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January 15, 2006 | Chris Gaither, Times Staff Writer
In her show business debut, Google Inc.'s ambassador to Hollywood ended up on the cutting-room floor. Jennifer Feikin was a teenager when she donned a miniskirt and beehive hairdo for a bit part in John Waters' movie "Hairspray." It went on to become a cult classic, but without Feikin's scene as an auto show model. "She didn't like the idea of not seeing things through to the end," said Feikin's mother, Rhea.
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January 15, 2006 | Chris Gaither, Times Staff Writer
In her show business debut, Google Inc.'s ambassador to Hollywood ended up on the cutting-room floor. Jennifer Feikin was a teenager when she donned a miniskirt and beehive hairdo for a bit part in John Waters' movie "Hairspray." It went on to become a cult classic, but without Feikin's scene as an auto show model. "She didn't like the idea of not seeing things through to the end," said Feikin's mother, Rhea.
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January 25, 2005 | Chris Gaither, Times Staff Writer
Search-engine rivals Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. will open a new front in their Internet battle today when they plan to unveil dueling efforts to let users hunt through the content of television shows. Google Video will let people look for text in the closed-captioning of television shows on PBS, C-SPAN, Fox News, ABC and other channels. Google has been recording thousands of hours of programming with its own equipment and hopes to eventually let people watch the content through Google Video.
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January 7, 2006 | Chris Gaither, Times Staff Writer
Search giant Google Inc. put its own twist on the budding online video market Friday, unveiling an Internet bazaar that allows movie studios, TV networks and any amateur with a camera to sell their wares. The Google Video Store, launching with 5,000 titles, is the first major challenge to the early lead that Apple Computer Inc. has in the emerging market for online video.
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