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Android Wear: Google Reveals New Wearable Tech

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Google has unveiled a new version of its Android operating system called Android Wear, designed specifically for use in wearable devices, as the firm seeks to provide developers with tools to build apps for new hardware form factors. Google has unveiled a new version of its Android operating system called Android Wear, designed specifically for use in wearable devices, as the firm seeks to provide developers with tools to build apps for new hardware form factors. 0 Comments

Google Buys Company That Designs Robots for Military

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Google has bought military robotics firm Boston Dynamics as part of a series of deals edging the firm closer to a future of robotics products and services. Google's intentions remain top secret for eight recent robotics acquisitions. Google has bought military robotics firm Boston Dynamics as part of a series of deals edging the firm closer to a future of robotics products and services. Google's intentions remain top secret for eight recent robotics acquisitions. 0 Comments

Google Paid Clicks Jump, CPCs Fall in Q2 2013; 75% Switched to Enhanced Campaigns

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More than six million campaigns have been upgraded to AdWords Enhanced Campaigns so far and Google expects to have the remainder of its advertising partners, and their respective campaigns, switched over by the end of this month. More than six million campaigns have been upgraded to AdWords Enhanced Campaigns so far and Google expects to have the remainder of its advertising partners, and their respective campaigns, switched over by the end of this month. 0 Comments

Google Reports $13 Billion in Q1 2013 Revenues

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Google posted a 31 percent increase in year-over-year revenue for the first quarter of 2013. The search giant reported revenues of $13.97 billion. As revenues grow, CEO Larry Page is focusing on future products and Google's growth potential. Google posted a 31 percent increase in year-over-year revenue for the first quarter of 2013. The search giant reported revenues of $13.97 billion. As revenues grow, CEO Larry Page is focusing on future products and Google's growth potential. 0 Comments

Expenses, Motorola Losses Eat Into Google’s $14.10 Billion Q3 Revenue

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Google accidentally reported their earnings early today. This was the first quarter with full Motorola reporting and though core business revenue was up, so are expenses, resulting in disappointment in the stock market. Google accidentally reported their earnings early today. This was the first quarter with full Motorola reporting and though core business revenue was up, so are expenses, resulting in disappointment in the stock market. 0 Comments

Google Seeks Ban on iPhone, iPad in Patent Lawsuit

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Google's Motorola Mobility division is reportedly claiming that Apple devices, including the iPhone and iPad, infringe seven of its patents, including location reminders, email notifications, video players and Apple's Siri voice assistant feature. Google's Motorola Mobility division is reportedly claiming that Apple devices, including the iPhone and iPad, infringe seven of its patents, including location reminders, email notifications, video players and Apple's Siri voice assistant feature. 0 Comments

Google Reports $12.2 Billion in Q2 2012 Revenue, 35% YoY Growth

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Google revenues topped $10 billion for the third quarter in a row, up 15 percent from the $10.65 billion reported in Q1 2012. The Q2 2012 $12.21 billion in revenue is another new record and reflects a 35 percent increase over Q2 of 2011. Google revenues topped $10 billion for the third quarter in a row, up 15 percent from the $10.65 billion reported in Q1 2012. The Q2 2012 $12.21 billion in revenue is another new record and reflects a 35 percent increase over Q2 of 2011. 0 Comments

Google Hit With Patent Lawsuit Over Chrome for Mobile Technology

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Google is being sued by California-based EMG, which alleges that Google's Chrome web browser infringes its patents relating to zooming and scrolling functions. EMG seeks financial damages and to prevent Chrome mobile web browser distribution. Google is being sued by California-based EMG, which alleges that Google's Chrome web browser infringes its patents relating to zooming and scrolling functions. EMG seeks financial damages and to prevent Chrome mobile web browser distribution. 0 Comments

Google Ad Spending Tops $2 Billion in 2011

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Google has doubled it's advertising budget in the past year to more tha $1.5 billion. If you factor in the recently acquired Motorola Mobility Holdings and Google's ad spend together, that's $2.1 billion a year in ad spend, a new report says. Google has doubled it's advertising budget in the past year to more tha $1.5 billion. If you factor in the recently acquired Motorola Mobility Holdings and Google's ad spend together, that's $2.1 billion a year in ad spend, a new report says. 0 Comments

Google-Motorola Deal Gains China's Approval

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Google has confirmed that Chinese authorities have approved its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola. The deal is expected to be closed by this Wednesday, with the requirement that the Android system remain free and open to use for five years. Google has confirmed that Chinese authorities have approved its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola. The deal is expected to be closed by this Wednesday, with the requirement that the Android system remain free and open to use for five years. 0 Comments

Google’s Patent Battle With Microsoft & Apple Escalates

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Microsoft has filed a formal complaint against Motorola with the European Commission over what it sees as a clear abuse of its industry standard patents, with Google's tacit backing. This follows a similar filing by Apple demanding EC intervention. Microsoft has filed a formal complaint against Motorola with the European Commission over what it sees as a clear abuse of its industry standard patents, with Google's tacit backing. This follows a similar filing by Apple demanding EC intervention. 0 Comments

Google-Motorola Acquisition Approved in U.S., EU

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In a pair of announcements made just hours apart, the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission each announced that the $12.5 billion acquisition had been cleared by their respective anti-trust authorities and could proceed. In a pair of announcements made just hours apart, the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission each announced that the $12.5 billion acquisition had been cleared by their respective anti-trust authorities and could proceed. 0 Comments

DOJ to Approve Google's Motorola Acquisition

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Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility could soon be approved by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ,) sources told the Wall Street Journal. The DOJ is reportedly poised to issue a formal approval on the deal as early as next week. Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility could soon be approved by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ,) sources told the Wall Street Journal. The DOJ is reportedly poised to issue a formal approval on the deal as early as next week. 0 Comments

Tide Turning Against Google in Android Patent Wars

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Apple has won a major patent victory over HTC and Android. Meanwhile, UK telecommunications company BT has opened another patent case that targets a wide array of Google servicesand Microsoft has won an android patent case against Motorola. Apple has won a major patent victory over HTC and Android. Meanwhile, UK telecommunications company BT has opened another patent case that targets a wide array of Google servicesand Microsoft has won an android patent case against Motorola. 0 Comments

Google-Motorola Merger Seeks European Commission Clearance

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Google's buyout of Motorola Mobility is already under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Justice, but the deal will also require clearance in Europe. The European Commission evaluation is scheduled to determine a ruling by January 10. Google's buyout of Motorola Mobility is already under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Justice, but the deal will also require clearance in Europe. The European Commission evaluation is scheduled to determine a ruling by January 10. 0 Comments

Motorola Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Google Deal

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Google acquisition of Motorola Mobility is stepping further toward finalization with the shareholder vote on the topic. Shareholders who voted supported the Google merger almost unanimously, with 99 percent approving the deal. Google acquisition of Motorola Mobility is stepping further toward finalization with the shareholder vote on the topic. Shareholders who voted supported the Google merger almost unanimously, with 99 percent approving the deal. 0 Comments

Eric Schmidt Talks Android Patents, Motorola Independence, Apple Siri

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Microsoft shouldn’t make money on Android devices, Google will run Motorola independently, and Apple Siri is a “significant” rival to Google search, according to Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. A quick rundown of Schmidt’s latest comments. Microsoft shouldn’t make money on Android devices, Google will run Motorola independently, and Apple Siri is a “significant” rival to Google search, according to Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. A quick rundown of Schmidt’s latest comments. 0 Comments

Google Lobbying Spend Hits New High

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Google nearly doubled their year-over-year spend on lobbying this quarter, forking out $2.4 million as their troubles with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice continue. This year alone, Google has spent $5.9 million on lobbying. Google nearly doubled their year-over-year spend on lobbying this quarter, forking out $2.4 million as their troubles with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice continue. This year alone, Google has spent $5.9 million on lobbying. 0 Comments

Motorola Stockholders to Vote on Google Merger

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Motorola Mobility stockholders will vote Nov. 17 on the company's acquisition by Google for $12.5 billion. Shareholders who held stock on Oct. 11 get to vote. Since the August offer, the Motorola stock has gone from around $22 a share to $38. Motorola Mobility stockholders will vote Nov. 17 on the company's acquisition by Google for $12.5 billion. Shareholders who held stock on Oct. 11 get to vote. Since the August offer, the Motorola stock has gone from around $22 a share to $38. 0 Comments

iPad AdWords Targeting: Insights & Tips

A look at if tablet users are more likely to convert than smartphones or desktops, and how user behavior and usage alters the way you think about your marketing approach. A look at if tablet users are more likely to convert than smartphones or desktops, and how user behavior and usage alters the way you think about your marketing approach. 0 Comments