So each one released their earnings for the third quarter of 2006:
Google Announces Third Quarter 2006 Results
Google reported revenues of $2.69 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2006, an increase of 70% compared to the third quarter of 2005 and an increase of 10% compared to the second quarter of 2006. Google reports its revenues, consistent with GAAP, on a gross basis without deducting traffic acquisition costs, or TAC. In the third quarter of 2006, TAC totaled $825 million, or 31% of advertising revenues.
Continue reading Third Quarter 2006 Results for the big boys
In May 2006, New Zealand, Australia, Norway, and Poland were accepted. Now three more. Alexa Bruce just wrote it in Adsense’s Blog.
Are you a publisher located in the Czech Republic, Finland, or Slovakia? If so, we’re happy to let you know that Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) is now available to you.
Continue reading Adsense’s EFT now available for 3 more countries
It’s not a rumor anymore. From the Google Press Center:
Google Inc. announced today that it has agreed to acquire YouTube, the consumer media company for people to watch and share original videos through a Web experience, for $1.65 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction. Following the acquisition, YouTube will operate independently to preserve its successful brand and passionate community.
Continue reading Final: Google has bought Youtube for $1.65 billion
Some time ago I was writing Google’s Secrets part 1. Time to show everybody, other Google things that most of us don’t see/get.
Again, some of these pages are indeed still public, but either have not been seen by many people, have been missed or are just very hard to find. The rest are just NOT public anymore and can be found either by searching the search engines for keywords, or by consulting the sitemap.xml and the robots.txt files:
Continue reading Google’s 56 forgotten (secret) pages, part two
estimates a 40% chance of the rumor beeing true was right.
The price tag swings around $1.5 – $2 billion.
So is Google Video’s winning streak so far, that Google is paying 2 billion to not see YouTube in front ?
Update: It’s the real thing. Google and YouTube are in acquisition talks. The Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times are also publishing concrete reports about the acquisition.
Yes. I think it’s the real PR update, the one that didn’t happened for a year now. A PR update for all websites, not just for new websites that didn’t had PR before.
I got PR6 for this blog, and generally, nice figures for other websites. AliveDirectory got PR7, Digitalpoint got PR8, Webmasterworld got PR8.
So my friend Janos messages me, and shows me this :
Can anyone explain this 1649 character description ? Check it out.
More in Janos’s blog.
Edit23 September: I am now seeing this weird problem for my blog too (and the website mentioned above now shows OK):
Can someone at Google have a look at these issues ?
The word just got out:
That’s why today there’s a new version of the Google Search Appliance that can handle even more documents, and offers some cool new features to boot. The GB-8008 now searches up to 30 million documents (if you need more, just let us know).
Continue reading Google Search Appliance Reloaded
Google Analytics has just increased the maximum number of websites for each account, to 50:
As part of our effort to expand system capacity, your account now has the ability to utilize additional profiles. The total number of profiles enabled is: 50
Continue reading Google Analytics now supports 50 websites
Yes, that’s right .. And it’s treating my URLs like that without an input from me.. I just found out today, about this feature.
link:http://dmoz.org and link:http://www.dmoz.org
link:http://xperts.ro and link:http://www.xperts.ro
link:http://v7n.com and link:http://www.v7n.com
All results are the same for the www and non-www search.
So after beeing CTO at Sun Microsystems, chairman and CEO at Novell and presently CEO at Google, he’s now a member in Appleâ€™s board of directors.
Tough job for Eric, so it seems. He’s got a lot on his head now :)
I got only two questions: Confidentiality ? Industrial espionage ? Aren’t those in question here ?
I was reading the June 2006 comScore Search Engine Rankings and Nielsen releases (U.S. based studies) and I just can’t miss the fact that search engine traffic is on a steady inclinde year after year:
Continue reading Search engine trends in 2006
Ok .. So I found searchtheweb.register.com (don’t ask me how, it’s secret). It’s a 100% mirror of Google.com, hosted on Google’s IP’s and server:
Continue reading Register.com mirrors Google ?