Google News mistakes Jackson queries for attack (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, June 26th, 2009

A deluge of search queries for Michael Jackson led Google News, the news aggregator of Web search engine Google, to initially believe it was under attack, the Internet giant said on Friday.

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Google introduces adverts to news (Independent Online)

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Google has introduced advertisements to the results of search queries on Google News in a move aimed at turning the news aggregation site into a money-making venture.

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Is There a Privacy Risk in Google Flu Trends? (New York Times)

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Google sought to avoid this kind of reaction by talking about how Google Flu Trends protects the privacy of its users . The service relies ?on anonymized, aggregated counts of how often certain search queries occur each week,? Google said.

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