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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.
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Google expanding AdSense for mobile apps tests

Google is ramping up its AdSense for mobile apps program, opening up its private beta for more developers to take part.
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iPhone 3GS boosts mobile YouTube uploads by 400%

Google has announced that uploads from mobile phones to YouTube have increased by 400% since last Friday, when Apple's new iPhone 3GS went on sale.
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More Android phones on the way

It's taken a while, but Google's Android mobile platform is finally getting up a head of steam, with new handset announcements.
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Google to debut Flipper visual news site

Talking of search engines... Google is about to take the wrappers off a new service called Flipper, says TechCrunch.
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Report claims YouTube losing less money than you think

More YouTube news comes courtesy of US research firm RampRate, which has issued a report disagreeing with previous claims by Credit Suisse that YouTube costs Google $711 million a year to run, and makes a net loss of $470...
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SPPF sues YouTube for copyright infringement

French collecting society SPPF has filed a lawsuit against YouTube, claiming that more than 100 music videos from its catalogue which it had asked to be removed from the video-sharing site last year have been uploaded again.
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Report: YouTube doing 1.2bn video streams a day

TechCrunch has a report - based on the obligatory unnamed "source at Google" - claiming that YouTube is doing more than 1.2 billion video streams every day.