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|401:|| Google Maps: Local Discount Coupons Scheme|
"Starting today, Google will let any business offer discount coupons to people who use its Google Maps service, which also acts as an online yellow pages. A business will be able to upload information for coupons, including images, and Google will display a link to those coupons when the business name is displayed. Users can then print the coupons and take them to the merchant. "
|Aug 15, 2006|
|402:|| Google May Have Illegally Issued Shares Without Registering Them|
Google may have issued shares without following applicable US laws.
|Aug 5, 2004|
|403:|| Google May Lay Off up to 10,000 Workers|
"Google has been quietly laying off staff and up to 10,000 jobs could be on the chopping block according to sources." reports WebGuild.org
|Nov 26, 2008|
|404:|| 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|
|405:|| Google May Reveal Per-Share Range|
"A story in the online edition of the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter, reported that Google could launch its IPO as early as next month, or might do so in September. The Journal said the per-share price range to be included in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission would be for informational purposes."
|July 19, 2004|
|406:|| Google Measurement Labs: Internet Traffic Analysis|
"Internet traffic will initially be analyzed at data centers in 12 locations in Europe and the United States on 36 computer servers provided by Google, in an effort that has already begun operating and which was to expand throughout early 2009."
|Jan 29, 2009|
|407:|| Google Media Server: Desktop to TV|
"Google Media Server is a Windows application that aims to bridge the gap between Google and your TV."
|June 27, 2008|
|408:|| Google Moves To Start Charging Small Business For Google Apps|
Google wants to provide small businesses that use the free version of the software with dedicated customer support, something only paying customers currently get. "We're not serving them well," he said of the free users.
|Dec 7, 2012|
|409:|| Google Moves a Step Closer to IPO|
Google dotting the legal i's and lining up the troops for the big anticipated IPO as soon as April.
|Jan 27, 2004|
|410:|| Google Music Service To Take a Big Bite At The Apple|
WSJ: "Google Inc. is preparing to roll out a music download service tied to its search engine later this year, followed by an online subscription service in 2011, according to people familiar with the Internet giant's discussions with the music industry."
|June 22, 2010|
|411:|| Google MyMaps Gets Additional Functionality|
"From Wednesday at 6 a.m. PDT (1300 GMT), MyMaps users will have the capability to create personalized maps which plot the locations of everything from local fuel supplies, to the newest earthquakes, worldwide."
|July 11, 2007|
|412:|| Google Names More Underwriters and Widens Net of Firms Selling IPO|
"...expands to 31 the number of securities firms that will be selling shares in the offering. "
|May 22, 2004|
|413:|| 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|
|414:|| 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|
|415:|| Google Net Income Up 27%||Oct 16, 2009|
|416:|| 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|
|417:|| Google News Redesigns|
Google's midlife crisis of design faith continues. This time Google news gets the treatment.
|July 1, 2010|
|418:|| 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|
|419:|| 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|
|420:|| Google OS? Android Adapted for Netbooks||June 2, 2009|
|421:|| 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|
|422:|| 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|
|423:|| 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|
|424:|| 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|
|425:|| 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|
|426:|| 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|
|427:|| 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|
|428:|| 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|
|429:|| 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|
|430:|| 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|
|431:|| 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|
|432:|| 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|
|433:|| 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|
|434:|| 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|
|435:|| 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|
|436:|| Google Payment System Rumors Resurface|
"Google could be about to launch its own Internet payments service..."
|Sept 16, 2005|
|437:|| 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|
|438:|| 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|
|439:|| 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|
|440:|| 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|