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  • Sep. 14, 2009, 9:27 AM
    UBS lifts Motorola (MOT) to Buy with a new price target of $11.50. "Near-term news flow includes another new Android product in the coming weeks, operator announcements and channel fill into Q4," firm says. "Motorola is not defending share, likely only has share upside in smartphones, and is likely to be an aggressor on pricing." MOT +2.1% to $8.86 premarket.
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  • Sep. 11, 2009, 11:05 AM
    Motorola (MOT) continuing to trade heavily after taking the wraps off its plans for phones and services based on the Android platform (GOOG). Not everyone's convinced that the new CLIQ phone is a savior. Shares +7.2%.
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  • Sep. 10, 2009, 2:06 PM
    With stakes high at the Mobilize 2009 conference, Motorola (MOT +1.9%) fills in details on its Android (GOOG) bets, with a social-networking platform called MOTOBLUR and a new phone model for the holidays.
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  • Sep. 10, 2009, 7:43 AM
    Google (GOOG) releases plans (.pdf) to introduce a micropayments platform within the next year to help newspapers charge for their content, creating a competitor for Journalism Online's one-stop subscription model.
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  • Sep. 9, 2009, 7:41 AM
    Palm (PALM) cuts the price of its Pre by $50 and introduces Pixi, a cheaper, thinner phone to go on sale later this year. But the news may get overshadowed by Apple's (AAPL) iPod update today and Motorola's (MOT) new phone announcement tomorrow.
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  • Sep. 8, 2009, 1:23 PM
    Google's (GOOG) seven-pronged attack on Apple (AAPL).
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  • Sep. 8, 2009, 7:48 AM
    Bowing to pressure from European publishers, Google (GOOG) will remove all copyright-protected European books from its book scanning program and put two non-U.S. representatives on the governing board of the Books Rights Registry.
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  • Sep. 4, 2009, 11:19 AM
    Sprint (S) will start selling its first Android-based phone in October, which should help Android (GOOG) gain wider acceptance and gives Google access to a larger subscriber base. Until now, Android has only been available through T-Mobile USA (DT).
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  • Sep. 3, 2009, 8:48 AM
    After a six-month absence, music videos make a welcome return to YouTube (GOOG) in the U.K. following a new licensing deal between Google and PRS for Music, the songwriters’ and publishers’ association.
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  • Sep. 2, 2009, 4:22 PM
    YouTube (GOOG) is in talks with studios, including Lions Gate (LGF), Sony (SNE) and Warner Bros. (TWX), to stream newer movies for rental. (WSJ)
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  • Sep. 2, 2009, 8:42 AM
    CBS (CBS) and NBC (GE) are reportedly in talks with Vevo, an online music video start-up backed by two major music labels and supported by YouTube's (GOOG) technology, to license and develop shows for the internet. Vevo is set to launch in December.
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  • Sep. 1, 2009, 7:54 AM
    Sony (SNE) plans to put Google's (GOOG) browser on laptops in the U.S., the first such deal for Chrome since its debut. Google says it wants similar deals with other PC firms; without those partnerships, the Sony deal may be too small to matter.
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  • Aug. 31, 2009, 1:39 PM
    The global search market is still all about Google (GOOG), whose searches grew 58% in July to 76.7 billion. Google's global market share is 68% - a giant lead against No. 2 Yahoo (YHOO) at 7.8% and China's Baidu (BIDU) at 7%. Bing (MSFT) searches were fourth but grew 41% for the month.
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  • Aug. 28, 2009, 9:26 AM
    Google (GOOG) faces another investigation, this time by Italian antitrust regulators concerned Google News may be an abuse of the firm's dominant internet position. It's the first time Google News has faced a complaint over competition rather than copyright.
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  • Aug. 25, 2009, 11:20 AM
    Google's (GOOG +0.9%) up by more than 50% this year, but that hasn't stopped analysts from climbing on the bull wagon: ThinkEquity upgraded the stock (currently at $473.03) to a buy rating today, after downgrading to neutral in February when it was in $350 range. Thirty-three of 39 brokers rate GOOG a buy.
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  • Aug. 23, 2009, 6:12 AM
    AT&T and Apple respond to the FCC's probe on the rejection of Google Voice (GOOG). Both say AT&T had no input into the decision, but Apple does acknoweldge that the terms of their agreement give AT&T the power to veto VoIP-based applications.
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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.