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1: new post   Google Hotwording, Chrome Audio Spy Payload Removed
Google's hotwording "listening" payload is no longer to be downloaded with Chrome.
June 28, 2015
2: new post   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
3: new post   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
4: new post   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
5: new post   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
6: new post   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
7: new post   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
8: new post   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
9: new post   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
10: new post   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
11: new post   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
12: new post   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
13: new post   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
14: new post   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
15: new post   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
16: new post   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
17: new post   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
18: new post   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
19: new post   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
20: new post   EU Votes To Split Up Google's Services
The EU's Parliament approves a motion to support the break up of Google's services.
Nov 27, 2014
21: new post   EU Considers Resolutions To Split Up Google's Operations
"The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc's search engine operations in Europe..."
Nov 23, 2014
22: new post   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
23: new post   US Court Rules Google Can Arrange Its SERPs As It Likes
"A San Francisco court ruled last week that Google has the right to arrange its search results as it pleases..."
Nov 18, 2014
24: new post   Fortune: Business Person of the Year, Google's Larry Page
Fortune names Google's Larry Page, Businessperson of the Year, 2014
Nov 13, 2014
25: new post   YouTube Starts Ad-Free Subscription Service: Music Key (Beta)
It's here, in beta, an ad-free subscription service from YouTube.
Nov 13, 2014
26: new post   Google's DoubleClick Service Went Down Today, Costing Publishers $1 Million Per Hour
Publishers lost money, and some sites didn't load fully.
Nov 12, 2014
27: new post   German Publishers Back Down Over Payment After Google Snippet Removals
The German publishers thought they were negotiating from a position of strength when the wanted Google to pay for use of the snippets.
Oct 23, 2014
28: new post   Google Piracy Report Refreshed: "How Google Fights Piracy"
Google has refreshed its policies and programs on how it fights piracy across all its services.
Oct 22, 2014
29: new post   Google Revenue Up 20pct From the Same Period Last Year
"Google Inc. revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 were $16.52 billion, representing a 20pct increase over third quarter of 2013 revenues of $13.75 billion."
Oct 17, 2014
30: new post   Regulators Failing To Stop Deceptive Ads From Google, Bing and Yahoo
"Google, Yahoo and Bing were among 22 search sites told by US federal regulators last year that they need to start marking out ads more prominently in search results to protect consumers from unwittingly clicking on paid-for links."
Oct 14, 2014
31: new post   Google's Eric Schmidt Sees Amazon As Its Biggest Competitor In Search
"They are obviously more focused on the commerce side of the equation, but, at their roots, they are answering users' questions and searches, just as we are."
Oct 14, 2014
32: new post   Google Threatened With $100 Million Lawsuit Over Stolen Photos Online
Google denies it was slow to react to removal of stolen images of celebrities.
Oct 4, 2014
33: new post   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
34: new post   Google is Developing a New "Knowledge Vault"
"As well as the ability to analyse text on a webpage for facts to feed its knowledge base, Google can also peer under the surface of the web, hunting for hidden sources of data such as the figures that feed Amazon product pages."
Aug 30, 2014
35: new post   Google Releases News Publisher Center To US Publishers
At last, some control for news publishers.
Aug 5, 2014
36: new post   Spain's Newspapers Target Google Tax For Links To News
Spanish newspaper publishers believe they have found a way to get payment for the listing of their online content in Google.
July 29, 2014
37: new post   Google Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results: Revenues $15.96 billion
"...revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 were $15.96 billion, representing a 22pct increase over second quarter of 2013 revenues of $13.11 billion."
July 18, 2014
38: new post   Google+ Real Names Restriction Lifted, Nicknames Now Permitted
"Today, we are taking the last step: there are no more restrictions on what name you can use."
July 16, 2014
39: new post   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
40: new post   Google Quietly Launches CookieChoices.org Website
Google has quietly launched the CookieChoices.org website today.
June 30, 2014
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