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Google gets China OK for Motorola deal

(AP) -- Authorities in China have approved Google Inc.'s bid to buy phone maker Motorola Mobility, clearing the way for the $12.5 billion deal to close early next week.

dateMay 19, 2012 in Business
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Yahoo soap opera features new cast of leaders

(AP) -- Yahoo's dysfunctional turnaround efforts have morphed into a Silicon Valley soap opera, one that has taken another strange twist with the Internet company's ousting of CEO Scott Thompson just four ...

dateMay 15, 2012 in Business
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FTC hires outside lawyer to steer Google probe

(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission has hired a prominent trial lawyer to oversee its broad investigation into Google's business practices, signaling the agency is troubled by what it has discovered so far in its year-old ...

dateApr 27, 2012 in Business
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Hubbub over content rights greets Google Drive

(AP) -- Google is already facing spasms of suspicion and confusion as it tries to persuade people to entrust their personal documents, photos and other digital content to the company's new online storage ...

dateApr 26, 2012 in Internet
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Google's 1Q lobbying bill more than triples to $5M

(AP) -- Google's U.S. lobbying bill more than tripled to $5 million during the first three months of the year amid increased government scrutiny of the Internet search leader's business and privacy practices.

dateApr 23, 2012 in Business
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Oracle skewers Google as Android trial opens

Oracle began Monday trying to convince a jury that Google's top executives have long known that they stole a key piece of technology to build the Android software that now powers more than more than 300 million smartphones ...

dateApr 17, 2012 in Business
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Oracle focuses on Google emails in Android trial

Oracle intends to rely heavily on Google's own internal emails to prove Google's top executives knew they were stealing a popular piece of technology to build the Android software that now powers more than 300 million smartphones ...

dateApr 16, 2012 in Business
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