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Google Inc.

Google Inc. is an American public corporation specializing in Internet search. It also generates profits from advertising bought on its similarly free-to-user e-mail, online mapping, office productivity, social networking and video-sharing services. Advert-free versions are available via paid subscription. Google has more recently developed an open source web browser and a mobile phone operating system. Its headquarters, often referred to as the Googleplex, are in Mountain View, California. As of March 31, 2009 (2009 -03-31), the company had 19,786 full-time employees. It runs thousands of servers across the world, processing millions of search requests each day and about one petabyte of user-generated data each hour. Read More

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Apple Inc.
Apple Expands Buybacks by $30 Billion

By Reuters

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. (2:21 pm)

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HTC to Manufacture Google’s Nexus 8 Tablet

By IBTimes AU

Google is on its way to make a huge trajectory change with its upcoming Nexus tablet by bringing in a larger 8 inches slate reportedly developed by HTC. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, MANAGEMENT, SMARTPHONE, HTC

Conspiracy Trial Underway: Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corp. and Adobe Systems Inc Allegedly Conspired to Keep Wages Down of Experienced Employees

By IBTimes AU

Google Inc., Apple Inc., Intel Corp. and Adobe Systems Inc. are facing trial against an alleged conspiracy law suit of agreeing to keep wages down of their experienced employees (Apr 22)

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Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Stocks Struggle Higher, Lack Conviction

By Reuters

Asian share markets eked out gains on Thursday as dovish comments from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve combined with an upbeat economic assessment from the central bank to lift Wall Street for a third straight session. (Apr 17)

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Google Glass Goes on Sale on 15 April in USA; Price, Availability Details
Google Glass to Hit Market for $1,500 each; Available to Adults for One Day Only - Find Out the Public's Reaction!

By IBTimes AU

Explore the world through Google Glass. After some leaked documents and rumours sparking from here and there, Google announced that the public will finally have the chance to own one of the most coveted wearable technologies of today. (Apr 14)

Google
‘Heartbleed’ Bug: Major Websites Vulnerable to Hackers for 2 Years; How to Fix It

By IBTimes IN

In what experts described as one of the most serious security flaws in recent years, a new finding by researchers found out the presence of a bug called Heartbleed, in popular software used by millions of web servers, making the data on many major websites vulnerable to hackers. (Apr 10)

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Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg Expresses Frustration to Barack Obama: Complete Text of Facebook CEO's Post

By IBTimes IN Special

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has revealed that he had called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over reports of repeated global surveillance programs by the US government. (Mar 14)

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Tops Hedge Fund Stock –Citigroup

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) tops hedge fund stock according to the recent Citigroup analysis based on 13Fs (Mar 13)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, APPLE INC., CITIGROUP, WELLS FARGO, NYSE

Google Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette takes a picture with his phone at the new Google office in Toronto on 13 November, 2012.
Google Finance, Business Chiefs Get Millions in Bonuses

By Reuters

Google Inc will pay Finance Chief Patrick Pichette a $3 million annual bonus, and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora a $3.5 million bonus, a slight increase from the previous year, following a year in which the Internet company's stock surged nearly 60 percent. (Mar 11)

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Bill Gates
Bill Gates Reclaims Top of Forbes Billionaire List from Mexican Mogul

By Reuters

Bill Gates has returned to the top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as rising stock markets swelled the ranks of billionaires, which included a record number of women. (Mar 04)

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