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Google Submits New Proposal to Avoid Antitrust Fine in EU

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After being told its antitrust concessions were insufficient, Google has increased its concessions to avoid a possible $5 billion fine from the European Commission in its ongoing antitrust review. The EC didn't reveal the latest concessions offer. After being told its antitrust concessions were insufficient, Google has increased its concessions to avoid a possible $5 billion fine from the European Commission in its ongoing antitrust review. The EC didn't reveal the latest concessions offer. 0 Comments

CEO Larry Page Takes the Stage in Surprise Google I/O Appearance

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Page took the stage giving what almost could be described as an elevator pitch or Google infomercial followed by over a half hour of live question and answer with the audience. He spoke on technology, Google Now, opportunity, negativity, and more. Page took the stage giving what almost could be described as an elevator pitch or Google infomercial followed by over a half hour of live question and answer with the audience. He spoke on technology, Google Now, opportunity, negativity, and more. 0 Comments

Streetmap Lawsuit Accuses Google of 'Cynical Manipulation of Search Results'

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Google is the subject of yet another anti-competitiveness complaint, this one from UK Internet company Streetmap. The mapping alternative has had enough of Google giving its Maps preferential treatment, so they have put their lawyers on the case. Google is the subject of yet another anti-competitiveness complaint, this one from UK Internet company Streetmap. The mapping alternative has had enough of Google giving its Maps preferential treatment, so they have put their lawyers on the case. 0 Comments

Failure to Comply: Judge Orders Google to Reveal Paid Media Relationships

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Google has been given clarification and a deadline of Friday to comply with a U.S. judge's order to disclose any paid relationships with the media. The judge said Google "failed to comply" with his order in the firm's patent litigation with Oracle. Google has been given clarification and a deadline of Friday to comply with a U.S. judge's order to disclose any paid relationships with the media. The judge said Google "failed to comply" with his order in the firm's patent litigation with Oracle. 0 Comments

Google Sends Oracle $4 Million Legal Bill

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In a court filing, Google has asked that Oracle pay costs including printing and copy fees, compensation for expert appointments and filing fees for both printed and electronic excerpts over the course of the Android patent infringement case. In a court filing, Google has asked that Oracle pay costs including printing and copy fees, compensation for expert appointments and filing fees for both printed and electronic excerpts over the course of the Android patent infringement case. 0 Comments

Google-Oracle $1 Billion Android Patent Trial Begins

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The trial between Google and Oracle over the use Java software within the Android operating system began in California yesterday with the selection of the jury. It is likely Oracle will seek around $1 billion in damages from Google. The trial between Google and Oracle over the use Java software within the Android operating system began in California yesterday with the selection of the jury. It is likely Oracle will seek around $1 billion in damages from Google. 0 Comments

Oracle Rejects Google’s $3 Million Offer to Settle Patent Dispute

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Google offered Oracle $3 million plus less than 1 percent of its Android's revenue in the hopes of avoiding a trial over claims that Google's Android operating system has infringed on Java patents. Oracle has rejected the offer for being too low. Google offered Oracle $3 million plus less than 1 percent of its Android's revenue in the hopes of avoiding a trial over claims that Google's Android operating system has infringed on Java patents. Oracle has rejected the offer for being too low. 0 Comments

Patent Absurdity? Google, Microsoft in War of Words Over Android 'Patent Attacks'

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Google condemned "a hostile, organized campaign” being waged through “bogus patents” against Android by Microsoft, Oracle, and Apple. Unfortunately for them, Microsoft quickly rebutted by showing that they'd attempted to work jointly with Google. Google condemned "a hostile, organized campaign” being waged through “bogus patents” against Android by Microsoft, Oracle, and Apple. Unfortunately for them, Microsoft quickly rebutted by showing that they'd attempted to work jointly with Google. 0 Comments