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  • Jul. 16, 2009, 3:16 PM
    GigaOm: For all the attention given to search leader Google (GOOG) and flashy revamped competitor Bing (MSFT), it's easy to forget Yahoo (YHOO +2.8%) still has an awful lot of No. 1 Web properties, including news, mail and sports. At 24/7 Wall Street, the rumor is a Microsoft-Yahoo deal is "imminent."
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  • Jul. 16, 2009, 12:49 PM
    Mozilla's Firefox browser is losing its edge, writes Walt Mossberg, which could be good news for Safari (AAPL), Chrome (GOOG) and Internet Explorer (MSFT).
  • Jul. 16, 2009, 9:40 AM
    Motorola (MOT) -3.5% after Goldman dropped shares to Neutral from Buy, saying market has already priced in MOT's recovery. Nokia (NOK) gloomy outlook probably isn't helping.
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  • Jul. 16, 2009, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: BFRM +42%. MOS +11%. HGSI +7%. ING +6%. ELN +5%. BUCY +4%. ANPI +4%. SAY +4%. BIIB +4%. ESLR +4%. PCX +4%. SNDK +4%.
    Losers: NOK -12%. MTG -11%. SLT -10%. TRGT -8%. XLNX -6%. CELL -7%. RFMD -5%. MOT -5%. HOG -5%. AIG -4%.
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  • Jul. 16, 2009, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday's close: GOOG, IBM, PBCT, TPX
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  • Jul. 15, 2009, 1:35 PM
    Google's (GOOG) search function is free, as is Microsoft's (MSFT) new online Office software and many of Apple's (AAPL) iPhone apps. But going "free" could come back to haunt the tech sector much as it's currently hurting the news industry.
  • Jul. 15, 2009, 12:21 PM
    In the first month of data since Microsoft (MSFT) launched Bing, impact was modest. Google's (GOOG) U.S. search share was unchanged at 65%; Yahoo (YHOO) fell to 19.6% from 20.1%; and Microsoft rose to 8.4% from 8% in May, but is still down from 9.2% a year ago.
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  • Jul. 14, 2009, 11:20 AM
    Kudos to Microsoft (MSFT) for Bing's early buzz, but the question now becomes, can it keep up the momentum? Bing needs to triple its audience just to catch Yahoo (YHOO), and grow eightfold to tie Google (GOOG), which accounts for 65% of U.S. searches.
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  • Jul. 13, 2009, 9:20 AM
    Stocks set to open moderately higher to kick off a busy week, with a slew of economic data including PPI, CPI, industrial production, and housing starts, and Q2 earnings reports featuring GS, JPM, BAC, C, JNJ, IBM, GOOG and GE. S&P futures +0.4% to 878.
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  • Jul. 13, 2009, 7:23 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) is set to move forward this week with online versions of some of its key software, including plans for a 'cloud' operating system, while Google (GOOG) continues its push to bring its internet platform to PCs.
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  • Jul. 11, 2009, 4:58 PM
    Jason Kincaid thinks Forbes' hit job on Google (GOOG), accusing it of stealing (Chrome, Android, Google Apps...) from Apple (AAPL), ranges from the silly to utterly ridiculous.
  • Jul. 10, 2009, 4:49 PM
    Now that leaks are saying Microsoft's (MS) mystery Monday announcement is about a new Office - and a free, ad-supported one at that - VentureBeat asks: Where's the part where they get paid? MS Office is a $15B-20B/year business, nearly equal to what Google (GOOG) sells in ads.
  • 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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Google Inc is a web search and online advertising company. The Company offers search, online advertising, operating systems and platforms, enterprise and hardware products.