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  • Mar. 5, 2010, 10:19 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) says it will stay the course in China. Zhang Yaqin of its Asia-Pacific R&D Group: "Regardless of whether or not Google (GOOG) stays, we will aggressively promote our search and cloud computing."
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  • Mar. 4, 2010, 1:44 PM
    Some Facebook employees are fixated on one number to beat: $27B. That was Google’s (GOOG) closing market cap on its first day of public trading in 2004. But even as Facebook revenue could hit $1B this year, CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems in no hurry to become the world's richest 25-year-old.
  • Mar. 3, 2010, 2:40 PM
    Ever wondered just how many of your Google (GOOG) searches are tailored to your personal information? Apparently about 20%.
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  • Mar. 2, 2010, 10:25 AM
    Apple (AAPL) is suing HTC, maker of Google's (GOOG) new Nexus One phone, claiming patent infringement on the iPhone. It's the latest salvo in one of the most active battlegrounds for intellectual property disputes (I, II, III).
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  • Mar. 2, 2010, 8:14 AM
    Google (GOOG) buys online photo-editing site Picnik, its third acquisition in around as many weeks. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • Mar. 1, 2010, 7:44 AM
    Google (GOOG) faces an antitrust suit from a small internet firm represented by Microsoft's (MSFT) longstanding chief outside counsel. This latest move has Google saying MSFT is engaging in a proxy war through unrelated cases to set the stage for a broader antitrust assault. (previously I, II)
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  • Feb. 26, 2010, 5:15 PM
    Antitrust? Don't look at us, look at those guys over there! Microsoft (MSFT) goes public with direct requests for increased scrutiny of Google (GOOG) - a contrast to a more stealthy approach when its European property Ciao complained to EC regulators.
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  • Feb. 26, 2010, 9:19 AM
    UBS drops Motorola (MOT) to Neutral. Firm stuck to its Buy rating following recent disappointing guidance on the belief the ensuing selloff was overdone - but after an 11% rebound, shares now look too ripe. MOT -1.5% premarket.
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  • Feb. 25, 2010, 9:18 AM
    Three Google (GOOG) executives are convicted of invading the privacy of a boy with Down Syndrome in Italy. The EU opens an antitrust inquiry on complaints that the company treats competitors unfairly. As the list of international incidents grows, so do investor concerns.
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  • Feb. 24, 2010, 8:36 AM
    Three Google (GOOG) execs are convicted in Italy of privacy violations, in a first-of-its-kind case that could have broader implications for hosting platforms. Here's Google's take on the story.
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  • Feb. 24, 2010, 8:05 AM
    Intel (INTC) admits it was the target of a cyber-attack in January, around the same time as Google's (GOOG) cyber-attack, but it's unclear if the two events are related. An Intel spokesman says there's been no evidence the attack was successful.
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  • Feb. 24, 2010, 7:57 AM
    As expected, Intel and 24 VCs announced yesterday that they plan to invest $3.5B in U.S. start-ups over the next two years. In addition, Intel, Google (GOOG), Microsoft (MSFT) and 14 other firms promise to add jobs in 2010 by hiring 10,500 U.S. college grads.
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  • Feb. 24, 2010, 7:41 AM
    Google (GOOG) may face an antitrust probe in Europe, after the EC received complaints from three companies, including a Microsoft (MSFT) subsidiary. Regulators will likely check whether Google penalizes competitors in its search rankings, and if it uses its search dominance to keep ad prices artificially high
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  • Feb. 24, 2010, 7:33 AM
    Xerox (XRX) sues Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO), accusing them of violating Xerox's patents related to internet search. Both Google and Yahoo deny the claims and intend to "defend against them vigorously."
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  • Feb. 23, 2010, 9:52 AM
    Ratcheting up the war of words, China says Google's (GOOG) claim that its computers were attacked by hackers in the country is "groundless," in the government's first outright rejection of the allegations.
  • Feb. 19, 2010, 12:53 PM
    Motorola's (MOT +0.4%) bid to block imports of Research In Motion's (RIMM +0.4%) BlackBerry smartphones will be investigated by the U.S. International Trade Commission. Motorola claims RIM's products infringe five patents.
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Google Inc is a web search and online advertising company. The Company offers search, online advertising, operating systems and platforms, enterprise and hardware products.