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Google Inc. (GOOG)

  • Jun. 25, 2009, 8:26 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) plans to launch new internet software to help consumers measure their energy consumption. Microsoft's announcement comes just over a month after Google (GOOG) unveiled a similar plan.
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  • Jun. 25, 2009, 7:43 AM
    Google's (GOOG) global website has been blocked in China, seemingly by internet censors, marking a major escalation in China's battle with the search engine company. (previously)
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  • Jun. 24, 2009, 1:31 PM
    Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton says Google (GOOG) - the big bad 'digital vampire' - is "sucking the blood" out of the newspaper business. But fear not. Hinton says DJ parent News Corp. (NWS) is working on a consolidated platform to help its papers and those of other publishers hawk their digital wares.
  • Jun. 23, 2009, 9:30 AM
    Bank of America raises its rating on Motorola (MOT) to Buy from Neutral, with a new price target of $9 vs. $7. Shares +3.8%.
  • Jun. 22, 2009, 1:31 PM
    Baidu (BIDU -7.8%), China's No. 1 search engine, may try to extend its lead over Google (GOOG) via acquisitions. Google turned up the pressure by grabbing exclusive rights to serve China Mobile, which accounts for more than two-thirds of the country's mobile users. HSBC initiated Baidu coverage at "underweight" this weekend.
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  • Jun. 22, 2009, 8:40 AM
    T-Mobile (DT) is expected to unveil its second Android-based (GOOG) phone today, with plans to start selling the touch-screen phone in early August. Sales of the original G1 phone have already topped the 1M mark.
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  • Jun. 22, 2009, 7:10 AM
    Chinese officials take aim at Google (GOOG), asking the company to stop showing some results from foreign websites through its Chinese website. Earlier last week, Chinese officials warned Google over pornographic content available through its search engine.
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  • Jun. 19, 2009, 2:56 PM
    "In our industry, the No. 1 mistake that people make is that they quit too early." Steve Ballmer (MSFT) says he's willing to spend 5-10% of his company's operating income over the next five years to improve its search. Umm... that's more than $10B. Google (GOOG) may indeed have reason to be worried. Blodget: Ballmer is bonkers.
  • Jun. 18, 2009, 5:40 PM
    Much has been said about Twitter's edge on Google (GOOG) as a real-time search engine. For now, though, it's use as such is decidedly underwhelming.
  • Jun. 18, 2009, 5:16 PM
    Google's (GOOG) first line of defense against Bing (MSFT) may be to do a better job of showing people what its search engine can already do.
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  • Jun. 18, 2009, 8:28 AM
    Facing slowing growth and rising competition, Google's (GOOG) feeling a little insecure. The company is changing the way it develops and prioritizes new products in order to better identify promising ideas and keep top talent on board.
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  • Jun. 18, 2009, 7:36 AM
    General Electric (GE) says it will use Microsoft (MSFT) technology to sell commercial time on its TV networks, an area in which eBay (EBAY) and Google (GOOG) have also tried to find traction.
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  • Jun. 18, 2009, 7:30 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) takes issue with Google's (GOOG) new Apps Sync software, arguing it disables the search capabilities of MSFT's Outlook email program. Google admits there's an issue with the software but disputes the severity of the problem.
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  • Jun. 17, 2009, 2:18 PM
    Soapbox (MSFT) is no YouTube (GOOG). Microsoft plans to scale back the site and won't rule out shutting down the project altogether.
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  • Jun. 16, 2009, 2:27 PM
    Minyanville's Scott Reeves wonders what happens to Yahoo (YHOO) if Microsoft's (MSFT) Bing is all that it's hyped up to be. "If Bing can compete with Google (GOOG), does Microsoft need Yahoo?"
  • Jun. 16, 2009, 7:56 AM
    You don't see this often: Google (GOOG) appears to be down in some areas.
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Google Inc is a web search and online advertising company that offers search, advertising, operating systems and platforms, enterprise and hardware products.