Posts tagged “Google”

April 6, 2007

Premium Lock Weighing Costs of Luring High Tech: Did S.C. Get a Better Google Deal?

Company officials say the two deals differ and are difficult to compare. In both cases, search engine giant received substantial incentives to build server farms.

Tags: Apple, Google
Updated April 5, 2007

Premium Lock Google’s Search for Another Data Center Ends in South Carolina

Search engine giant, which recently announced plans to build a similar center in Lenoir County, N.C., will create 200 jobs, invest $600 million. Facility to be built near Charleston. Google is also considering building a facility near Columbia.

Tags: Google
March 29, 2007

Premium Lock Secrecy about Google Deal Helped Trigger Media Criticism

Google Both parties involved did what had to be done in order to make something happen, but questions can be expected when government operates in secrecy.

Tags: Google
Updated March 21, 2007

Premium Lock Microsoft v. Google: Software Giant Takes on Top Internet Search Engine in Copyright Dispute

DDV TechLaw: Existing copyright laws should be sufficient to restrict Google’s practice; however, it requires a multitude of individual legal actions by authors and publishers against Google.

Updated March 15, 2007

Premium Lock A Google Boost: Caldwell County Already Feeling the Effects

Search engine giant’s decision to build $600M data facility in Lenoir is reported to be producing benefits.

Updated March 14, 2007

Premium Lock Growing Closer: Lenovo To Pre-Load Microsoft Services

Lenovo will preload "Microsoft Live" In another step that broadens partnership, Lenovo will make Windows Live default choice on new PCs, laptops

March 4, 2007

Premium Lock College Ready to Train for Google

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute has courses to help train workers for data center.

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February 27, 2007

Premium Lock Group Led by Robert Orr May Challenge Google Incentives

News-Topic in Lenoir reports Orr, who fought tax breaks given to Dell, and NC Institute for Constitutional Law is mulling legal action. Caldwell County commissioner stands by plan to bring data center to N.C.

Tags: Dell, Google
February 26, 2007

Premium Lock Google Data Center Project Hits High Gear

Google's newest destination is N.C. (Google image) Construction begins quickly on site covering more than 200 acres where search engine giant plans to build data hosting facility.

Tags: Google
Updated February 20, 2007

Premium Lock Corporate + Incentives + Sanity: SEARCH

Google Results 1-10 of about 260,000,000

Tags: Dell, Google
February 14, 2007

Premium Lock Google Project: Local Officials Defend the Deal

Working away at Google. (Google photo) ‘Where's all of the good talk of the millions and millions of dollars in payroll? Our people need to hear the good news,’ mayor tells Lenoir newspaper. Other officials cite an expected boon in construction jobs as well as property taxes even when discounted.

Tags: Google
February 12, 2007

Premium Lock Google Deals May Exceed $265M

Google deal already paying off, officials say. Latest release of documents from Department of Commerce show how value of bid to land data center kept increasing. More documents to come. Local official, meanwhile, denies Google played ‘bully’ in negotiations.

Tags: Dell, Google
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