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  • Jan. 6, 2010, 1:22 PM
    At its developer summit, AT&T (T -1.1%) announces support for five new smartphones based on the Android platform (GOOG -2.2%), including Dell's (DELL -1.6%) Mini 3 entry into the market.
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  • Jan. 6, 2010, 10:26 AM
    Barclays Capital analyst Doug Anmuth thinks Google's (GOOG) Nexus One will sell 5-6M units in 2010, booking the search giant turned online retailer $2.6B-$3.2B in incremental revenue.
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  • Jan. 5, 2010, 5:37 PM
    With the wraps off the Google (GOOG -0.4%) phone, Walt Mossberg weighs in, calling it the "bold new face in super-smartphones." Aside from the multiple comparisons of its hardware to the iPhone (AAPL), Dan Frommer says the real difference is how Google flips the purchasing model: phone first, then carriers compete for you, the customer. Paul Kedrosky: Android vs. iPhone echoes Microsoft's (MSFT) earlier battle with Apple on the desktop.
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  • Jan. 5, 2010, 1:27 PM
    Google (GOOG) unveils its Nexus One smartphone. WSJ Digits is liveblogging.
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  • Jan. 5, 2010, 9:26 AM
    Morgan Stanley initiates the smartphone sector by going Overweight on PALM, RIMM, and QCOM, and Underweight on MOT. There's more to this market than Apple (AAPL): "We believe smartphones bear greater resemblance to video game consoles than to PCs," where players succeed via innovation, firm says. PALM +2.9%. QCOM +1.4%. RIMM +1.2%. MOT -0.9%.
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  • Jan. 5, 2010, 7:12 AM
    Apple is expected to announce (possibly today) that it will spend $275M to acquire Quattro Wireless, a start-up aimed at smartphone advertising. The deal comes as Google (GOOG) prepares to unveil Nexus One, its Android-powered mobile phone.
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  • Jan. 4, 2010, 12:20 PM
    From remembering its roots to clarifying its mobile strategy, five New Year's resolutions that Google (GOOG) would do well to follow.
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  • Jan. 2, 2010, 6:49 PM
    Just 16 months after its debut, Google's (GOOG) Chrome leapfrog's Apple's (AAPL) Safari to become the world's No. 3 browser. Meanwhile, Microsoft's (MSFT) IE is bleeding share at an alarming rate.
  • Dec. 30, 2009, 8:57 AM
    After rallying 62% Tuesday, China BAK Battery (CBAK) is in a premarket tailspin after CFO Tony Shen denied speculation the unprofitable Chinese company won an order from Google (GOOG). "I have checked with all sales heads in all product lines as well as the CEO and COO," Shen said. "We have no knowledge of any such deals." CBAK -23% premarket.
  • Dec. 29, 2009, 3:46 PM
    Google (GOOG) plans an Android press event next Tuesday, and word is that will be the first time you can place an order for the company's Nexus One phone.
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  • Dec. 29, 2009, 12:04 PM
    Summing up and looking ahead for Google (GOOG): A year where the worst thing you can say is that revenue growth stalled in the first quarter isn't too bad. And then, 2010: the year when Google and Microsoft (MSFT) roll up their sleeves and really go to war.
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  • Dec. 28, 2009, 11:05 AM
    Two consumer advocate watchdogs - CW and CDD - ask the FTC to block (.pdf) Google's (GOOG) acquisition of AdMob, saying the merger "would substantially lessen competition in the increasingly important mobile advertising market," and that the deal "raises substantial privacy concerns" because both "gather tremendous amounts of data about consumers’ online behavior."
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  • Dec. 23, 2009, 4:29 PM
    Google (GOOG) has gotten a second request for information from the FTC in its planned $750M acquisition of mobile ad company AdMob, but expressed confidence that the questions won't scuttle the closing of the deal.
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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 1:55 PM
    Paul Kedrosky sees what may become another "Netscape moment" - the catalyst to start another avalanche in technology IPOs - in recent developments such as Yelp allegedly spurning Google (GOOG), or Zynga's giant $180M funding round.
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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 10:40 AM
    Sources say recent deals with Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG) will net Twitter $25M, and reportedly push the site into the green. Biz Stone had little to say: "We're thrilled about the partnerships we've formed this year and we're looking forward to opening Twitter even more in the future."
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  • Dec. 21, 2009, 8:52 AM
    Yelp reportedly shuns an all-but-signed deal to be acquired by Google (GOOG) for about $550M, indicating it plans to stay independent. TechCrunch, which broke both the sale story and its subsequent collapse, believes a large player (AAPL, MSFT...) offered Yelp a strategic partnership that gave the local business review website the confidence to say no.
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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.