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|681:|| Google uses Web searches to track flu's spread|
There is a new common symptom of the flu, in addition to the usual aches, coughs, fevers and sore throats. It turns out that a lot of ailing Americans enter phrases like "flu symptoms" into Google and other search engines before they call their doctors.
|Nov 12, 2008|
|682:|| Google vs Overture/Yahoo - Rest of the Licensing Story|
"...Google got a perpetual license to Yahoo's patent on matching online advertisements to Web-search results."
|Aug 30, 2004|
|683:|| Google vs eBay|
Everyone is aware that Google has been tip-toeing in to traditional portal space in the last few years. It is a bit of a reach, but Google and Ebay as competitors?
|June 17, 2003|
|684:|| Google wins battle in Usenet archive case|
"In a legal win for Google, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a writer who claimed the search giant infringed on his copyright by archiving a Usenet posting of his and providing excerpts from his Web site in search results."
|Mar 17, 2006|
|685:|| Google's 2nd Q Generates $9 Billion Revenue|
Google announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.[br][br]'We had a great quarter, with revenue up 32pct year on year for a record breaking over $9 billion of revenue,' said Larry Page, CEO of Google. 'I'm super excited about the amazing response to Google+ which lets you share just like in real life.'
|July 15, 2011|
|686:|| Google's Acquisition of Postini Gets Antitrust OK|
Google Inc. has received U.S. antitrust approval to acquire Web-based security provider Postini, U.S. officials said on Wednesday.
|Aug 8, 2007|
|687:|| Google's Acquisitions Chief Looking for "Crazy" Ideas|
"Google Inc. looks for ideas that are "really crazy" when sizing up potential purchases, the Internet company's top dealmaker said."
|Apr 13, 2007|
|688:|| Google's AdMob Purchase Draws Antitrust Regulatory Scrutiny|
"Google's purchase of mobile advertising provider AdMob for $750 million has drawn closer regulatory scrutiny as U.S. antitrust officials have asked Google for more information on the deal.."
|Dec 28, 2009|
|689:|| Google's Appeal Rejected By France, and "Right to be Forgotten" Should Apply Globally|
France has rejected Google's appeal and says it must apply the "Right to be Forgotten" on a global basis.
|Sept 21, 2015|
|690:|| Google's Brin on Facebook: "we'd certainly be open to talking"|
"Google co-founder Sergey Brin said his company would be happy to talk with Facebook about potential ties but that the social network did not appear to be courting takeover bids."
|July 13, 2007|
|691:|| Google's CEO Larry Page Wants to Return Google to Its Roots|
Page's mandate now is to renew Google's energy and drive, and in some ways he is the perfect person to perform that task. He is also perhaps the quirkiest person to ever run a $30 billion company. Google has had a wild ride over its first 12 years. It's about to get even wilder.
|Mar 20, 2011|
|692:|| Google's Challenge, The Increasingly Political Web|
"One major question the company faces is how to "provide a platform for free expression without exacerbating the ugliness," Elliot Schrage, the company's vice president of global communications, said at the annual Politics Online Conference here Thursday afternoon."
|Mar 16, 2007|
|693:|| Google's DoubleClick Service Went Down Today, Costing Publishers $1 Million Per Hour|
Publishers lost money, and some sites didn't load fully.
|Nov 12, 2014|
|694:|| Google's Drummond Gets SEC Notice|
Reuters: "The general counsel of Google Inc. has been notified that the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will recommend a civil injunction against [David Drummond] for purported violations of securities laws, the company said Monday."
|July 26, 2004|
|695:|| Google's Embeddable Maps Due Next Week|
"Google will shortly roll-out a new feature on its mapping service that will allow users to easily embed maps directly into web pages."
|Aug 14, 2007|
|696:|| Google's Eric Schmidt Says 'Net Cesspool Needs Brands|
"Brands are the solution, not the problem," Mr. Schmidt said. "Brands are how you sort out the cesspool."
|Oct 9, 2008|
|697:|| Google's Eric Schmidt Says The Economy Is "Pretty Dire"|
"Schmidt also said that Google "was pretty inactive right now" on the mergers and acquisitions front, blaming unfavorable prices."
|Mar 4, 2009|
|698:|| Google's Eric Schmidt Says, "We don't have an 'Evilmeter"|
"Google Inc Chief Executive Eric Schmidt on Wednesday detailed his theory of competition in the Web industry while saying Google's famous mantra of "Don't be evil" is often misunderstood."
|June 12, 2008|
|699:|| Google's Eric Schmidt Sees Amazon As Its Biggest Competitor In Search|
"They are obviously more focused on the commerce side of the equation, but, at their roots, they are answering users' questions and searches, just as we are."
|Oct 14, 2014|
|700:|| Google's European Headquarters Launched|
"At an event that resembled an American-style 'pep rally' -- and included several upbeat speeches and exuberant cheers from Google staff -- Founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, along with Tanaiste Mary Harney, officially opened Google Ireland on Barrow Street in Dublin on Wednesday."
|Oct 8, 2004|
|701:|| Google's First Quarter 2011 Results|
Google reported revenues of $8.58 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, an increase of 27% compared to the first quarter of 2010. Google reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs (TAC). In the first quarter of 2011, TAC totaled $2.04 billion, or 25% of advertising revenues.
|Apr 15, 2011|
|702:|| 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|
|703:|| Google's Internet Bus in India (Tamilnadu)|
"The Internet Bus Project is an attempt to educate people about what the Internet is, and how it may be beneficial to their lives, by taking the Internet experience to them through a customised Internet-enabled bus, which will travel to several towns and cities across India."
|Mar 2, 2009|
|704:|| Google's Kate Burns Moves to AdLink in the UK|
The first nonUS employee hired by Google moves on.
|Sept 7, 2006|
|705:|| Google's Larry Page "White Space" For Low Power Wireless|
"I think it will make a huge difference to everybody," Page said during a morning appearance at a Washington think tank."
|May 23, 2008|
|706:|| Google's Larry Page 2012 Update|
I believe that by producing innovative technology products that touch people deeply, we will enable you to do truly amazing things that change the world. It's a very exciting time to be at Google, and I take the responsibility I have to all of you very seriously.
|Apr 6, 2012|
|707:|| Google's Larry Page Discusses Privacy, Google Plus, and Tech Concerns|
An interview with the NYT, Google's Larry Page and Sundar Pichai where a number of issues were discussed, including tech issues, Google Plus, and privacy.
|June 27, 2014|
|708:|| Google's Marissa Mayer Explains The New Favicon||June 7, 2008|
|709:|| Google's Native Client Wants to Harness The Power of The Client's CPU|
"With the ability to seamlessly run native code on the user's machine, you could instead perform the actual image processing on the desktop CPU, resulting in a much more responsive application by minimizing data transfer and latency."
|Dec 9, 2008|
|710:|| Google's New Privacy Changes Mean Users Must Be Logged In Across All Its Services|
Google has already been collecting some of this information. But for the first time, it is combining data across its Web sites to stitch together a fuller portrait of users.[br][br]Consumers won't be able to opt out of the changes, which take effect March 1. And experts say the policy shift will invite greater scrutiny from federal regulators of the company's privacy and competitive practices.
|Jan 25, 2012|
|711:|| Google's Nexus One Phone||Dec 14, 2009|
|712:|| 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|
|713:|| Google's OpenSocial Network|
"Google's OpenSocial system gives developers standardized tools to build applications and embed them in many sites, eliminating the need for small startups or even one-person shops to customize their programs for each site. It also has the potential to lure developers mostly allied with Facebook by allowing their applications to find a home on many other Web sites."
|Oct 31, 2007|
|714:|| Google's Paris Office Raided By Investigators|
Google is accused of owing the French state Euros1.6bn, or $1.8bn in unpaid taxes.
|May 24, 2016|
|715:|| Google's Plans For Social Networking|
"With your permission, knowing more about who your friends are, we can provide more tailored recommendations. Search quality can get better."
|Sept 15, 2010|
|716:|| Google's Purchase Of ITA Software Approved By Federal Judge|
U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins in Washington today approved a consent decree between Google and the Justice Department that allows the acquisition as long as Google makes travel data available to search-engine rivals and lets the government review any complaints it's acting unfairly. Wilkins said he found the agreement to be in 'the public interest.'
|Oct 5, 2011|
|717:|| Google's Purchase of DoubleClick Opposed By German Watchdog|
"The proposed $3.1bn merger of search giant Google and online advertising company DoubleClick would lead to "a massive violation of data privacy rights", a German privacy watchdog has warned."
|Oct 4, 2007|
|718:|| Google's Q1 profit up 31% to $1.31 Billion|
"Google Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.31 billion, or $4.12 a share, compared to $1 billion, or $3.18 a share, in the same period last year."
|Apr 17, 2008|
|719:|| Google's Q4 Earnings Announced|
"Net income for the fourth quarter grew to $1.03 billion (524 million pounds), or $3.29 per share, compared with $372.2 million, or $1.22 per share in the year-earlier quarter."
|Jan 31, 2007|
|720:|| Google's Renewable Energy Program|
"The project, known as Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal, is hiring engineers and targeted investment financing at advanced solar thermal power, wind power technologies, enhanced geothermal systems and other new technologies, Google said."
|Nov 27, 2007|