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Google pays Boring couple a dollar

Dec 3, 2010
Aaron and Christine Boring live on a quiet street in Pennsylvania. Their life wasn't especially exciting (sorry) until Google Street View came...
Posted In: Google, Law, search, street view

Google Cloud Picker

Dec 3, 2010
Weird name. May not stick. This is Google's impending cloud-based storage system, the name and some screen shots being pushed online accidentally....
Posted In: business, cloud, dropbox, gadgets, Google, search

Google Editions

Dec 1, 2010
Google's long awaited e-book store is getting set to finally launch before the end of the year, according to the Wall Street Journal, quoting Scott...
Posted In: business, cool it now, gadgets, Google, search, Web Culture, you're gonna lose control

Must be a lot of coffee brewing at Groupon this week

Dec 1, 2010
The Groupon board of directors is scheduled to have a conference call today to discuss and possibly decide upon Google's takeover offer, according...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media

MIDDAY UPDATE: Groupon and the Fed

Dec 1, 2010
All eyes were on Google today and the Internet mega-corp deliberates on buying the up-and-coming Groupon. In a move that can only be seen as...
Posted In: Banks, Cancun, China, Federal Reserve, Google, groupon, Ireland, Japan, Kyoto, mid-day update, Portugal

EU investigating Google for anti-trust

Nov 30, 2010
Google just can't seem to please Europe. If it's not Street View, it's anti-competitive practices. The European Union announced that it's...
Posted In: business, european union. eu, Google, Law, world

EU announces Google antitrust investigation; Google in talks to buy Groupon

Nov 30, 2010
The European Commission is launching an investigation into whether Internet giant Google has abused its dominant market position in online searches...
Posted In: antitrust, EU, Google, investigation

China was behind Google attacks, say Wikileaks leaks

Nov 29, 2010
251,287 US diplomatic cables were leaked in the latest round of Wikileaks documents and some of them point to China's politburo as being behind...
Posted In: China, Google, Law, privacy, wikileaks, world

Google brain drain?

Nov 29, 2010
The New York Times has a feature on the potential brain drain at Google as some top employees head over to Facebook, frustrated with the greater...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, social media, Web Culture

Google may have bought Groupon for $2.5 billion

Nov 29, 2010
So far this story seems to trace back to a site called Vatornews.com and an interpretation of tweets on the part of TechCrunch. So it's nothing yo...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media, Web Culture

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