Anti-death penalty drive has $5.4 million

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- More than $5.4 million, mostly from wealthy donors, has been collected to support a ballot measure to abolish California's death penalty, a research group said.

Google's Mayer named Yahoo!'s CEO

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 16 (UPI) -- Yahoo! announced Monday it has lured Marissa Mayer away from Google to become the Internet search engine's president and chief executive officer.

Pepsi chief named most powerful woman

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Indra Nooyi, chairman and chief executive officer of Pepsi Co. was ranked first on Fortune Magazine's annual list of the 50 most powerful women in 2008.

Al Gore to speak in Edinburgh

EDINBURGH, Scotland, July 4 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore is to share his experiences in new media at the Edinburgh Television Festival. Also speaking at the festival will be Sir David Attenborough, Armando Iannucci and the creators of the animated series South Park, Matt Stone

Google fights IE7 in Washington, Brussels

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 1 (UPI) -- Google Inc. is complaining to Washington and Brussels about the way Microsoft Corp. is muscling its way into the Internet search business. Of particular concern to Google is Microsoft's new Web browser, Internet Explorer 7, which includes a search box in

Google introduces new search tool

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- California-based Internet search engine Google Thursday introduced a feature that can track data from multiple personal computers.

Google launches new toolbar

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Google launched Monday the latest version of its toolbar.

Google Maps combines with Google Local

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Google Inc. of Mountain View, Calif., says it has combined its Google Maps service with Google Local, moving both out of beta, or testing, status.

Google launches new application service

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Google launched Monday a comprehensive Internet application service.

Google launching new local search tool

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 17 (UPI) -- Google, the California-based Web-search technology concern, unveiled a new service to help Internet users look for local information.
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