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|401:|| 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|
|402:|| 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|
|403:|| Google Net Income Up 27%||Oct 16, 2009|
|404:|| 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|
|405:|| Google News Redesigns|
Google's midlife crisis of design faith continues. This time Google news gets the treatment.
|July 1, 2010|
|406:|| Google News To Close In Spain|
"...as a result of a new Spanish law, we'll shortly have to close Google News in Spain."
|Dec 11, 2014|
|407:|| 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|
|408:|| Google OS? Android Adapted for Netbooks||June 2, 2009|
|409:|| 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|
|410:|| 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|
|411:|| 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|
|412:|| 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|
|413:|| 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|
|414:|| 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|
|415:|| 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|
|416:|| 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|
|417:|| 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|
|418:|| Google Opens R&D Lab in Japan|
"The location will be charged with developing search engine software that is easier for the Japanese to use"
|Apr 22, 2004|
|419:|| Google Outlines IPO Investor Rules|
"... investors who wish to buy shares in the company's $2.72 billion initial public offering must purchase a minimum of five."
|June 22, 2004|
|420:|| Google PR Rep David Krane Says No PC From Google|
Google PR Rep David Krane says; no PC for you: "we have a number of PC partners who serve their markets exceedingly well and we see no need to enter this market"
|Jan 3, 2006|
|421:|| Google Pages Used to Host Trojan Horse|
"Google's Web site hosting service is apparently being used by hackers to try to steal money using a malicious program, a security company said."
|June 19, 2006|
|422:|| Google Patent Application On Enhanced Document Browsing And Link Generation|
"According to one aspect, a method of enhancing document browsing includes receiving personal information relating to a user, generating descriptive information based on a content of a first document and the personal information, and identifying additional documents based on the descriptive information."
|Aug 3, 2010|
|423:|| Google Patent: Recognizing Text In Images|
"The filing suggests that the privacy issues raised by Google Maps Street View will only get more complicated, that YouTube searchers may one day be able to conduct keyword searches for text captured on video, and that Google searches may one day return a list of products on local store shelves."
|Jan 4, 2008|
|424:|| Google Payment System Rumors Resurface|
"Google could be about to launch its own Internet payments service..."
|Sept 16, 2005|
|425:|| Google Pays $8.5 Million To Settle Google Buzz Class-Action Lawsuit|
"Google is spending US$8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed over the rollout of its Google Buzz social-networking service."
|Sept 4, 2010|
|426:|| Google Period of Austerity Puts The Pressure on Growth Efforts|
"We have to behave as though we don't know" what's going to happen, says Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt.
|Dec 3, 2008|
|427:|| Google Phases Out Windows O/S Over Security Concerns|
"'We're not doing any more Windows. It is a security effort,' said one Google employee."
|June 1, 2010|
|428:|| Google Phone Confirmed|
The head of Google in Spain and Portugal has confirmed that Google is working on a mobile phone. "Some of the time the engineers are dedicated to developing a mobile phone," Isabel Aguilera is quoted as saying...
|Mar 16, 2007|
|429:|| Google Phone Software & Services For Handset Makers?|
"Within the next two weeks, Google is expected to announce advanced software and services that would allow handset makers to bring Google-powered phones to market by the middle of next year, people familiar with the situation say."
|Oct 30, 2007|
|430:|| Google Picked As MySpace Partner|
"Google Inc. has been chosen by News Corp's MySpace to provide search listings for the social-networking site in a four-year deal that will give Fox Web sites at least $900 million in payments, the companies said Monday. "
|Aug 7, 2006|
|431:|| Google Pilot Project To Store Patients' Health Records|
"The pilot project to be announced Thursday will involve 1,500 to 10,000 patients at the Cleveland Clinic who volunteered to an electronic transfer of their personal health records so they can be retrieved through Google's new service, which won't be open to the general public."
|Feb 21, 2008|
|432:|| 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|
|433:|| Google Plans Payment Processing Service|
"Online search-engine leader Google is preparing to introduce an electronic payment system later this year..."
|June 19, 2005|
|434:|| Google Plans To Connect Its Entire Home Town To Free Internet Access|
"Google on Wednesday plans to offer free, high-speed Internet access to everyone in its Silicon Valley home town - a hospitable gesture that the online search leader hopes to see spread to other parts of the country. "
|Aug 16, 2006|
|435:|| Google Plans to Launch an Online Bookstore: Google Editions||Oct 15, 2009|
|436:|| Google Positioning For Move Into U.S. Radio|
"Google Inc. is hiring scores of radio sales people and is spending heavily in a bid to expand its position in the $20 billion radio industry."
|Nov 8, 2006|
|437:|| Google Posts Earnings - Up 3% year over year.|
WHEW! Appears as Search Advertising has finally stabilized. I think we just found the bottom!
|July 16, 2009|
|438:|| Google Preparing Groupon Competitor: Google Offers|
Google Offers looks and operates much like Groupon or LivingSocial.[br][br]Users receive an e-mail with a local deal-of-the-day. They then have the opportunity to buy that deal within a specific time limit (we assume 24 hours). Once enough people have made the purchase, the Google Offer is triggered and users get that all-too-familiar $10 for $20 deal for that Indian restaurant you've never tried.[br][br]From what we can tell, Google Offers will be powered by Google Checkout. It also includes Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Google Buzz and e-mail sharing options.
|Jan 21, 2011|
|439:|| Google Prices Stock at $85 Per Share|
Market Cap of $23,053,669,655, a Price/Earnings Ratio of 120.88, and a Price/Sales Ratio of 10.81.
|Aug 19, 2004|
|440:|| Google Publishes Hard Drive Study|
"Surprisingly, we found that temperature and activity levels were much less correlated with drive failures than previously reported."
|Feb 19, 2007|