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|281:|| Google Earth : Featured Content|
"We are excited to provide users with the opportunity to learn more about the natural wonders and manmade landmarks of the world with Featured Content for Google Earth"
|Sept 13, 2006|
|282:|| Google Earth In 4D|
"Google skipped right past the third dimension and landed directly in the fourth (time) by offering historical maps on Google Earth."
|Nov 13, 2006|
|283:|| Google Earth: New Search Feature Adds Layers to Mapping Tool|
""Users can now search through all of the world's KML files, making the millions of Google Earth layers on the web instantly accessible for geobrowsing and exploration," wrote Chikai Ohazama, a Google Earth product manager in an official company blog. Google expects to extend this capability to its mapping website Google Maps, Ohazama wrote."
|Feb 15, 2007|
|284:|| Google Ends Ad Deal Agreement With Yahoo|
"That wouldn't have been in the long-term interests of Google or our users, so we have decided to end the agreement."
|Nov 5, 2008|
|285:|| Google Ends Patent Claim With Microsoft Over Video Compression Technology|
Google has now asked the US International Trade Commission, which handles patent disputes, to withdraw both claims.
|Jan 9, 2013|
|286:|| Google Execs Convicted of Privacy Violations in Italy|
In a case that could have major implications for Internet freedom, three Google executives were convicted of privacy violations after a video of an autistic boy being abused was posted online.
|Feb 24, 2010|
|287:|| Google Executives Face Senate Subpoenas Over Business Operations|
In a letter dated June 10, the Democratic chairman and leading Republican on the antitrust subcommittee asked Google to provide one of the company's two senior executives before Congress's August recess.[br][br]The subcommittee would 'strongly prefer' Page or Schmidt at the proceeding, 'which will address fundamental questions of business operations rather than merely legal issues,' U.S. senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee wrote. Kohl, a Wisconsin Democrat, is chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, and Lee, of Utah, is the panel's ranking Republican.
|June 23, 2011|
|288:|| Google Expands Print Ads Program|
"Google Inc. is expanding a test program that lets online advertisers buy ad space in newspapers, as the publishing industry struggles to offset business that has moved to the Internet."
|July 18, 2007|
|289:|| Google Expands into Business Software Market|
"... created a software platform to run basic business activities -- based on programs it already offers separately."
|Aug 28, 2006|
|290:|| Google Expects to Add Almost 400k Advertisers in 3 years|
"...expects to add 372,050 advertiser accounts by 2008, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Wednesday. The Chronicle, citing internal documents, said the company predicts its advertiser base will grow by more than 130 percent, from 280,000 in 2004 to 652,050 in 2008."
|Oct 21, 2004|
|291:|| Google Experiments With "Contributor" "An Additional Way Of Funding" Web Sites|
Google is experimenting with its "Contributor" program which it describes as an alternative to funding the web. It's a subscription-based way of contributing to sites revenues, instead of using advertising, or publishers using AdSense.
|Nov 21, 2014|
|292:|| Google Explores The Possibility of Making a Bid for Yahoo|
Google is exploring the possibility of helping to finance a possible deal by others to acquire Internet search company Yahoo,
|Oct 24, 2011|
|293:|| Google Extends Patent Search With European Patent Office and Prior Art Finder|
"Starting this week, you can do the same for the millions of ideas that have been submitted to the European Patent Office,"
|Aug 15, 2012|
|294:|| Google Faces Defamation Challenge|
"A FEDERAL judge has questioned whether Google defamed a small company by cutting it from its web search ranking system."
|Oct 29, 2006|
|295:|| Google Faces The Huge Task of 70,000 EU "Right to be Forgotten" Requests|
Google's David Drummond, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer has said the company is facing a challenge of dealing with over 70,000 "Right to be Forgotten" take down requests.
|July 11, 2014|
|296:|| Google Failed To Delete UK's Street View Personal Data, and Now 'In Breach' Of UK Data Privacy|
"The ICO is clear that this information should never have been collected in the first place and the company's failure to secure its deletion as promised is cause for concern,"
|July 27, 2012|
|297:|| Google Fails In Its Bid to Dismiss Street View Suit Over Privacy-Violation Claims|
Google Inc. must face a lawsuit claiming its data collection using Wi-Fi networks for its Street View program, which allows users see photographs of roadsides, violates wiretapping laws, a judge said.[br][br]U.S. District Judge James Ware in San Francisco denied Google's bid to dismiss claims that the data collection, which included e-mails, user names, passwords and other private data, violated federal wiretap laws. Ware granted Google's request to dismiss claims based on state statutes.
|July 1, 2011|
|298:|| Google Files Facial Password Patent|
The document - which was filed in June 2012 but has only just been published - suggests the software could track a "facial landmark" to confirm a user not only looks like the device's owner but also carries out the right action.
|June 6, 2013|
|299:|| Google Files to List on Nasdaq|
"...applied to list its shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market Inc... the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday."
|July 12, 2004|
|300:|| Google Finds Solution to YouTube Profitability With Ads|
"The ads, which appear 15 seconds after a user begins watching a video clip, take the form of an overlay on the bottom fifth of the screen, not unlike the tickers that display headlines during television news programs."
|Aug 22, 2007|
|301:|| Google Finds a Good Analyst|
Google has, "...hired respected former CSFB analyst Lise Buyer"
|Apr 30, 2003|
|302:|| Google First Quarter Profits Beat Expectations|
Internet giant Google has reported a 37% rise in first-quarter net profit, beating analysts' expectation.
|Apr 16, 2010|
|303:|| Google Flight Search Engine Debuts|
Starting today, when you search for flight information on Google, for example 'flights from Chicago to Denver,' you will see a 'Flights' link in the left-hand panel. This link leads to our new Flight Search feature, and is offered in addition to the flight schedules which have been available since May. You can also access the Flight Search feature directly at google.com/flights.
|Sept 14, 2011|
|304:|| Google Forced to Remove Data Due to Indexing Secure data|
"The Social Security numbers and test scores of 619 students at public schools in Catawba County, N.C., were available online via Google's search engine until Friday..."
|June 26, 2006|
|305:|| Google Forms Political Action Committee|
"The Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant confirmed Monday that it filed the federal paperwork necessary to set up a political action committee, or PAC, an organization designed expressly to raise money for political candidates and causes."
|Sept 19, 2006|
|306:|| Google Found Guilty of Violating Copyright|
"A Paris court on Friday found U.S. Internet giant Google guilty of violating copyright by digitising books and putting extracts online..."
|Dec 18, 2009|
|307:|| Google Founders Playboy Interview May Draw Fire|
"Legal questions about an interview Google Inc.'s founders gave to a magazine are the latest in a string of developments that have clouded the online search engine's highly anticipated initial stock offering."
|Aug 13, 2004|
|308:|| Google Founders to Sell 14 Million Shares|
"Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are set to sell 7.2 million shares each in the next 18 months in a move that could net them $US1.2 billion apiece. Google CEO Eric Schmidt also says he plans to sell 2.2 million shares, which should net him more than $US370 million..."
|Nov 21, 2004|
|309:|| Google Friend Connect, For The Social Web|
"Visitors to any site using Google Friend Connect will be able to see, invite, and interact with new friends, or, using secure authorization APIs, with existing friends from social sites on the web, including Facebook, Google Talk, hi5, orkut, Plaxo, and more."
|May 12, 2008|
|310:|| Google GBuy, set for release 28th June|
"Consumers using GBuy, which is set for release on June 28, will be taken off the merchant's site to complete the payment."
|June 12, 2006|
|311:|| Google GDrive Wants Your Data|
"Google is preparing a service that would let users store on its computers essentially all of the files they might keep on their personal-computer hard drives..."
|Nov 28, 2007|
|312:|| Google Gadget Ventures Launched: Funding Available|
"Google Gadget Ventures is a new Google pilot program dedicated to helping developers create richer, more useful Google Gadgets."
|June 28, 2007|
|313:|| Google Gadgets Now For Your Website|
"Google Inc. said on Tuesday it is making it easier to add hundreds of miniature programs to independent Web sites, in a move that brings handy features to users instead of making users rely on Google.com."
|Oct 4, 2006|
|314:|| Google Gearing Up Antipiracy Tools for YouTube "very soon"|
"'We just reviewed that (issue) about an hour ago,' Schmidt told Reuters when asked what Google was doing to make anti-piracy technologies widely available to video owners. 'It is going to roll out very soon ... It is not far away.'"
|Feb 22, 2007|
|315:|| Google Gears: API to Make Online Applications Run Offline|
"Gears is a browser extension that we hope -- with time and plenty of input and collaboration from outside of Google -- can make not just our applications but everyone's applications work offline."
|May 31, 2007|
|316:|| Google Gets Cold Feet - Evidently No IPO This Spring|
Schmidt says: "An IPO is not on my agenda right now."
|Jan 29, 2004|
|317:|| Google Gets Into Domain Registration|
"The Mountain View-based company is offering its latest service in a partnership with GoDaddy.com and eNom, two of the many administrators that help Web sites officially register their names under domains like '.com' and 'net.'"
|Dec 15, 2006|
|318:|| Google Gmail Out Of Beta|
"...beta is a thing of the past. Not just for Gmail, but for all of Google Apps - Gmail, Calendar, Docs, and Talk."
|July 7, 2009|
|319:|| Google Goes For Music Downloads In China|
"The U.S. search giant is in the late planning stages of a joint venture with a Chinese online music company that would permit it to provide free, licensed, music downloads in China."
|Feb 6, 2008|
|320:|| Google Goes to the Gas Pump|
"As part of a partnership to be announced Wednesday, the online search leader will dispense driving directions at thousands of gasoline pumps across the United States beginning early next month."
|Nov 7, 2007|