Bing rings up search gains, dinging Google, Yahoo (USA Today)

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Microsoft Corp.’s souped-up Internet search engine gained a little more ground on industry leaders Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. in July, according to data released late Monday.

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Google, Yahoo get antitrust look focused on hiring laws (USA Today)

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Google, Yahoo and Genentech on Wednesday confirmed to USA TODAY that they have been contacted by the Justice Department as part of an investigation into whether some of the USA’s biggest tech firms violated antitrust hiring laws.

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Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft urged not to censor search (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Rights groups called on Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft on Friday not to censor their Web search engines one day next week to help protest cyber censorship.

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Reducing Duplicate Content with Google, Yahoo & Microsoft (WebProNews)

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Eric Schmidt once famously (or infamously, depending on how you look at it) called the Internet a cesspool . Now Google along with search rivals Yahoo and Microsoft are working together to clean up that cesspool to some extent. read more

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CES: Verizon picks Microsoft search over Google, Yahoo (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Verizon Communications Inc picked Microsoft Corp to provide Internet search services for cell phones, in what is seen as a blow to rivals Google Inc and Yahoo Inc.

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Consumer group opposes Google, Yahoo partnership (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

U.S. Public Interest Group, a consumer organization, is opposing Google’s plan to share advertising with rival Yahoo, saying it could harm consumer privacy, according to a letter sent to the U.S. attorney general, a copy of which was given to Reuters.

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Down to the wire on Google-Yahoo (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

The buzz around Washington is that the Justice Department will rule on whether to approve the Google-Yahoo advertising pact by late next week.

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Sen. Kohl asks for continued Google, Yahoo monitoring (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Yahoo Inc’s deal to put some Google Inc ads on its searches may hurt the industry, and warrants monitoring by the U.S. Justice Department even if the agency eventually approves the deal, according to the top lawmaker on the Senate’s antitrust panel.

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Decker Defends Google/Yahoo Pact: Sensible, Yes, But Too Little, Too Late? (CBS News)

Monday, September 29th, 2008

With the Justice Department considering whether to look more deeply into the Google/Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) search ad pact for potential antitrust violations, Google (NSDQ: GOOG) has been aggressively mounting a public relations campaign defending the tie-up. On Friday, Yahoo President Sue Decker had her say in a rare post on Yahoo’s official blog. She had several points to convey about the deal: …

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Why the Google-Yahoo ad deal is nothing to fear (International Herald Tribune)

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Google does not set the prices of the search advertising market; its advertisers do. With auction pricing, even a major player can’t control the market.

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