Thursday, 14 June 2007

Google news - Partner vs. Competitor

Keeping up with Google news:

14/06/2007 -Google in spat with Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is defending itself against charges by Google that it rigged its new Vista operating system to give its desktop search software an unfair edge over that of its rivals. In a freshly-revealed complaint lodged late last year with the US Department of Justice and state attorneys general Google accuses Microsoft's Vista of violating a 2002 antitrust decree. - AFP

12/06/2007 - Google ties up with Sina
SHANGHAI: Google Inc, which trails Inc in China's Internet search industry, will partner with Sina Corp to gain share in the world's second-largest online market. Google and Sina, owner of China's biggest Web portal, will cooperate in Internet search, advertising, and news in China, the two companies said in Beijing yesterday. The agreement helps Google access customers of Sina in a country where the online search market is forecast to grow to US$587 million (US$1=RM3.46) by the end of the decade. - Bloomberg

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