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|1:|| 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|
|2:|| 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|
|3:|| 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The European Union Court of Justice said links to "irrelevant" and outdated data should be erased on request.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|
|4:|| Claimed Former Google Employee Makes Explosive Claims Against Google Adsense|
Explosive allegations from claimed former Google employee.
|Apr 30, 2014|
|5:|| 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|
|6:|| 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|
|7:|| 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|
|8:|| 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|
|9:|| 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|
|10:|| 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|
|11:|| 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|
|12:|| 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|
|13:|| 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|
|14:|| 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|
|15:|| 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|
|16:|| 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|
|17:|| US Judge Dismisses US Authors Guild Case Against Google Books Scanning|
Google wins the long running lawsuit over book scanning.
|Nov 15, 2013|
|18:|| French Court Rules Google Must Remove Moseley Images From Search|
The court has ruled that Google must remove the nine images in question. The case also wants Google to automatically filter the images, and delete any links to them.
|Nov 6, 2013|
|19:|| Google 2013 Q3 Results, $14.9 Billion Revenues|
Larry Page, CEO of Google. "We are closing in on our goal of a beautiful, simple, and intuitive experience regardless of your device."
|Oct 17, 2013|
|20:|| U.S. Judge Says Google's Tracking Not Proved Harmful|
U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson wrote that the companies had circumvented the browsers' settings, allowing users' personal information to be sold to ad companies. But the judge said that the plaintiffs couldn't show that they suffered because the companies collected and sold their information.
|Oct 11, 2013|
|21:|| Google Announces New Flat Logo and "App Launcher" Nav Menu|
Google makes its new flat logo and "app launcher" style nav menu official, will roll out over the next few weeks...
|Sept 20, 2013|
|22:|| Report: Google Looks At New Ad Tracking ID, AdID, To Replace Cookies|
Google is developing an anonymous identifier for advertising, or AdID, that would replace third-party cookies as the way advertisers track people's Internet browsing activity for marketing purposes.
|Sept 18, 2013|
|23:|| Court Rules Google U.S. Streetview Privacy Case Can Proceed|
"In a major legal setback for Google, a federal appeals court here said on Tuesday that a lawsuit accusing the Internet giant of illegal wiretapping could proceed."
|Sept 11, 2013|
|24:|| Google Argues It Is Not Covered by UK Privacy Laws|
"In a submission to the High Court, however, Google has argued that as an American company it is not covered by British privacy laws. It said there was "no jurisdiction" for the case to be heard here because its consumer services are provided by Google Inc, based in Silicon Valley, rather than Google UK."
|Aug 19, 2013|
|25:|| Google Second Quarter 2013 Results: Revenue $14 Billion, Up 19pct|
"Google had a great quarter with over $14 billion in revenue, up 19pct year on year," said Larry Page, CEO of Google.
|July 19, 2013|
|26:|| U.K. Regulator Gives Google 35-Days to Delete Street View WiFi Data|
"Failure to abide by the notice will be considered as contempt of court, which is a criminal offence."
|June 21, 2013|
|27:|| Google Acquires Real-Time Traffic Mapping Company, Waze|
"To help you outsmart traffic, today we're excited to announce we've closed the acquisition of Waze."
|June 11, 2013|
|28:|| Google Files Facial Password Patent|
The document - which was filed in June 2012 but has only just been published - suggests the software could track a "facial landmark" to confirm a user not only looks like the device's owner but also carries out the right action.
|June 6, 2013|
|29:|| 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|
|30:|| German Court Rules Google Must Remove Autocomplete Entries If Defamatory|
If Google disagrees with a claim that an entry is defamatory, it could have to settle the matter in court.
|May 15, 2013|
|31:|| YouTube Starts Subscription Service Trial|
YouTube, ... said the launch was part of an effort to enable "content creators to earn revenue for their creativity".
|May 10, 2013|
|32:|| Google's First Quarter 2013 Results: Revenues of $13.97 Billion|
On a consolidated basis, Google Inc. revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 were $13.97 billion, an increase of 31pct compared to the first quarter of 2012.
|Apr 19, 2013|
|33:|| Google To Retire Its Affiliate Network|
Google is to shutter it's Affiliate Network over the next few months.
|Apr 17, 2013|
|34:|| Europeans Reach Deal With Google on Searches|
"Google will not have to change the algorithm that produces its search results, the people said. Under the proposal, Google agrees to clearly label search results from its own properties, like Google Plus Local or Google News, and in some cases to show links from rival search engines."
|Apr 15, 2013|
|35:|| Google's Open Source Patent Pledge: We Wont Sue You First, Unless Attacked|
"...the Open Patent Non-Assertion (OPN) Pledge: we pledge not to sue any user, distributor or developer of open-source software on specified patents, unless first attacked."
|Mar 29, 2013|
|36:|| Google Says, Google News Is Not A Marketing Service|
Google News is not a marketing service, and we consider articles that employ these types of promotional tactics to be in violation of our quality guidelines.
|Mar 28, 2013|
|37:|| Google Settles U.S. Street View Data Collection Case With $7 Million Fine|
US Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the legal settlement.
|Mar 12, 2013|
|38:|| 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|
|39:|| 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|
|40:|| Vint Cerf: Google Shouldn't Force Users To Reveal Real Names|
"Using real names is useful," Cerf said. "But I don't think it should be forced on people, and I don't think we do."
|Mar 5, 2013|