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  • Jan. 21, 2010, 3:20 PM
    Google's (GOOG) earnings may be set to wow Wall Street, but one bearish view says Google Search is becoming a "commodity."
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  • Jan. 21, 2010, 12:20 PM
    As they did when Google (GOOG) pushed free turn-by-turn navigation built into mobile phones, GPS specialists TomTom and Garmin (GRMN) take the hit from Nokia's (NOK) Internet-less GPS navigation: TomTom closed down 10.6% in Amsterdam, while Garmin is down 4.8%.
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  • Jan. 21, 2010, 8:19 AM
    Taking a cue from Google (GOOG), Nokia (NOK) starts offering free maps on its cellphones, including turn-by-turn directions for dozens of countries and languages. A Nokia exec says "having this as a free functionality is inevitable for the industry."
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  • Jan. 21, 2010, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday's close: ACS, AMD, AXP, BNI, BXS, COF, ED, ELX, GOOG, IGT, ISRG, PBCT, WDC
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  • Jan. 20, 2010, 4:55 PM
    YouTube (GOOG) rolls out an online-movie rental model today, but it's not yet a Netflix (NFLX); it's more dipping part of a toe: YouTube starts with just five indie movies available, in conjunction with the Sundance Film Festival.
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  • Jan. 20, 2010, 4:45 PM
    Google (GOOG) is rolling out a new search function allowing consumers to shop and compare mortgage offerings from several lenders. The service, AdWords Comparison Ads, will be fully deployed over the next few days.
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  • Jan. 20, 2010, 11:12 AM
    Sources say Apple (AAPL) is indeed in talks with Microsoft (MSFT) to replace Google (GOOG) as the iPhone's default search engine. The discussions reflect the intensifying rivalry between Apple and Google. (previously)
  • Jan. 19, 2010, 2:02 PM
    A note from Jefferies' Katherine Egbert restarts the "Project Pink" rumors that Microsoft (MSFT) is following Google (GOOG) into the smartphone market by introducing its own handset, as soon as a few weeks from now. But on the success meter, would a Microsoft phone be more of a "Zune" - or an "Xbox"?
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  • Jan. 19, 2010, 8:11 AM
    Google (GOOG) delays the planned launch of its mobile phone in China today, without specifying a new release date. The move is almost certainly a direct result of its recent fracas with the Chinese over internet censorship and cyber-attacks.
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  • Jan. 18, 2010, 10:20 AM
    Google (GOOG) confirms it's in talks with the Chinese government, and says more discussions will be held "in the coming days."
  • Jan. 17, 2010, 10:46 AM
    Google (GOOG) denies it already made a decision to close its offices in China, but says the threat is still on the table. Meanwhile, Yahoo (YHOO) is getting serious flak from Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant in which it's a major shareholder, for 'aligning' with Google's position.
  • Jan. 16, 2010, 4:12 PM
    Google (GOOG) has been the most vocal about the cyber-attack in China, but plenty of other companies were targeted too. Sources say the newest name on the list is Yahoo (YHOO), though it's unclear whether the attack resulted in an actual system breach.
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  • Jan. 15, 2010, 4:31 PM
    BusinessWeek looks at the increasingly tense relationship between Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) and considers a bold prediction: that Apple might dump Google as a default search tool and deal with (gasp!) Microsoft (MSFT). Paul Boutin's takeaway is that mobile search is far from figured out. Meanwhile, comScore says Bing just keeps gaining market share.
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  • Jan. 15, 2010, 7:59 AM
    More on the China cyber-attacks: After the U.S. government said it may take formal measures against China, Chinese officials tried to play down concerns, saying this morning that the Google (GOOG) affair won't affect U.S. trade ties.
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  • Jan. 15, 2010, 7:50 AM
    Adobe Systems (ADBE), Juniper Networks (JNPR) and Rackspace Hosting have recently said they were targeted in the Chinese cyber-attacks, but were conspicuously silent when Google (GOOG) was looking for allies.
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  • Jan. 14, 2010, 5:07 PM
    The Associated Press and Yahoo (YHOO) are reportedly close on terms in a new content-sharing deal that could boost AP's fees. The AP has been working with search engine makers (including Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT)) in order to get more favorable terms for its news.
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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.