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Facebook's Mobile Surge: Ad Revenues Double

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How important is mobile to Facebook? Consider this: mobile ads represented about 41 percent of the company's advertising revenue and mobile usage accounted for 71 percent of monthly active users (MAUs) during its latest quarter. How important is mobile to Facebook? Consider this: mobile ads represented about 41 percent of the company's advertising revenue and mobile usage accounted for 71 percent of monthly active users (MAUs) during its latest quarter. 0 Comments

Google Paid Clicks Jump, CPCs Fall in Q2 2013; 75% Switched to Enhanced Campaigns

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More than six million campaigns have been upgraded to AdWords Enhanced Campaigns so far and Google expects to have the remainder of its advertising partners, and their respective campaigns, switched over by the end of this month. More than six million campaigns have been upgraded to AdWords Enhanced Campaigns so far and Google expects to have the remainder of its advertising partners, and their respective campaigns, switched over by the end of this month. 0 Comments

Google Reports $13 Billion in Q1 2013 Revenues

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Google posted a 31 percent increase in year-over-year revenue for the first quarter of 2013. The search giant reported revenues of $13.97 billion. As revenues grow, CEO Larry Page is focusing on future products and Google's growth potential. Google posted a 31 percent increase in year-over-year revenue for the first quarter of 2013. The search giant reported revenues of $13.97 billion. As revenues grow, CEO Larry Page is focusing on future products and Google's growth potential. 0 Comments

Google Reports $12.2 Billion in Q2 2012 Revenue, 35% YoY Growth

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Google revenues topped $10 billion for the third quarter in a row, up 15 percent from the $10.65 billion reported in Q1 2012. The Q2 2012 $12.21 billion in revenue is another new record and reflects a 35 percent increase over Q2 of 2011. Google revenues topped $10 billion for the third quarter in a row, up 15 percent from the $10.65 billion reported in Q1 2012. The Q2 2012 $12.21 billion in revenue is another new record and reflects a 35 percent increase over Q2 of 2011. 0 Comments

Yahoo to Sell Half of Alibaba Stake for $7.1 Billion

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Yahoo holds a 40 percent stake in Alibaba, but will be able to reduce this by half. The deal also includes provision for a share buy-back plan for Yahoo and a potential IPO by Alibaba. Sale proceeds will be returned to Yahoo shareholders. Yahoo holds a 40 percent stake in Alibaba, but will be able to reduce this by half. The deal also includes provision for a share buy-back plan for Yahoo and a potential IPO by Alibaba. Sale proceeds will be returned to Yahoo shareholders. 0 Comments

Google Reports $10.65 Billion in Q1 2012 Revenue, Proposes New Class of Stock

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Google’s Q1 2012 earnings call is underway and the search goliath has reported a new record $10.65 billion in revenue. Also, Google plans a stock split, to create new non-voting shares that will be distributed to existing shareholders. Google’s Q1 2012 earnings call is underway and the search goliath has reported a new record $10.65 billion in revenue. Also, Google plans a stock split, to create new non-voting shares that will be distributed to existing shareholders. 0 Comments

Google Reports Q4 2011 Earnings, $10.58 Billion in Revenue; 90M Google+ Users

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Google revenues topped $10 billion for the first time, but it wasn’t good enough for investors, who were let down by the numbers that came in $300 million below analyst estimates (after subtracting ad commissions). Profit grew to $2.71 billion. Google revenues topped $10 billion for the first time, but it wasn’t good enough for investors, who were let down by the numbers that came in $300 million below analyst estimates (after subtracting ad commissions). Profit grew to $2.71 billion. 0 Comments

Google Reports Q3 2011 Earnings, Record $9.72 Billion Revenue

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Google, which for the first time topped $9 billion in revenue in Q2, once again set another company record as it delivered a strong third quarter with $9.72 billion in revenue, a 33 percent increase over the $7.29 billion reported in Q3 2010. Google, which for the first time topped $9 billion in revenue in Q2, once again set another company record as it delivered a strong third quarter with $9.72 billion in revenue, a 33 percent increase over the $7.29 billion reported in Q3 2010. 0 Comments

Google Reports Q2 2011 Earnings, Record $9 Billion Revenue

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With lower than expected earnings in Q1, growing concerns over spending, and a decline in Google’s stock price since Larry Page was appointed CEO, Google today reported a record $9.03 billion in Q2 2011 revenue and profit of $2.51 billion. With lower than expected earnings in Q1, growing concerns over spending, and a decline in Google’s stock price since Larry Page was appointed CEO, Google today reported a record $9.03 billion in Q2 2011 revenue and profit of $2.51 billion. 0 Comments

Baidu: Beefing Presence Beyond China

Baidu clearly dominates the China search market but does it have ambitions to grow outside the country? Recent developments suggest it is strengthening its presence beyond China. Baidu clearly dominates the China search market but does it have ambitions to grow outside the country? Recent developments suggest it is strengthening its presence beyond China. 0 Comments

Analyzing Search Engines as Investments

Search has become increasingly popular, but do the common stocks of search engines make a good investment? High-tech investment analysts share a glimpse of the techniques they see to value publicly traded search firms, and which companies appear to be succeeding. Search has become increasingly popular, but do the common stocks of search engines make a good investment? High-tech investment analysts share a glimpse of the techniques they see to value publicly traded search firms, and which companies appear to be succeeding. 0 Comments