Feb 032015

Source: Google Google (NASDAQ: GOOG  ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) reported fourth quarter results last Thursday. As a Google shareholder, I was itching to see how one competitive change might have affected the earnings results. The popular Web browser, Firefox, produced by the Mozilla Foundation and its army of volunteers, has been using Google as its default search […]

Aug 092011

Google’s payment system is not just a way for Google to make money from real-world transactions. It also ties back into the company’s goal to provide relevant information BEFORE you search for it. Last week, Google’s top search engineers Matt Cutts, Amit Singhal, and Ben Gomes had an on-stage conversation with Danny Sullivan from Search […]

May 272011

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) quietly purchased Sparkbuy, a vertical search engine that specializes in helping consumers find the right laptop. Sparkbuy users click features that are important to them in a new laptop, from RAM and CPU benchmarks to weight and price. Sparkbuy also looks at whether the computer will play well with Photoshop […]

Mar 182011

Google Oct. 8 said it would be winding down its voice-powered directory assistance service that helped connect users to businesses in the United States and Canada on Nov. 12. Google launched 1-800-GOOG-411 in 2007. While the company advertised the service on billboards as a directory service people used to find businesses across the country, […]

Sep 202010

Report says Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) has hired technical and marketing staff in China. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) company shares stood at 490.15 at the end of trading on 9/17/2010. Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) China Expansion As part of defending their shrinking market share in China, it has been reported that the search engine giant has hired dozens […]