Google is finally showing results from heavy investments in areas beyond search, with notable inroads in the mobile, video and display markets and new chief executive Larry Page setting social networking as a top priority

Google’s average ad prices drop 7%

Wall Street shrugs off search company’s slight revenue miss


KIRKLAND, WA - OCTOBER 28: The Google Kirkland facility is pictured during its grand opening October 28, 2009 in Kirkland, Washington. More than 350 employees work in the Kirkland facility, which includes amenities such as a climbing wall, gym and soda fountain, and consolidates several offices throughout Kirkland. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) ©Getty
Shareholders have other worries than an EU investigation
An employee demonstrates how a pair of Google Glass connected glasses are capable of reading barcodes ©Bloomberg
Fate of video-enabled spectacles is not encouraging
A bicyclist rides his bike past a Google Inc. sign in front of the company's headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. Google is celebrating its 15th anniversary as the company reaches $290 billion market value. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Group is on a gambit to raise US internet speeds and its programme is on brink of expansion

Google enters US wireless service market

Internet group’s Project Fi is designed to cut mobile bill costs

Google overhauls search rankings

Experts say ‘Mobilegeddon’ will inflict pain on websites

Google’s search for a European answer

Internet giant may pay the price for failing to do enough to tip the EU into moving to close a deal

EU chief challenged over Google charges

Washington audience voices concern at antitrust move

Google faces life under regulators’ gaze

Supervision could have profound impact on culture and processes

EU set for crackdown after Google charges

Officials say case could be extended and Gazprom faces action

Google’s Europe foes cheer antitrust move

Axel Springer says decision is ‘good signal’ for fair competition

EU commissioner maps out where law lies

Vestager blends a sharp intellect with a more folksy charm

Message to ‘Googlers’

Search group responds to European Commission action

EU to accuse Google of abusing its power

Charges could prompt fines and changes to search group’s model

YouTube ‘abuses’ copyright law say labels

Loophole means video sites are not liable for infringements

Brussels to investigate Google’s Android

Separate probe will look at whether uncompetitive terms are foisted on platform users

How Diller’s Google prediction came true

Web entrepreneur hit out at search group’s power 5 years ago

EU antitrust decision on Google ‘soon’

Official says ‘far-reaching’ steps likely

Google prepares YouTube subscription plan

Ad-skipping service could add to competition in online video

Google warns Australia over tax clamp

Companies could be hit by retaliatory action

Google and China clash over web breach

Regulator hits back over rejection of website vetting process

Brussels ready to turn up heat on Google

Possible revival of antitrust case by new top team at regulator

Postcard from . . . Google Street View

Viewing the panoramic photography, it feels like I’m exploring the slopes of Everest