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Google Buys Navigation App Waze for $1 Billion

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Google has reached an agreement to acquire navigation app maker Waze in a deal believed to be valued upwards of $1 billion, beating out rivals Facebook and Apple, which were also rumored to be mulling a bid for the startup. Google has reached an agreement to acquire navigation app maker Waze in a deal believed to be valued upwards of $1 billion, beating out rivals Facebook and Apple, which were also rumored to be mulling a bid for the startup. 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

Google Dumping Clearwire Stake

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Google will sell its 6.5 percent stake in wireless Internet service provider Clearwire for roughly $47 million (a discounted stock price of $1.60 per share), according to an SEC filing. Google initially invested $500 million in the company in 2008. Google will sell its 6.5 percent stake in wireless Internet service provider Clearwire for roughly $47 million (a discounted stock price of $1.60 per share), according to an SEC filing. Google initially invested $500 million in the company in 2008. 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

Google+ Stream Filtering Upgrade In Works

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Google plans to add filtering mechanisms to Google+, allowing users to receive more relevant social content as the company seeks to challenge rival Facebook. Elsewhere, Eric Schmidt calls U.S. authorities "idiots" and visits new Paris headquarters. Google plans to add filtering mechanisms to Google+, allowing users to receive more relevant social content as the company seeks to challenge rival Facebook. Elsewhere, Eric Schmidt calls U.S. authorities "idiots" and visits new Paris headquarters. 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

Google and Intel Partnering for Atom-Powered Androids

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Google has announced a partnership with Intel. The two companies will work together to tune Android’s architecture to the next generation of Intel Atom processors. Initial Atom-powered Android devices will be released in the first half of 2012. Google has announced a partnership with Intel. The two companies will work together to tune Android’s architecture to the next generation of Intel Atom processors. Initial Atom-powered Android devices will be released in the first half of 2012. 0 Comments

Android Patent Wars Continue, Ice Cream Sandwich Coming Soon

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HTC is suing Apple with patents transferred from Google as a defense against Apple's lawsuit. Meanwhile, Acer and Viewsonic have signed patent licensing agreements with Microsoft. And Android Ice Cream Sandwich is due in October or November. HTC is suing Apple with patents transferred from Google as a defense against Apple's lawsuit. Meanwhile, Acer and Viewsonic have signed patent licensing agreements with Microsoft. And Android Ice Cream Sandwich is due in October or November. 0 Comments