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Google board member quits over Apple links

The US Federal Trade Commission's probe into links between the boards of Apple and Google have already led to Google CEO Eric Schmidt quitting his role as an Apple board member.
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Google Sidewiki offers universal commenting system for websites

Another one for the "Cool Google technologies that will annoy publishers" file. Sidewiki is a new service debuted yesterday by Google - a sidebar for web browsers that lets users post and read comments about web pages.
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YouTube UK reaches licensing deal with PRS for Music

Premium music videos are coming back to YouTube's UK website, after a licensing deal was finally struck between Google and PRS for Music.
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Qtrax promises October 29th launch in Asia

Qtrax boss Allan Klepfisz has been blogging again, and in between laying into recent coverage by an unnamed journalist (presumably CNET's Greg Sandoval), he talks launch specifics.
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How Google (and JK Wedding vid) sent Chris Brown up the charts

It's not been a good few months for Chris Brown, what with that domestic abuse case involving former partner Rihanna. However, he's still riding high in the digital music charts this week.
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Google Wave to roll out in late September

We've said it before: if you're a music marketer, you should probably be looking into Google Wave right now.
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Google hits back at YouTube myths

Google has taken the unusual step of publishing a blog post hitting back at what it says are "the top five myths about YouTube", including accusations that it's just about UGC videos, and that the quality is poor-quality...
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Google says mobile browser apps will dominate in coming years

There's a lot of buzz around downloadable mobile applications at the moment, fuelled by the success of Apple's App Store.
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Google turning Chrome into OS for netbooks

Google has announced that it's using its Chrome web browser as the basis for a new operating system for netbooks - cheap, lightweight laptops used mainly for surfing the web and communications.
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Bing takes market share from Google; adds tweets

It's been a successful start for Microsoft's new Bing search engine - web metrics firm StatCounter claims Microsoft's share of the search market rose by 0.5 percentage points in June to 8.23%, while Google's fell 0.59 percentage...
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YouTube co-founder leaves (but remains at Google)

Steve Chen has announced that he's leaving YouTube, which he co-founded and was chief technology officer of until last year.
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What is Google’s REAL strategy with YouTube?

The Register has an interesting article by Telco 2.0, looking at what Google's strategy might be with YouTube.