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161: new post   Google Acquires Online Travel Guide Ruba
Ruba is a visual travel guide and tour review site that provides travelers with visual guides written by other travelers. The blog post is embedded below. Google has confirmed the acquisition.
May 22, 2010
162: new post   Google Acquires Online Video Hosting Platform Episodic
"Episodic's publishing suite lets users manage and measure video content, and use the platform's monetization services which enable ad insertion and credit card transactions for both live and on-demand video streaming."
Apr 3, 2010
163: new post   Google Acquires Panoramio
June 1, 2007
164: new post   Google Acquires PeakStream
"Google has acquired PeakStream, a start-up selling tools for writing software that can take advantage of multicore processors as well as graphics and gaming chips, according to published reports."
June 6, 2007
165: new post   Google Acquires Picasa
Picasa was used for photo-blogging, a recent feature in blogger.com
July 13, 2004
166: new post   Google Acquires Postini
"With this transaction, we're reinforcing our commitment to delivering compelling hosted applications to businesses of all sizes. With the addition of Postini, our apps are not just simple and appealing to users -- they can also streamline the complex information security mandates within these organizations," said Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Google.
July 9, 2007
167: new post   Google Acquires Real-Time Traffic Mapping Company, Waze
"To help you outsmart traffic, today we're excited to announce we've closed the acquisition of Waze."
June 11, 2013
168: new post   Google Acquires Restaurant Reviewer, Zagat
Google has acquired Zagat, one of the most well-known names in restaurant reviews. Zagat is best known for its small guidebooks (the dead-tree sort) that offer reviews and recommendations on restaurants around the world. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
Sept 8, 2011
169: new post   Google Acquires Security Company: GreenBorder Technologies
"Google Inc. said on Tuesday it has bought Internet security startup GreenBorder Technologies Inc., which creates secure connections to protect e-mail and Web users from malicious or unwanted computer code."
May 30, 2007
170: new post   Google Acquires Social Analytics Company, PostRank
Google has acquired PostRank, a four-year-old social start-up that measures social media engagement for online sites, stories and authors.
June 6, 2011
171: new post   Google Acquires Social Technology Company, Slide
"As the Slide team joins Google, we'll be investing even more to make Google services socially aware and expand these capabilities for our users across the web."
Aug 6, 2010
172: new post   Google Acquires TalkBin, A Feedback Platform For Businesses
"TalkBin offers a platform that lets customers give immediate feedback to local businesses (users submit their opinions and critiques via mobile applications, and it looks like the businesses can read and respond to them from a web app). TalkBin's homepage shows screenshots of both Android and iOS applications, but I can't find them on either marketplace (I'm not sure if the apps were pulled or if they simply haven't been released yet)."
Apr 26, 2011
173: new post   Google Acquires Time Scheduling System Business, Timeful Inc.
Google has announced it's acquired the time scheduling app, service and company, Timefiul Inc.
May 6, 2015
174: new post   Google Acquires Writely.com
Google continues to build out web services stable.
Mar 9, 2006
175: new post   Google Acquires Zingku
"Zingku released a statement this afternoon saying that the two companies had entered into an agreement, although the precise terms were not spelled out. While no official statement has been released by Google, the company has since confirmed the acquisition, telling GOS "it is true that we acquired certain assets and technology of Zingku. We believe these assets can help build products and features tha will benefit our users, advertisers and publishers.""
Sept 28, 2007
176: new post   Google Acquires ZipDash Under The Radar
"Trolling through the 2004 annual report that Google filed today, we notice that the search company has a new subsidiary, Zipdash Inc. As far as we can tell, this is a previously undisclosed acquisition...."
Mar 31, 2005
177: new post   Google Acquires iOS App, Snapseed, Nik Software
"Today I'm excited to welcome +Nik Software to the Google family!"
Sept 17, 2012
178: new post   Google Acquires reCAPTCHA
Sept 16, 2009
179: new post   Google Acquisitions Timeline
"My goal is to make this the Definitive List of Google Acquisitions."
June 4, 2007
180: new post   Google Adds Limited Traffic Data to Maps
For a few dozen big cities in the US.
Feb 28, 2007
181: new post   Google Admits Abusing Its Data From Kenyan Rival, Mocality
Google has admitted that employees in its Kenyan office have pillaged a local rival's database to try to sell their competing products to its customers.[br][br]In an embarrassing lesson for any company that is growing fast internationally, Google - motto: Don't be evil - was caught out by its victim, Mocality, in a sting operation.
Jan 13, 2012
182: new post   Google Admits Flaws in Buzz Network Testing
"...testing of its controversial social network Buzz was insufficient. The firm has had to make a series of changes to the service after a ferocious backlash from users concerned about intrusions of privacy."
Feb 16, 2010
183: new post   Google Admits Street View Logged MAC Addresses and Payload Data
"Google has admitted that for the past three years it has wrongly collected information people have sent over unencrypted wi-fi networks."
May 15, 2010
184: new post   Google Admits to User Data Disclosure
"Google has confirmed that it unwittingly disclosed sensitive login and password information pertaining to more than a dozen users."
Jan 23, 2007
185: new post   Google Affiliate Network Debuts New Interface
"They've changed the color scheme and branding, but the functionality is exactly the same."
July 8, 2008
186: new post   Google Alerts Bidder Registration Closing August 12, 2004
"Please be advised that Google and the underwriters expect the period in which potential bidders can submit a request for a bidder ID at www.ipo.google.com to end at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on Thursday, August 12, 2004."
Aug 10, 2004
187: new post   Google And Partners To Build Undersea Cable For Internet Growth
"Web search company Google Inc has agreed to build an undersea cable with five telecoms operators that will link the United States to Japan, and provide the capacity to sustain a surge in Internet traffic between the continents."
Feb 26, 2008
188: new post   Google And Twitter Join To Enable Ad Tweets Streamed Across AdSense Network
"The search giant has started offering marketers ad units that stream their five most recent "tweets" across the Google AdSense network."
Apr 3, 2009
189: new post   Google And Yahoo Delay Ad Deal
"The companies have agreed to a brief delay in implementing this agreement to continue our ongoing discussions with the Department of Justice,"
Oct 5, 2008
190: new post   Google Announces "News Lab" For Journalists and Entrepreneurs
"...we've created the News Lab, a new effort at Google to empower innovation at the intersection of technology and media."
June 22, 2015
191: new post   Google Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results
"Google had a really strong quarter ending a great year. Full year revenue was up 29pct, and our quarterly revenue blew past the $10 billion mark for the first time," said Larry Page, CEO of Google.
Jan 19, 2012
192: new post   Google Announces Free Apps for Rwandan Govt and Kenya Education Network
"Google Inc. today announced separate partnerships with the Rwandan Ministry of Infrastructure and the Kenya Education Network (KENET). As a result, Rwanda's educational institutions and government ministries, and Kenya's universities are starting to use Google Apps..."
Mar 21, 2007
193: new post   Google Announces New Flat Logo and "App Launcher" Nav Menu
Google makes its new flat logo and "app launcher" style nav menu official, will roll out over the next few weeks...
Sept 20, 2013
194: new post   Google Announces Purchase of Urchin Web Analytics Software
"MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - March 28, 2005 - Google Inc. today announced it has agreed to acquire Urchin Software Corporation, a San Diego, California based web analytics company."
Mar 29, 2005
195: new post   Google Announces Record Revenues For Fourth Quarter
"Google reported record revenues of $1.032 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2004"
Feb 1, 2005
196: new post   Google Announces Record Revenues For Third Quarter 2004
Google continues to rock wall street with a stellar q3 performance: "Google reported record revenues of $805.9 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2004, up 105 percent year over year.... At the end of the quarter, Google had a cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments balance of $1.86 billion."
Oct 22, 2004
197: new post   Google Announces TV Ads Trial
"That's why today we are excited to announce our trial to deliver Google TV ads."
Apr 3, 2007
198: new post   Google Announces Test of Purchases, with "Buy on Google"
Shoppers will see a test from Google search of a "Buy on Google" text appearing in mobile SERPs.
July 15, 2015
199: new post   Google App Engine Preview For Enterprise Applications
"Google is offering to host enterprise web applications on its own infrastructure with a new tool for developers, App Engine."
Apr 8, 2008
200: new post   Google Apparently Tried to Buy Friendster
"Search-engine giant Google recently made a $30 million offer to buy Friendster, the hot Sunnyvale online dating site that lets users meet and date friends of their friends."
Oct 31, 2003
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