Google: American phenomenon and antitrust target (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Google is more than a fabulously successful company — it is a cultural phenomenon facing increasing U.S. government scrutiny despite its chief executive’s campaign support for President Barack Obama.

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Google Challengers Target Niche Users To Gain Market Share (Forbes)

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Google may be the undisputed king of search?but that doesn?t keep the average user from trying Yahoo, Microsoft or even Ask on a daily basis. Forrester Research (nasdaq: FORR – news – people ) finds that just 20% of searchers use Google (nasdaq: GOOG – news – people ) exclusively.

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Privacy groups target Google Flu Trends (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Google’s recent announcement that it may have found a way to predict U.S. flu trends has led to the inevitable expressions of concern from some privacy groups.

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Google?s Big New Content Push: Poptub (New York Times)

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Google is making its most serious foray into video production yet, with the new video series a rel=”nofollow” target=”_blan

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Yahoo could again be a target (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised that brighter days in Sunnyvale, Calif., were just over the horizon.

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Sinking shares could make Yahoo a target again (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 10th, 2008

When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised brighter days in Sunnyvale were just over the horizon.

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Yahoo unveils Messenger 9.0 (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Yahoo Messenger 9.0 is becoming available on Tuesday–a week after Yahoo’s target launch date and interestingly, a week after Microsoft released its beta update of Windows Live Messenger.

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