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Google+ User Numbers Still On The Rise
2013-10-29 18:59:08

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online 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. The search giant talked about numbers this week, which show some noticeable increases in members and usage. At an event this week in San Francisco, the search giant reported it has seen a 37 percent jump in users in recent months. USA Today...

Google Stock Price Climbs In Response To YouTube's Mobile Growth
2013-10-18 15:03:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. As a result, on Friday at least 10 brokerages raised their price targets on the stock to between $880 and $1,175, according to Reuters. Jefferies was on the high end, and bumped up the target price to 15 percent....

Gmail Users Cannot Expect Their Emails To Remain Private, Says Google
2013-08-14 08:50:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In recently released court documents, Google argues that its 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.” The court documents emerged from a class-action lawsuit against Google...

Google To Dominate Mobile Advertising
2013-06-13 19:22:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For the second straight year, Google will reportedly sell more mobile ads than the rest of its rivals combined. According to a report released on Thursday by research firm eMarketer, the search giant will generate nearly $8.9 billion mobile ad revenue in 2013. “Google earned more than half of the $8.8 billion advertisers worldwide spent on mobile internet ads last year, helping propel the company to take in nearly...

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2012-08-23 20:41:42

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. The group alleges that if Google pays the settlement fees, it absolves itself of any wrongdoing. "The Commission is proposing to let Google buy its way out of trouble for an amount that is less than the company spends on...

2011-06-24 11:15:00

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.