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Google gets booked--and banned

Merriam-Webster may be welcoming "google" into the dictionary, but eBay says the company's Checkout service is no best-seller.

Merriam-Webster has welcomed "google" into the dictionary--as a verb, no less--but eBay says Google's Checkout service is no best-seller.

'Google' joins 'Xerox' as a verb

Yahoo may need a Band-Aid or a Kleenex. Its rival is officially ensconced in Merriam-Webster's--and the OED.
July 6, 2006

blog The online auction giant bans its customers from using Google Checkout. Analysts see Checkout as a rival to PayPal.
July 6, 2006

Sundance Channel titles get Googled

Consumers will be able to rent or own any of 18 Sundance movies through Google Video download service.
July 6, 2006

Merrill Lynch bullish on Google growth

Stock brokerage raises second-quarter outlook for search giant while maintaining a "neutral" for Yahoo.
July 5, 2006

blogma Google may be getting ready to take the battle over Net neutrality to the courts.
July 5, 2006

Google fixes security flaw in Reader

Hole could have let attackers steal sensitive data from Web surfers, according to blog revealing the flaw.
July 5, 2006

With Checkout, Google is ready to take your order

Its new online payment system draws little flak from privacy advocates. Do people really trust Google that much?
July 5, 2006

photos Inexpensive electric power helps attract technology companies such as Google to the region around The Dalles, Ore.
June 29, 2006