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1: new post   $25 Million Lawsuit Claims Google Stole Earth Sky Layer Idea
"Jonathan Cobb claims in his suit that he disclosed the idea for a Google Sky idea in internal e-mail discussion groups when he worked at Google as a contractor beginning in 2006."
Feb 18, 2008
2: new post   'So Much Fanfare, So Few Hits': Google's Non-search Products
"Rivals get the jitters when Google's nonsearch products grab headlines. But a close look shows that so far, there's not a market leader among them."
June 30, 2006
3: new post   79% Americans Favor FTC's Investigation of Google
The survey, which was fielded from September 15-18, polled 1,005 adults aged 18 and older across the United States. It found that most Americans are uneasy with Google’s dominance of the Internet in general and the search advertising market in particular.
Sept 23, 2011
4: new post   A Fresh Look At Google Reader
"Google Reader has a raft of new features."
Sept 29, 2006
5: new post   A Video Tour of Google's "Container" Data Center
This 6.5 minute video takes the viewer on a tour of the physical plant for one of Google's data centers that is built in a modular fashion - using the kind of containers that are employed in the shipping industry.
Apr 8, 2009
6: new post   ACCC Sues Google on Misleading & Deceptive Advertising
"Google Inc. is being sued by the Australian government on allegations that advertising links on its Web site mislead consumers."
July 12, 2007
7: new post   ACS Takes Legal Action Against Google
Google search service is said to infringe SciFinder Scholar trademark
Dec 31, 2004
8: new post   AOL, Facebook, Google, Twitter Founding Members of Ads Integrity Alliance
The alliance led by StopBadware will help the industry fight back together against scammers and bad actors.[br][br]Bad ads reduce trust in the web and in online advertising.
June 14, 2012
9: new post   AT&T Says Google Violates FCC Rules, Net Neutrality
"AT&T has accused Google of violating common carrier rules as well as net neutrality principles by blocking Google Voice calls to some rural locations."
Sept 29, 2009
10: new post   Activists "reverse sue" Viacom for YouTube removals!
"Activist groups sued the parent company of Comedy Central on Thursday, claiming the cable network improperly asked the video-sharing site YouTube to remove a parody of the network's 'The Colbert Report.'" according to Wired.
Mar 22, 2007
11: new post   Ad Still Appearing On Some Google Front Pages
In a story broke by WebmasterWorld back in October, Eweek is reporting that ads are still shoing on some Google TLDs.
Jan 3, 2006
12: new post   Affinity Engines Files Suit Against Google Over Orkut Code
"A small social networking software company filed a lawsuit against Google, claiming that much of the source code behind Orkut.com...was stolen by a former engineer. "
June 30, 2004
13: new post   Agence France-Presse and Google settle copyright dispute
"Paris-based AFP had sued Google in March 2005 for $17.5 million in damages over alleged copyright infringement on Google's news site (...) With Friday's deal, AFP has agreed to drop the lawsuit."
Apr 7, 2007
14: 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
15: 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
16: new post   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
17: new post   Analyst: Says Google Building Software, Not Cell Phone
"Google Inc. is building software to run services on cell phones rather than gearing up to build its own phone, as many industry sources have speculated, one Wall Street analyst said on Thursday."
Mar 22, 2007
18: new post   Analysts still bet on Google IPO
Most still betting on spring Google IPO.
Feb 3, 2004
19: new post   Analysts: Google Will Take 90% of Market
"Google Inc., owner of the world's most popular Internet search engine, will take 90 percent of the market over the next decade through increased spending on research and development, analysts at Cowen & Co. said in a note Wednesday."
July 12, 2007
20: new post   Android Google Mobile OS - Open Handset Alliance
"Android will deliver a complete set of software for mobile devices: an operating system, middleware and key mobile applications. On November 12, we will release an early look at the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) to allow developers to build rich mobile applications."
Nov 5, 2007
21: new post   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
22: new post   Apple, Google Caught Collecting User Location Data
Wall Street Journal: "...an HTC Android phone collected its location every few seconds and transmitted the data to Google at least several times an hour. It also transmitted the name, location and signal strength of any nearby Wi-Fi networks, as well as a unique phone identifier.[br][br]Until last year, Google was collecting similar Wi-Fi data with its fleet of StreetView cars that map and photograph streets world-wide. The company shut down its StreetView Wi-Fi collection last year after it inadvertently collected e-mail addresses, passwords and other personal information from Wi-Fi networks. The data that Mr. Kamkar observed being transmitted on Android phones didn't include such personal information.
Apr 22, 2011
23: new post   As Google Shows More of Its Own Content, The Critics Cry Foul
"Google Inc. increasingly is promoting some of its own content over that of rival websites when users perform an online search, prompting competing sites to cry foul."
Dec 13, 2010
24: new post   Australian Court Finds Google Liable For Misleading Ads
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said the ruling meant that not only Google, but other Internet search engines, would now be held responsible for "deceptive paid search results."
Apr 3, 2012
25: new post   BBC Strikes Google-YouTube deal
"Three YouTube channels - one for news and two for entertainment - will showcase short clips of BBC content."
Mar 2, 2007
26: new post   Bars Line Up to Ban Google Glasses
Privacy concerns may doom Google Glasses even before they are launched. "...bar in Seattle, Wash. has formally announced their intention to prohibit the product from its establishment
Mar 10, 2013
27: new post   Bearing Point in Google Link on Vertical Engine
"[google]...formed a partnership with BearingPoint to provide search-related services for large business customers in industries such as financial services, aerospace and technology..."
Feb 14, 2006
28: new post   Become A GAAC (Google Analytics Authorized Consultant)
Feb 11, 2007
29: new post   Belgian Court Says Google Verdict Not Before 2007
"A Belgian court said on Friday it would wait until after the new year to decide whether to cancel an injunction forbidding Web search leader Google Inc. from reproducing extracts from Belgian press reports."
Nov 24, 2006
30: new post   Belgian Courts tell Google - no cached pages allowed
A Belgian court has ordered Google to withdraw the content from certain Belgian publishers from all Google sites - including the cache - or face hefty fines.
Sept 18, 2006
31: new post   Belgian Publishers Want $77.5 Million Damages From Google
"We entered in negotiations with Google to reach an agreement, but they have now failed,"
May 28, 2008
32: new post   Big Name Stars and Politicos Line up to Visit the GooglePlex
Hollywood, Politics, and the search engine world collide as former President, Vice Presidents, and academy award winners visit Google Plex.
Dec 17, 2003
33: new post   Brin says Google compromised principles
"Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin acknowledged Tuesday the dominant Internet company has compromised its principles by accommodating Chinese censorship demands. He said Google is wrestling to make the deal work before deciding whether to reverse course."
June 7, 2006
34: new post   British Group Claims they Launched GMail 2 Years Prior to Google
"Independent International Investment Research, a British company that specialises in research and has several leading City investment banks as clients, argues that it launched "G-MailTM web based email" in May 2002."
Sept 13, 2005
35: new post   Busting Google : The Justice Departments $500 Million Dollar Sting
"We simply know from the documents we reviewed and witnesses we interviewed that Larry Page knew what was going on."... The government built its criminal case against Google using money, aliases and fake companies-tactics often used against drug cartels and other crime syndicates, according to interviews and court documents. Google agreed to pay a $500 million forfeiture last summer in a settlement to avoid prosecution for aiding illegal online pharmaceutical sales.
Jan 25, 2012
36: new post   CNN says 2004 as Earliest for G-IPO
Aug 6, 2003
37: new post   California Takes in Record Tax Receipts As Google Employees Sell Stock
"Fourteen of Google's top executives and directors sold $4.4 billion worth of stock last year...founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, each of whom sold about $1.3 billion worth of stock."
May 9, 2006
38: new post   Canada and Spain On 'Violations' By Google's Street View
"Now, not to be outdone, Canada and Spain have raised a stink over privacy too."
Oct 20, 2010
39: new post   Changing the Way We Do Science - with Google Software
"The idea is that with enough data, we no longer need to create and test theories."
June 29, 2008
40: new post   Chat Back With Google Talk
"...a new Google Talk feature that lets visitors to your web site chat with you. We call it "chatback" because instead of you doing all the talking on your blog, your visitors can talk back to you."
Feb 26, 2008
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