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  • 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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  • Feb. 11, 2010, 9:38 AM
    The blogosphere is teeing off on Google Buzz (GOOG), noting the "do no evil" company has managed to make a lot of Facebook's privacy and opt-in mistakes "right out of the gate." Most email users still expect privacy, CNET's Molly Wood writes, which makes Google's decision to automatically share users' Gmail contact lists "shocking and unacceptable."
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  • Feb. 10, 2010, 5:03 PM
    Motorola (MOT) hopes to restart a stalled plan to separate its business units, rather than selling off its largest unit (which makes set-top boxes and wireless network gear) in whole. It's renewing efforts to auction the networking part, and spin off the set-top box business with its handset business into a new public company, which would leave Motorola at one-third its current size. (previously)
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  • Feb. 10, 2010, 2:54 PM
    Tehran to shut down Gmail (GOOG), launch its own email service. (WSJ)
  • Feb. 10, 2010, 11:16 AM
    Google (GOOG) plans to build and test ultra high-speed broadband networks in trial locations across the U.S. "Our goal is to experiment with new ways to help make Internet access better and faster for everyone."
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  • Feb. 10, 2010, 8:47 AM
    Bing (MSFT) is grabbing marketshare slowly but surely. In January, the search engine had an 11.3% share of the U.S. market vs. 10.7% in Dec. and 8.5% a year ago. Google (GOOG) dipped to 65.4% from 65.7%; Yahoo (YHOO) dipped to 17% from 17.3%.
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  • Feb. 9, 2010, 1:55 PM
    Google (GOOG) announces Google Buzz, social-networking add-ins to its Gmail product - positioned against Facebook and Twitter - that it's activating in about five minutes. (earlier)
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  • Feb. 9, 2010, 10:14 AM
    Google (GOOG) reportedly gets Facebook envy, readying a new Gmail feature that allows users to more easily view media and status updates shared online by their friends. Could this be the "new product innovations" the company plans to unveil in a live webcast at 10:00AM PST?
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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.