Google is still an advertising juggernaut, but the search giant continues to grapple with ad-pricing declines that could endanger future earnings.
Google Profit Misses Estimates As Search Ad Prices Decline
The latest headlines coming out of the ongoing patent trial between Apple and Samsung may be the juiciest yet: Emails from the trial, they say, show Samsung executives viewing the death of Steve Jobs as “our best opportunity to attack iPhone.” The idea that Samsung danced on the grave of Apple’s founder makes for a compelling story. But it’s very likely not the case, at least according to our reading of the latest emails. The emails (here courtesy of The Wall Street Journal) include messages from Michael Pennington, then VP-sales operations and head of national sales for Samsung U.S., to company executives as the iPhone 4s was released.
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No, Samsung Execs Didn’t Try to Dance on Steve Jobs’ Grave
Yahoo’s business may have finally reached bottom. In the first quarter of this year, Yahoo came the closest to posting overall revenue growth since the fourth quarter of 2012. “We believe we’ve moved from our core business being in decline,” said Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer during the company’s earnings webcast on Tuesday.
Yahoo Lays Out New Plan as It Nearly Posts Revenue Growth
Brands have a bone to pick with Instagram. The mobile photo- and video-sharing network now reports 200 million active users and sky-high engagement with 1.6 billion likes tapped out every day, and an increasing number of brands and their agencies are intent on developing a content strategy there
Why It’s Hard to Be a Brand On Instagram