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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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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 3:10 PM
    AT&T (T) finally unveils its first Android-powered (GOOG) phone, the Motorola (MOT) Backflip. AT&T is the last of the national carriers to embrace Android, a move many see as a hedge in case it loses iPhone (AAPL) exclusivity.
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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 12:21 PM
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission signs off on Google's (GOOG) request to become an electricity marketer, allowing it to buy and sell bulk power like a utility. Google has said it has no plans to sell energy management services or speculate in energy markets, but a spokeswomen acknowledges the company isn't completely sure how it will proceed.
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  • Feb. 18, 2010, 10:26 AM
    A federal judge postpones ruling on Google's (GOOG) proposed settlement to digitize millions of books, saying he first wants to hear oral arguments from as many as 28 parties.
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  • Feb. 16, 2010, 1:31 PM
    The latest from the Mobile World Congress: Verizon (VZ) has reached agreement allowing smartphone users who have data plans to use Skype, Research in Motion (RIMM) launches a new BlackBerry web browser, and HTC unveiled its new Desire handset with many features similar to Google's (GOOG) Nexus One but at a potentially lower price and wider distribution.
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  • Feb. 16, 2010, 10:49 AM
    The FCC will propose a minimum broadband access speed for Americans, hoping to bring 100 mbps to 100M households - more than 20 times typical speeds - as pressure builds on telecoms (including CMCSA, TWX, T, VZ) to loosen control of Web access in the wake of a Google (GOOG) gigabit fiber project announcement.
  • Feb. 16, 2010, 8:34 AM
    Apple (AAPL) is a valuable partner and there's no need for change, Google (GOOG) said yesterday at the Mobile World Congress, as rumors swirl that Bing (MSFT) may replace Google's search engine on the iPhone.
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  • Feb. 16, 2010, 8:27 AM
    Google (GOOG) is planning further updates to Buzz and may change how it tests new Buzz features as public backlash against the product continues. (previously)
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  • Feb. 15, 2010, 12:32 PM
    Microsoft's (MSFT) new Windows Phone 7 Series mobile OS - unveiled today in Barcelona - is spiffy. But in a market already crowded with heavy hitters like Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG), it may be too late.
  • Feb. 14, 2010, 2:01 PM
    Google (GOOG) backtracks a bit on its Buzz, apologizing for sparking a wave of privacy concerns and switching to an auto-suggest model instead of an auto-follow one. Privacy advocates are still less than pleased.
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  • Feb. 12, 2010, 3:03 PM
    Stocks have moved significantly off lows and tech issues lifted Nasdaq briefly into positive ground again, though all other sectors are negative. Motorola (MOT +6.8%) sees heavy volume in the wake of its breakup plans. With an hour to go, the Dow -0.7% to 10,072; S&P 500 -0.5% to 1,073; Nasdaq -0.1% to 2,175. Crude -1.6%. Natural gas +1.3%. Copper -1.7%. Gold -0.3%.
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  • Feb. 12, 2010, 1:17 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT) is expected to secure unconditional EU approval for its search deal with Yahoo (YHOO), sources say. Experts believe regulatory concern is minimal because of Google's (GOOG) dominance.
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  • Feb. 12, 2010, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: SKIL +14%. LEAP +4%. MOT +4%. SWM +4%.
    Losers: HTCG -18%. CML -18%. NILE -15%. BWLD -13%. IR -7%. CSTR -7%. NBG -6%. LYG -5%. PAL -5%. SSRI -4%. AIB -4%.
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  • Feb. 11, 2010, 4:18 PM
    As it signaled, Motorola (MOT) says it will separate into two public companies - one including Mobile Devices and Home (led by co-CEO Sanjay Jha), the other featuring Enterprise Mobility and Networks (led by co-CEO Greg Brown). Split is targeted for first quarter of 2011, through a tax-free dividend of shares in the new company. MOT +3.8% AH. (PR)
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  • Feb. 11, 2010, 2:19 PM
    Google (GOOG) sets to work on amping up its social Buzz with a $50M acquisition of social search engine Aardvark, founded by ex-Googlers - which could especially help with connections to Google's business pages.
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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.