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Google's search for profitability pays off

Google's search for profitability pays off
Upstart (blog)
Google's profits rose 11 percent in its second quarter, but company officials hit the mute button on questions about recent acquisition Motorola Mobility, The Wall Street Journal reports. In a financial report issued Thursday, Google CEO Larry Page had nothing ... 

Google Searches For $680 On Mobile, Social And Motorola
Forbes
Google reported its earnings for Q1 2012 on July 19, with gross revenue of $12.2 billion, up nearly 35% year-on-year. However, nearly $1.25 billion on the total revenues were contributed by Motorola, which Google acquired earlier this year. Organic revenue ...

Google buys Sparrow for 'new Gmail project'
CNN
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- With $43 billion of cash in its coffers, Google is unafraid to spend millions just to pick the brains of the smart people who run them. Google (GOOG, Fortune 500) struck again on Friday, buying popular iPhone and Macintosh e-mail ...

Google pushed to change mobile services in EU antitrust probe
CNET
According to the Financial Times, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia saved this final stipulation until settlement talks were already well into process. It's unclear what exactly Google needs to change but if the search giant doesn't concede it could ...

Google probe: Is now the time to regulate mobile search?
ZDNet (blog)
Maybe, in a fit of pique at its main mobile rival, Apple decides to take on Bing or Yahoo as its defaultsearch engine, rather than Google Search. Maybe Facebook makes a serious search play — after all, browsers and apps are still battling it out for smartphone ...

Google's 2nd-quarter earnings climb 11 percent to hit analyst targets while ...
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — Google earnings hit analysts' target as refinements to the company's Internetsearch technology lured more Web surfers to click on its revenue-producing ads. The performance announced Thursday seemed to ease investor concerns that ...

Google Said to Face EU Demand for Mobile in Antitrust Settlement
Businessweek
Google Inc. (GOOG) (GOOG) is being urged by European Union regulators to include mobile applications as part of an offer to modify its search engine and end an antitrust probe, according to two people familiar with the situation. Google made a proposal to ...

Google Search Shortcuts & Tricks: Tell Me Something, Google
Business 2 Community
Enter movie or the name of a movie into the Google search box to see theaters and showtimes near you. 5. Google, what's the score of this sports game? Type in any NFL, MLB, NBA, or NHL team or league to see scores and schedules provided by STATS, ...

Google Buys Sparrow to Refresh Gmail
PCWorld
Software developer Sparrow, maker of the popular Mac and iOS e-mail clients of the same name, announced on Friday that it has been acquired by Google, and that the Sparrow team will be joining forces with the search giant. A Google spokesperson told ...

Google Ads May Be More Valuable Than You Thought
Business Insider
So for small businesses that have dismissed using Google's pay-per-click ads, it might be time for a second look. Many companies choose to rely heavily on search engine optimization to gain pageviews organically, but for those who want to reach customers ...

EU wants Google concessions for all platforms: sources
Reuters
Earlier this month, the world's most popular search engine proposed concessions in a bid to settle an 18-month long investigation fueled by complaints from rivals including Microsoft. Neither Googlenor the EU have said what those concessions were.

Report: EU Antitrust Deal Might Force Changes to Android
PC Magazine
A European Commission antitrust probe into Google might result in the search giant having to make changes to its Android platform, according to a new report from the Financial Times. The two sides, led by EU competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia, ...

Google, Facebook acquire Apple-focused companies [San Jose Mercury News ...
Businessweek
Acquisition prices were not disclosed, though tech blog The Verge reported that Google paid less than $25 million for Sparrow. Google verified the acquisition Friday, saying that the Sparrow team will join the Mountain View search giant's webmail team.

Google told to change mobile services in antitrust talks
ZDNet
The Financial Times said the outcome of the case could rest on Google's "willingness" to extend the scope of the settlement to mobile services, which would include mobilesearch and advertising as part of the agreement should Google wish to settle.

ZDNet

BREAKINGVIEWS - Google bogged down by shift to mobile hardware
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Google (GOOG.O) is pressing hard in computing on the go. The internet search giant's second-quarter results show strong growth in Android handsets and mobile search. Google's numbers also now include Motorola ...

Google shares rise as strong ad business eases macro fears
Reuters
The world's No.1 search engine, however, evaded questions about its plans for Motorola Mobility, which it recently bought for $12.5 billion, saying Google was yet to complete its homework on the various businesses. "Results were somewhat difficult to ...

Facebook vs. Google? Maybe not
MarketWatch
For several years now, Facebook boosters have been saying that the social network is well-positioned for a coming shift by advertisers away from search ads toward social-based ones. When the number of Facebook FB users surpassed the number of Google ...

Instant View: Google's core Web biz strong
Chicago Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp reported its first quarterly loss as a public company, after swallowing a $6.2 billion charge for writing down a struggling online business unit. And GoogleInc -- unveiling results for the first time since buying Motorola ...

Will Yahoo Turn To Google If Microsoft Search Alliance Fails?
MediaPost Communications
"Microsoft has failed to deliver on RPS," he said, suggesting the partnership might not be renewed. "They may have no other choice but to form an alliance with Google." Yahoo's success should focus on what's good for Yahoo and not for Microsoft, Chowdhry ...

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Google search terms reflect mood of Canadian consumers
Financial Post
Used car searches on Google are down, searches for mortgage calculators have taken a nose dive and queries for Canada Savings bonds have soared. Is it possible that the words we type into search engines could be a good indicator of our bigger ...

Financial Post

Google EC settlement to 'include Android'
BBC News
The European Commission has been investigating Google since 2010 following complaints from rivals. Google has proposed making changes to the way it handlessearch to head off a lengthy court case and large fines. But Brussels' acceptance of the ...

BBC News

Still Buoyed by Search Business, Google Posts 21% Revenue Growth
AdAge.com
The Google juggernaut churns on, buoyed by a core search business that has experienced a surge of paid clicks advertisers are paying substantially less for than they did a year ago. In its second-quarter earnings report for the period ending June 30, Google ...

Google Buys E-mail Technology Start-Up Sparrow
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Google Inc. has acquired e-mail productivity app developer Sparrow, as the Internet search giant seeks to bolster its Gmail service. “We're joining the Gmail team to accomplish a bigger vision — one that we think we can better achieve with Google,” Sparrow ...

EU demands concessions from Google on search engine operation
Chicago Tribune
EU antitrust regulators want Google to offer concessions on how its search engine works on all platforms, including computers, tablets and mobile devices, two people familiar with the issue said on Friday. If Google does not provide the concessions, it will face ...

Google replaces the +1 button with a Google+ share link in search listings
Digitaltrends.com
Detailed on the Google+ profile page of Google associate product manager Sean Liu, the company has swapped out the +1 button within the Google search results page with a new Google+ share link. Appearing when the ... With the launch of the new sharing link on the search engine results page, it's obvious that the company is attempting to increase the amount of content shared on the social network as well as the amount of time users spend making comments and browsing through other Google+ profile pages.

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The Death Of SEO: The Rise of Social, PR, And Real Content
Forbes
So by definition even the word Search Engine Optimization (SEO) means to “game” the Google search engines (and others) to get your valuable content ranked higher than it would be if left alone to the forces of the Web. Google proved Adam right one month ...

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As Google Changes, Its Revenue Keeps Rising
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Still, Google continues to chug along in its vast search advertising business and make headway in newer businesses like display advertising. Its core business, not including Motorola, had net revenue of $8.36 billion, less than the $8.41 billion that analysts ...

Google Revenue Jumps 35 Percent as Motorola Transition Begins
PC Magazine
Google today reported its first earnings since its acquisition of Motorola Mobility was finalized, though Larry Page's ongoing voice problems prevented the CEO from joining the search giant's call.Google reported revenue of $12.21 billion, up 35 percent from ...

Google 2Q Net Up 11% on Higher Paid Clicks
Wall Street Journal
Though the company boasts a dominant market share in search advertising and consumer clicks continue to grow, Google's search business faces new challenges as technology shifts toward mobile devices. Google generally pulls in less revenue from its ...

Google Acquires Email Client Sparrow
PC Magazine
Google today acquired email client Sparrow, which will be used to boost the search giant's email service, Gmail. "We care a lot about how people communicate, and we did our best to provide you with the most intuitive and pleasurable mailing experience," ...

Google Search Results as Protected Opinion -- Another Angle ...
By Paul Levy
by Paul Alan Levy I recently blogged here about the controversy about the extent to which the First Amendment protects Google's search algorithm and the search results that it produces; one aspect of that analysis turns on whether they are...
CL&P Blog

google search on safari 6: tab pressing to select the next result ...
By Luke
On Chrome, after a google search is possible to press TAB to cycle the focus throught searchresults. Then you can press ENTER to select and open that link. Is possible to do the same on Safari 6? After I searched something in the "omnibar", ...
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Google Ads May Be More Valuable Than You Thought
By Annie Pilon
So for small businesses that have dismissed using Google's pay-per-click ads, it might be time for a second look. Many companies choose to rely heavily on search engine optimization to gain pageviews organically, but for those who want to ...
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Pocketables – Get Google Now with voice recognition for any Ice ...
By Aaron Orquia
One of the cooler features in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is Google's new search interface, Siri competitor, and product all its own, Google Now. This new interface for Google combines all the information that they have about you into what they ...
Pocketables

Face Off: Hilarious Siri Vs. Google Search :Anton Olsen
By Anton
Related posts: Google App Engine – Google Code · Win Prizes by Using Blingo Search · Powerset, the Next Google Killer? YouTube Favorite: Freddie Mercury Google Doodle · YouTube Favorite:Google Science Fair Experiment – Extended ...
Anton Olsen

How to Remove the Persistent Search Bar from Ice Cream Sandwich ...
By Joe Levi
If you don't like looking at that Google search bar that's always sitting across the top of your screen and you're using Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean, there are various ways of going about removing it. Let's dive right in!
Pocketnow

Google: A New Way to Search and Sell Ads Too : Beyond Search
By Stephen E. Arnold
“Google updated its Image Search with a couple of new features. One being an expanded view that lets searchers see the text around matching images, and the other being added support for Knowledge Graph to image search results, which ...
Beyond Search

Is Google's Search Dominance At Risk? (Infographic - Infographipedia
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An infographic is worth than 1000 words. Search Infographics. results 1 - 1 of about 1 for Is Google's Search Dominance At Risk? (Infographic) – WEBPRESENCE UK Blog. (0971 seconds) ...
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Daily Report: Google and Microsoft Face Changing Markets ...
By By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Two tech titans — Google and Microsoft — released their quarterly results on Thursday. The news at Google was all about mobile advertising, and the challenges the company faces as users move from the big screen on their desktops to the ...
Bits

FairSearch.org | European Commission Competition Head Seeks ...
By FairSearch
Those areas are how Google promotes its own services over others in search results; “scrapes” content from other websites; engages in anti-competitive advertising agreements; and restricts advertisers from moving campaigns to rival sites.
FairSearch.org

Yet another irritating Google feature
By Karen Blakeman
Google tests new features and algorithms on a small percentage of its users to see how they react so new or test features are not seen by everyone (see How Google makes improvements to its search algorithm – YouTube ...
Karen Blakeman's Blog

Google Shopping in 2012 | IntuitSolutions Blog
By MYoung
Skip to contentIntuitSolutions - SEO and Ecommerce Experts. IntuitSolutions · Services ... When Fall comes this year, Google Shopping (formerly Google Product Search) will switch over to the pay to play model. This leaves online retailers ...
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Dear SEO Bloggers: Panda and Penguin Do NOT Change The ...
By Michael Martinez
People are not yet quite tired of complaining about the Google Panda algorithm; the SEO community has fallen deeply in love with the Penguin algorithm. Panda and .... What the hell do I know about real search engine optimization? I haven't ...
SEO Theory - SEO Theory and Analysis...

Google takes bite out of Apple and BlackBerry - Management Today
Revenue at its internet business rose 21%. The core of Google's business, Internet search, remained healthy with a 42% surge in people's clicks on Google's search ads during the quarter. But evenGoogle isn't immune to a downward spiral in ...
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Google search for human traffickers, drug cartels - Yahoo! Finance
From Yahoo! Finance: Forget videos of cute kittens or good deals on iPads. For the past few months,Google has been quietly turning its search capabilities to ...
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