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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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  • 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.
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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.