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601: new post   Google buys R&D in Brazil
"Google Inc. said... ...it had bought Brazil's Akwan Information Technologies, which it will use to set up a research and development center for Latin America."
July 21, 2005
602: new post   Google co-founders hold 16 percent stake in company
"... co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin each own nearly 16 percent of the Internet search engine."
May 21, 2004
603: new post   Google considers European retail push
"Google is attempting a significant push into the European retail industry with plans to launch a service aimed at giving traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers a base from which to market and sell their goods online."
Mar 16, 2006
604: new post   Google crafts algorithms to get more women in more positions
Engineering has historically been male-dominated, but geek culture runs particularly deep at the Chocolate Factory, where job interviews involve marching potential recruits through a battery of logic puzzles and coding challenges that rival most oral dissertation exams. Google-watchers say that tendency has increased since Larry Page became the company's CEO in 2011. A programmer himself, Page has assembled an inner circle of top product engineers to help steer the company, most of whom have been men.
Aug 26, 2012
605: new post   Google eBooks eBookstore Launches In U.S.
"Google eBooks will be available in the U.S. from a new Google eBookstore."
Dec 6, 2010
606: new post   Google files WiFi patents
"The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published three wireless-related patents filed by Google employees as the search giant seeks to delve deeper into the wireless market."
Mar 29, 2006
607: new post   Google forced to give up records
"Google will have to hand over details of users' internet searches to the United States government after a judge said the company must comply with a federal investigation."
Mar 15, 2006
608: new post   Google gains ground in China, according to report
Jan 18, 2006
609: new post   Google goes into radio and buys dMarc
"Internet search engine Google Inc. on Tuesday said it agreed to buy dMarc Broadcasting Inc., a digital solutions provider for radio broadcasters, for undisclosed terms."
Jan 17, 2006
610: new post   Google goes to Congress to block IAPs charging for faster data
"Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin worked the halls of Congress Tuesday, asking members including Republican Sen. John McCain to block Internet access providers from charging Web sites more to deliver data faster to consumers."
June 7, 2006
611: new post   Google has no license for China service says newspaper
"Internet search giant Google Inc.'s controversial expansion into China now faces possible trouble with regulators after a Beijing newspaper said its new Chinese-language platform does not have a license."
Feb 21, 2006
612: new post   Google in 'significant breach' of UK Data Protection Laws
"...the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) will audit Google's data protection practices."
Nov 3, 2010
613: new post   Google in Content Deal With Media Companies
"Google is working with Dow Jones & Company, Condé Nast, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and other large content companies to syndicate their video content on other Web sites."
Feb 27, 2007
614: new post   Google in TV Deal with New Channel "Current"
"The channel also has established a partnership with the Google search engine, which will provide twice-an-hour updates on viewers' top Internet searches.""
Apr 5, 2005
615: new post   Google in Violation of California Privacy Act?
May 30, 2008
616: new post   Google introduces customized home pages for groups
"The new personalized home page feature for organizations functions as a central access point for Google Apps - short for applications - a set of Web-based business software aimed at small-business users, which Google introduced in August."
Nov 14, 2006
617: new post   Google invests in Broadband Over Power Lines
Google, Goldman Sachs and Hearst are investing $100 million in the start-up, Current Communications Group. CCG presently offers "high-speed Internet over electricity lines" in the Cincinnati, Ohio area.
July 8, 2005
618: new post   Google is Being Pressed To Reveal More Info Over WiFi Gathering
"Google must come completely clean, fully explaining how this invasion of personal privacy happened and why,"
July 22, 2010
619: new post   Google is Developing a New "Knowledge Vault"
"As well as the ability to analyse text on a webpage for facts to feed its knowledge base, Google can also peer under the surface of the web, hunting for hidden sources of data such as the figures that feed Amazon product pages."
Aug 30, 2014
620: new post   Google keyCzar - Open Source Cryptographic Toolkit
"Keyczar is a cryptographic toolkit that supports encryption and authentication for both symmetric and public-key algorithms."
Aug 13, 2008
621: new post   Google lets slip talk of online storage
"Google is preparing to offer online storage to Web users, creating a mirror image of data stored on consumer hard drives, according to company documents that were mistakenly released on the Web."
Mar 7, 2006
622: new post   Google loses TM dispute in France
"A French court has ruled that Google must refrain from using the trademarks of European resort chain Le Meridian Hotels and Resorts to trigger keyword ads."
Jan 20, 2005
623: new post   Google loses to Vuitton in trademark case
"Luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton said Wednesday a Paris court had upheld a trademark ruling against Internet search leader Google Inc. and increased the damages it should receive in the case. ...Google's search results allowed merchants who sold counterfeit Vuitton goods to appear along with legitimate vendors, according to Vuitton."
June 29, 2006
624: new post   Google ordered to disclose all paid "commenters"
"... the search giant "has failed to comply" with a 7 August order to provide the names of parties whose commentary on the suit may have been influenced by money."
Aug 22, 2012
625: new post   Google plans to sell another 5.3 million shares
"The company had $8 billion in cash at the end of 2005, but Google plans to draw down that amount to invest $1 billion in America Online during the second quarter. Google's filing indicated the company will sell its latest round of stock next month."
Mar 30, 2006
626: new post   Google protests Apple's iPhone Developers Agreement
"Artificial barriers to competition hurt users and developers and, in the long run, stall technological progress," Hamoui said. AdMob recently disclosed that roughly one-third of the ads it served in April were for devices running the iPhone platform.
June 9, 2010
627: new post   Google purchases mobile java developer Reqwireless of Waterloo, Ontario
"Google has purchased Reqwireless, a mobile java apps developer in Waterloo, Ontario, and will be setting up a development shop in the area."
Jan 8, 2006
628: new post   Google registers voice-activated search patent
"A newly published patent provides further evidence that Google is developing a voice-activated search engine."
Apr 13, 2006
629: new post   Google reveals details of Mountain View Wi-Fi service
"The service, which is fully deployed but not yet available to all Mountain View residents, is a test bed that will help Google understand the technology, Alder said."
June 22, 2006
630: new post   Google says bill could spark anti-trust complaints
"Google warned on Tuesday it will not hesitate to file anti-trust complaints in the United States if high-speed Internet providers abuse the market power they could receive from U.S. legislators. "
July 4, 2006
631: new post   Google says its goal is to build $100 billion company
"Web search leader Google Inc. signalled the company's ambition is to become a $100 billion (57 billion pounds) revenue company and said on Thursday that it plans to put systems in place to help reach that scale during 2006."
Mar 2, 2006
632: new post   Google seeks rivals' data for lawsuit over libraries
"Google is subpoenaing documents from its two biggest competitors, Microsoft and Yahoo, in an effort to defend itself in copyright lawsuits filed against it by publishers and authors."
Oct 6, 2006
633: 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
634: new post   Google sells stake in rival Baidu
"Google Inc. has sold its roughly 2 percent stake in rival Baidu.com Inc., the market leader in China's Internet Web search market, according to a U.S. regulatory filing. "
June 22, 2006
635: new post   Google sets aside $187.5 million to indemnify YouTube
"Google Inc. has set aside about $187.5 million of the approximately $1.65 billion it's paying for video-sharing site YouTube Inc. for unspecified current or future losses, it said Tuesday. "
Nov 15, 2006
636: new post   Google sued by Digital Envoy over GeoTargeting Technology.
Mar 31, 2004
637: new post   Google to Acquire Advertising Giant Doubleclick for $3.1 Billion
"Google announced on Friday that it is buying online advertising firm DoubleClick for 3.1 billion dollars."
Apr 13, 2007
638: 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
639: 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
640: new post   Google to Add Presentation Tool to Docs
"Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said Tuesday Google is set to introduce software for creating meeting presentations online, offering a twist on Microsoft's popular PowerPoint tool."
Apr 17, 2007
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