Analysts are publishing their forecasts for Google's Q1 2011 earnings.
Thursday's earnings call will be the first under new CEO Larry Page and analysts are expecting to get some guidance on the direction of the company. Overall the outlook is positive with expectations of Google (GOOG) beating guidance and the Street.
Interestingly, there isn't much talk about the ITA purchase, which has now gotten Federal approval.
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With a new CEO and a departing Products VP, there is some room for interest.
Google (GOOG) announced today that their First Quater 2011 Financial Results conference call will take place on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time).
This will be the first earnings call under Larry Page who has a reputation for the unorthodox. Also, Google earnings calls are usually hosted by Product VP Jonathan MORESeth Weintraub - Apr 5, 2011 10:30 AM ET
Today's the day that co-founder and inventor of the PageRank algorithm takes back the reigns of Google, replacing Eric Schmidt who reigned over a successful decade of expansion.
In a surprise announcement at January's earnings call, Google (GOOG) announced that CEO Eric Schmidt would be stepping down and Larry Page would be replacing him.
Today's the day.
Although, Eric Schmidt's role as "Adult Supervisor" has been joked about, the stability he brought to the MORESeth Weintraub - Apr 4, 2011 11:53 AM ET
Google has agreed to receive an independent review of their privacy procedures once every two years as well as a user opt-in requirement before privacy changes are enacted.
In a blog post today, Google (GOOG) outlined an agreement with the FTC over privacy concernes connected to the release of Google Buzz in February of 2010. Specifically, if users took no action to change defaults, Google disclosed on users' Google profile a MORESeth Weintraub - Mar 30, 2011 11:01 AM ET
The collaborative abilities of Google's office products keep getting more robust.
In a Blog post today, Google (GOOG) announced that Docs will now have fullly integrated discussions ability.
Today, we're updating comments in Google Docs to facilitate rapid and seamless discussions and integrate with email in an intuitive way. Since there are a number of significant improvements, this update is only available for newly created documents for now.
Think of it as annotations on steroids. MORESeth Weintraub - Mar 16, 2011 12:27 PM ET
Google has an enterprise division? Yes, and here's how they're using every asset the company has, from Apps to Android, to beat the big players.
Dave Girouard first joined Google seven years ago, back when the search company wasn't even on the radar of corporate customers. Girouard now serves as president of Google's (GOOG) enterprise division, a fast-growing (though still tiny) part of the company's business. Over three million corporate customers MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Mar 10, 2011 10:32 AM ET
Watching the new Honeycomb 3.0 announcements.
If you are still breathing after that enthralling The Daily announcement, Google's got a tablet announcement of their own in the next few minutes, watch on YouTube.
Here is a video of Honeycomb via ZDNet:
Vic Gondotra gave a preview of what we are likely to see today in May of last year (video below the fold). It will be interesting to see what has transpired over MORESeth Weintraub - Feb 2, 2011 1:02 PM ET
Last week's preview was no fluke, you can now port your existing phone numbers to Google Voice online.
As I explained in detail last week, the incredibly useful Google (GOOG) Voice is now officially available via a number porting procedure. That means it is easier to move to Google Voice without having to tell everyone you know, your new number.
Something that Google doesn't explain explicitly, is that with Voice you can MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 25, 2011 2:12 PM ET
The soon to be Ex-CEO also announced Google would add 1,000 more jobs in Europe
You'll want to skip ahead to 6 minutes unless...just skip ahead.
Current Google (GOOG) CEO Eric Schmidt says that his "next decade at Google will be better than his previous decade," suggesting that he'll be sticking around for a while. He also discusses crowd-sourcing, smartphones and Google knowing what you want before you search, or MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 25, 2011 10:39 AM ET
Search spending Q4 was strong, leading to an upside for Google, and 2011 ad budgets remain healthy.
Google (GOOG) watchers may want to take note of some research from Kaufman Bros. today.
The most interesting bit is that social ad spending may not be taking away from search ad spending:
At our online advertising dinner in November 2010, some [Search Engine Marketer] SEMs had mentioned that advertisers were giving them budgets earmarked for MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 13, 2011 10:18 AM ET
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