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Google’s Trying to Get Its Employees Laid

Google may seem like the perfect place to work if you’re a nerdy computer genius. You can be among lots of other nerdy computer geniuses. They have free gourmet food on site. Free massages. Dry-cleaning. Stock options. None of which is really doing a lot to help you get laid. But now Google’s taking steps to change all that, according...

Google’s Buying DoubleClick

Sigh. Remember when we were just really excited to have such a good search engine? Via the AP: Seeking to expand its already well-honed ability to sell targeted Internet advertisements, online search leader Google Inc. said it has agreed to pay $3.1 billion in cash to acquire ad-management technology company DoubleClick Inc. The two companies...

Viacom Hates Free Publicity

Media giant Viacom is suing YouTube, and its new parent company, Google, for copyright infringement, to the tune of $1 billion-with-a-B, after negotiations toward creating a partnership between the two groups fell apart. Viacom wants the courts to issue an injunction preventing YouTube from further copyright infringement while the case is pending...

Did Britney’s Vagina Break Google?

From Blogger’s status blog: Thursday, November 30, 2006We are currently investigating the intermittent 502 error pages on the new version of Blogger in beta and its Blog*Spot blogs. If you experience one of these errors, waiting a minute or so and refreshing may help. I’ve talked to a few other gossip bloggers, all of whom are...