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Google Readies $30 Billion War Chest For Foreign Takeovers

Google Readies $30 Billion War Chest For Foreign Takeovers

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) recently revealed it is keeping a substantial portion of its cash outside the U.S. to facilitate the possible acquisition of overseas companies. The size of Google’s foreign reserves was only revealed last night, even though the […]

Microsoft To Overtake Apple In Three Years?

Microsoft To Overtake Apple In Three Years?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is a company that has lost ground to its competitors within just a few years. While Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is eating into its stronghold, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is ruling the smartphone and tablets market. PC sales continue to decline as […]

Google Maps Adds Waze Real-Time Traffic Updates

Google Maps Adds Waze Real-Time Traffic Updates

Google Maps now offers real time traffic reports from Waze. Earlier this summer, the search giant acquired Waze, a popular map application that uses crowdsourcing to compile traffic reports. On Tuesday, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) shared the following in a blog […]

Google Reveals Cost Of Waze Acquisition

Google Reveals Cost Of Waze Acquisition

Owing to a mandatory regulatory filing with the SEC, the exact amount of money that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) paid for its largest acquisition of the year, Waze, is now known to the public. While Google has acquired a total of 16 […]