CULTURE : What Google Knows about You (Kompas)

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Google released a feature last Thursday that lets users see and control data that the Web giant has collected

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Google mistook MJ searches for net attack (VNU Net via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Web giant Google has admitted it thought the sudden spike in searches for Michael Jackson on Thursday was a massive, coordinated internet attack, leading it to post an error page on Google News.

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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 not yet ready for prime time (CNN Money)

Friday, September 12th, 2008

The announcement from Google and NBC Universal hailing a joint venture to sell TV ads via Google’s online service seemed like a nice bit of PR for both sides, signaling some thaw between the Web giant and the media establishment, and carrying the promise of new revenue streams for both sides.

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