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  • Jan. 26, 2010, 11:45 AM
    Sidestepping Apple's (AAPL) need for iPhone app approval, Google (GOOG) rolls out a web-based version of Google Voice. (previously)
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  • Jan. 25, 2010, 10:07 AM
    If you're trying to get a handle on the business environment for U.S. companies operating in China, Google (GOOG) is the obvious, but wrong, example. Take a look instead at 3Com (COMS) and H-P (HPQ).
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  • Jan. 23, 2010, 3:45 PM
    Following YouTube's (GOOG) launch of an online-movie rental program with just five indie movies available, the video-sharing site is in talks with major Hollywood studios to significantly expand the rental library.
  • Jan. 22, 2010, 6:16 PM
    Google (GOOG) co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin file to sell 5M shares each - about $5.5B total, in today's prices - over the next five years. When complete, the sale will leave the two with 48% voting power, compared with 59% today. GOOG -0.6% AH.
  • Jan. 22, 2010, 4:02 PM
    Stocks went to red for 2010 as a third straight selloff pounded indexes, and tech shares that couldn't match high earnings expectations (notably GOOG) have helped sink Nasdaq in particular today. The Dow closes -2.1% (-217.58) to 10,172.30; S&P 500 -2.2% (-24.73) to 1,091.75; Nasdaq -2.7% (-60.41) to 2,205.29. Crude -2.3% to $74.36. Gold -1.4% to $1,087.50.
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  • Jan. 22, 2010, 12:45 PM
    The U.S. Trade Representative is gathering info as it considers a WTO case against China related to online restrictions on Google (GOOG) and other American companies. The problem today, though, is the same as it was when a similar case was considered two years ago: Companies reluctant to publicly associate with such a challenge.
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  • Jan. 21, 2010, 4:15 PM
    Google (GOOG): Revenue from sites up 16%; network revenues up 21%. Paid clicks increased 13%; average cost-per-click increased 5%. Traffic acquisition costs (portion of revenues shared witih partners) increased to $1.72B from year-prior $1.48B. "As we enter 2010, we remain hugely optimistic about the internet and are continuing to invest heavily in technological innovation."
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  • Jan. 21, 2010, 4:04 PM
    Google (GOOG): Q4 EPS of $6.79 beats by $0.29. Revenue ex-tax of $4.95B (+17%) vs. $4.9B. Shares -4.2% AH. (PR)
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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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Google Inc is a web search and online advertising company. The Company offers search, online advertising, operating systems and platforms, enterprise and hardware products.