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  • Nov. 11, 2009, 1:45 PM
    Rupert Murdoch's (NWS) trash-talking of Google (GOOG) et al. and their stealing his content is just hot air, Slate's Jack Shafer says, citing as proof Murdoch's reluctance to actually file a fair-use suit, despite the threats. One possibility: Murdoch's lawyers realize a lawsuit could expand fair-use rights, rather than limiting them.
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  • Nov. 11, 2009, 1:24 PM
    Experian Hitwise says Bing's (MSFT) search market share increased 7% in October, at the expense of rivals Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO), whose market shares fell 1% each. Google's share now stands at 70.6%, to Yahoo's 16.1%, Bing's 9.6% and Ask.com's 2.6%.
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  • Nov. 11, 2009, 11:35 AM
    With its effort to spin off its mobile phone unit on pause, Motorola (MOT) is exploring a $4.5B sale of its home and networks mobility division, sources say. Possible buyers include private-equity firms and other communications-gear makers. JPMorgan (JPM) and Goldman (GS) advising. (WSJ)
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  • Nov. 10, 2009, 5:29 PM
    With Baidu (BIDU) disrupted by an ad system switch, Google (GOOG) may finally have an opening to try to make inroads in China, one of the few places where awareness of the search leader is low (see chart).
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  • Nov. 10, 2009, 9:58 AM
    Clearwire (CLWR +1.4%) confirms it's raising another $1.5B. Sprint Nextel (S) will put up $1.18B; Comcast (CMCSA) $196M. Time Warner Cable (TWC) $103M. Intel (INTC) $50M. Eagle River $20M. And Bright House Networks $19M. Google (GOOG), also a key JV partner, took a pass. Clearwire will also sell $1.45B in senior secured notes to pay off an existing facility.
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  • Nov. 9, 2009, 12:34 PM
    Google (GOOG +1.7%) says it will buy privately held mobile-ad technology firm AdMob for $750M in stock, a week after rumors that Apple (AAPL) was floating a $400M offer.
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  • Nov. 9, 2009, 8:54 AM
    Sources say Sprint Nextel (S) and a number of its Clearwire JV (CLWR +6.9%) partners are preparing to pump another $1.5B or more into the wireless broadband provider. $1B of a new infusion would come from Sprint, with Comcast (CMCSA), Intel (INTC), Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Bright House Networks kicking in another $500M. Google (GOOG), a key JV partner, isn't thought to be involved in this round.
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  • Nov. 6, 2009, 7:34 AM
    Michael Arrington: Droid (MOT, GOOG, VZ, VOD) is the coolest mobile phone to exist to date.
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  • Nov. 2, 2009, 5:43 PM
    Motorola's (MOT +5.4%) focus on the Android OS should win it market share and carrier support at the expense of Research In Motion (RIMM -5.1%) and Palm (PALM -6%), Citigroup says, lifting MOT to Buy and dropping its peers to Sell. Firm says Motorola's Droid, which goes on sale this week through Verizon (VZ), is "one of the more compelling offerings at a time when many investors have given up on the company's handsets."
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  • Nov. 2, 2009, 12:53 PM
    Research In Motion (RIMM) now down 6.7% after a downgrade from Citi's Jim Suva to Sell, highlighting threats to the BlackBerry: "Simply put, there is an invasion of new phones, applications, and competition." Elsewhere: MOT +3.9%; AAPL flat.
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  • Nov. 2, 2009, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: HGSI +33%. EAC +24%. TRA +12%. VRTX +11%. F +9%. AMLN +7%. DNDN +5%. AXL +5%. MOT +5%. CTIC +5%. PGR +5%. PRGO +5%. ALU +4%. MI +4%. JWN +4%. GNW +4%. THC +4%.
    Losers: CTXI -34%. AIB -10%. LDK -9%. NTES -5%. DSCO -4%.
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  • Oct. 29, 2009, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: AMSC +15%. AIXG +12%. RBS +12%. PQ +11%. LYG +10%. AKAM +10%. MITI +10%. ING +9%. FNM +8%. ABK +8%. CTIC +8%. DB +8%. FITB +7%. FRE +7%. SWSI +7%. BCS +6%. MOT +6%. IRE +6%. ALU +6%. TCK +5%. RCL +5%. RTP +5%. CS +5%. HL +5%. ACGY +5%. MT +5%. GNW +5%. HGSI +5%. FAS +5%. GOLD +5%. LVS +5%. HIG +5%. MGM +4%. CNO +4%. ASML +4%. NCS +4%. LCC +4%. VALE +4%. PG +4%.
    Losers: FSLR -15%. BCRX +4%. FLS -4%.
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  • Oct. 29, 2009, 7:35 AM
    Motorola (MOT): Q3 EPS of $0.01 beats by $0.01. Revenue of $5.45B vs. $5.54B. Appoints Edward Fitzpatrick as CFO. Sees Q4 continuing operations EPS of $0.07-0.09 vs. $0.06. Shares +4.3% premarket. (PR)
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  • Oct. 29, 2009, 12:05 AM
    Notable pre-market earnings: ABX, AEP, AET, AGN, AN, APA, AVP, AYE, AZN, BC, BCRX, BKC, BPO, CL, CLI, CME, CMS, COCO, COT, DLR, EK, EXPE, FNFG, GTI, K, KBR, MCO, MOT, MPS, MWW, MYL, NBL, NEM, NRG, ODP, OMX, PCG, PDE, PG, PPL, PTEN, RDS.A, S, SII, TSM, VTR, WMB, XEL, XOM
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  • Oct. 28, 2009, 11:42 AM
    Unsurprisingly, Google's (GOOG) in today's disruptive phone news: Verizon (VZ) and Motorola's (MOT) Droid phone - positioned strongly against the iPhone's (AAPL) features and network - goes on sale Nov. 6, featuring a new version of Google's Android OS. The new Android also features a free turn-by-turn mapping service, undercutting TomTom's $100 iPhone service and putting pressure on GPS hardware marketers including TomTom and Garmin (GRMN).
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  • Oct. 27, 2009, 5:00 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO), not wanting to be left out of the real-time search parade (Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG) deals), will soon launch their effort - but reportedly not through Twitter and Facebook pacts, but through partnering with OneRiot.
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Company Description
Google Inc is a web search and online advertising company. The Company offers search, online advertising, operating systems and platforms, enterprise and hardware products.