Google Inc (GOOG) Highlights: Antitrust Regulators, Lease Agreement & Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Innovation

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Google EU Probe Outcome to Be Decided in Weeks, Almunia Says (BusinessWeek)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) will find out within weeks whether its recent offer to European Union antitrust regulators was enough to settle an almost three-year-old EU probe into the way it operates its search services. “This investigation started in November 2010, it has been difficult,” Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia told a conference in Florence, Italy, today. “It’s important but it cannot be prolonged forever, so we are now in the decisive weeks.”

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Google’s anti-privacy again rejected in court (MarketWatch)
But the search giant GOOG +0.04% has also taken a similar and equally bizarre anti-consumer stance as it wages yet another battle against Americans who believe they have a private legal right to wireless Internet communication in their homes. The decision in San Francisco on Sept. 11, by a three-judge panel of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court, emphatically rejected Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by homeowners whose private WiFi data was collected by the Mountain View, Calif.-based company for its StreetView mapping service.

Google to Rent Former Mall in Largest Silicon Valley Deal (Bloomberg)
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) agreed to rent a former shopping mall in Mountain View, California, in the largest Silicon Valley lease deal of the year, according to the property’s owners. The former mall is being renovated into an office complex, with completion scheduled for next year, real estate investment firm Rockwood Capital LLC said today in a statement. Rockwood, which has offices in San Francisco and White Plains, New York, owns the former Mayfield Mall in a venture with San Francisco-based Four Corners Properties.

Apple’s Threat to Google: The Street (DailyFreeman)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s unveiling of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Tuesday showed the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant can still innovate and throw a few surprises at us. Even though Apple generates the majority of its revenue from the iPhone now, a software announcement that went under the radar could be Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s biggest threat to Google’s dominance in search. As part of iOS 7, Apple’s Siri can now search Twitter, Wikipedia and your photos when looking for answers to questions.

NASA ends Google’s discounted Pentagon jet fuel purchases (Slashgear)
Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin operate an impressive fleet of private jets that the search giant uses for various reasons. Many of the company’s aircraft are based at a government airfield in California where they are able to buy jet fuel from the Pentagon at a significant discount. Reports indicate that following talks between the Pentagon and NASA this year, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s ability to purchase discounted jet fuel has been ended.

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