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Google loses appeal against French tax searches

A Paris appeals court has rejected a request by Internet search giant Google to invalidate the search and seizure of documents by French tax authorities, according to a copy of the decision obtained by AFP ...

Nov 02, 2012
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Europe takes on Google, looks to Brazil with hope

(AP)—European news organizations bleeding money and readers are trying to avoid extinction by asking governments in France, Germany and Italy to step in and charge Google for links to stories the Internet ...

Oct 31, 2012
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France eyes 'Google Tax' for French websites

(AP)—French President Francois Hollande is considering a pushing for a new tax that would see search engines such as Google have to pay each time they use content from French media.

Oct 29, 2012
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Google chief to meet French president amid pay row

Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt will meet with French President Francois Hollande on Monday as the Internet giant wrangles with Paris over a bill that would force search engines to pay for content, ...

Oct 27, 2012
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What's up with Google's plan to split its stock

(AP) -- Google Inc. has announced plans to issue a new class of stock to existing shareholders, effectively splitting shares 2 to 1. It's an unusual approach that reflects a desire by Google's founders t ...

Apr 13, 2012
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Facebook focus guides Google CEO's 1st year on job

Google co-founder Larry Page has a Facebook fixation. When he replaced his mentor Eric Schmidt as Google's CEO last April, Page insisted that the company had to be more aggressive about countering the threat ...

Apr 04, 2012
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