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  1. Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

    A plaintiff must do more than point to the dollars in a defendant's pocket," Grewal wrote, noting that plaintiffs failed to demonstrate how Google's use of their information deprived them of its economic value.

  2. Scroogled Rises: Microsoft Back on Attack as Google Faces New Antitrust Complaint

    Fairsearch Europe, which describes itself as "organization united to promote economic growth, innovation and choice across the internet" and made up of members including Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle, has filed an antitrust complaint related to...

  3. Is Google Trust Being Scroogled?

    Speaking of fair, there is a group that has emerged called FairSearch, which claims to be "a group of businesses and organizations united to promote economic growth, innovation and choice across the Internet ecosystem by fostering and defending...

  4. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    South Carolina's Republican Senator Jim DeMint recently wrote a letter to the FTC arguing that Google should be left alone during the currently difficult economic climate. As European Commission vice chairman Joaquin Almunia has indicated publicly...

  5. CIVETS: New Global Marketing Opportunities in Emerging Economies

    Many of the CIVETS countries had strong economic growth in 2011 and are showing strong signs for the future. Strong Economic Growth As the Colombian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Egyptian, Turkish and South African nations reinvent their nations into...

  6. 10 Takeaways from Google's Holiday 2011 Consumer Intentions Report

    Conversions on tablets are very similar to those on desktops, and the average order value is higher because the economic status of tablet buyers is on average higher than the average desktop user. Take advantage of this stat by launching ad...

  7. Q3 Paid Search Spend Data Bodes Well for Google; Bing Continues to Slide

    Q3 paid search spend reports from Covario, Rimm-Kaufman Group and Efficient Frontier/Context Optional show the despite economic concerns, paid search growth is strong, with 23 and 24 percent year-over-year increase in spend in the U.S.and globally...

  8. SEO Your Website For Foreign Languages in Your Domestic Market

    Indeed, 89 percent of Hispanic Americans speak Spanish at home, not English, and they have a combined purchasing power of over $1.2 trillion, according to the Selig Center for Economic Growth. Less Competition

  9. Schmidt on 'False' Media Speculation, Google vs. Facebook Obsession

    Schmidt also brushed off Facebook as a competitor and once again called Microsoft Google's true competition at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Turning to competition, Schmidt said he was perplexed by the Facebook obsession because...

  10. Google Releases White Paper Criticizing Countries Blocking Internet Access

    Over the last two decades, the Internet has delivered tremendous economic and trade benefits. But this engine of economic growth is increasingly coming under attack. Guess Google does not consider their tactics of entering online industries and...