SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
January 15, 2010
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On January 7, 2010, On2 Technologies, Inc. (On2), Google Inc. (Google), Oxide Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Google (Merger Sub I) and Oxide LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Google (Merger Sub II) entered into Amendment No. 1 (the Amendment) to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of August 4, 2009, by and among On2, Google and Merger Sub I (the Merger Agreement). Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, as amended, Merger Sub I will be merged with and into the Company and, as a result, the Company will continue as the surviving corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Google (the First Step Merger). As soon as practicable thereafter, the Company will merge with and into Merger Sub II and, as a result, Merger Sub II will continue as the surviving entity and a wholly owned subsidiary of Google (the Second Step Merger and, taken together with the First Step Merger, the Merger).
As a result of the amendment to the Merger Agreement, Google filed a supplement, dated January 15, 2010 (the Supplement), to the definitive proxy statement/prospectus, dated November 3, 2009, which forms a part of a registration statement on Form S-4, as amended (File No. 333-161858) (the Registration Statement), that Google filed on September 11, 2009 in connection with the proposed Merger. The Registration Statement includes a proxy statement of On2 and also constitutes a prospectus of Google. The supplement to the definitive proxy statement/prospectus constitutes a supplement to the prospectus of Google with respect to the shares of Google Class A Common Stock to be issued to On2 stockholders in connection with the proposed Merger and also constitutes a supplement to On2s proxy statement with respect to the February 17, 2010 reconvened special meeting of On2 stockholders to consider and vote to adopt the Merger Agreement, as amended. In connection therewith, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. rendered a revised opinion regarding certain tax matters. A copy of its opinion is attached hereto as Exhibit 8.1.
This report is also being filed for the purpose of filing as exhibits the document listed in Item 9.01 below, which is hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement, as amended and as supplemented by the Supplement or otherwise pursuant to requirements of Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|8.1||Opinion of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. as to Tax Matters|
|23.1||Consent of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. (included in Exhibit 8.1)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: January 15, 2010||/S/ DONALD HARRISON|