 2010|
|354:|| Google Launches Capital: Investment Into Growing Companies|
"Today, we're launching Google Capital, a new growth equity fund backed by Google and led by partners David Lawee, Scott Tierney and Gene Frantz."
|Feb 19, 2014|
|355:|| Google Launches Chromebook Laptops With $20/Month Option|
Today, we're announcing the first Chromebooks from our partners, Samsung and Acer. These are not typical notebooks. With a Chromebook you won't wait minutes for your computer to boot and browser to start. You'll be reading your email in seconds. Thanks to automatic updates the software on your Chromebook will get faster over time. Your apps, games, photos, music, movies and documents will be accessible wherever you are and you won't need to worry about losing your computer or forgetting to back up files. Chromebooks will last a day of use on a single charge, so you don't need to carry a power cord everywhere. And with optional 3G, just like your phone, you'll have the web when you need it. Chromebooks have many layers of security built in so there is no anti-virus software to buy and maintain. Even more importantly, you won't spend hours fighting your computer to set it up and keep it up to date.[br][br]At the core of each Chromebook is the Chrome web browser.[br][br]Chromebooks will be available online June 15 in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain. More countries will follow in the coming months.
|May 12, 2011|
|356:|| Google Launches Domain Management Service (BETA)|
"Every domain includes easy forwarding, branded email, simple management tools and other helpful features."
|June 24, 2014|
|357:|| Google Launches New Mobile Application for Speedier Access to Gmail||Nov 2, 2006|
|358:|| Google Launches Nexus 7, a $199 Tablet Computer|
It will be sold for $199 from mid-July pitching it directly against Amazon's Kindle Fire.[br][br]It is set to be released in mid-July.
|June 27, 2012|
|359:|| Google Launches Public DNS||Dec 3, 2009|
|360:|| Google Launches YouTube Local Language Sites|
"...the world's most popular video-sharing site introduced local-language sites in nine countries on Tuesday that will all just go by YouTube."
|June 19, 2007|