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|481:|| 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|
|482:|| Google Secretly Invests in Zynga|
TechCrunch reports: "Zynga will be the cornerstone of a new Google Games to launch later this year, say multiple sources. Not only will Zynga's games give Google Games a solid base of social games to build on, but it will also give Google the beginning of a true social graph as users log into Google to play the games."
|July 11, 2010|
|483:|| Google Seeks IPO Launch This Month|
"... aiming to complete its long-awaited initial public offering as soon as this month. The sale rests on tests of the computer auction system as well as approval from the US Securities and Exchange Commission."
|July 12, 2004|
|484:|| Google Seeks Revenue from Book Sales|
"Still embroiled in controversy over its plans to digitize several of the world's largest library collections, Google is inviting U.S. and U.K. publishers to sell online access to their copyright texts through its book search site."
|Mar 14, 2006|
|485:|| Google Sees Display Advertising Becoming More Sophisticated|
"...we think display advertising is about to go through the biggest and most important revolution in its history."
|Sept 29, 2010|
|486:|| Google Sends Web Traffic Through Asia, Causing Outages|
"An error in one of our systems caused us to direct some of our web traffic through Asia, which created a traffic jam."
|May 15, 2009|
|487:|| Google Set to Launch E-Book Venture - Google Editions|
"In recent weeks, independent booksellers, which are expected to play a big role in Google Editions, began receiving contracts from their trade group."
|Dec 1, 2010|
|488:|| Google Setback for "Gmail" Name In Germany|
"Google's Gmail trademark just suffered a severe blow in Europe as the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market has ruled against the search giant's use of the Gmail name there, according to the man who opposed the mark."
|Feb 1, 2007|
|489:|| Google Sets Aside $500 Million For Justice Department Probe|
Dealing with the Justice Department's ad investigation apparently won't be cheap. In its SEC filing, Google said its management decided earlier this month to set aside $500-million to cover a possible settlement.
|May 11, 2011|
|490:|| Google Settles FTC Probe Into Privacy Charges With $22.5 Million|
Google Inc will pay $22.5 million to settle charges that it bypassed the privacy settings of customers using Apple Inc's Safari browser, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday.
|Aug 9, 2012|
|491:|| Google Settles Overture Patent Dispute||Aug 9, 2004|
|492:|| Google Settles SEC, California Charges over Options|
"Google Inc. and the Internet search engine company's General Counsel settled U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it failed to register over $80 million in employee stock options granted prior to its initial public offering last August..."
|Jan 13, 2005|
|493:|| Google Settles U.S. Authors Book Scanning Lawsuit|
The settlement lets US publishers decide which works should, or should not, be in Google's library.
|Oct 4, 2012|
|494:|| 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|
|495:|| Google Share Price Drop, Profit Down By 20 pct|
Shares of Google plunged after the company's third-quarter results missed expectations of strong growth, and inadvertently were released well before the market's close.
|Oct 19, 2012|
|496:|| Google Share of Search Dips, Yahoo and Live Search Rise|
"In a rare slip for Google, Yahoo and Microsoft gained share as Google lost ground in the Web search market in June, industry data released on Friday shows."
|July 22, 2008|
|497:|| Google Shares Drop Under $400|
"This represents the lowest price for the stock since September of 2006,"
|Sept 29, 2008|
|498:|| Google Shopping (Was Product Search) Shifting To Relevance and Pay-To-Rank|
Ranking in Google Shopping, when the full transition is complete this fall, will be based on a combination of relevance and bid price, just like Product Listing Ads today. This will give merchants greater control over where their products appear on Google Shopping. Over time they will also have the opportunity to market special offers such as '30pct off all refracting telescopes.'[br][br]In addition, merchants who want to stand out from the crowd can choose to participate in our new Google Trusted Stores program.
|May 31, 2012|
|499:|| Google Shows Chrome PCs, With Shipments In 2011|
"The Web-centric computers, intended as an incursion into territory dominated for years by Microsoft Corp and Apple Inc, will ship around the middle of 2011."
|Dec 8, 2010|
|500:|| Google Shuts Down iGoogle, Talk Chatback, Google Video, Mini And Others|
Today we're announcing a few more closures.
|July 4, 2012|
|501:|| Google Signs Deal With Sony BMG And Warner Music|
"... Monday said it signed distribution deals with Sony BMG and Warner Music Group Corp. to offer music videos."
|Oct 9, 2006|
|502:|| Google Sites Open To All|
"Now you can securely host your own website at Google sites and add as many pages as you like for free."
|May 22, 2008|
|503:|| Google Spreadsheet (Limited test)|
"Create basic spreadsheets from scratch, upload your spreadsheet files."
|June 6, 2006|
|504:|| Google Spring Cleaning Shuts Down AdSense for Feeds, Classic Plus Search|
Starting October 2, we'll begin to retire this feature, and on December 3 we'll close it.[br][br]Classic Plus is a Google Search feature that lets people upload or select images to use as a background on Google.com. Users won't be able to upload new pictures starting from October 16...
|Oct 2, 2012|
|505:|| Google Starts Experimenting To Make Ads Look More Like 'Circulars'|
The online search giant is working with advertisers such as Best Buy Co. and Macy's Inc. to create Web-based circulars, similar to the ad inserts included in newspapers. The new service will be available starting tomorrow, Mountain View, California-based Google said.
|Oct 3, 2011|
|506:|| Google Starts ISP Service|
Google tempts fate by biting hand that feeds it: "We're planning to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks..."
|Feb 10, 2010|
|507:|| Google Starts Music Download Service In China|
"The new service will attract users away from illegal download sites because the music and service will be of a higher quality,..."
|Mar 30, 2009|
|508:|| Google Starts Online Security Blog|
" Among the issues we'll tackle is malware, which is the subject of our inaugural post."
|May 23, 2007|
|509:|| Google Steps More Boldly Into PayPal's Territory|
"Traffic on his site more than tripled, and best of all, he said, Google picked up the tab for the promotion.
|Dec 20, 2006|
|510:|| Google Steps Up Funding For "Do Good Projects"||Jan 17, 2008|
|511:|| Google Still Searching For Recognition in D.C.|
Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington.
|Feb 7, 2007|
|512:|| Google Still Unsure How To Make Money With YouTube|
"Eric Schmidt, the search giant's chief executive, said it "seemed obvious" that Google should be able to generate "significant amounts of money" from YouTube, on which hundreds of millions of videos are watched every day, but that as yet it hadn't figured out how to go about it."
|June 14, 2008|
|513:|| Google Stock Breaks $600 Barrier|
"We asked on Sep. 21, 2007 if Goog Stock would exceed $600 when it was at $560.55"
|Oct 9, 2007|
|514:|| Google Street View Car Searched by Paris Regulators Over Data Collection|
"A car used by Google Inc. to collect data for its Street View mapping service was stopped and searched yesterday near Paris, less than a week after France's privacy regulator criticized the program's resumption."
|Aug 26, 2010|
|515:|| Google Street View WiFi Appears To Have Collected Email and Passwords|
"'However, we can already state that Google did indeed record email access passwords [and] extracts of the content of email messages,' CNIL said."
|June 19, 2010|
|516:|| Google Street View WiFi Data Collection Lawsuit Amended|
"A just-amended complaint in a class-action lawsuit first submitted two weeks ago claims that a patent Google submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in November 2008 shows that the search giant purposefully created technology to gather, analyze and use data sent by users over their wireless networks."
|June 5, 2010|
|517:|| Google Strikes Advertising Deal With XM Satellite|
"Google Inc. on Wednesday said it struck a deal with XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. to help the search engine's advertisers automatically place ads on XM's non-music radio channels."
|Aug 2, 2006|
|518:|| Google Strikes Deals with Major News Publishers - Associated Press|
"Recently completed deals, which include arrangements in which media organizations such as the Associated Press will be compensated on a pay-per-click basis..."
|Aug 4, 2006|
|519:|| Google Sued By Northeastern University Over Patent Infringement|
"Google Inc faces a federal patent infringement lawsuit by Northeastern University over technology used in its core Web search system, according to legal papers filed last week."
|Nov 12, 2007|
|520:|| Google Sued For Street View Privacy Breach||Apr 6, 2008|