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Is Google destined to follow in Yahoo!’s footsteps?

0. phoneArena 22 Oct 2012, 01:27 posted on

In the wake of a data leak that released Google’s earnings a bit ahead of schedule, one analyst is pointing at on indicator in particular...

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posted on 22 Oct 2012, 01:31 10

1. nak1017 (Posts: 328; Member since: 08 Jan 2010)


Well with the success of Yahoo's mobile eco-system system, numerous patents and other products... oh wait...
That's right, Google is the one trying to diversify and Yahoo isn't (didn't)...

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:49 10

10. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


after all, Google has Android which will replace desktops in no time. Google Now and even Android itself will evolve and innovate further into hybrids too - like Windows 8.

Bing sucks anyway, Yahoo is sinking and there is no way that the world will turn to Siri.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:57 6

13. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1093; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


exactly google is way past the search engine phase, it has mobile ecosystem, services, maps, an OS, now phones, project glass...and it'll keep growing

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 18:40

20. someones4 (Posts: 619; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


Agreed. Search engines will be relevant but won't be Google's only main feature in the future. The only other search engine that may have chance is Bing. Imagine an Apple search engine. It'll be as hilarious as their maps.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 01:31 13

2. pokharkarsaga (Posts: 365; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


Google is versatile innovator as compared to Yahoo,Apple,Microsoft.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 01:37 5

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)


jumping to conclusions id say....

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 09:01 1

18. nak1017 (Posts: 328; Member since: 08 Jan 2010)


Best board game ever!

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 01:40 5

4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5907; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


I would suggest that Google needs to address the issue of ad placement that seems to be the complaint voiced by advertisers. Revising the placement issue would seem to be something that occurs in a future release of the OS.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 01:56 5

5. goflet (Posts: 50; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


who are these analysts popping around?..what are theis expertise?..

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:37 6

8. TheRetroReplay (Posts: 245; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


Their expertise is that they can say whatever they want and get paid for it

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:51 7

12. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


I'm an analyst and I analyze that these analysts are fakes. PAY ME!

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:02 2

6. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


Most net-People still uses Google be it desktop or mobile and that's the bottom line.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:36 1

7. Shino (banned) (Posts: 196; Member since: 23 Jul 2012)


There might be a grain of truth in this. After all personally I do not use any Google product for over two years now. I most often use Bing as a search engine and very occasionally Google. There are too many ads in Google and the results in Bing and Yahoo are better as well.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 03:59 10

14. nyuvo (Posts: 72; Member since: 10 May 2012)


No google product at all for two years?? So you have not used:

Google maps
Youtube
Android
Google chrome browser
Google+
Gmail
Translate
Scholar (if you are a student this is amazing)

And the whole lot of other useful things that they provide.

Seriously, you don't use youtube? even my parents use youtube.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 08:35 2

17. toiletcleaner (Posts: 197; Member since: 10 Oct 2012)


**After all personally I do not use any Google product for over two years now. I most often use Bing as a search engine and very occasionally Google. ** ? wait, do u use Google yes or not?

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:39 8

9. cso26 (Posts: 10; Member since: 01 Aug 2012)


oh wait!!! still my homepage is google.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 02:51 7

11. TheRetroReplay (Posts: 245; Member since: 20 Mar 2012)


Google isn't going to follow in Yahoo!'s footsteps. Yahoo! was good until they sold out, putting annoying advertisments on every page, coming no where close in search results and started selling people's email addresses to any spammer that wanted them.

I have an old Yahoo! email that I never gave out to anyone or gave to any site and it got so much spam and their spam filters don't work.

And by using that analysts own logic, Microsoft will do the same with Bing and if Apple goes into the search business (I doubt they will after the failure of Ping) they would do the same.

Additionally, Yahoo! only did what they did because they were losing to Google and wanted to stay afloat. Google has plenty of other services in which they make money from, like YouTube and Blogger.

I want to slap all these analysts because the second a company's revenue dips just a bit they immediately start saying that a company is going to fail. Every company has a time of the year where they didn't make that much money as the other times. But that idea seems to fly right over the head of the analysts.

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 05:03 5

15. someones4 (Posts: 619; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


impossible..Google is the most diverse company apart from samsung, lg or berkshire hathaway. Google will not fall. besides, if they don't use the best, what other choices do they have?

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 07:35 2

16. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Google just broke the revenues record in the last report.
And while their advert revenues may go down, it's clear they are making more money overall.

The decrease in profit was caused by Motorola layoffs and 550m of additional loss that Motorola made

posted on 22 Oct 2012, 11:15

19. lyndon420 (Posts: 1781; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)


Oh oh...Google better patent the concept of search before someone else says its theirs.

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