Yahoo Deal Facing Some Snags In Europe (MalaysiaNews.net)

Friday, October 16th, 2009

BOSTON — Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer told reporters Friday that his company’s proposed partnership with Yahoo Inc. was facing some regulatory snags in Europe over jurisdict…

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Ballmer: Yahoo Deal Facing Some Snags In Europe (Fox News)

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Ballmer: Yahoo Deal Facing Some Snags In Europe

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Google gives ground to Europe over digital books deal: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Google will make concessions to European publishers and authors in an attempt to stem rising anger over its move to digitise and sell millions of books online, a report said Monday.

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Yahoo, Vodafone Said to Be in Talks About Search Deal (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

March 5 (Bloomberg) — Yahoo! Inc. , the owner of the second most-used search engine in the U.S., is in talks with Vodafone Group Plc about the distribution of its mobile search product in Europe, people familiar with the talks said.

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VMware Hires Google Executive to Run Europe (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

VMware has hired away a Google executive to be its first general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the virtualization company announced Wednesday.

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Privacy Laws Trip Up Google in Parts of Europe (New York Times)

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Google is getting caught in a web of privacy laws that threaten its growth and the positive image it has cultivated as a company dedicated to doing good.

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Google and Europe at odds over privacy (International Herald Tribune)

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Google is beginning to bump up against a web of European laws whose strictures threaten its growth and the image it has sought to cultivate as a company dedicated to doing good.

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EU welcomes Google move to cut data retention time (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Europe’s top justice official welcomed on Thursday a move by Google Inc to halve to nine months the time it stores personal data gathered from its users’ Web surfing habits.

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