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Did Google make a mistake with DoubleClick?

Don Reisinger has crunched the numbers and found that the Google-DoubleClick deal was a bad move for the online firm. Is he right?

By March 12, 2008


EU could approve Google-DoubleClick merger next week

European regulators could give unconditional approval to Google-DoubleClick merger on March 11, Bloomberg reports.

By March 5, 2008


Google-DoubleClick may bode well for Microsoft-Yahoo deal

With the Google-DoubleClick merger wrapped up, Yahoo may face even greater pressure to find itself a buyout partner, according to Wall Street analysts and investors.

By March 11, 2008


Microsoft to senators: Google-DoubleClick deal is bad for America

Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith says Google-DoubleClick merger "will be bad for publishers, bad for advertisers, and most importantly, bad for consumers."

By September 27, 2007


Report: FTC to probe Microsoft, Yahoo ad deals too

Commission plans to expand its probe beyond Google-DoubleClick to also review Microsoft and Yahoo bids, The Wall Street Journal is reporting.

By June 14, 2007


House Republican targets Google on privacy grounds

Rep. Joe Barton voted for the Real ID Act, the Patriot Act, and warrantless surveillance. Now he's sending a letter to Google's CEO asking for details about the "privacy implications" of the Google-DoubleClick merger.

By December 12, 2007


Facebook-Instagram deal raises new privacy worries

Facebook's mixed record on privacy has led some Instagram users to be less than enthusiastic about today's acquisition announcement.

By April 9, 2012


WSJ: Google tricked Apple's Safari in order to track users

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google used special code to sidestep the privacy settings in the browser and track Web users. Google says the Journal's got it wrong.

By February 17, 2012


Yahoo's ad challenges: Social, mobile, operational

Carol Bartz's successor at Yahoo will have to deal better with Yahoo's existing ad businesses and to expand more into hot new domains on the Net.

By September 7, 2011


Google's AdMeld acquisition gets new DOJ scrutiny

The Justice Department has submitted a second request for information on Google's attempt to acquire Admeld, which optimizes online display ads.

By July 28, 2011