BY Janelle Nanos POSTED ON 8/18/2011 Groupon’s most recent financials aren’t looking so hot, which has economists wondering whether the company that started the daily deal deluge might be in trouble. Though the company’s been courted by Google and raised nearly a billion dollars in financing earlier this year, at no point in its existence has
Google’s hiring spree to be felt in Cambridge By Hiawatha Bray, Globe Staff The Cambridge office of search engine giant Google Inc. has grown to employ more than 300 people, and now it’s making room for more. The company is recruiting local engineers, advertising managers, and administrative staff — all part of a global hiring
Google Unveils Fast Flip and Startups Take a Gamble By Jennifer Martinez | Monday, September 14, 2009 Google today launched a new feature that organizes articles on the web in a way that resembles print magazines, called Google Fast Flip. Marissa Mayer, the search engine giant’s VP of search products and user experience, who unveiled the
The 10-year deal announced Wednesday gives Microsoft access to the Internet’s second-largest search engine audience, adding a potentially potent weapon to the software maker’s Internet arsenal as it girds for an all-out assault against online search and advertising leader Google Inc.
Google Inc. is about to add more features to its already dominant Internet search engine — and some of the changes could give Web surfers less reason to click through to other sites. That scenario might upset the creators of the material highlighted in Google’s results.