Wojcicki pushed hard for Google’s acquisition of YouTube in 2006, when it seemed like a big risk. Sridhar Ramaswamy, who joined Google in 2003 and became a senior vice president of advertising and commerce last year, will now run the ad business.
Google quietly made a huge change to its core search technology in the past month, one that affects about 90 percent of searches worldwide. Calling it Hummingbird, the technological update of Google search is designed to handle more complex queries.
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.
The Recording Industry Association of America says Google's current process isn't working and urges the company to make some changes to their copyright infringement report system. In the past month, the RIAA has requested 52,715 URL takedowns.
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