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  • Jul. 9, 2009, 5:51 PM
    Ryan Avent warns Google (GOOG) to step lightly when considering drawing on its app integration to boost the Chrome OS; Microsoft (MSFT) courted antitrust trouble by leveraging its OS dominance for the benefit of Internet Explorer and other apps. (Previously: I, II, III)
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  • Jul. 9, 2009, 5:18 PM
    Long-time Google (GOOG) foe Consumer Watchdog manages to get its hands on a presentation it says Google is parading around Capitol Hill to convince policy makers its behavioral advertising techniques are transparent to users. Consumer Watchdog doesn't buy it.
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  • Jul. 9, 2009, 1:17 PM
    Why did Google (GOOG +2.6%) go ahead and give shape to longstanding expectations it would make its own operating system? Because Microsoft (MSFT) has a mystery announcement coming Monday.
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  • Jul. 8, 2009, 12:54 PM
    In the brewing OS battle between tech titans Microsoft (MSFT -2%) and Google (GOOG +1%), The Economist says we're the only clear winner: "The epic fight between the two giants promises to speed up innovation. And that is what the IT industry needs to overcome the recession."
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  • Jul. 8, 2009, 10:50 AM
    From Technologizer: Eleven questions and answers about Google’s Chrome OS. Currently, GOOG is +1.8% and MSFT is -1%.
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  • Jul. 8, 2009, 9:25 AM
    Premarket: GOOG +0.95%, MSFT -0.8%. Henry Blodget hopes Google is more serious about Chrome OS than it was about Chrome.
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  • Jul. 8, 2009, 8:48 AM
    Michael Arrington dismisses skeptics who think Google's just-announced Chrome OS (GOOG) won't satisfy users used to desktop apps: "The Internet Is Everything... get me to a browser as fast as possible and then stay the hell out of the way." (earlier)
  • Jul. 8, 2009, 4:05 AM
    Google (GOOG) lobs a grenade at Microsoft (MSFT) (and Apple), announcing on its blog it has begun development of an open-source OS based on Chrome. Initial reactions range from euphoria to extreme skepticism.
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  • Jul. 7, 2009, 4:56 PM
    Within the first week of Apple's (AAPL) new iPhone 3GS, YouTube reported a 400% increase in mobile video uploads. So are rumors that the next generation of iPods Touch and Nano will also have video cameras great news for Google (GOOG)? No: "These are precisely the videos that YouTube can't monetize, and that advertisers don't want."
  • Jul. 7, 2009, 1:01 PM
    Meanwhile, Gmail and other long-in-beta Google (GOOG) products finally shed the beta label today, which could help GOOG achieve wider corporate adoption. Google’s efforts to gain acceptance as a provider of enterprise apps remain embryonic, but manager Matt Glotzbach takes no issue with the description of its market share as 'a speck': Yeah, but "we're a fast-growing speck."
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  • Jul. 7, 2009, 12:50 PM
    In the end, it seems the free version of Google Apps (GOOG) didn't actually die, but Google sure is doing everything possible to channel new users to the paid version. Prompting Mark Cuban to ask: Is Google waking up to the reality of free?
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  • Jul. 6, 2009, 2:15 PM
    Fund manager Michael Lippert follows tech stocks obsessively. He thinks betting for, or against, a recovery, is a losing proposition, but says the following three stocks have the wind at their back no matter where the economy goes: GOOG, EQIX and SBAC.
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  • Jul. 6, 2009, 11:12 AM
    A new report that Nokia (NOK) is developing an Android-based smartphone (GOOG) could be Google's saving grace in what until now seemed a doubtful foray into the mobile market.
  • Jul. 1, 2009, 3:27 PM
    Facebook appears to be going after PayPal (EBAY) and Google Checkout (GOOG). Nicholas Carson explains why it stands a better than fighting chance.
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  • Jul. 1, 2009, 9:55 AM
    Microsoft's (MSFT) Bing grabs 8.23% of U.S. web searches in June, up from 7.81% in May and 7.21% in April. Google's (GOOG) share dipped to 78.48% from 78.72%.
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  • Jun. 25, 2009, 10:40 AM
    After reining in capex to $1.4B this year, Google's (GOOG) spending could shoot up to $2B next year, predicts Bernstein analyst Jeffrey Lindsay. That's because even though ad dollars are down, search queries are way up, and more queries means more servers.
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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.