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A publicly-traded company primarily offering a web portal. Originally a search engine in the 1990s and early 2000s, Google expanded to online messaging, e-mail services, web video, mobile phones and so forth. Google monetizes its operations primarily through advertisements. It was founded in 1998. See also: Yahoo.
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Staying with Google News was not helping us grow our digital audiences, on the contrary," said the Association's President, Carlos Fernando Lindenberg Neto.
The Google News metatag, introduced to help Google to better identify, understand and classify news-related content, is good news for those that like reading witty newspaper style headlines.
On the issue of news aggregation websites, such as Google News, the committee believes it is "not acceptable" that the local newspaper industry is prevented from taking collective action and recommends that the OFT should re-examine the issue.
Cohen also said in an official Google News Blog post that the company will continue to work with publishers to refine its methods for making subscription content discoverable via Google.
Google News in 4 new domainsToday Google also launched four new Arabic editions of Google News for Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
It currently gathers reports from 14 sources, including Google News and expert discussion sites, which summarise information from more than 20 000 different websites.
Within several months, the online video had more than 750,000 hits and was picked up on hundreds of blogs and Websites, and on Yahoo News, Google News, YouTube and MySpace.
A Google news search indicates that the brutal assault was mentioned in 3,525 news articles.
The partnership relates to the Google News site--not searches on Google.
Other examples: The Onion, MTV, Google News, ESPN, Rotten Tomatoes, the National Enquirer, Al Jazeera, the Drudge Report, and WebMD.
IN other Google news, the firm have won an appeal against a court case over their use of thumbnail images in search results.
It is better to avoid problems by writing your own short message, action alert, or press release--and give your readers authoritative background by linking to free news stories (found through Google News, for example--or through our AIDSNEW service).