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|1:|| Google Survey: 56 pct of All Ad Impressions Are Not Seen|
This survey by Google shows that there can be quite a disconnect between ad impressions and viewable impressions.
|Dec 8, 2014|
|2:|| EU Votes To Split Up Google's Services|
The EU's Parliament approves a motion to support the break up of Google's services.
|Nov 27, 2014|
|3:|| EU Considers Resolutions To Split Up Google's Operations|
"The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc's search engine operations in Europe..."
|Nov 23, 2014|
|4:|| Google Experiments With "Contributor" "An Additional Way Of Funding" Web Sites|
Google is experimenting with its "Contributor" program which it describes as an alternative to funding the web. It's a subscription-based way of contributing to sites revenues, instead of using advertising, or publishers using AdSense.
|Nov 21, 2014|
|5:|| US Court Rules Google Can Arrange Its SERPs As It Likes|
"A San Francisco court ruled last week that Google has the right to arrange its search results as it pleases..."
|Nov 18, 2014|
|6:|| Fortune: Business Person of the Year, Google's Larry Page|
Fortune names Google's Larry Page, Businessperson of the Year, 2014
|Nov 13, 2014|
|7:|| YouTube Starts Ad-Free Subscription Service: Music Key (Beta)|
It's here, in beta, an ad-free subscription service from YouTube.
|Nov 13, 2014|
|8:|| Google's DoubleClick Service Went Down Today, Costing Publishers $1 Million Per Hour|
Publishers lost money, and some sites didn't load fully.
|Nov 12, 2014|
|9:|| German Publishers Back Down Over Payment After Google Snippet Removals|
The German publishers thought they were negotiating from a position of strength when the wanted Google to pay for use of the snippets.
|Oct 23, 2014|
|10:|| Google Piracy Report Refreshed: "How Google Fights Piracy"|
Google has refreshed its policies and programs on how it fights piracy across all its services.
|Oct 22, 2014|
|11:|| Google Revenue Up 20pct From the Same Period Last Year|
"Google Inc. revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 were $16.52 billion, representing a 20pct increase over third quarter of 2013 revenues of $13.75 billion."
|Oct 17, 2014|
|12:|| Regulators Failing To Stop Deceptive Ads From Google, Bing and Yahoo|
"Google, Yahoo and Bing were among 22 search sites told by US federal regulators last year that they need to start marking out ads more prominently in search results to protect consumers from unwittingly clicking on paid-for links."
|Oct 14, 2014|
|13:|| Google's Eric Schmidt Sees Amazon As Its Biggest Competitor In Search|
"They are obviously more focused on the commerce side of the equation, but, at their roots, they are answering users' questions and searches, just as we are."
|Oct 14, 2014|
|14:|| Google Threatened With $100 Million Lawsuit Over Stolen Photos Online|
Google denies it was slow to react to removal of stolen images of celebrities.
|Oct 4, 2014|
|15:|| Google Decides to Remove Text Snippets and Thumbnail Images of Some German Newspapers Because of Legal Action|
Following legal action in Germany, Google decides to remove text "snippets" and thumbnail previews of images of selected German newspapers.
|Oct 2, 2014|
|16:|| Google is Developing a New "Knowledge Vault"|
"As well as the ability to analyse text on a webpage for facts to feed its knowledge base, Google can also peer under the surface of the web, hunting for hidden sources of data such as the figures that feed Amazon product pages."
|Aug 30, 2014|
|17:|| Google Releases News Publisher Center To US Publishers|
At last, some control for news publishers.
|Aug 5, 2014|
|18:|| Spain's Newspapers Target Google Tax For Links To News|
Spanish newspaper publishers believe they have found a way to get payment for the listing of their online content in Google.
|July 29, 2014|
|19:|| 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|
|20:|| Google+ Real Names Restriction Lifted, Nicknames Now Permitted|
"Today, we are taking the last step: there are no more restrictions on what name you can use."
|July 16, 2014|
|21:|| Google Faces The Huge Task of 70,000 EU "Right to be Forgotten" Requests|
Google's David Drummond, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer has said the company is facing a challenge of dealing with over 70,000 "Right to be Forgotten" take down requests.
|July 11, 2014|
|22:|| Google Quietly Launches CookieChoices.org Website|
Google has quietly launched the CookieChoices.org website today.
|June 30, 2014|
|23:|| Google To Close Orkut September 30, 2014|
"We will shut down Orkut on September 30, 2014"
|June 30, 2014|
|24:|| Google's Larry Page Discusses Privacy, Google Plus, and Tech Concerns|
An interview with the NYT, Google's Larry Page and Sundar Pichai where a number of issues were discussed, including tech issues, Google Plus, and privacy.
|June 27, 2014|
|25:|| Google Launches Domain Management Service (BETA)|
"Every domain includes easy forwarding, branded email, simple management tools and other helpful features."
|June 24, 2014|
|26:|| 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|
|27:|| Google Will Have "Right to be Forgotten" System, In Germany, Within Two Weeks|
"They promised to come up with a process within two weeks for users to log their complaints,"
|May 15, 2014|
|28:|| EU Court Backs Users' 'Right to be Forgotten' on Google|
The European Union Court of Justice said links to "irrelevant" and outdated data should be erased on request.
|May 13, 2014|
|29:|| Claimed Former Google Employee Makes Explosive Claims Against Google Adsense|
Explosive allegations from claimed former Google employee.
|Apr 30, 2014|
|30:|| 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|
|31:|| Long Running Dispute Between Viacom and Google Settled Out of Court|
Viacom, which has been suing Google over alleged copyright violations at its YouTube unit since 2007, has settled out of court, the two companies announced today.
|Mar 18, 2014|
|32:|| Google Could Face $5 Billion Fine from India's Competition Commission|
Google, which is facing antitrust investigation in India by fair trade watchdog CCI, can face a penalty of up to about five billion dollars if it is found to have violated competition norms of the country.
|Mar 10, 2014|
|33:|| Google Acquires Anti-Click Fraud Company, Spider.io |
"Our immediate priority is to include their fraud detection technology in our video and display ads products, where they will complement our existing efforts."
|Feb 21, 2014|
|34:|| 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|
|35:|| Google Reaches Deal in EU Antitrust Case|
Under the deal, reached on Wednesday after weeks of last-ditch negotiations, Google has agreed to give comparable prominence in online search results to services offered by three rivals.
|Feb 5, 2014|
|36:|| Google Earnings Up 17pct Year on Year, But Miss Analysts Expectations|
Google ended the quarter, December 31, 2013 with revenues of $16.86 billion, an increase of 17pct on 2012.
|Jan 31, 2014|
|37:|| Google sells Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion|
Google is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, giving the Chinese smartphone manufacturer a major presence in the US market.
|Jan 30, 2014|
|38:|| US Judge Rules Google Violated Patents and Must Pay Royalty on AdWords Revenue|
District Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk division decided Tuesday that I/P Engine, a patent licensing subsidiary of Vringo, should be paid an ongoing royalty rate of 6.5 percent on a part of AdWords revenue.
|Jan 29, 2014|
|39:|| Two Chrome Extensions Removed By Google Over Ad Serving Breaking The Company's Terms|
On further investigation, it seems that the problem may be more widespread than just Google.
|Jan 20, 2014|
|40:|| Google to Acquire Nest Labs for $3.2 Billion|
"Google will help us fully realize our vision of the conscious home and allow us to change the world faster than we ever could if we continued to go it alone."
|Jan 14, 2014|