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While Facebook has more than one billion monthly active users, and Twitter has reached just over 230 million users, Google's progress for growing its social network Google+ has been quieter.
Google Inc. shares were set to open at an all-time high on Friday morning, nearing $1,000 after the search giant reported an increase in mobile and video advertising. This helped drive quarterly revenue up 23 percent.
In recently released court documents, Google argues that their customers can’t expect them to not read and scan their emails. Comparing Google’s role in serving up email to that of an office assistant, the search giant argues that customers “cannot be surprised their emails are processed by the recipient’s [email provider] in the course of delivery.”
For the second straight year, Google will reportedly sell more mobile ads than the rest of its rivals combined.
Google reached a settlement agreement with the FTC to pay $22.5 million based on charges the search giant misrepresented privacy assurances to Safari users. A consumer watchdog group wants to block the agreement.
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog has asked the White House Counsel to rule that President Obama and other members of the Administration must distance themselves from Google while the company is the target of serious federal investigations, including a criminal probe into allegations the search giant profited from selling online ads to illegal pharmacies. In a letter released today to White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, who is responsible for overseeing...