|Forum: Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues|
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|361:|| Google May Lay Off up to 10,000 Workers|
"Google has been quietly laying off staff and up to 10,000 jobs could be on the chopping block according to sources." reports WebGuild.org
|Nov 26, 2008|
|362:|| Google Voice Search For The iPhone Arrives, At Last|
"The new voice-activated Google Mobile app for the iPhone is finally here."
|Nov 18, 2008|
|363:|| Google uses Web searches to track flu's spread|
There is a new common symptom of the flu, in addition to the usual aches, coughs, fevers and sore throats. It turns out that a lot of ailing Americans enter phrases like "flu symptoms" into Google and other search engines before they call their doctors.
|Nov 12, 2008|
|364:|| 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|
|365:|| Yahoo and Google To Revise Ad Partnership|
"Internet search leaders Yahoo and Google have given the Justice Department a revised version of their search advertising partnership in hopes of winning antitrust approval,..."
|Nov 4, 2008|
|366:|| Google Yahoo Ad Deal In Further Doubt Over Potential Antitrust Restrictions|
"Google Inc may decide to scrap its proposed partnership with Yahoo Inc rather than accept government-imposed antitrust restrictions on it, according to two sources familiar with the companies' discussions."
|Oct 31, 2008|
|367:|| Google and Your Brain|
"Now Google is applying "neuromarketing" to video advertising."
|Oct 27, 2008|
|368:|| Google Can't Have 100pct of Begun Ad Agency, Says Russia's FAS|
"Russia's Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) said on Thursday it had refused to let Google acquire 100 percent of the Begun advertising agency."
|Oct 23, 2008|
|369:|| Google Releases Android Open Source, In Full|
"For the past almost four years, this has been a large effort between Google and our partners. There have been a lot of people working on the code, but that's going to be multiplied by several orders of magnitude."
|Oct 22, 2008|
|370:|| Google Beats Expectations in Q3|
"Google reported a profit that easily outpaced analysts' forecasts, and the company's shares jumped in extended trading."
|Oct 16, 2008|
|371:|| Google Loses Picture Copyright Case In Germany|
"...lost two copyright lawsuits in Germany over displaying photos and artworks as thumbnails in a preview of search results."
|Oct 13, 2008|
|372:|| Google Turns Ads On In Google Maps|
"Google has switched on another search-related ad revenue source, this time on Google Maps."
|Oct 9, 2008|
|373:|| Google's Eric Schmidt Says 'Net Cesspool Needs Brands|
"Brands are the solution, not the problem," Mr. Schmidt said. "Brands are how you sort out the cesspool."
|Oct 9, 2008|
|374:|| Google's YouTube Adds "Click-to-Buy" Ads|
"Click-to-buy links are non-obtrusive retail links, placed on the watch page beneath the video with the other community features."
|Oct 8, 2008|
|375:|| Google And Yahoo Delay Ad Deal|
"The companies have agreed to a brief delay in implementing this agreement to continue our ongoing discussions with the Department of Justice,"
|Oct 5, 2008|
|376:|| Google CEO Proposes 22-Year Plan On U.S. Energy Problem||Oct 2, 2008|
|377:|| Google Shares Drop Under $400|
"This represents the lowest price for the stock since September of 2006,"
|Sept 29, 2008|
|378:|| Google Celebrates 10th Birthday||Sept 27, 2008|
|379:|| Google and Visa Team Up In Mobile Payments Partnership|
"The services will allow consumers to receive notifications about transactions on their bank accounts and obtain promotional offers from merchants."
|Sept 26, 2008|
|380:|| Antitrust Group Wants Limits on Google - Yahoo Ad Deal|
"At the Justice Department, Thomas Barnett, the assistant attorney general for antitrust, declined to discuss the government's assessment of the deal. "We are obviously looking at the issues and trying to work through them," he told reporters."
|Sept 24, 2008|
|381:|| Google CEO Wants Yahoo Ad Deal Running by Oct 11|
"Time is money in our business,"
|Sept 19, 2008|
|382:|| 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|
|383:|| Tribune Co. said: GoogleBot Responsible For Damaging News Story|
"The inability of Google's automated search agent 'Googlebot' to differentiate between breaking news and frequently viewed stories on the Web sites of its newspapers."
|Sept 11, 2008|
|384:|| U.S. D.O.J. Hires Antitrust Lawyer In Google-Yahoo Partnership|
"Litvack's hiring is the strongest signal yet that the U.S. is preparing to take antitrust action against Google and its advertising deal with Yahoo Inc."
|Sept 10, 2008|
|385:|| Google Has Exclusive Data Deal for Newly-Launched Satellite|
Satellite to Gather Exclusive Images for Google Earth Blasts off in California
|Sept 6, 2008|
|386:|| FCC Approves First Google Phone|
"The documents confirm the name of the new phone: Dream"
|Aug 19, 2008|
|387:|| GraphOn Files Patent Lawsuit Against Google|
"Software maker GraphOn has filed suit against search giant Google, alleging that Google's Base, AdWords, Blogger, Sites, and YouTube services violate GraphOn's patents."
|Aug 18, 2008|
|388:|| Google keyCzar - Open Source Cryptographic Toolkit|
"Keyczar is a cryptographic toolkit that supports encryption and authentication for both symmetric and public-key algorithms."
|Aug 13, 2008|
|389:|| Google, Yahoo Disclose Some Terms of Their Ad Pact|
"In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the companies take the unusual step of disclosing the contract governing the partnership, but leave out any financial terms, such as the revenue split on their deal."
|Aug 11, 2008|
|390:|| Google Says Its AOL Investment May Be Impaired|
"In a deal announced in December 2005 and which closed the following year, Google paid $1 billion in cash for a 5 percent indirect equity stake in AOL."
|Aug 8, 2008|
|391:|| Google Accused of Hypocrisy on Privacy|
"In court documents defending a lawsuit brought against its Street View mapping tool it has asserted that "complete privacy doesn't exist."
|Aug 2, 2008|
|392:|| Google's UK Street View Gets Clearance, With Safeguards|
"It said the safeguards Google was putting in place, such as blurring faces and registration plates, were sufficient to allay worries about privacy."
|July 31, 2008|
|393:|| Google Considering Venture Capital Section|
"Google Inc. is working on plans to start a venture-capital arm, according to several people briefed on the discussions."
|July 31, 2008|
|394:|| Mediaset Sues Google and YouTube For $800Million|
"Italian broadcaster Mediaset has sued Internet search company Google Inc. and its unit YouTube for illegal use of its materials, seeking 500 million euros ($779.3 million) in damages, Mediaset said on Wednesday."
|July 30, 2008|
|395:|| 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|
|396:|| Google Rumored Close to Digg Acquisition for "Around $200 Million"||July 23, 2008|
|397:|| Google Share of Search Dips, Yahoo and Live Search Rise|
"In a rare slip for Google, Yahoo and Microsoft gained share as Google lost ground in the Web search market in June, industry data released on Friday shows."
|July 22, 2008|
|398:|| American Airlines Settles Google Trademark Lawsuit|
"American Airlines, a unit of AMR Corp., dropped a trademark lawsuit against Google Inc. over the search engine's use of the carrier's name to trigger paid Internet advertisements for competitors."
|July 19, 2008|
|399:|| Google Earnings Hit By UK Ad Dip|
"Google reported the first-ever sequential quarterly revenue decline in its U.K. business."
|July 19, 2008|
|400:|| Google 2nd QTR 2008 Results: Profit Up 35 pct|
"With online and international traffic increasing, Google today reported a nearly 35 percent jump in profit for its second quarter, compared with the same period last year."
|July 17, 2008|