Omg! Positive tone boosts Yahoo celeb site to top (San Francisco Chronicle)

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Think of the most popular brands in celebrity news, and you’ll probably come up with a small list that includes Entertainment Tonight, US Weekly and People. Consider the most successful celebrity news destinations online, and something else jumps to the top…. Sponsored Topics: US Weekly – Entertainment Tonight – Yahoo – Celebrity – People

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Google increasingly battles Facebook in search (San Francisco Chronicle)

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Google has long been the king of search, dominating rivals including Yahoo Inc. and Microsoft Corp. But it increasingly sees social networks such as Facebook as challengers to its search engine, a company official said Monday. As people search out advice… Related: Facebook – Google – Social network service – Social network – web

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With ex-Google exec, AOL seeks another fresh start (San Francisco Chronicle)

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Shortly before taking over as head of AOL in April, Tim Armstrong ripped out some office doors. The doors _ made of glass and requiring a company key card to pass through _ stood in AOL’s New York headquarters, separating the offices of executives like former… Related: Tim Armstrong – AOL – Google – New York – Randy Falco

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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, Yahoo delay ad partnership due to federal investigations (Vietnam Net)

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

Internet giants Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. have agreed to delay implementing an advertising partnership to give the United States’ Department of Justice time to finish investigating the proposed deal, said the San Francisco Chronicle on Saturday.

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Google ready to release mobile phone system (San Francisco Chronicle)

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Google is prepping for the release of its Android mobile phone operating system by taking a page from Apple’s playbook – and updating it. While Apple opened a successful online application store last month, one year after the iPhone went on sale and in time…

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