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361: new post   Google Likely to Bid in the 700-MHz Spectrum Auction
"For proponents of an open mobile web, open-access spectrum could also spark a slew of new applications, which is precisely why Google's reported interest in the auction is something to watch closely." - Wired
Sept 12, 2007
362: new post   Google Looking At Social Networking For Games
When asked if Google's service might resemble Facebook's, Mr. Schmidt said "the world doesn't need a copy of the same thing."
July 28, 2010
363: new post   Google Loses Copyright Case & Drops Belgian News Content
"A Brussels court said Google Inc. violated copyright laws by publishing links to Belgian newspapers without permission and ordered the company to remove them, setting a precedent for future cases in Europe."
Feb 13, 2007
364: new post   Google Loses Defamation Lawsuit
A Melbourne man has won a defamation case against search giant Google over images of him alongside well-known Underworld figures that appeared in its search results.
Oct 31, 2012
365: new post   Google Loses French Appeal
"Internet search engine Google has lost its appeal against a court ruling over trademark infringement brought about by two French travel companies"
Mar 16, 2005
366: new post   Google Loses Italian Autocomplete Defamation Case
"On Tuesday, lead counsel Carlo Piana wrote on his blog that the Court of Milan has upheld its earlier decision to order Google to filter out libellous search suggestions. These are the suggestions that pop up in Google's search input bar, proposing what the user might be wanting to search for. [br][br]People searching via Google for Piana's client, who remains publicly unnamed, were apparently presented with autocomplete suggestions including truffatore ("con man") and truffa ("fraud").[br][br]Google lost its bid to claim the protection of the E-Commerce Directive's safe harbour provisions, which partly shields hosting and ISPs from liability for content held on or transmitted over their systems. However, the court viewed the autocomplete suggestions as being produced by Google itself."
Apr 5, 2011
367: new post   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
368: new post   Google Loses Second French Trademark Ruling
"The court ordered Google to pay EU100,000 for "counterfeit acts" and another EU100,000 for "unfair competition and false advertisements""
Feb 5, 2005
369: new post   Google Makes Maps Personal
"What if, instead, you had a map that's unique to you, always adapting to the task you want to perform right this minute?"
May 18, 2013
370: new post   Google Makes Public Domain Books Live (BETA)
"Google Inc. announced the availability of the first large collection of public domain books on Google Print."
Nov 3, 2005
371: new post   Google Map Maker Launches In U.S.
Today we're opening the map of the United States in Google Map Maker for you to add your expert local knowledge directly.[br][br]You know your neighborhood or hometown best, and with Google Map Maker you can ensure the places you care about are richly represented on the map.
Apr 19, 2011
372: new post   Google Maps Navigation (Beta) For Android 2.0
"This new feature comes with everything you'd expect to find in a GPS navigation system, like 3D views, turn-by-turn voice guidance and automatic rerouting."
Oct 28, 2009
373: new post   Google Maps: Local Discount Coupons Scheme
"Starting today, Google will let any business offer discount coupons to people who use its Google Maps service, which also acts as an online yellow pages. A business will be able to upload information for coupons, including images, and Google will display a link to those coupons when the business name is displayed. Users can then print the coupons and take them to the merchant. "
Aug 15, 2006
374: new post   Google May Have Illegally Issued Shares Without Registering Them
Google may have issued shares without following applicable US laws.
Aug 5, 2004
375: new post   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
376: new post   Google May Open Some TLDs To The Public
Assuming the company gains control of such top-level domains as .search, .app, .blog, and .cloud, it doesn't seems to want to restrict their use to its own products.
Mar 11, 2013
377: new post   Google May Reveal Per-Share Range
"A story in the online edition of the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter, reported that Google could launch its IPO as early as next month, or might do so in September. The Journal said the per-share price range to be included in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission would be for informational purposes."
July 19, 2004
378: new post   Google Measurement Labs: Internet Traffic Analysis
"Internet traffic will initially be analyzed at data centers in 12 locations in Europe and the United States on 36 computer servers provided by Google, in an effort that has already begun operating and which was to expand throughout early 2009."
Jan 29, 2009
379: new post   Google Media Server: Desktop to TV
"Google Media Server is a Windows application that aims to bridge the gap between Google and your TV."
June 27, 2008
380: new post   Google Moves To Start Charging Small Business For Google Apps
Google wants to provide small businesses that use the free version of the software with dedicated customer support, something only paying customers currently get. "We're not serving them well," he said of the free users.
Dec 7, 2012
381: new post   Google Moves a Step Closer to IPO
Google dotting the legal i's and lining up the troops for the big anticipated IPO as soon as April.
Jan 27, 2004
382: new post   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
383: new post   Google MyMaps Gets Additional Functionality
"From Wednesday at 6 a.m. PDT (1300 GMT), MyMaps users will have the capability to create personalized maps which plot the locations of everything from local fuel supplies, to the newest earthquakes, worldwide."
July 11, 2007
384: new post   Google Names More Underwriters and Widens Net of Firms Selling IPO
"...expands to 31 the number of securities firms that will be selling shares in the offering. "
May 22, 2004
385: new post   Google Near $500m Deal in Illegal Drug Ad Crackdown
WallStreetJournal: "Google Inc. is close to settling a U.S. criminal investigation into allegations it made hundreds of millions of dollars by accepting ads from online pharmacies that break U.S. laws, according to people familiar with the matter. [br][br]The Internet company disclosed in a cryptic regulatory filing earlier this week that it was setting aside $500 million to potentially resolve a case with the Justice Department. A payment of that size would be among the highest penalties paid by companies in disputes with the U.S. government."
May 13, 2011
386: new post   Google Near $90m Settlement In Net's First Click Fraud Suit
"...under the agreement, the total amount of credits, plus attorneys fees, will not exceed $90 million."
Mar 8, 2006
387: new post   Google Net Income Up 27%
Oct 16, 2009
388: new post   Google News Changed, "in response to your feedback."
"...some of you wrote in to say you missed certain aspects of the previous design...
July 17, 2010
389: new post   Google News Redesigns
Google's midlife crisis of design faith continues. This time Google news gets the treatment.
July 1, 2010
390: new post   Google Now Selling Expanded Storage
"Web search and Internet services company Google Inc. on Friday began selling expanded online storage, targeted for users with large picture, music or video file collections."
Aug 10, 2007
391: new post   Google OS? Android Adapted for Netbooks
June 2, 2009
392: new post   Google Offering Business Credit Card For AdWords Purchases
"...we'll invite businesses to use AdWords Business Credit in the UK and extend more invitations in the US later this month.
Oct 9, 2012
393: new post   Google Offers Concessions To EU Regulators To End Antitrust Investigation
Google has offered concessions to EU regulators in a move to end antitrust investigations.
July 3, 2012
394: new post   Google Offers Live U.S. Traffic Maps On Mobiles
"Web search leader Google Inc. said on Tuesday that the company has begun offering mobile phone users in more than 30 major U.S. cities the capacity to view highway maps with "live" traffic data."
July 25, 2006
395: new post   Google Offers Olive Branch To Newspapers
"After upending their business models and virtually threatening to run them into bankruptcy, Google now wants to cozy up to newspapers and take the place of their ad reps. The search leviathan is setting up an online marketplace that will allow customers to bid for advertising space in 50 U.S. newspapers. "
Nov 6, 2006
396: new post   Google Offers to Provide Free Wifi for all of San Francisco
"The Mountain View, Calif.-based company filed an application late Friday to provide wireless, or "WiFi," service that would enable anyone in San Francisco to connect to the Internet."
Oct 3, 2005
397: new post   Google One Pass Launched, A Digital Content Management Service
Google One Pass, a service that lets publishers set their own prices and terms for their digital content.[br][br]With Google One Pass, publishers can customize how and when they charge for content while experimenting with different models to see what works best for them, offering subscriptions, metered access, "freemium" content or even single articles for sale from their websites or mobile apps.
Feb 16, 2011
398: new post   Google Opens "Right to be Forgotten" Form For E.U.
This appears to be the start of a filtering for E.U. residents.
May 30, 2014
399: new post   Google Opens "Trusted Stores" Badge To US Merchants
Starting today, Google Trusted Stores is open to all U.S. merchants who want to apply.
June 7, 2012
400: new post   Google Opens Doors To Writely (BETA)
"Five months after being bought by Google, the Writely online word-processing application is now open for anyone who wants to sign up and use it."
Aug 21, 2006
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