Yahoo Takes Turn In Front Of House Subcommittee (WebProNews)

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Yahoo wants you to know that it values your privacy as much as – or possibly more than – Google.  Yesterday, the Mountain View-based giant got a bit of a head start in terms of describing a hearing titled “Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices and Consumer Expectations,” but Sunnyvale has now published its take.  Anne Toth, Vice President of Policy and Head of Privacy at Yahoo, testified in …

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Google growing its ad revenue (San Francisco Chronicle)

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Google users are seeing more ads across the Web giant’s vast empire. With the economy weakening, the Mountain View company has turned on a spigot of sales pitches in areas once devoid of them. On other properties, it has increased their number and frequency….

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Google stock visits unfamiliar turf – negative (San Francisco Chronicle)

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

Google Inc.’s stock, once a Wall Street standout, performed like the rest of the crowd this year – horribly. After starting 2008 near $700, the Mountain View Internet giant’s shares closed Wednesday at $302.95, a 57 percent decline. It’s a major reversal from…

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Google to launch verbal Internet searches (UPI)

Friday, November 14th, 2008

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 14 (UPI) — Voice-recognition software added to the iPhone’s search system takes U.S. Internet giant Google a step closer to solving a key goal, a company official said.

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Google Regretting Billion Dollar AOL Investment (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Friday, August 8th, 2008

Google, it seems, is finally publicly acknowledging what we’ve all know for some time: AOL just ain’t what it used to be. Among the interesting little tidbits in the search giant’s recently filed quarterly earning report, the Mountain View company noted that the five-percent of AOL may “be impaired,” accountant speak for a drop in value.

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