Google Inc's overhaul of its operating structure is an acknowledgement of the lack of transparency surrounding its disparate businesses and projects, analysts said, but it remains to be seen how much more the company will actually disclose.
Google Inc.'s shares surged as much as 14.5% on Friday, adding about $50 billion to its market value, as strong growth in mobile ad revenue allayed concerns its YouTube business could be hurt by Facebook Inc.'s push into video.
Google Inc. is extending a mobile- advertising feature to the desktop, its most significant ad service to debut on smartphones before moving to computers, as the search provider rolls out technology for different platforms.
Peter Schiff lays an iPod-sized bar valued at about $40,000 on the sun room floor of his Connecticut mansion, and calculates it would cost about $250,000 for each floor tile to pave the room with gold.
Google Inc., owner of the world’s most popular Internet search engine, reported second-quarter sales that fell short of analysts’ estimates as advertising tied to mobile devices crimped average prices.