Archive for October, 2008

Google-Yahoo Ad Deal Remains in Limbo (New York Times)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

It?s been no secret that the advertising partnership between Google and Yahoo is in a great deal of trouble. The Justice Department, which has been investigating the deal for weeks, has raised concerns about its effect on competition.

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Google, Yahoo may walk away from ad deal: WSJ (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Google and Yahoo may pull out next week from their proposed advertising partnership, which has been drawing close scrutiny from anti-trust regulators, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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WSJ: Google and Yahoo may call the whole thing off (New York Times)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

As the U.S. Department of Justice prolongs its review of their search advertising deal, Google and Yahoo lean further toward

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Google may scrap Yahoo deal: sources (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Google Inc may decide to scrap its proposed partnership with Yahoo Inc rather than accept government-imposed antitrust restrictions on it, according to two sources familiar with the companies’ discussions.

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Quick Bits: Google Ads Will Be More Prominent (New York Times)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Google doesn?t spend a dime on fancy TV ads, but the way it has designed its products represents a huge marketing cost. One example is the money it is leaving on the table by putting fewer ads on its pages than users would put up with, which helps build up its Zen-like brand.

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Yahoo, Google may walk away from search deal: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Google Inc and Yahoo Inc could announce a decision to walk away from their search deal by the middle of next week, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Labs for Google Apps: Will enterprises try new features? (New York Times)

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

As Google takes steps to sell its Google Apps software to companies around the world, competing in a market long dominated by Mi

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In Google book settlement, business trumps ideals (New York Times)

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

By settling a lawsuit with book authors and publishers this week, Google is looking out for itself and has avoided fighting for

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Google Releases Third Beta of Chrome: Better Security and Performance (New York Times)

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Google just a hr

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Authors, publishers settle suit against Google (USA Today)

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Eager to cool the debate over copyrighted text online and anxious to make some money, Google and the publishing industry announced Tuesday that they have settled their three-year legal battle over the Internet giant’s book search program.

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