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Microsoft reminds us there are Google ‘alternatives’ in new ad; [UPDATE: Google responds with some myth-busting]

Microsoft isn't mincing words: post-Google privacy policy updates, the company is trying to capitalize on user fallout.

Web

Google tries to explain why its OK to tap your browser history to show you ads

Google offers a peak inside what's behind it's targeted ads.

Web

Facebook moves to ban Google Ads from its apps

Facebook will soon require that app developers only use in-app advertising from approved vendors. Not on the list: Google.

Computing

Google helps mortgage scammers con needy homeowners, study finds

Public advocacy group Consumer Watchdog says Google ads are helping mortgage relief fraudsters trick desperate homeowners, and has contacted the FTC to help make them stop.

Computing

Google begins testing display ads in Gmail

You might start to see image content in your Gmail account, as Google starts branching out with its e-mail advertising with display ads.

Computing

Google defends its efforts to cut the spam out of search

In a somewhat defensive blog post, Googler Matt Cutts reiterated Google's morals where it relates to search and discussed the company's continued efforts to combat spam.

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