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  • Aug. 20, 2009, 4:42 PM
    Is Apple flying into the cloud? Google (GOOG) chief Eric Schmidt's recent resignation from Apple's (AAPL) board was blamed on Google (Android, Chrome...) encroaching on Apple's core businesses. But a gigantic new data center being developed by Apple may hint at reciprocity.
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  • Aug. 20, 2009, 9:07 AM
    Goldman adds Google (GOOG +2% premarket) to its Americas Conviction Buy list, saying revenue growth will re-accelerate to high-teens or better over the coming year due in part to improved YouTube monetization and 'distractions' at Yahoo (YHOO). Firm also boosts 6-month price target to $560 from $510.
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  • Aug. 19, 2009, 12:04 PM
    YouTube (GOOG -0.6%) and Time Warner (TWX +0.3%) ink a pact to distribute movie clips and shows online, with the two splitting ad revenues. TWX chief Jeff Bewkes says he expects the deal will "improve our ability to monetize this short-form content through new and creative advertising initiatives."
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  • Aug. 19, 2009, 10:28 AM
    Happy birthday, GOOG: Five years ago today, Google (GOOG) went public amid widespread skepticism over whether the search giant was overhyped and overvalued at $85/share. Here's what Steve Wozniak had to say then: "It’s not likely to appreciate a lot in the near future or maybe even the long future." Floyd Norris, though, called shares 'very attractive.'
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  • Aug. 18, 2009, 9:39 AM
    For the second month in a row, Bing (MSFT) gains market share, rising to 8.9% from 8.4% in June. Not much of a bump after a major ad blitz, but then again, still plenty of potential search converts out there. Google (GOOG) dips to 64.7% from 65%. Yahoo (YHOO) at 19.3% vs. 19.6% in June.
  • Aug. 17, 2009, 1:27 PM
    Google's (GOOG) ready to give Baidu (BIDU) a run for its money in China.
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  • Aug. 12, 2009, 5:36 PM
    A look at brand valuations of companies like Google (GOOG), Microsoft (MSFT), Blackberry (RIMM) and Amazon (AMZN) and where they might be in the future.
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  • Aug. 12, 2009, 10:22 AM
    On2 Technologies (ONT) investors say Google's (GOOG) $106.5M all-stock deal is rigged to favor the search giant and benefits On2 executives at the expense of shareholders. Lawsuits have been filed in New York and Delaware.
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  • Aug. 12, 2009, 7:39 AM
    Following Google's (GOOG) recent entrance into the software market, Microsoft (MSFT) is expected to announce it's teaming up with Nokia (NOK) to make its Office suite of applications available on Nokia's phones.
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  • Aug. 11, 2009, 8:21 AM
    Does Facebook's purchase of FriendFeed make a Twitter-Google (GOOG) tie-up more likely?
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  • Aug. 5, 2009, 9:26 AM
    Google (GOOG) to acquire On2 Technologies (ONT) in an all-stock deal worth about $106M, a move it says will further its goal of being an innovator in web video. Each outstanding share of ONT to receive $0.60 worth of Google stock. ONT +54% premarket.
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  • Aug. 4, 2009, 2:40 PM
    YouTube's (GOOG) trying to build an incremental revenue stream by introducing "News Near You," local video news clips provided according to a user's IP address. Silicon Alley Insider's got three reasons why the project won't fly with traditional broadcasters.
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  • Aug. 4, 2009, 7:38 AM
    Despite Eric Schmidt's (GOOG) resignation from Apple's (AAPL) board, the FTC will continue to investigate the two firms. The investigation could have ripple effects throughout Silicon Valley.
  • Aug. 3, 2009, 9:46 AM
    Bing (MSFT) picks up another 1% of online search marketshare. Combined with new search partner Yahoo (YHOO), Microsoft now commands 20.36% of the market. Google's (GOOG) share slipped to 77.54% from 78.48%.
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  • Aug. 3, 2009, 8:39 AM
    Google (GOOG) CEO Eric Schmidt resigns from Apple's (AAPL) board. Steve Jobs: "Unfortunately, as Google enters more of Apple's core businesses, with Android and now Chrome OS, Eric's effectiveness as an Apple Board member will be significantly diminished, since he will have to recuse himself from even larger portions of our meetings due to potential conflicts of interest. Therefore, we have mutually decided that now is the right time for Eric to resign his position on Apple's Board."
  • Aug. 1, 2009, 4:11 PM
    FCC launches an inquiry over AT&T (T) and Apple's (AAPL) rejection of Google Voice (GOOG). TechCruch has a copy of the letters sent to all three companies. Right about now, Apple probably wishes it had never pulled Google's tail.
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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.