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Friday 30th of April 2010

News Tag: Yahoo

April 16, 2010

Google Q1 profit exceeds expectations

by Kay Murchie
Google Q1 profit exceeds expectations
US search engine giant, Google, said revenues surged 23% in the first quarter of 2010 to $6.77 billion, compared with $5.51 billion in the same period a year ago - the greatest revenue growth since the third quarter of 2008. Net income soared 37% to $1.96 billion on $6.06 per share from $1.42 billion on $4.49 per share against the same period a ...



February 18, 2010

Microsoft-Yahoo partnership approved by EU and US regulators

by Kay Murchie
Microsoft-Yahoo partnership approved by EU and US regulators
The 10-year search and advertising deal between Microsoft and Yahoo has been approved today by both the US Department of Justice and the European Commission. Both companies said they plan to begin the tie-up in the next few days and the deal will be finalised by early 2012. The deal, which was agreed in July 2009, was set up to challenge ...



January 29, 2010

Microsoft profits soar due to high demand for Windows 7

by Kay Murchie
”Microsoft
Microsoft, the world’s largest software company, has announced its profits for the October to December period and has exceeded analysts expectations. The software giant, which released the Windows 7 operating system in October, said net profit came in at $6.66 billion (£4.13 billion) for the three months to 31 December 2009, compared with the $4.18 billion it posted ...



January 27, 2010

Pick up in advertising spend boosts Yahoo profits

by Kay Murchie
Pick up in advertising spend boosts Yahoo profits
Online search giant Yahoo has posted strong quarter four profits but said sales continue to decline. The company said net profit in the October to December period was $153 million (£95 million) compared with a $303 million loss in the same period in 2008. However, revenue was down 4% to $1.7 billion in the quarter compared with the previous quarter. The economic ...



October 23, 2009

Microsoft shares rise on Q3 profits

by Kay Murchie
Microsoft shares rise on Q3 profits
Microsoft, the world's largest software company, has today announced its profits for the July to September period and has exceeded analysts expectations, which led to an 8% rise in its shares in pre-market trading to $28.68. The software giant, which released its new Windows 7 operating system yesterday, said net profit came in at $3.57 billion (£2.18 billion), down 18% compared with ...



October 21, 2009

Yahoo Q3 profits treble

by Kay Murchie
”Yahoo
Online search giant Yahoo has posted its quarter three profits today and exceeded analysts expectations, suggesting that advertisers are spending again. Yahoo said it earned $186 million (£113.6 million) in the July to September period, more than treble the $54 million earned in the same period of 2008. Since chief executive Carol Bartz took over earlier this year, the company has undergone a major restructure. ...