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|241:|| Google Checkout Micropayments - to help with Paid News Content|
"Google is planning to roll out a system of micropayments within the next year and hopes that newspapers will use it as they look for new ways to charge users for their content." - NY Times 'Bits Blog'
|Sept 10, 2009|
|242:|| Google Chrome OS Source Code Released|
"Google is about a year away from releasing Chrome OS. There will be no beta today, and no products to announce, but the main news is that the "code is fully open," he said, allowing Google developers to work on the project hand-in-hand with the community."
|Nov 19, 2009|
|243:|| Google Clarifies "First Click Free"||Dec 1, 2009|
|244:|| Google Cleared to Go Public|
"SEC Accepts Registration Statement".
|Aug 18, 2004|
|245:|| Google Clones Bing Homepage Image of Day|
Google has stolen a feature straight away from Bing and now features a homepage picture of the day as the backgroun (AKA Bing Background)
|June 10, 2010|
|246:|| Google Closes 'Print Ads'|
"we will stop offering Print Ads on February 28."
|Jan 21, 2009|
|247:|| Google Closes Google Answers Service||Nov 29, 2006|
|248:|| Google Combines DoubleClick Exchange With Its Own System|
"Google will for the first time combine the DoubleClick exchange with its own advertising system and technology."
|Sept 18, 2009|
|249:|| Google Complies with Belgian Courts|
"Google has published the verdict on its google.be homepage and on the bottom of news.google.be."
|Sept 24, 2006|
|250:|| Google Confirms It Has Pulled Malicious Links in AdWords|
"On Tuesday, April 24th, Google identified and canceled AdWords accounts displaying ads that re-directed users to malicious sites."
|Apr 28, 2007|
|251:|| Google Confronts Gmail Privacy Furor in Amended IPO Filing|
"Google filed an amended initial public offering yesterday that added privacy concerns to its list of risk factors that might hurt the company's prospects."
|June 22, 2004|
|252:|| Google Considering Venture Capital Section|
"Google Inc. is working on plans to start a venture-capital arm, according to several people briefed on the discussions."
|July 31, 2008|
|253:|| Google Considers Online IPO Auction|
In the IPO forum : Google said to be considering an IPO stock stock auction.
|Oct 24, 2003|
|254:|| Google Considers SEO/SEM to be a Top Threat|
"Those risks, according to Google, include nebulous ones, such as the risk that corporate culture could change, or more specific risks like spammers who could damage Google's prized search results."
|July 8, 2004|
|255:|| Google Considers Selling Ads To UK Publishers|
"The search engine giant is in talks with several newspaper publishers to sell space in their pages to its online clients."
|Jan 2, 2008|
|256:|| Google Could Face $5 Billion Fine from India's Competition Commission|
Google, which is facing antitrust investigation in India by fair trade watchdog CCI, can face a penalty of up to about five billion dollars if it is found to have violated competition norms of the country.
|Mar 10, 2014|
|257:|| Google Creepy Line Policy|
"Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google, has described his company's policy: 'Google policy is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.'"
|Oct 11, 2010|
|258:|| Google Cuts IPO Price|
"Google has cut its price range and the new price range is now 85$ to 95$ USD"
|Aug 18, 2004|
|259:|| Google Dashboard To Show Data Associated With Your Google Account||Nov 5, 2009|
|260:|| Google Data Retention Policy Defended After EU Report|
"We believe that data retention requirements have to take into account the need to provide quality products and services for users, like accurate search results, as well as system security and integrity concerns,"
|Apr 8, 2008|
|261:|| Google Deal With Yahoo Raises Antitrust Questions|
"the heads of key subcommittees in the House and the Senate reiterated their intention to look into whether the Google-Yahoo arrangement would diminish competition."
|June 14, 2008|
|262:|| Google Decides To Sell Display Ads In Web Videos|
"Web search leader Google Inc. plans to start selling ads to appear in Web videos after it agreed a partnership with YuMe, an online video advertising network."
|Feb 21, 2008|
|263:|| Google Decides to Remove Text Snippets and Thumbnail Images of Some German Newspapers Because of Legal Action|
Following legal action in Germany, Google decides to remove text "snippets" and thumbnail previews of images of selected German newspapers.
|Oct 2, 2014|
|264:|| Google Defends Accounting Practices|
"The SEC has expressed concerns about "various issues with respect to our public filings, including our provision for interim period effective...In this most recent filing, Google admitted that the two sides are at an impasse."
|Mar 3, 2007|
|265:|| Google Defends Ad Prices in Yahoo-Google Deal|
"As we have said before, Google doesn't set advertising prices -- advertisers do. Prices must reflect how much a sale is worth to an advertiser, and that will continue to be the case after our agreement with Yahoo! is implemented."
|Sept 17, 2008|
|266:|| Google Demonstrates Google Wallet, Mobile Payment App|
Today in our New York City office, along with Citi, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint, we gave a demo of Google Wallet, an app that will make your phone your wallet. You'll be able to tap, pay and save using your phone and near field communication (NFC). We're field testing Google Wallet now and plan to release it soon.
|May 26, 2011|
|267:|| Google Denies Viacom Copyright Charges|
""We think YouTube offers the world's leading platform for entertainment, education and free speech," Michael Kwun, managing counsel for litigation at Google, said in a briefing with reporters at Google's headquarters here. "We're not going to let this lawsuit distract us.""
|May 1, 2007|
|268:|| Google Developing a PC Operating System: Google Chrome OS|
"Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be targeted at netbooks."
|July 8, 2009|
|269:|| Google Docs Joins Word Processor With Spreadsheet|
Out with the name "Writely" and in with "Google Docs"
|Oct 13, 2006|
|270:|| Google Docs Now Editable While Offline|
"The world's top Internet company said it will begin over the next several weeks to allow users of its Google Docs word processing application to edit documents without an active Web connection, on planes, trains and other disconnected spots."
|Apr 5, 2008|
|271:|| Google Does Deal to Sell Online Ads on China Telecom Web Sites|
"Google Inc. won the right to sell advertising on 400 Web sites owned by China Telecom Corp., helping it compete with Microsoft Corp. and dominant local rival Baidu.com Inc. in the world's second-biggest Internet market."
|Apr 25, 2007|
|272:|| Google Doesn't Cook Anything|
Google's executive chairman has denied that the company fixes its search results to promote its own websites and services.[br][br]Eric Schmidt told a congressional hearing in Washington: "May I simply say that I can assure you we're not cooking anything."[br][br]The Senate Judiciary subcommittee on anti-trust is looking at whether Google abuses its market position.
|Sept 22, 2011|
|273:|| Google DoubleClick Ad Serving For Publishers (DFP)|
"The new DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) from Google is a platform that helps you more effectively sell, manage, deliver and track both directly and indirectly sold advertising campaigns across your website."
|Feb 22, 2010|
|274:|| Google DoubleClick Deal Brings U.S. FTC Scrutiny|
"The Federal Trade Commission has opened a preliminary antitrust investigation into Google's planned $3.1 billion purchase of the online advertising company DoubleClick, an industry executive briefed on the agency's plans said yesterday."
|May 29, 2007|
|275:|| Google DoubleClick Deal In Four-Month In-Depth Review By EU|
"The European Commission opened a four-month, in-depth review on Tuesday of Google Inc's plans to buy rival DoubleClick for $3.1 billion."
|Nov 13, 2007|
|276:|| Google DoubleClick Merger Said to Get EU Approval|
"Google is expected to receive unconditional approval from European Union regulators next week for its $3.1 billion takeover of ad firm DoubleClick, people familiar with the situation said."
|Mar 6, 2008|
|277:|| Google Draws Privacy Complaint to FTC in DoubleClick Deal|
"Three public-interest groups are expected to file a joint complaint on Friday with the Federal Trade Commission calling for an investigation into the potential threat to consumer privacy posed by Google's planned acquisition of DoubleClick."
|Apr 20, 2007|
|278:|| Google Earnings Hit By UK Ad Dip|
"Google reported the first-ever sequential quarterly revenue decline in its U.K. business."
|July 19, 2008|
|279:|| Google Earnings Rise, Top Estimates|
Net income rose 29 percent to $2.54 billion, or $7.81 a share, from $1.97 billion, or $6.13, a year earlier.
Bloomberg says, "Google benefited from its core search-engine business as advertisers stepped up efforts to reach consumers through the Internet."
|Jan 20, 2011|
|280:|| Google Earnings Up 17pct Year on Year, But Miss Analysts Expectations|
Google ended the quarter, December 31, 2013 with revenues of $16.86 billion, an increase of 17pct on 2012.
|Jan 31, 2014|