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|1:|| $25 Million Lawsuit Claims Google Stole Earth Sky Layer Idea|
"Jonathan Cobb claims in his suit that he disclosed the idea for a Google Sky idea in internal e-mail discussion groups when he worked at Google as a contractor beginning in 2006."
|Feb 18, 2008|
|2:|| 'So Much Fanfare, So Few Hits': Google's Non-search Products|
"Rivals get the jitters when Google's nonsearch products grab headlines. But a close look shows that so far, there's not a market leader among them."
|June 30, 2006|
|3:|| 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|
|4:|| 79% Americans Favor FTC's Investigation of Google|
The survey, which was fielded from September 15-18, polled 1,005 adults aged 18 and older across the United States. It found that most Americans are uneasy with Google’s dominance of the Internet in general and the search advertising market in particular.
|Sept 23, 2011|
|5:|| A Fresh Look At Google Reader|
"Google Reader has a raft of new features."
|Sept 29, 2006|
|6:|| A Video Tour of Google's "Container" Data Center|
This 6.5 minute video takes the viewer on a tour of the physical plant for one of Google's data centers that is built in a modular fashion - using the kind of containers that are employed in the shipping industry.
|Apr 8, 2009|
|7:|| ACCC Sues Google on Misleading & Deceptive Advertising|
"Google Inc. is being sued by the Australian government on allegations that advertising links on its Web site mislead consumers."
|July 12, 2007|
|8:|| ACS Takes Legal Action Against Google|
Google search service is said to infringe SciFinder Scholar trademark
|Dec 31, 2004|
|9:|| AOL, Facebook, Google, Twitter Founding Members of Ads Integrity Alliance|
The alliance led by StopBadware will help the industry fight back together against scammers and bad actors.[br][br]Bad ads reduce trust in the web and in online advertising.
|June 14, 2012|
|10:|| AT&T Says Google Violates FCC Rules, Net Neutrality|
"AT&T has accused Google of violating common carrier rules as well as net neutrality principles by blocking Google Voice calls to some rural locations."
|Sept 29, 2009|
|11:|| Activists "reverse sue" Viacom for YouTube removals!|
"Activist groups sued the parent company of Comedy Central on Thursday, claiming the cable network improperly asked the video-sharing site YouTube to remove a parody of the network's 'The Colbert Report.'" according to Wired.
|Mar 22, 2007|
|12:|| Ad Still Appearing On Some Google Front Pages|
In a story broke by WebmasterWorld back in October, Eweek is reporting that ads are still shoing on some Google TLDs.
|Jan 3, 2006|
|13:|| Affinity Engines Files Suit Against Google Over Orkut Code|
"A small social networking software company filed a lawsuit against Google, claiming that much of the source code behind Orkut.com...was stolen by a former engineer. "
|June 30, 2004|
|14:|| Agence France-Presse and Google settle copyright dispute|
"Paris-based AFP had sued Google in March 2005 for $17.5 million in damages over alleged copyright infringement on Google's news site (...) With Friday's deal, AFP has agreed to drop the lawsuit."
|Apr 7, 2007|
|15:|| Alert - HitWise says Facebook Passed Google for a Full Week|
"Facebook Inc. edged past Google Inc. (GOOG) to become the most visited U.S. Web site for the week ended March 13, the first time the Internet giant has been topped since 2007, according to Hitwise."
|Mar 16, 2010|
|16:|| Alert: EU Opens Antitrust Investigation Into Google|
"The European Commission has launched an anti-trust investigation against Google after three online companies alleged that the internet giant's search functions were penalising their businesses."
|Feb 24, 2010|
|17:|| 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|
|18:|| 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|
|19:|| American Airlines Settles Google Trademark Lawsuit|
"American Airlines, a unit of AMR Corp., dropped a trademark lawsuit against Google Inc. over the search engine's use of the carrier's name to trigger paid Internet advertisements for competitors."
|July 19, 2008|
|20:|| Analyst: Says Google Building Software, Not Cell Phone|
"Google Inc. is building software to run services on cell phones rather than gearing up to build its own phone, as many industry sources have speculated, one Wall Street analyst said on Thursday."
|Mar 22, 2007|
|21:|| Analysts still bet on Google IPO|
Most still betting on spring Google IPO.
|Feb 3, 2004|
|22:|| Analysts: Google Will Take 90% of Market|
"Google Inc., owner of the world's most popular Internet search engine, will take 90 percent of the market over the next decade through increased spending on research and development, analysts at Cowen & Co. said in a note Wednesday."
|July 12, 2007|
|23:|| Android Google Mobile OS - Open Handset Alliance|
"Android will deliver a complete set of software for mobile devices: an operating system, middleware and key mobile applications. On November 12, we will release an early look at the Android Software Development Kit (SDK) to allow developers to build rich mobile applications."
|Nov 5, 2007|
|24:|| Antitrust Group Wants Limits on Google - Yahoo Ad Deal|
"At the Justice Department, Thomas Barnett, the assistant attorney general for antitrust, declined to discuss the government's assessment of the deal. "We are obviously looking at the issues and trying to work through them," he told reporters."
|Sept 24, 2008|
|25:|| Apple, Google Caught Collecting User Location Data|
Wall Street Journal: "...an HTC Android phone collected its location every few seconds and transmitted the data to Google at least several times an hour. It also transmitted the name, location and signal strength of any nearby Wi-Fi networks, as well as a unique phone identifier.[br][br]Until last year, Google was collecting similar Wi-Fi data with its fleet of StreetView cars that map and photograph streets world-wide. The company shut down its StreetView Wi-Fi collection last year after it inadvertently collected e-mail addresses, passwords and other personal information from Wi-Fi networks. The data that Mr. Kamkar observed being transmitted on Android phones didn't include such personal information.
|Apr 22, 2011|
|26:|| As Google Shows More of Its Own Content, The Critics Cry Foul|
"Google Inc. increasingly is promoting some of its own content over that of rival websites when users perform an online search, prompting competing sites to cry foul."
|Dec 13, 2010|
|27:|| Australian Court Finds Google Liable For Misleading Ads|
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said the ruling meant that not only Google, but other Internet search engines, would now be held responsible for "deceptive paid search results."
|Apr 3, 2012|
|28:|| BBC Strikes Google-YouTube deal|
"Three YouTube channels - one for news and two for entertainment - will showcase short clips of BBC content."
|Mar 2, 2007|
|29:|| Bars Line Up to Ban Google Glasses|
Privacy concerns may doom Google Glasses even before they are launched. "...bar in Seattle, Wash. has formally announced their intention to prohibit the product from its establishment
|Mar 10, 2013|
|30:|| Bearing Point in Google Link on Vertical Engine|
"[google]...formed a partnership with BearingPoint to provide search-related services for large business customers in industries such as financial services, aerospace and technology..."
|Feb 14, 2006|
|31:|| Become A GAAC (Google Analytics Authorized Consultant)||Feb 11, 2007|
|32:|| Belgian Court Says Google Verdict Not Before 2007|
"A Belgian court said on Friday it would wait until after the new year to decide whether to cancel an injunction forbidding Web search leader Google Inc. from reproducing extracts from Belgian press reports."
|Nov 24, 2006|
|33:|| Belgian Courts tell Google - no cached pages allowed|
A Belgian court has ordered Google to withdraw the content from certain Belgian publishers from all Google sites - including the cache - or face hefty fines.
|Sept 18, 2006|
|34:|| Belgian Publishers Want $77.5 Million Damages From Google|
"We entered in negotiations with Google to reach an agreement, but they have now failed,"
|May 28, 2008|
|35:|| Big Name Stars and Politicos Line up to Visit the GooglePlex|
Hollywood, Politics, and the search engine world collide as former President, Vice Presidents, and academy award winners visit Google Plex.
|Dec 17, 2003|
|36:|| Brin says Google compromised principles|
"Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin acknowledged Tuesday the dominant Internet company has compromised its principles by accommodating Chinese censorship demands. He said Google is wrestling to make the deal work before deciding whether to reverse course."
|June 7, 2006|
|37:|| British Group Claims they Launched GMail 2 Years Prior to Google|
"Independent International Investment Research, a British company that specialises in research and has several leading City investment banks as clients, argues that it launched "G-MailTM web based email" in May 2002."
|Sept 13, 2005|
|38:|| Busting Google : The Justice Departments $500 Million Dollar Sting|
"We simply know from the documents we reviewed and witnesses we interviewed that Larry Page knew what was going on."... The government built its criminal case against Google using money, aliases and fake companies-tactics often used against drug cartels and other crime syndicates, according to interviews and court documents. Google agreed to pay a $500 million forfeiture last summer in a settlement to avoid prosecution for aiding illegal online pharmaceutical sales.
|Jan 25, 2012|
|39:|| CNN says 2004 as Earliest for G-IPO||Aug 6, 2003|
|40:|| California Takes in Record Tax Receipts As Google Employees Sell Stock|
"Fourteen of Google's top executives and directors sold $4.4 billion worth of stock last year...founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, each of whom sold about $1.3 billion worth of stock."
|May 9, 2006|