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41: new post   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
42: new post   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
43: new post   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
44: new post   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
45: new post   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
46: new post   US Judge Dismisses US Authors Guild Case Against Google Books Scanning
Google wins the long running lawsuit over book scanning.
Nov 15, 2013
47: new post   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
48: new post   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
49: new post   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
50: new post   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
51: new post   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
52: new post   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
53: new post   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
54: new post   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
55: new post   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
56: new post   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
57: new post   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
58: 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
59: new post   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
60: new post   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
61: new post   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
62: new post   Google To Retire Its Affiliate Network
Google is to shutter it's Affiliate Network over the next few months.
Apr 17, 2013
63: new post   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
64: new post   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
65: new post   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
66: new post   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
67: 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
68: 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
69: new post   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
70: new post   German Legislators Will Allow Google To Display "Snippets" of Publishers Content
Google this week ducked a European legislative bullet after lawmakers in Germany reached a compromise to water-down the language of a law that had been described by many as a draconian "Lex Google".
Mar 1, 2013
71: new post   Report: Google's Offer Extensions To Roll Out Before End Of February
Google's Offer Extensions, which pair ads in search result pages with Groupon-like deals and special discounts, is set to roll out to all advertisers by the end of February...
Feb 22, 2013
72: new post   Google Wins Landmark AdWords Appeal In Australia Over Competitor Names
The ACCC in 2007 accused Google of engaging in "misleading and deceptive" behavior when it displayed ads for a company called CarSales in search results related to Honda Australia.
Feb 6, 2013
73: new post   Google to Acquire Channel Intelligence For $125 Million
Channel Intelligence, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google Inc. for $125 million in cash.
Feb 6, 2013
74: new post   Report: YouTube Preparing To Launch Paid Subscriptions
YouTube has reached out to a small group of channel producers and asked them to submit applications to create channels that users would have to pay to access.
Jan 29, 2013
75: new post   Google In Talks With Privacy Groups To Limit Government Access To Users' Data Without Warrants
The company has been talking to advocacy groups and companies about joining a lobbying effort to change the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, said Chris Gaither, a Google spokesman.
Jan 28, 2013
76: new post   Google Reports 4Q Revenues of $14.42 Billion, Up 36pct
Google Inc. reported consolidated revenues of $14.42 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2012.
Jan 22, 2013
77: new post   Wired: Google's Larry Page on Why Moon Shots Matter
Larry Page: I worry that something has gone seriously wrong with the way we run companies. If you read the media coverage of our company, or of the technology industry in general, it's always about the competition. The stories are written as if they are covering a sporting event. But it's hard to find actual examples of really amazing things that happened solely due to competition.
Jan 17, 2013
78: new post   Google Ends Patent Claim With Microsoft Over Video Compression Technology
Google has now asked the US International Trade Commission, which handles patent disputes, to withdraw both claims.
Jan 9, 2013
79: new post   Google and FTC Agree Settlement Over Antitrust
The FTC announced the results of its lengthy investigation into Google's practices today and will require Google to make minor changes to resolve complaints by competitors and advertisers.
Jan 3, 2013
80: new post   WSJ: There's No Avoiding Google+
"Google+ is Google," says Vice President Bradley Horowitz. "The entry points to Google+ are many, and the integrations are more every day."
Jan 3, 2013
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