|Forum: Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues|
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|1:|| E.U. Considering a Tax on Google Showing Snippets|
The E.U. is considering a snippets tax on Google for what is described as "neighbouring rights" to publishers.
|Mar 30, 2016|
|2:|| Google To Close Google Compare Products|
Google will close down Google Compare in the U.S. and U.K. on March 23, 2016.
|Feb 23, 2016|
|3:|| How Brands are Buying Their Way to the Top of Google|
Are brands free to sell positions in Google Organic SERPs and Google News and big brands are free to buy their way to the top?
|Feb 16, 2016|
|4:|| UK: Streetmap Loses "Anticompetitive" Case Against Google|
Although Streetmap has lost the case, it plans to appeal the ruling...
|Feb 12, 2016|
|5:|| Alphabet Q4 and Year End, 18pct Up to $21.329 Billion|
Alphabet, Google's parent, showed strong growth for Google in the last quarter, and for its FY 2015.
|Feb 2, 2016|
|6:|| Google Says IPv6 Now Exceeds 10pct of its Users|
...for the first time the percentage of users accessing Google over IPv6 exceeds 10pct.
|Jan 4, 2016|
|7:|| Report: Google Building New Mobile Messaging Chatbot Service With AI|
Reports indicate Google is working on a new mobile messenger service which may use AI chatbot technology.
|Dec 23, 2015|
|8:|| Google Takes Steps Over Digital Certificate Security|
According to Symantec it doesn't believe its customers of secure sites will be impacted by this removal.
|Dec 16, 2015|
|9:|| Google Releases Its Machine Learning System, TensorFlow, to Open Source|
Google releases TensorFlow, its second generation machine learning system to open source.
|Nov 10, 2015|
|10:|| Google: EU Antitrust Fine is "Inappropriate"|
Google says that a fine, potentially as much as $6.6 billion, would be "inappropriate."
|Nov 3, 2015|
|11:|| Report: Google to Roll Chrome Operating System Into Android|
According to reports, Google plans to introduce its new, single operating system in 2017.
|Oct 30, 2015|
|12:|| Alphabet Announces Q3 2015 Results of Google |
A strong performance from Google in Q3, with net income of $3.98bn, up from $2.74bn in the same quarter last year.
|Oct 23, 2015|
|13:|| YouTube "Red," Ad-Free Subscription Service Announced|
The service launches on 28 October.
|Oct 22, 2015|
|14:|| Google Changes "First Click Free" Policy For Google News and Search|
Google has updated its First Click Free policy over subscriber content behind a pay wall.
|Sept 29, 2015|
|15:|| Google's Appeal Rejected By France, and "Right to be Forgotten" Should Apply Globally|
France has rejected Google's appeal and says it must apply the "Right to be Forgotten" on a global basis.
|Sept 21, 2015|
|16:|| Google unveils new logo|
Google's new logo is not just for the desktop anymore
|Sept 2, 2015|
|17:|| Google Challenges the European Commission's Statement of Objections|
"We believe that the SO's preliminary conclusions are wrong as a matter of fact, law, and economics."
|Aug 30, 2015|
|18:|| Google Unveils Restructuring: Creating Alphabet Inc|
Google Inc. is adopting a new structure that makes it more of a holding company, giving the main Web businesses more independence while providing more transparency into executives' ambitious investments and spending on research. Alphabet Inc. will be the name of what will effectively be a new holding company. Google Inc. will be part of that and include YouTube, Android mobile software and other Web-based products. Alphabet will also include Calico, Google Ventures, Google Capital, Google X and other subsidiaries, the Web company said in a blog post Monday.
|Aug 11, 2015|
|19:|| Google To Defy France's Request for Global "Right to be Forgotten"|
Google asks for France's regulator to withdraw its request for a Global "right-to-be-forgotten."
|July 31, 2015|
|20:|| Google Q2, 2015 Results Show $17.7 billion Revenue|
According to the figures, Google's profits are up 17% to $3.93 billion, with mobile ad rates are improving...
|July 17, 2015|
|21:|| 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|
|22:|| Google Hotwording, Chrome Audio Spy Payload Removed|
Google's hotwording "listening" payload is no longer to be downloaded with Chrome.
|June 28, 2015|
|23:|| 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|
|24:|| France Gives Google 15-Days To Comply With "Right to be Forgotten," Globally|
France's data protection regulator has called fore Google to comply with the request for the EU's "right to be forgotten", but on a global basis.
|June 13, 2015|
|25:|| Google Confirms "Buy Button" To Appear "Imminently" in SERPs|
Google has confirmed it's going to change the SERPs to include the ability for buyers to remain on its site and buy goods and services without leaving Google's site.
|May 28, 2015|
|26:|| Report: Google to Test Buy Buttons In Mobile SERPs|
Buy button tests in Google mobile SERPs may be tested any day now, according to people familiar with the matter.
|May 18, 2015|
|27:|| Report: Mobile Networks In Europe Set To Block Google Ads|
This would potentially affect publishers (AdSense), app developers, and advertisers, too, so it's quite wide-ranging.
|May 15, 2015|
|28:|| Google Decides What to Remove in the EU's "Right to be Forgotten"|
Google decides what to remove in "right to be forgotten" decisions.
|May 14, 2015|
|29:|| 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|
|30:|| Google Inc. Q1, 2015 Results, Revenue was $17.3 billion|
Google's first quarter ended with revenues up 12% year on year.
|Apr 24, 2015|
|31:|| Europe "Statement of Objections": Antitrust Charges Against Google|
The E.U. has issued a statement of objections to Google, and reportedly, planning a fine as large as $6.4 billion.
|Apr 15, 2015|
|32:|| Europe Ready to File Anti-Trust Charges Against Google|
The European Commission nears an anti-trust investigation into Google and its practices in Europe.
|Apr 2, 2015|
|33:|| 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|
|34:|| 2012 FTC Antitrust Probe Into Google: Documents Exposed Reveal "real harm to consumers and to innovation"|
"The staff report from the agency's bureau of competition, which hasn't before been disclosed, recommended the commission bring a lawsuit challenging three separate Google practices,..."
|Mar 20, 2015|
|35:|| 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|
|36:|| Can Google's YouTube Ever Turn a Profit: Revenue Up From $3 billion to $4 billion|
Facebook is snapping at its heels, and yet, according to people familiar with the matter, Google's YouTube revenue is up from $3 billion to $4 billion.
|Feb 26, 2015|
|37:|| Yandex Seeks Russian Antitrust Investigation Into Google Search Bundling on Android|
It seems that Yandex can now no longer be pre-installed by Yandex partners.
|Feb 18, 2015|
|38:|| Multiple Banned AdSense Users Suing Google Alleging Fraud|
Banned Google AdSense publishers decide to sue Google over revenues earned, but are not passed on.
|Dec 18, 2014|
|39:|| Google News To Close In Spain|
"...as a result of a new Spanish law, we'll shortly have to close Google News in Spain."
|Dec 11, 2014|
|40:|| Google Survey: 56 pct of All Ad Impressions Are Not Seen|
This survey by Google shows that there can be quite a disconnect between ad impressions and viewable impressions.
|Dec 8, 2014|