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|361:|| Google Joins OIN (Open Invention Network)|
"today we became a licensee of the Open Invention Network (OIN), an innovative patent-sharing organization founded to create a legally protected environment for anyone who works with Linux...."
|Aug 7, 2007|
|362:|| Google KML Becomes an International Standard For Map Sharing|
"Starting today, Google no longer controls KML. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), an international standards body, has announced the completion of KML's standardization process. KML has become an OGC Standard, and the OGC will take responsibility for maintaining and extending it."
|Apr 15, 2008|
|363:|| Google Knol is Launched|
"With Knol, we are introducing a new method for authors to work together that we call "moderated collaboration." With this feature, any reader can make suggested edits to a knol which the author may then choose to accept, reject, or modify before these contributions become visible to the public. This allows authors to accept suggestions from everyone in the world while remaining in control of their content."
|July 24, 2008|
|364:|| Google Lands AOL|
"Time Warner Inc. is negotiating exclusively with Google Inc. to broaden a lucrative advertising partnership with Time Warner's America Online unit, abruptly ending negotiations early Friday with Microsoft Corp., officials close to the negotiations said. "
|Dec 16, 2005|
|365:|| Google Lands Deal to Put Chrome Browser in Sony PCs|
"Google has forged a deal to distribute Chrome in Sony PCs sold in North America, the company's first such deal with a PC vendor and one of a number of efforts to popularize the Internet browser."
|Sept 1, 2009|
|366:|| Google Latitude Helps Track Mobile Users|
"You not only control exactly who gets to see your location, but you also decide the location that they see."
|Feb 4, 2009|
|367:|| Google Launches $10M Android Challenge|
"Today, the team is releasing an early look at the Android SDK for developers interested in building applications for Android. To get things rolling, we've also announced the Android Developer Challenge, which provides $10 million in awards for developers who build great applications for Android."
|Nov 12, 2007|
|368:|| Google Launches 'Google Sites' Web Site Publishing Service|
"Google Sites, as the new site publishing service is known, is a scaled back version of JotSpot, an easy-to-edit service for organizations and individuals to set up and edit Web sites that Google had acquired 16 months ago for undisclosed terms."
|Feb 28, 2008|
|369:|| Google Launches Android-Based Music Store With Added Google+|
Google has launched an online music store in the US, which will allow devices running its Android software to buy, store and stream MP3 files.[br][br]Google is also integrating its new service with its Google+ social network.
|Nov 17, 2011|
|370:|| Google Launches Apps Reseller Program||Jan 14, 2009|
|371:|| Google Launches Boutiques, Personalized Shopping|
"...a personalized shopping experience that lets you find and discover fashion goods, by creating your own curated boutique or through a collection of boutiques curated by taste-makers-celebrities, stylists, designers and fashion bloggers."
|Nov 17, 2010|
|372:|| Google Launches Buzz|
"You will automatically follow the people you e-mail and chat with on a regular basis."
|Feb 9, 2010|
|373:|| Google Launches Capital: Investment Into Growing Companies|
"Today, we're launching Google Capital, a new growth equity fund backed by Google and led by partners David Lawee, Scott Tierney and Gene Frantz."
|Feb 19, 2014|
|374:|| Google Launches Chromebook Laptops With $20/Month Option|
Today, we're announcing the first Chromebooks from our partners, Samsung and Acer. These are not typical notebooks. With a Chromebook you won't wait minutes for your computer to boot and browser to start. You'll be reading your email in seconds. Thanks to automatic updates the software on your Chromebook will get faster over time. Your apps, games, photos, music, movies and documents will be accessible wherever you are and you won't need to worry about losing your computer or forgetting to back up files. Chromebooks will last a day of use on a single charge, so you don't need to carry a power cord everywhere. And with optional 3G, just like your phone, you'll have the web when you need it. Chromebooks have many layers of security built in so there is no anti-virus software to buy and maintain. Even more importantly, you won't spend hours fighting your computer to set it up and keep it up to date.[br][br]At the core of each Chromebook is the Chrome web browser.[br][br]Chromebooks will be available online June 15 in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain. More countries will follow in the coming months.
|May 12, 2011|
|375:|| Google Launches Compare For U.S. Car Insurance|
Google's latest move to become a comparison site took a step forward with Compare for car insurance in the U.S.
|Mar 6, 2015|
|376:|| Google Launches Domain Management Service (BETA)|
"Every domain includes easy forwarding, branded email, simple management tools and other helpful features."
|June 24, 2014|
|377:|| Google Launches New Mobile Application for Speedier Access to Gmail||Nov 2, 2006|
|378:|| Google Launches Nexus 7, a $199 Tablet Computer|
It will be sold for $199 from mid-July pitching it directly against Amazon's Kindle Fire.[br][br]It is set to be released in mid-July.
|June 27, 2012|
|379:|| Google Launches Public DNS||Dec 3, 2009|
|380:|| Google Launches YouTube Local Language Sites|
"...the world's most popular video-sharing site introduced local-language sites in nine countries on Tuesday that will all just go by YouTube."
|June 19, 2007|
|381:|| Google Lawsuit Dismissed|
Judge grants Googles motion to dismiss.
|May 30, 2003|
|382:|| Google Lets Staff Auction Stock Options|
"Google plans to start an unorthodox stock options programme in April that will allow employees to sell their vested options in an online auction, the search giant announced late on Tuesday."
|Dec 13, 2006|
|383:|| Google Likely to Bid in the 700-MHz Spectrum Auction|
"For proponents of an open mobile web, open-access spectrum could also spark a slew of new applications, which is precisely why Google's reported interest in the auction is something to watch closely." - Wired
|Sept 12, 2007|
|384:|| Google Looking At Social Networking For Games|
When asked if Google's service might resemble Facebook's, Mr. Schmidt said "the world doesn't need a copy of the same thing."
|July 28, 2010|
|385:|| Google Loses Appeal To Stop Apple Safari Users Suing Over Privacy|
Google has lost its court appeal to halt Apple Safari users suing the company over claims that Google bypassed Safari security settings.
|Mar 27, 2015|
|386:|| Google Loses Copyright Case & Drops Belgian News Content|
"A Brussels court said Google Inc. violated copyright laws by publishing links to Belgian newspapers without permission and ordered the company to remove them, setting a precedent for future cases in Europe."
|Feb 13, 2007|
|387:|| Google Loses Defamation Lawsuit|
A Melbourne man has won a defamation case against search giant Google over images of him alongside well-known Underworld figures that appeared in its search results.
|Oct 31, 2012|
|388:|| Google Loses French Appeal|
"Internet search engine Google has lost its appeal against a court ruling over trademark infringement brought about by two French travel companies"
|Mar 16, 2005|
|389:|| Google Loses Italian Autocomplete Defamation Case|
"On Tuesday, lead counsel Carlo Piana wrote on his blog that the Court of Milan has upheld its earlier decision to order Google to filter out libellous search suggestions. These are the suggestions that pop up in Google's search input bar, proposing what the user might be wanting to search for. [br][br]People searching via Google for Piana's client, who remains publicly unnamed, were apparently presented with autocomplete suggestions including truffatore ("con man") and truffa ("fraud").[br][br]Google lost its bid to claim the protection of the E-Commerce Directive's safe harbour provisions, which partly shields hosting and ISPs from liability for content held on or transmitted over their systems. However, the court viewed the autocomplete suggestions as being produced by Google itself."
|Apr 5, 2011|
|390:|| Google Loses Picture Copyright Case In Germany|
"...lost two copyright lawsuits in Germany over displaying photos and artworks as thumbnails in a preview of search results."
|Oct 13, 2008|
|391:|| Google Loses Second French Trademark Ruling|
"The court ordered Google to pay EU100,000 for "counterfeit acts" and another EU100,000 for "unfair competition and false advertisements""
|Feb 5, 2005|
|392:|| Google Makes Maps Personal|
"What if, instead, you had a map that's unique to you, always adapting to the task you want to perform right this minute?"
|May 18, 2013|
|393:|| Google Makes Public Domain Books Live (BETA)|
"Google Inc. announced the availability of the first large collection of public domain books on Google Print."
|Nov 3, 2005|
|394:|| Google Map Maker Launches In U.S.|
Today we're opening the map of the United States in Google Map Maker for you to add your expert local knowledge directly.[br][br]You know your neighborhood or hometown best, and with Google Map Maker you can ensure the places you care about are richly represented on the map.
|Apr 19, 2011|
|395:|| Google Maps Navigation (Beta) For Android 2.0|
"This new feature comes with everything you'd expect to find in a GPS navigation system, like 3D views, turn-by-turn voice guidance and automatic rerouting."
|Oct 28, 2009|
|396:|| Google Maps: Local Discount Coupons Scheme|
"Starting today, Google will let any business offer discount coupons to people who use its Google Maps service, which also acts as an online yellow pages. A business will be able to upload information for coupons, including images, and Google will display a link to those coupons when the business name is displayed. Users can then print the coupons and take them to the merchant. "
|Aug 15, 2006|
|397:|| Google May Have Illegally Issued Shares Without Registering Them|
Google may have issued shares without following applicable US laws.
|Aug 5, 2004|
|398:|| Google May Lay Off up to 10,000 Workers|
"Google has been quietly laying off staff and up to 10,000 jobs could be on the chopping block according to sources." reports WebGuild.org
|Nov 26, 2008|
|399:|| Google May Open Some TLDs To The Public|
Assuming the company gains control of such top-level domains as .search, .app, .blog, and .cloud, it doesn't seems to want to restrict their use to its own products.
|Mar 11, 2013|
|400:|| Google May Reveal Per-Share Range|
"A story in the online edition of the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter, reported that Google could launch its IPO as early as next month, or might do so in September. The Journal said the per-share price range to be included in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission would be for informational purposes."
|July 19, 2004|