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Googleholic for December 22nd, 2006

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In this issue of Googleholic we cover:

  • Google could be breaching Australian Copyright Act
  • Google, Baidu.com, and the fight for video search in China
  • Google's November usage stats
  • Google South Carolina in the works
  • An interview with Vint Cerf
  • Google Checkouts big ad spend
  • Novell's Lead Samba developer quits to join Google

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Google could be breaching Australian Copyright Act
This is all due to linking of unauthorized copies of music material.

Google, Baidu.com, and the fight for video search in China
Both companies supposedly held separate meetings this week with local video sharing sites.

Google's November usage stats
3.1 billion searches were made, increasing usage 31% since last year. Google's total market share has now hit $49.5%.

Google South Carolina in the works?
Google has confirmed an expansion into Berkeley County, with a 520 acre deal worth about $17M.

An interview with Vint Cerf
One of the founding fathers of the internet, and Google evangelist answers a few questions, including why Google bought YouTube, and what recent developments have impressed him, and what the future problems of the internet might be.

Google Checkouts big ad spend
Google has been spending a lot to advertise the PayPal killer, namely offering $10 discounts on purchases through the system.

Novell's Lead Samba developer quits to join Google
Why did he do this? As a protest the recent Microsoft-Novel alliance.

YouTube finds killer
YouTube helped in the hunt for a killer in Canada


The past week in Google news

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