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|201:|| 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|
|202:|| Google Approaches the Theoretical April 30 Deadline for Public Disclosure|
"Privately held Google appears to have triggered a provision of the 1934 Securities and Exchange Act that requires it to disclose closely guarded financial details by the end of the month."
|Apr 19, 2004|
|203:|| Google Apps Customers Miffed Over Downtime|
"On Tuesday, Google Apps' Gmail service suffered significant availability problems that began in the morning ..."
|Mar 30, 2007|
|204:|| Google Apps Package Launched|
"The package, called Google Apps, combines two sets of previously available software bundles. One included programs for e-mail, instant messaging, calendars and Web page creation; the other, called Docs and Spreadsheets, included programs to read and edit documents created with Microsoft Word and Excel, the mainstays of Microsoft Office, an $11 billion annual franchise."
|Feb 22, 2007|
|205:|| Google Apps Team Edition, For Free|
"Google is releasing a new edition of its hosted applications suite that end-users can bring into the workplace without the involvement of their IT department."
|Feb 8, 2008|
|206:|| Google Argues It Is Not Covered by UK Privacy Laws|
"In a submission to the High Court, however, Google has argued that as an American company it is not covered by British privacy laws. It said there was "no jurisdiction" for the case to be heard here because its consumer services are provided by Google Inc, based in Silicon Valley, rather than Google UK."
|Aug 19, 2013|
|207:|| Google Asks SEC For Exemption From Being Regulated As A Mutual Fund|
"Google is facing a hurdle other companies would love to confront: how to get better returns from investing its cash hoard without being regulated as a mutual fund."
|Aug 25, 2006|
|208:|| Google Auction on Friday 13th||Aug 12, 2004|
|209:|| Google Autolink Lawsuit Revived By Court Ruling|
"The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington yesterday revived part of HyperPhrase Technologies LLC's lawsuit, throwing out a lower court ruling that Google's AutoLink feature didn't infringe its patents."
|Dec 27, 2007|
|210:|| Google Based PC To Be Sold Through Walmart|
"Google is planning to provide an own-brand Windows-less PC and sell the low-cost system through a partnership with retail giant Wal-Mart. The machine and/or the sales deal could be announced as early as this coming Friday."
|Jan 3, 2006|
|211:|| Google Beats Expectations in Q3|
"Google reported a profit that easily outpaced analysts' forecasts, and the company's shares jumped in extended trading."
|Oct 16, 2008|
|212:|| Google Becoming "Giant Monopoly" - German Minister|
Reuters: "...Google Inc is becoming a "giant monopoly" like Microsoft and could face legal action if it does not become more transparent, Germany's justice minister said."
|Jan 10, 2010|
|213:|| Google Begins Testing Radio Adverts|
"Google Inc. said Thursday it has completed the development of its widely anticipated radio advertising system and begun a limited test allowing customers to buy ads via its online ad-buying system."
|Dec 8, 2006|
|214:|| Google Book Plan Runs Into Resistance From US Department of Justice|
"The amended settlement agreement still confers significant and possibly anti-competitive advantages on Google as a single entity," the DOJ said."
|Feb 5, 2010|
|215:|| Google Book Search Goes Mobile|
"...these new mobile editions are optimized to be read on a small screen."
|Feb 6, 2009|
|216:|| Google Books Deal Anti-Trust Inquiry Confirmed||July 6, 2009|
|217:|| Google Books Deal: E.U. Hearing September 7, 2009||July 20, 2009|
|218:|| Google Books Settlement - Sergey Brin Writes a NY Times Op-Ed Article|
Brin's writes that he wants to dispel myths about the 2008 settlement - and he takes on the anti-trust concerns most visibly, saying "If Google Books is successful, others will follow."
|Oct 11, 2009|
|219:|| Google Booksearch|
"Whilst the debate will rage on, a better understanding of the audience and their behaviours may help ease some of the concerns among book retailers and publishers"
|Sept 5, 2006|
|220:|| Google Boosts Corporate E-Mail Service|
"Google Inc. is sprucing up its corporate e-mail service by adding new security tools and more than doubling the storage capacity of e-mailboxes, underscoring the online search leader's ambition to enlarge its role in the business software market."
|Oct 3, 2007|
|221:|| Google Bosses on Trial in Italy|
"The employees are accused of breaking Italian law in allowing a video of a teenager with Down's Syndrome to be posted online."
|Sept 30, 2009|
|222:|| Google Buys Data Visualization Software|
"Stockholm-based non-profit Gapminder sold off its primary product to the search giant for an undisclosed amount. Trendalyzer..."
|Mar 17, 2007|
|223:|| Google Buys European Video Software Company|
"Google has bought video conferencing software from Marratech AB, a Stockholm-based vendor, and hired the engineers involved with the software. For now, Google plans to use the software internally, as a tool for its employees, the spokesman said, declining to speculate whether Google might later try to market the technology or integrate it into one of its commercial products."
|Apr 21, 2007|
|224:|| Google Buys FeedBurner - it's official!|
First announced by TechCrunch and now confirmed by both parties -- Google has acquired Feedburner.
|June 1, 2007|
|225:|| Google Buys Neven Vision to Boost Photo Management|
"Google plans to strengthen its Picasa photo management software and service with the acquisition of Neven Vision, a Santa Monica, California, company specializing in mobile photo search."
|Aug 16, 2006|
|226:|| Google Buys Schedule Management Startup Plannr|
"Google has just bought Seattle-based mobile planning startup Plannr..."
|Sept 28, 2010|
|227:|| Google Buys Sprinks||Oct 24, 2003|
|228:|| Google Buys The Garage That Launched The Company|
"The Mountain View, Calif.-based company bought the 1,900-square-foot home in nearby Menlo Park from one of its own employees, Susan Wojcicki, who had agreed to lease her garage for $1,700 per month because she wanted help paying the mortgage."
|Oct 2, 2006|
|229:|| Google Buys Travel Software Company ITA & Enters the Travel Business|
"...today we have signed an agreement to acquire ITA, a Boston-based software company specializing in organizing airline data, including flight times, availability and prices."
|July 2, 2010|
|230:|| Google Buys YouTube|
Welcome to the era of the GooTube.
|Oct 9, 2006|
|231:|| Google Bypassing iPhone Browser Privacy Settings|
Google Inc. and other advertising companies have been bypassing the privacy settings of millions of people using Apple Inc.'s Web browser on their iPhones and computers tracking the Web browsing habits of people who intended for that kind of monitoring to be blocked.
|Feb 17, 2012|
|232:|| Google CEO Defends YouTube Purchase|
"Google chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt said the company's deal for YouTube is working well but that it will take time for the site to generate meaningful sales and profits."
|Mar 7, 2007|
|233:|| Google CEO Eric Schmidt Elected to Apple Computer Board of Directors|
"Apple Computer elected Google chief executive officer Eric Schmidt to its board of directors in a possible harbinger of an alliance between the technology titans."
|Aug 29, 2006|
|234:|| Google CEO Eric Schmidt Interview|
"In an interesting interview, Google's CEO, Eric Schmidt talks about Microsoft-Yahoo proposals, social networking, markets, and Google technology."
|May 1, 2008|
|235:|| Google CEO Proposes 22-Year Plan On U.S. Energy Problem||Oct 2, 2008|
|236:|| Google CEO Says It Can Handle Economic Slowdown||Mar 18, 2008|
|237:|| Google CEO Schmidt On Social Network ". I won't say,"|
"Google chief executive wouldn't publicly deny that the company is set to hatch a rival social network to Facebook during a speech today in London, adding fuel to rumors that the search giant may launch a social service called Google Me later this year."
|July 1, 2010|
|238:|| Google CEO Wants Yahoo Ad Deal Running by Oct 11|
"Time is money in our business,"
|Sept 19, 2008|
|239:|| Google CEO, Co-Founders Get $1 Salary Last Year|
"The three executives who run Google Inc. each drew a salary last year of $1. But Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin more than made up for it in the large stakes they own in the online search leader, which has made them billionaires."
|Apr 4, 2007|
|240:|| Google CEO, Eric Schmidt: A Quirky IPO|
"Eric Schmidt talks in detail about Google's IPO"
|Apr 28, 2010|