Google to buy mobile ad network (USA Today)

November 10th, 2009

With its eye on the mobile ad market, Google on Monday said it will buy the AdMob mobile advertising network for $750 million in stock.

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Google Strikes $750 Million Deal for AdMob (New York Times)

November 9th, 2009

Update | 2:05 p.m. Google has agreed to acquire AdMob , a fast-growing start-up that developed technology to place ads on mobile phones, for $750 million in stock, the company said Monday, The New York Times?s Miguel Helft reports from San Francisco.

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CULTURE : What Google Knows about You (Kompas)

November 9th, 2009

Google released a feature last Thursday that lets users see and control data that the Web giant has collected

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Google looks to ease copyright concerns (Financial Times)

November 8th, 2009

When Google and representatives of the US book industry appear before a judge in New York on Monday, concessions for publishers and authors elsewhere around the world are expected to be high on the agenda.

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Centre protests copyright violation by Google Books (Express India)

November 8th, 2009

Web portal Google Books’ initiative to create a digital library by scanning printed publications has triggered alarm bells in India, forcing the Centre to take up the matter with the US government.

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Google Dashboard lifts curtain on stored data (CNET)

November 7th, 2009

A new page off user’s Google Account settings lets them review all the data the company has stored regarding that account, and make changes or delete data.

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Yahoo teams with OneRiot on real-time search (Independent Online)

November 7th, 2009

Yahoo, looking to match rivals in providing up-to-the-minute Internet search results, is running tests with several real-time search partners, say sources.

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Google Strives to Balance Commercial, Community With Android (PC World via Yahoo! News)

November 6th, 2009

Onlookers say that Google is in charge of Android development, despite pitching the software as a community project. But experts say that could be the only way Google can ensure that the software is actually released.

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Yahoo Settles Mary Kay Trademark Infringement Suit (WebProNews)

November 6th, 2009

It looks like some lawyers representing cosmetics giant Mary Kay have removed their figurative war paint.  In early July, Mary Kay sued Yahoo, alleging trademark infringement, but not long ago, Yahoo was able to settle the case. Mary Kay originally objected to Yahoo’s practice of adding links of its own choosing to certain emails.  The links appeared in popups when people would position their …

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Microsoft Chief Eyes Yahoo Partnership Outside U.S. (New York Times)

November 6th, 2009

Microsoft’s chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said Thursday that the company might look to extend its search engine partnership with Yahoo outside the United States, if it gets regulatory approval.

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