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Lawrence Latif

Lawrence Latif

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Articles by Lawrence Latif

  1. Google Settles Stock Split Lawsuit

    Google announced its intention to issue Class C stock last year, however the Brockton Retirement Board and shareholder Philip Skidmore sued the firm, claiming that the firm's co-founders engineered the stock split to keep control of the firm.

  2. Yahoo Wants to Buy Hulu

    Yahoo is reportedly looking to buy video-streaming service Hulu. And it isn't alone. Yahoo has submitted a bid in the range of $600 million to $800 million on Hulu, which has been holding a secret auction to sell itself, according to reports.

  3. Google Helps Microsoft Get Fined Millions in Europe

    Microsoft got hit with a €561m fine from the European Commission (EC) after the firm failed to keep its promise of offering Windows users a choice of web browsers. The EC was tipped off about the violation by web browser rivals Google and Opera.

  4. Google Chrome to Encrypt All Searches

    Google's Chrome web browser sends search results from its Omnibox - the box used to type in URLs - to Google. Now the web browser will use SSL to encrypt web search input before sending it to Google, whether or not users are signed into Google.

  5. Facebook Ports Pages Manager App to Android

    Facebook's Pages Manager app had been available on Apple's iOS for some time, allowing Page administrators to edit their pages. Now the firm has ported the software to the Android operating system - but the app is only available in selected markets.

  6. Google CEO Larry Page Meets with FTC

    Google CEO Larry Page met with U.S. Federal Trade Commission officials, while Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was seen with head of the firm's Washington, DC office and former Republican Congresswoman Susan Molinari.

  7. New Baidu Mobile Browser Takes Aim at Google, Apple

    The browser seems to take Google Chrome's approach to web apps and the ability to watch video without having to download external applications. The firm expects its browser to generate cash through the sale of advertising, web apps, and content.

  8. Peter Thiel Dumps 20 Million Facebook Shares

    Early Facebook investor Peter Thiel didn't wait to dump a significant chunk of his holding in Facebook – 20 million shares on August 16 and 17. Thiel, an early investor in Facebook, had already sold some of his Facebook stake during the IPO in May.