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2008-10-30 06:00:25

Google has settled several copyright suits with the publishing consortium Association of American Publishers and the Authors Guild, clearing the way for the company to provide online access to copyrighted books. Under terms of the settlement, which is subject to approval by the US District Court of New York, the company has agreed to pay $125m that will be used to set up a book registry to resolve existing claims by authors and publishers, and cover legal fees. It said the deal will...

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2008-10-12 09:25:00

Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google Inc., made a surprise visit on Saturday to Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome, located in the barren steppes of central Kazakhstan. Brin, a native of Moscow, made the visit to wish fellow space tourist, and U.S. computer game developer Richard Garriott luck before Garriott's Sunday flight into space.  The mission will take Garriott, U.S. astronaut Michael Fincke, and cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov to the International Space Station. Brin recently put down a $5...

2008-10-07 18:00:16

By GILES TURNBULL Search-engine giant Google is ten years old, and is celebrating in the best possible way - by building a birthday website. Visit Google's 10th Birthday site (www.google.com/tenthbirthday) and you will be treated to a bunch of web goodies. The best of them is a complete timeline, showing you the evolution of the Google home page and a detailed history of the site from student research project to global mega corporation. You can find out what founders Sergey Brin...

2008-10-06 15:00:14

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) today announced that it will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2008 financial results on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). The live webcast of Google's earnings conference call can be accessed at http://investor.google.com/webcast. The webcast version of the conference call will be available through the same link following the conference call. About Google Inc. Google's innovative...

2008-09-10 12:00:22

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced today that it has completed its sale of the Performics search marketing business to Publicis Groupe (EURONEXT Paris: FR0000130577). Chicago-based Performics, one of the leading search marketing services providers, helps to improve the performance of advertisers' investments and maximize client campaign effectiveness. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. About Google Inc. Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around...

2008-09-08 00:00:05

By Michael Liedtke The Associated Press MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - When Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google Inc. on Sept. 7, 1998, they had little more than their ingenuity, four computers and an investor's $100,000 bet on their belief that an Internet search engine could change the world. It sounded preposterous 10 years ago, but look now: Google draws upon a gargantuan computer network, nearly 20,000 employees and a $150 billion market value to redefine media, marketing and...

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2008-09-05 15:50:00

It may sound preposterous with the benefit of hindsight, but only ten years ago, on September 7, 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded their new company, Google.  It all began with little more than four computers, a healthy dose of initiative, and a $100,000 investment from Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim. With that, they made their bet that an Internet search engine could change the world.  A decade later, the company now has 20,000 employees, a $150 billion...

2008-08-20 18:00:26

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced today that Tim Armstrong, President, Advertising & Commerce, North America, will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Citi Investment Research Technology Conference in New York. The session is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time / 1:05 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 2, 2008. To access the live audio webcast of the presentation, please visit investor.google.com/webcast.html. About Google Inc. Google's innovative...

2008-07-25 18:00:30

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced today that David Girouard, President, Google Enterprise, will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Pacific Crest Technology Leadership Forum in Vail. The session is scheduled for 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time / 12:15 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, August 5, 2008. To access the live audio webcast of the presentation, please visit investor.google.com/webcast.html. About Google Inc. Google's innovative search technologies connect millions...

2008-07-18 06:00:17

By Jefferson Graham Google reported lower-than-expected earnings Thursday, causing its stock to tumble even though the company claimed to be virtually recession-proof. Net income in the search giant's second fiscal quarter was $1.3 billion, or $3.92 a share. That fell slightly from first-quarter net income of $1.3 billion, and was up from the year-ago quarter's $925 million. Excluding stock-based compensation costs, net income was $4.63 per share, below the $4.72 average of Wall...


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2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

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